Stories about Middle East & North Africa from June, 2014
A President for Lebanon? Yes, No, Maybe…What For?
Bloggers and the twittersphere discuss Lebanon's predictable and predicted presidential vacuum following Parliament's failure to elect a new president within the constitutional time frame.
Dubai and Arab Culture From a Latin American Perspective
He is a college professor of Colombian origins who is fascinated by Arab culture. Marcelino Torrecilla's purpose is to “describe sociocultural experiences in United Arab Emirates and their relevance with Colombia”. Narrating his own stories in Dubai, he explains why this capital is an open door city [es]: En el...
From the Cyber-Trenches of Eastern Ukraine
The leaders of the the opposing militias continue to use social networks to reach out with news of their military campaigns.
Reports on Africa Tech Trends
Erik shares 5 reports on technology trends in Africa: I keep meaning to write blog posts on each of these reports on tech, most of them on Africa, but can’t seem to get it done. Instead, I’ll just post a link to each, a visual, and why I think it’s...