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· October, 2016

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from October, 2016

5 October 2016

#FreeBassel: Missing for More Than a Year, Syrian Web Developer is Not Forgotten

Advox

October 3, 2016 marked the one-year anniversary since Syrian-Palestinian software engineer Bassel Khartabil, also known as Bassel Safadi, disappeared from his prison cell in Syria.

3 October 2016

Help End the Imprisonment of Iranian Web Developer Saeed Malekpour

Advox

Saeed Malekpour was arrested and jailed in 2008 over someone else's use of his open source code to upload pornographic material to the Internet.

Qatari Emir's Dead Falcon Sets the Stage for Diplomatic Stir with Kazakhstan

"There were no obvious reasons for holding them, but still the falcons stayed in the same place."

1 October 2016

Morocco Is Hollywood’s ‘Door to the Desert,’ But It’s Also Much More

Morocco has always been one of the most popular filming sites in the world, where many international filmmakers have shot some of their hit movies.

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