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· July, 2013

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from July, 2013

4 July 2013

Brazilian Weapons Firm Exports Arms to Turkey and Arab Countries

Brazilian weapons firm Condor has a strong business interest in the Middle East, where its tear gas canisters have recently been used against protesters. Brazilian investigative journalism agency Pública reports.

3 July 2013

The Story Behind Morsi's [Fake] Arrest Video

A video showing what is being described as the arrest of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is making the rounds online. The same video was posted on YouTube on May...

Egypt: Fighting Sexual Terror in Tahrir Square

Millions of Egyptians held mass rallies on the first anniversary of former President Mohamed Morsi to protest his rule. As Tahrir Square, the epicentre of the Egyptian revolution in downtown...

Former Egyptian President Morsi Rants on Twitter

President Mohamed Morsi is no longer the president of Egypt. Instead, he is ranting on Twitter on his verified Twitter account @EgyPresidency.

Egyptians Overthrow Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood Rule

Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood senior member, is no longer the president of Egypt. Morsi's one-year reign was cut short, after massive protests across Egypt calling for him to resign...

Brazilian Tear Gas Used Against Turkish Protesters

Tear gas canisters made in Brazil were used to stifle protests in Turkey recently. Brazilian investigative journalism agency Pública reports.

2 July 2013

Light Weapons: Moving Pictures From Syria

Two compilations of video shot by Syrian citizens of the ongoing conflict. These videos highlight details and moments of life during wartime, showing sensations, sounds, and stories as well as...

Protestor Asks Morsi to Leave in Code

Videogame: Zaytoun, the Little Syrian-Palestinian Refugee

Zaytoun, the little Syrian-Palestinian refugee, is the leading character of a videogame created by a group of Syrian, Palestinian and Spanish activists. Through the obstacles Zaytoun faces, the choices he...

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