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· April, 2010

Stories about Saudi Arabia from April, 2010

Egypt: Saudi Arabia Blocks ElBaradei's Site

Bikya Masr quotes the Arabic Network of Human Rights information saying that Saudi Arabia has “blocked the Internet website promoting Egypt’s leading opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei’s National Coalition for Change.”

Arab World: Arab Tweeple Launched

ArabTweeple is the first directory indexing more than 15,000 Arab Twitter users.

Saudi Arabia: Poverty and Suicide

Saudi blogger Trad Alasmari (Ar) writes about suicide in Saudi Arabia (Warning: post contains picture of graphic nature). He claims that poverty could be to blame for its higher levels.

Saudi Arabia: Someone tried to Hack into my Blog

Saudi blogger Fuad Al Farhan sends out a tweet (Ar) saying that someone tried to hack into his blog and WordPress sent him an alert for resetting his password.

Arab World: iPad Fever Grips Arabia

Quick to purchase the latest gadgets and show them off, some bloggers and Twitter users from the Arab world are doing the iPad justice. Here's what a Saudi student and...

Saudi Arabia: Religious Police in Trouble?

The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice rules Saudi Arabia with an iron fist. Crossroads Arabia reports what could signal trouble to the commission – better...

Saudi Arabia: At the Crossroads of Writing

Passionate about writing? From Saudi Arabia, Hariohari shares those thoughts.

Morocco: Naoufel's Experience with Censorship Across Borders

One would expect that a dissenting voice is mainly threatened by local power's systems of censorship, but Naoufel, a talented Moroccan blogger was surprised to find out that his blog...

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