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· November, 2007

Stories about Syria from November, 2007

Syria: Even Amazon is Blocked

Egyptian blogger Zeinobis lists some of the sites blocked in Syria – which include Amazon, hotmail, Skype, blogger and Facebook.

Special Coverage: Middle East Peace 2007

The Middle East Question has grabbed the international headlines for more than half a century. It is now the turn of the region's netizens to vent off and add their...

Israel: Blogger's Views on the Annapolis Summit

The Annapolis Conference, held on November 27, 2007 at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, ended with the issuing of a joint statement from all parties. Over the...

Egypt: Syrian/Iranian Alliance

“Interesting interview with the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood leader, suggesting Syria would abandon Iran alliance if the regime fell,” notes The Arabist, which links to the interview here.

Kuwait: To Travel or Not to ..

“When you have a decision to take, do you go with your gut feeling or do you sit there and think of all the pros and cons of taking that...

Annapolis: The View from the Middle East

With leaders and politicians from the Middle East and far afield meeting in Annapolis, US, over brokering a peace deal between Israel and its Arab neighbours, the mood remains somber,...

Israel: Syria's Official Page on Facebook

Amir Mizroch, the News Editor at The Jerusalem Post, posts what Syria's profile would look like if it had an official page on Facebook.

Syria: A Protest Against Censorship

To crown the two months of rapid internet censorship, last week the Syrian government decided to block Facebook (The popular social network site) and Shabablek, a very popular local forum...

Lebanon: You Are Interfering

“After a publicly open back and forth discussion between the U.S. of A. and Syria, each, blaming the other for interfering in the Lebanese presidential elections; I see no room...

Syria: Facebook Banned

Syria's netizens have been given another slap on the face with the banning of social networking site Facebook. With Blogger already blocked, the country's bloggers are fuming and have a...

Syria: Mourning Lost Sailors

This week, the Syrian coast was washed in the black color of mourning, after the shocking news of the Syrian vessel [Georgian flagged, but owned and operated fully by Syrian...

Syria: Foreign Policy

Which international and regional powers (Turkey, Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the Untied States, Russia, France) should Syria try to have good relations with. Should Syria be more involved or...

Syria: Moroccan/Spanish Dispute

“So Morocco is angry with the visit of the Spanish king to Ceuta and Mellila eh? Perhaps they expect the Spaniards to withdraw from them if they ask nicely enough...

Syria: End Repression Call

“End Repression of human rights activists!” cries out Golaniya, a blogger from Syria.

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