· June, 2009

Stories about Syria from June, 2009

Arab World: Berkman Launches New Arab Blog Study

  19 June 2009

Harvard University's Berkman Centre for Internet and Society has released a study of the Arabic blogosphere entitled Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere. About 35,000 active blogs were covered. “The goal for the study was to produce a baseline assessment of the networked public sphere in the Arab Middle East, and its...

Middle East: Bloggers React to Obama's Address

  5 June 2009

From being described as the "self-appointed world leader" to questioning his choice of speech venue to choosing to turn a deaf ear to his speech, blogs across the Middle East are reacting to US President Barack Obama's policy speech on the Middle East just delivered in Cairo, Egypt.

Kurdistance: Launching the Arab Association for Kurdish Rights

  2 June 2009

On June 1st a new initiative was launched by the Alliance for Kurdish Rights, the Arab Association for Kurdish Rights. The Alliance for Kurdish Rights is a project of the activists at Mideast Youth, and today Deborah Dilley chatted with its Director, Esra’a Al Shafei, about this new venture.

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