· February, 2010

Stories about Syria from February, 2010

Syria: Technology Wars

  7 February 2010

Over the past year Google and Apple grew apart from allies to fierce competitors, climaxing with Google's release of Nexus One, the smart phone that is touted as the only real threat to Apple's iPhone. And the Syrian blogosphere joined in the bloggers war.

Syria: Youth Rally in Support of Syrian Air

  7 February 2010

The US is imposing a series of trade and financial sanctions which are affecting the daily lives of Syrian citizens in several areas. Syrian youth use the Internet to protest the grounding of Syrian Air's fleet, thanks to the ban on buying new commercial jets or even spare parts.

Syria: Damascus’ Own Marathon

  3 February 2010

Damascene Jasmin [AR] writes about Syria's first international marathon. Damascus marathon is planned for April 16, to commemorate Syria's independence day (April 17).

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