12 September 2009

Stories from 12 September 2009

Arab World: Healing the Rifts of 9/11

  12 September 2009

As the United States remembers the tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001, the rest of the world is remembering too. For many Arabs, that day marked a change in mutual perception. It fundamentally changed how the world perceives Arabs and how Arabs see the world.

Syria: Back to School

  12 September 2009

Syrian Kinan Jarjous, who blogs at Jar of Juice, is back to school. “[C]ontinuing my education is a major thing I want to finish – not only because it paves a way to potential better jobs, but because I really need the mental stimulation, something I considerably lacked in the...

Egypt: “Drivers don't enjoy protection”

  12 September 2009

Egyptian drivers don't enjoy protection, writes Wessam Fuad, whose blog [Ar] deals with problems drivers face in his country. In his most recent post, the blogger says in the case of an accident, both the person who caused the accident and his victim face a similar fine.

India: The Web Meets The Road In The Great Driving Challenge

  12 September 2009

An automobile company in India recently held a promotional/marketing event named ‘The Great Driving Challenge‘, in which social media was used innovatively both to create buzz as well as to decide the final winner. Contestants shared their travel experiences through blog posts, photos, videos etc.

Video: Caring about Congo

  12 September 2009

Videos showing different ways in which people are trying to make a difference in the situation faced by those living in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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