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Amira Al Hussaini · January, 2012

Former news editor of an English language daily in Bahrain. Journalist. Columnist. Blogger. Educated and raised in Bahrain. Interests include writing, the arts and human rights.

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Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from January, 2012

Egypt: Reactions to Revolution First Anniversary

Greek blogger Asteris Masouras shares this Storify collection to mark the first anniversary of the beginning of the Egyptian revolution on January 25. It includes links to news stories, photographs,...

Tunisia: The Evolution of Tunisian Propaganda

Tunisian blogger kefteji blogs about the “evolution of Tunisian propaganda,” charting the coverage of Tunisian French daily La Presse from December 17, 2010, until the fall of former president Zine...

Syria: Netizens Angered by Assad's Speech

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad gave a long rambling speech today, which further angered Syrians protesting against his dictatorship. When Arab leaders speak, netizens take to their keyboards and engage...

Lebanon: Nasawiya Call to March Against Rape Laws

Nasawiya, an initiative committed to gender justice and equality in Lebanon, is calling upon netizens to mobilise the “masses to join the march against Lebanon’s backwards rape laws on January...

Egypt: Revolutionary Stencils

On Flickr, evianoo shares those revolutionary stencils.

Iraq: 162,000 People Killed

Iraqi Mojo says about 162,000 people were killed in Iraq up to the end of last year (2011). They include 114,212 civilians, according to Iraq Body Count, an anti-war group....

UAE: Several Islamists’ Citizenships Revoked

The UAE has revoked the citizenship of several Islamists. Sultan Al Qassemi has more in this blog post.

New Qatar Envoy Appointed in Libya

Qatar has appointed a new envoy to Libya. Sultan Al Qassemi, a commentator from the UAE, sheds more light on Qatari-Libyan relations since the beginning of the Libyan uprising in...

Israel: Protest Against the Deportation of Children of Migrant Workers

On Facebook, Elizabeth Tsurkov shares this set of photographs she took during a protest held against the deportation of the children of migrant workers in Tel Aviv, Israel, tonight.

Bahrain: Journalist Mazen Mahdi Detained, then Released

Bahraini journalist Mazen Mahdi tweets that he was detained by police today, and later on released. The Committee to Protect Journalists says the Middle East political turmoil and protests is...

Arab World: Best of Arab Blogs

OpenDemocracy shares its list of the Best of Arab blogs here. Check out their list, which includes blogs from Egypt, Syria, Tunisia and Morocco, by clicking the link above.

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