M.D., writer, MENA blogger. Born and raised in France by accident.
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Latest posts by Ammoun AAY
Morocco: “Daniel Gate” Sparks Unprecedented National Outrage
Spanish pedophile Daniel Galván was pardoned by the King of Morocco. Street protests led the king to revoke the pardon. Many say it is too little, too late.
Egypt: Final Round of the Presidential Elections in Photographs
Egyptian were called to vote on the second round of the presidential elections amidst attempts by the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces (SCAF) to keep a tight rein on the political stage. Ammoun shares photographs taken by netizens during the historic event.
Egypt: Spies Ads Feed Distrust In SCAF
Egypt State television aired two advertisements warning Egyptians from foreigners and spies. Netizens react to the ads with ridicule, reasoning and concern.
Syria: Houla Massacre Creates International Outcry
On May 25, anti-government protestors in Houla, northwest of Homs, took to the streets at midday, little expecting that their demonstration would be eventually answered by a massacre of unprecedented savagery. At least 116 people were killed by pro-government forces.
Palestine: Biggest Escalation of Violence in Gaza since Cast Lead
The Gaza Strip is lately experiencing the largest escalation of violence since Cast Lead operation in 2008-2009 that claimed lives of more than 1,400 Palestinians, among them over 350 children. On the night of March 22, 2010, Israel started military operations that led to the bloodiest day in Gaza in two years. Palestinian bloggers and tweeps react to the clashes.
The Forgotten Palestinian Refugees of Libya
More than 10 percent of Libya's inhabitants are immigrants and among them there are reportedly up to 70,000 Palestinian refugee settlers. As they flee violence in the country, the Palestinian Authority has tried to coordinate their evacuation, but lack of identity cards has seen them turned away from a border crossing in Egypt.
Palestine: Demands for a Unified Nation set for March 15
As the Arab world witnesses one uprising after uprising, seeing dictators fall and others exposed one after another, the Palestinian case looks like the ultimate goal. Palestinian youth intend to take their own fate in their hands and call for a unified Palestine with rallies set to start on March 15.