· November, 2009

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from November, 2009

26 November 2009

Iran: Internet senior officers will be trained to counter Internet activism

Recently, the Islamic Republic of Iran Intelligence Ministry announced that in order to counter Internet activism in Iran, senior officers will be trained. The minister of the intelligence counted internet...

7 November 2009

Iran: Online protest during the 30th anniversary of the US embassy seizure

While Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has warned the opposition not to hold protest on 4th of November, Iranian people prepare for huge rallies against dictatorship. 4th of November marks...

6 November 2009

On-line Social Networks in Syria

Syria was among the last countries in the Middle East to introduce the Internet. On February 24, 1996, the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (STE) received permission from the prime minister’s office...

Tunisia: blogger Fatma Riahi arrested and could face criminal libel charge

update 1: November 6th, 2009 – Lawyer Ben Debba said fatma has been transferred to Bouchoucha police station and might be summoned to appear before a public prosecutor. update 2:...

4 November 2009

Iran: More attempts to control the people

These are just some of the actions that have been taken place in order to prevent Iranian Netizens from accessing the Web during the 4th of November: According to some...