Stories about Middle East & North Africa from February, 2017
“Open a funeral house for me, you will hear about my death soon.”
Almost six years after the regime's ousting, and despite having a constitution that grants all citizens the right to privacy, Tunisia's privacy law still do not meet international standards.
State-sponsored Iranian hackers targetting civil human rights users have a new virus targeting Apple computers.
The Palestinian Authority's decision to ban a novel is being met with a lot of resistance.
One blogger, three passports and the intricate international relations of the Caucasus region. This gets pretty complicated.
In 2016, Tunisia introduced a law on access to information, but its implementation by the government remains limited.
Cameroon's Internet regional shutdown enters its third week, Ukraine prosecutes two men for "separatist" speech on Vkontakte and Algerian lawyers are told to stop using social media.
After completing a five-year prison sentence for Facebook posts about religion on Facebook, the Judiciary has sent Soheil Babadi into internal exile in southern Iran.
Internet outages to prevent exam cheating have now become common in Iraq.
Journalist Tayseer Al-Najjar is on trial in the UAE over 2014 Facebook posts deemed offensive to the Emirati state.
US border agents demand social media data from travelers, Venezuela arrests Bitcoin users attempting to get around currency devaluation, and Myanmar advocates push back on 'Big Brother' law.