· August, 2010

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from August, 2010

Iran: A blogger among hunger strikers

Kouhyar Goodarzi, human rights activist and blogger, is one of 17 Iranian political prisoners who started their hunger strike at the end of July to protest against the poor prison...

Blackberry face growing pressure in the Gulf and India over encryption code

The United Arab Emirates’ Telecommunications Regulation Authority (TRA) and The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) announced, respectively on August 1st 2010 and on August 5th, 2010, that they...

Blocking of Wikipedia reported in Iran

According to news published in English and Persian on July 25, the Wikipedia free encyclopedia website was blocked in Iran and could not be accessed. Users tryng to acess the...

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