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Stories about Middle East & North Africa
16 March 2015
A block on Human Rights Watch website was lifted at an economic conference in Egypt after a journalist raised the alarm on Twitter.
28 February 2015
Iran's Minister of Information and Communication Technologies told Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency that he urges all state employees and ordinary Iranians to rely on their landlines for most communications.
27 February 2015
On the eve of John Legend's concert in Bahrain, a former Bahraini torture victim now living in exile asks the US singer to spare a thought for the country's persecuted.
25 February 2015
24 February 2015
As the ongoing strife in Syria fades from international headlines, Leila Nachawati writes an appeal inspired by a love letter to jailed blogger Bassel Safadi written on Valentine's Day.
23 February 2015
Prominent Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, an icon of the Egyptian revolution, was sentenced to five years in prison today.
22 February 2015
The US government has issued a general license amending sanctions on Sudan to allow the export of certain personal communications technologies.
20 February 2015
In late January, the government of Bahrain revoked the citizenship of blogger Ali Abdulemam, along with that of 71 other Bahrainis, many of them journalists and activists.
17 February 2015
If Twitter is adhering to local laws, users should know which local laws are being invoked, both to collect the data and in the cases to which they are related.