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- Tunisian Rap Song Turns into an Anthem for Youth 13 November 2013
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8 December 2013
More than $100,000 was raised in the “Shave a Mustache, Keep a Syrian Child Warm” virtual campaign. Find out how you too can help Syrian children warm this winter.
Saudi Arabia just approved a law which allows judges to detain people indefinitely in a country where activists claim up to 30,000 people are held without trial.
6 December 2013
In this episode of GV Face we are joined by an all-star panel made up of #GVMeetup facilitators from Egypt, Pakistan, and Portugal.
4 December 2013
About 30,000 people have been trafficked to Sinai, Egypt, over the last five years. Cairo-based journalist Bel Trew tweets from a Press conference on the matter, to shed light on...
Revolutionary Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm died yesterday at the age of 84. Netizens from across the Arab world mourn his death.
30 November 2013
Prawer shall not pass, yelled protesters today at a Day of Rage against the Prawer Plan, which if implemented will displace Palestinian Bedouins living in Al Naqab.
Dubai has been selected to host the World Expo trade convention in 2020. The Twittersphere celebrates.
Saudis are taking to their keyboards to drum up support to nominate imprisoned Saudi human rights defender Dr Abdullah al-Hamid for the Nobel Peace Prize 2014.
24 November 2013
Thousands of Iranians poured comments of praise on the Facebook page of Iran's Foreign Minister thanking him for brokering a nuclear deal.
22 November 2013
Hello Cairo! Our meetup took place on November 16 in "The Workshops" facility in Maadi. We spoke about Global Voices, technology and society.