Stories about Middle East & North Africa
4 July 2014
Tarek Amr offers a quick guide on how to bypass the Egyptian Ministry of Interior's proposal for Internet Surveillance.
As elections near in Tunisia, netizens are debating whether it is worth casting their votes in the upcoming legislative and presidential polls.
30 June 2014
Egyptian police came under fire after failing to act on a terror threat posted online, with the location of today's bomb explosions, which killed two officers.
27 June 2014
You have to know more than just football to understand the World Cup. Deji Olukotun gives a play-by-play of the important free expression and human rights issues.
What do you feel when the security checkpoint where your mother was killed is destroyed in a bombing?
Turkey's reported partnership with NetClean, a big Swedish cyber-security company, is worrying Turkish Internet users that the worst in Ankara's battles with the web is still to come.
Singing and Dancing in a YouTube Video to Cheer On the National Football Team Can Get You Arrested in Iran
"Goal Iran" includes clips of Iranians in more than a dozen countries singing and dancing. Iranian police call it "vulgar."
26 June 2014
Someone writing in Russian has issued the latest Internet challenge to the US government, launching a Twitter account parodying Washington's "counter-propaganda" feed about events in Ukraine.
23 June 2014
Journalists have led the way on social media in expressing Australians' shock over the prison sentences for the Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt.