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Amira Al Hussaini

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Regional Editor for the Middle East and North Africa

Former news editor of an English language daily in Bahrain. Journalist. Columnist. Blogger. Educated and raised in Bahrain. Interests include writing, the arts and human rights.

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12 March 2014

Saudi Arabia Controls Babies Names

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Syria: I Am Aleppo, Aleppo Is Me

The Bridge

"Aleppo and I are alike: worn down, full of fire, confused," writes blogger/activist Marcell Shehwaro, in the first article in a series about life in Syria during the ongoing conflict.

7 March 2014

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Egyptian Woman: “Shut Up Your Mouse Obama!”

Watch this video of an Egyptian woman asking US President Barak Obama to "shut up your mouse [mouth]," which is making the rounds.

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Kuwait is Dancing and Happy

Kuwait is happy with its very own version of Pharrell's Happy music video. Watch the video to see how Kuwait dances.

Saudi Arabia Lists Muslim Brotherhood as a Terrorist Organisation

Saudi Arabia has declared the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation. Netizens wonder what will happen to MB members in nearby countries, like Bahrain.

5 March 2014

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100 Days in Prison without Trial: The Story of Alaa Abd El Fattah

Prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah completed his 100th day in prison without trial today. Watch this video to find out about his case and more.

16 February 2014

Tourists Killed in Terrorist Attack in Sinai, Egypt

A bomb blast ripped through a bus carrying 30 tourists in Sinai, Egypt, today, killing at least two South Korean tourists and the Egyptian bus driver.

31 January 2014

Egypt's Anti-Terrorism Law to Target Internet

Facebook, among other sites, will come under new scrutiny in Egypt, when a draft "anti-terrorism" law comes into effect.

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