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We’ve Moved to mideastreports.org!

In case you accidentally ended up on this site, we are no longer posting here on WordPress. Rather we’ve set up a new blog that can be found at http://www.mideastreports.org. Please visit this site for all future content, and thanks! … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 6/26

Picture: Morocco’s Referendum – Who Will Vote? MOROCCO: – Morocco’s King Mohammed VI responded to demands for reform by proposing a new constitution that will be put to a vote on July 1. The more moderate opposition parties are campaigning for … Continue reading

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Bahrain in the Arab Summer

Written by contributor from abroad (name withheld for security) Recently, Sarah Rangwala examined the complexities of the protests in Bahrain through two interviews conducted with two Bahraini citizens, human rights activist Maryman al-Khawaja and businesswoman Rasha Yousif. While these two … Continue reading

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#Women2Drive: Saudi Women Take to the Streets

Since last month, when Manal al-Sheirif was arrested for driving her car in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia, activists have been promoting June 17th as a day of protest against the inferior treatment of women in Saudi Arabia. The goal … Continue reading

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Syria: Gruesome Video, Final Declaration from Opposition, Dr. Shibly Removes Assad Photo

Gruesome Video: from Radwan Ziadeh ***Note: Mideast Reports cannot verify the authenticity of this video. *** This video supposedly shows Maher Asad’s Fourth Division surveying victims in Al-Hrak in Daraa; They are laughing and joking. Syria Conference for Change Final … Continue reading

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More than Just Another Friday

Here is a quick overview of what happened today in Syria, Yemen and Bahrain. Syria: Today was the largest day yet for the Syrian revolution. It was labeled the “Friday of the Children of Freedom” in reference to the brutal … Continue reading

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Opinion: Hamza Khateeb Changes Balance of Power in Syria

In Egypt, a 28 year-old blogger named Khalid Said became the face of the revolution. Khalid was beaten to death by Alexandrian police forces, and was memorialized in the webpage turned social movement, “We are all Khalid Said.” In Syria, … Continue reading

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