How armies of fake accounts 'ruined' Twitter in the Middle East – Aljazeera.com

How armies of fake accounts 'ruined' Twitter in the Middle East – Aljazeera.com

In this series of articles, Al Jazeera examines how Twitter in the Middle East has changed since the Arab Spring. Government talking points are being magnified through thousands of accounts during politically fraught times and silencing people on Twitter is only part of a large-scale effort by governments to stop human rights activists and opponents […]

Saudi offers 'safety' to dissidents who return – Middle East Monitor – Middle East Monitor

Saudi offers 'safety' to dissidents who return – Middle East Monitor – Middle East Monitor

Saudi Arabia is accelerating efforts to bring dissidents back to the country. The kingdom, which has seen its reputation on the international stage plummet following the murder of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, is reported to be intensifying efforts to ensure than its narrative of reform is not undermined by the growing number of disaffected Saudis living […]

Why Oil Tankers In The Middle East Shouldn't Hire Mercenaries – OilPrice.com

Why Oil Tankers In The Middle East Shouldn't Hire Mercenaries – OilPrice.com

Could a private, Blackwater-type private security firm fire the first shot in the gulf which sees Iran and the United States stumble toward a WWIII scenario? That’s what has maritime industry analysts which advise shipping companies operating in the Middle East region concerned amid the latest soaring tensions, per a new Reuters report: Shipping companies sailing through the […]

Indian IndiGo Targets New Middle Eastern Routes – Simple Flying

Indian IndiGo Targets New Middle Eastern Routes – Simple Flying

Indian carrier IndiGo has set plans in motion to fly to the Middle East with six new routes! IndiGo is opening three new destinations with six new routes. Photo: BriYYZ/Wikimedia “Effective July 25 and August 5, IndiGo will launch daily non-stop flights connecting Delhi with Jeddah, and Mumbai with Kuwait,” The airline said in a […]

Kuwait extradites Egyptians to Cairo for 'Muslim Brotherhood links' – Middle East Monitor

Kuwait extradites Egyptians to Cairo for 'Muslim Brotherhood links' – Middle East Monitor

Kuwait authorities have arrested eight people it accuses of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood and extradited them to Egypt, despite pleas from their families, where they face sentences of up to 15 years. One defendant has been linked to the 2015 assassination of Egypt’s then Attorney General Hisham Barakat. In February Egyptian authorities executed nine […]

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