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Screenshot Nearly 2.5 million Muslims begin the annual Islamic ritual of the Hajj today, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The Hajj represents one of the five pillars of Islam; it requires all Muslims around the world who are able-bodied and can afford it to perform the pilgrimage once in their lifetime. YouTube has partnered with Saudi Ministry of Culture and Infor...
Screenshot On Wednesday dozens of mental health doctors in the general secretary of mental health in Cairo Egypt protested in front of Abasia hospital against transferring Dr. Basma El Aziz manager of media at the secretary to investigation, after she issued a statement that rejected transferring political activists and those with opposing opinion to ment...
Screenshot Many startups specially Arab ones underestimate the importance of public relations in branding their products and in marketing them. Take a look at startup weekends events in recent Arab countries, does anyone remember them or what they do? does anyone use them? where are they now? Public relations is a cheapest way to market your products o...
Screenshot Tech bloggers and the media in the recent weeks were busy pointing out the conflict of interest TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington and his the blog standing as he has founded a Venture Capital fund "Crunch Fund". As he would favor some startups and companies he funds over the others. But that was not the only conflict of interest the site su...
Screenshot AreebaAreeba a business social network geared towards residents of the Arab world has reported reaching 650 thousand registered users from 110 countries, in less than a year since its launch. The Dubai based AreebaAreeba offers smiler functionality to Linkedin, users can post status update where other users can comment on them, start and join gr...
Screenshot If you use iPad it is most likely that you use Flipboad, a popular social magazine that aggregates web content from Twitter and Facebook and displays them in a magazine style. 2 days ago Flipboard announced that Aljazeera is available in Flipboard giving it access to millions of its users. I can say that Al Jazeera is one of the best Arab M...
Screenshot There are some controversy about the role Wikileaks has played in the recent Arab Awaking or the Arab Spring that ousted 3 tyrants so far. However today the role has become clear, as around 200 military veterans and activists demonstrated in front of the US embassy in Amman, Jordan. The first demo in front of the embassy in Amman since 25 year...
Screenshot Jordanian youth movement has launched online petition 7erakjo.org rejecting the proposed Jordanian constitutional amendments and in demand for a comprehensive reform. The activists are demanding to amend Jordan’s constitution in ways that would bring a completely elected parliament as right now half the parliament is appointed by the king, bri...
Screenshot Are you a college student or recent grad who has passion for online marketing and wants to get some solid experience from a well known tech media brand? Do you like to help startups? If the answer is yes, then we would like to welcome you to join our growing team and help you in your career path. What we will require from you is 2 to 3...
Screenshot Wikileaks has published its full archive  of 251,000 secret US diplomatist cables in an easily accessible and searchable manner. The site is here wikileaks says over Twitter, due to huge demand the site is experiencing difficulties and is asking for donation to  buy more capacity. The cables are very important because they reveal many crimes, ...
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