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Screenshot Aljazeera English is the first english news network to be headquartered in the Arab world (Doha, Qatar) the 24-hour  News TV network which is a division from the famous Aljazeera Arabic news channel has been doing some interesting stuff online in the last year or so. Just about few hours ago the English.Aljazeera.net has been relaunched with a ...
Screenshot Bit.ly the popular link shortening service have posted a blog post about @clickabit saying that "Clickabit is a curated list of some of the surprising and delightful things that are trending in the bit.ly data stream." So is this Bit.ly's new Twitter account for trending links? If so it would be helpful to see the most popular/trending post...
Screenshot 2 allegations hit Whistleblower website Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange in Sweden, the first one involves rape  but was dropped only after 6 hours. Wikileaks got famous after leaking 90,000 documents involves the war in Afghanistan around a month ago, and before that releasing video footage of a U.S army Apache Helicopter killing journalist...
Screenshot As we enter the 9th day of the holly month of Ramadan, Quran Links pops up as  a new site in English and Arabic for Muslims and interested non-muslims  offerring classified guide to Islamic and Quran related web sites. Visitors can suggest a new site, rate and add comments on an existing listed site. But the site already boost a number of ...
Screenshot Whistleblower site wikileaks that got famous after releasing 90,000 documents about the war in afghanistan (Afghanistan War Log) last month, but before that,  the site has been under fire and threats from US federal government officials publicly and secretly, specially after releasing a video of US Army Helicopter killing journalists in Baghd...
Screenshot eHow is an online guide with more than 1 million articles and videos about how to do things. The site is owned by Demand Media a US company that is set to hit NASDAQ, as it filled for an IPO early this month. Critics of eHow label the site as a content farm which pushes together an inventory of low quality articles and videos produced by lo...
Screenshot Whistleblower website WikiLeaks that is now well known for releasing the Afghanistan War Log of around 90,000 secret US military documents and the Baghdad shooting Video seems to be preparing for a new massive batch of leaks. A Tweet sent by the Twitter account of Wikileaks asked for 700,00 USD for its next harm-minimization review, and accu...
Screenshot Yahoo Maktoob just launched its new service Video on Demand, a site that syndicates Videos from major Arabic satellite channels in the Arab region. Videos on the sites includes clips from Arabic channels such as Aljazeera Arabic Alaan, Rotan and Alrisala and seems more channels to be added. Yahoo Maktoob has recently announced striking a de...
Screenshot After Nokia's launch of mobile  Ramadan 2010 specific  applications, Yahoo Maktoob announced today launching a new Ramadan website, the micro site includes three main sections "spiritualities", "ramadan and People" and "entertainment." The Muslims month of Ramadan is expected to start this week. The new site will introduce a number of featur...
Screenshot Geoff Morrel, the pentagon's press secretary requested 2 days ago wikileaks to do "the right thing" and remove Afghanistan war secrets  logs 2004-2009. Something that has no meaning since the logs has been publicly available for around 20 days now in different digital formats. However the Pentagon keeps demanding to cancel the sites plans ...
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