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Muhammad Shukri Muhammad Shukri is Middle East Media Analyst at BBC Monitoring. Blog posts in total 5

  1. New opposition Libyan newspaper launched

    Thursday 23 June 2011, 12:25

    A new pro-opposition Libyan newspaper, Mayadin, is the latest of dozens of new media outlets - TV, radio and online - that have appeared inside and outside Libya since February, providing an alternative to the output of the regime's media machine.

    Mayadin is distributed in Benghazi but printed in Cairo...

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  2. Syria trying to contain internet influence

    Thursday 16 June 2011, 11:35

    The internet in Syria has been disrupted in various parts of the country. This appears to be a deliberate attempt by the authorities to curtail its impact on the growing revolt.

    Although internet services continued to operate normally after the outbreak of pro-democracy protests in mid-March, this month...

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  3. How social media gets information to Libyan population

    Tuesday 22 February 2011, 15:05

    With severe restrictions imposed on the media in Libya, the internet has emerged as an important window through which traditional media outlets, particularly pan-Arab TV channels, can provide coverage of the unrest.

    Libya does not allow foreign media to operate freely on its soil, which has made it difficult...

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  4. Divisions emerge among Egyptian opposition groups

    Friday 4 February 2011, 13:27

    Newly appointed Vice-President Umar Suleiman's offer to talk to the Egyptian protestors has led to contradictory responses among the various parties and groups.

    The protests were not initiated by any particular political party or group, but as events unfolded the various opposition groupings all...

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  5. Egypt: two key Facebook groups behind the protests

    Thursday 3 February 2011, 18:17

    There are two key Facebook groups behind the current Egyptian protests.

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