Tag archive for ‘Arab Spring’
By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Saudi Arabia set to lift ban on internet calls

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia will remove its ban on internet phone calls on Thursday, a government spokesman said, in a bid to stimulate online business as the kingdom looks to boost non-oil revenue. (adsbygoogle More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Saudis urged to report on each other’s social media activity

(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia is urging people to report subversive social media activity via a phone app, part of an apparent crackdown on potential government critics before demonstrations called for by exiled More...

By news On Friday, September 8th, 2017

Bahrain rejects Amnesty report citing crackdown on dissent

DUBAI (Reuters) – Bahrain condemned as inaccurate a report by the Amnesty International rights group accusing the Bahraini government of crushing dissent and violently cracking down on protests over the last More...

By news On Friday, August 25th, 2017

Trump calls Egypt’s Sisi, says keen to overcome obstacles

CAIRO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump called Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday and said he was keen to overcome any obstacles in the way of cooperation, just days after the U.S. More...