18 Feb '11, 3am

Social Media may trigger change in Libya, Iran, Bahrain as protests continue [email protected]_Danton #Web #Iran #Bahrain #Libya

Social Media may trigger change in Libya, Iran, Bahrain as protests continue /@Citoyen_Danton #Web #Iran #Bahrain #Libya

Reports suggest that the protesters clashed with police as well as pro-government civilians leading to some injuries. Boiling Bahrain turns peaceful after King’s assurances Meanwhile in Bahrain, thousands gathered for the peaceful funeral procession for a Bahraini man, who was killed when clashes erupted during the another protester’s funeral procession. So far, the procession has been peaceful as there is no interference from the police. The atmosphere turned to calm after the Persian Gulf island’s king has not only vowed to investigate the killings allegedly use of pellet guns at short range by Bahrain’s security forces but also to consider reforms. On Tuesday, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa announced on television that a committee would be set up to study proposed reforms. Bahrain is ruled by a Sunni Muslim royal family. Opposition-fueled movement in Iran Iran plunged in...

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Internet cut off in #Libya via @cmswire

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Internet traffic in and out of the country halted suddenly after being throttled earlier in the day, according to an Arbor...

Tehran: Clashes at funeral of #Iran protest victim

Tehran: Clashes at funeral of #Iran protest victim

channelnewsasia.com 16 Feb '11, 10am

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THIS device is really not that blur. It's pretty smart even - especially for the social butterfly types. I'm talking about...

AFP - Iran accuses opposition chiefs of treason...

sg.news.yahoo.com 17 Feb '11, 5pm

TEHRAN (AFP) - – Iran on Thursday accused opposition leaders of treason and vowed to block their ability to communicate wi...

Interesting article on Thai politics & #socialm...

sg.news.yahoo.com 18 Feb '11, 11am

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Libya internet service halted

channelnewsasia.com 19 Feb '11, 5am

SAN FRANCISCO: Internet service was cut off in Libya on Friday as the regime evidently moved to strip anti-government prot...

#Egypt strikes continue despite military warning - #jan25

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channelnewsasia.com 16 Feb '11, 10pm

CAIRO - Egyptian workers tested Wednesday the limits of the freedom they won in the revolt against Hosni Mubarak, staging ...

Oil surges on Iran ship movements

channelnewsasia.com 16 Feb '11, 9pm

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Iran protest confirmed in at least three cities...

channelnewsasia.com 20 Feb '11, 3pm

TEHRAN - Several Iran opposition websites said that anti-government demonstrations had started in some cities, including T...