Surf's Up! MENA Marketing targets internet users above all else
With so many people online, advertisers are investing in internet marketing for the MENA region.
ARABNET: ADVERTISING BUDGETS TOWARDS DIGITAL IN THE LEVANT, REACHING $1B IN THE MENA IN 3 YEARS
“Online advertising is an essential driver for the growth of Arab web and mobile businesses. With the increase of ad budgets, the entire digital sector will flourish,” stated Omar Christidis, CEO and founder of ArabNet.
Source: Tech Ticker
Thousands of homes deliberately razed in Syria
A 38-page report, “Razed to the Ground: Syria’s Unlawful Neighborhood Demolitions in 2012-2013,” documents seven cases of large-scale demolitions with explosives and bulldozers that violated the laws of war.
Source: Arab Saga
330 US drone strikes in Pakistan recorded in Leaked official document
The Bureau is today publishing a leaked official document that records details of over 300 drone strikes, but interestingly, the document stops recording civilian casualties after 2008.
Source: Informed Comment
What Tony Blair REALLY said in Egypt
"Arabs and Muslims are backwards and it would be a crime to force them to adapt to a democratic way of life that is alien to their ways."
Source: Karl reMarks