Google avoided putting any labels on the Gulf to avoid controversy--it didn't work; A guided tour of the late Coptic Pope Shenouda's shrine; and an Egyptian looks at what France's new president means for him
Iran accuses Google of ‘fabricating lies’ for leaving Gulf nameless on its maps
"Iran has lashed out at yet another Internet giant, this time going after Google for what it sees as an egregious omission on Google Maps, AFP reports.
The body of water separating Iran from the Arabian peninsula has been a point of contention between Iran and the Gulf nation states, who choose to refer to it as the Arabian Gulf. Iran refers to it as the Persian Gulf.
Google has left itself out of the map argument by simply not calling it anything at all."
And France has got a new president called #Hollande
We all hope for better things in France, along with this Egyptian blogger.
"What I care is now the Egyptian French Relations post revolution in time of new presidents , not only a new president as Insh Allah hopefully we will have a new president in 3 months. We are speaking about economic relations , political relations as well military relations aside from cultural relations. "