With so much information is flying about, this story has been a consuming spectator sport for some, detracting attention from other Syrian distress.
"The media has been whipped into a frenzy twice this week: first, by the news that the Syrian-American blogger Amina Abdallah Araf al Omari had been arrested and detained by the Syrian authorities, and latterly that she may not exist."
"This year marks the 44nd anniversary of the June War that led to Israel‟s illegal occupation of the Syrian Golan Heights. It is a myth not to believe that Zionism had provoked the June War in 1967 against Syria in order to capture the Golan Heights."
UAE and Qatar top the list of Twitter users in the Middle East
Residents of the Gulf - generally it could be said- inhabit a life predominantly indoors with plenty of technology, to which they have easy access, good infrastructure, smart phone abundance- free telecommunications. Does this climate encourage twitter activity?
"The Dubai School of Government havs released its second issue on Arab Social Media, shedding light on some much needed statistics when it comes to Arab users on Twitter. The latest study looks at the impact of Facebook and Twitter on civil movements in the region."
"Recently my aunt and brother in law had been told by the doctors that they have a Vitamin D deficiency and I was really surprised that in a country like Kuwait with a long and blazing summer, it’s highly ironic for its residents to have an astonishingly high rate of Vitamin D deficiency."