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Her son disappeared in Libya. Now she’s trying to bring him home
Middle East

Her son disappeared in Libya. Now she’s trying to bring him home

(CNN)The phone call lasted just three minutes, but it gave Sara Espinoza the first proof in six weeks that her…
Lebanese businesses pay steep price for standoff with Saudis
Middle East

Lebanese businesses pay steep price for standoff with Saudis

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese DJ was days away from moving to Riyadh to play for a month in one…
Why are Twitter and WhatsApp miffed with Indian authorities?
World

Why are Twitter and WhatsApp miffed with Indian authorities?

The Indian government’s battle with social media giants escalated on Thursday with Twitter accusing the police of “intimidation.” The micro-blogging…
Turkey says WhatsApp will drop data collection update after probe
Middle East

Turkey says WhatsApp will drop data collection update after probe

Turkey’s Competition Board said on Friday it had been informed by WhatsApp that it would not implement a messaging app…
Pakistan blocks social media platforms amid protest crackdown
World

Pakistan blocks social media platforms amid protest crackdown

Pakistan placed a temporary ban on several social media websites on Friday. Platforms that will be unavailable include Facebook, Twitter,…
WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy update despite backlash
World

WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy update despite backlash

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp said on Thursday it will go ahead with its controversial privacy policy update but will…
Photos: Following controversial update, here are the best alternatives to WhatsApp
Technology

Photos: Following controversial update, here are the best alternatives to WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most popular online chatting applications, used by millions daily. However a recent update earlier this…
Egyptian doctors in Kuwait launch WhatsApp group for free virus treatment
Health & Fitness

Egyptian doctors in Kuwait launch WhatsApp group for free virus treatment

Egyptian doctors living in Kuwait on Sunday launched a WhatsApp group named “Your doctor with you…stay home”, answering patients inquiring…
Israeli army says Hamas hackers tried to ‘seduce’ soldiers
Middle East

Israeli army says Hamas hackers tried to ‘seduce’ soldiers

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Sunday said it has thwarted an attempt by the Hamas militant group to…
UAE tech ambitions tarnished by internet restrictions
Middle East

UAE tech ambitions tarnished by internet restrictions

With its ultra-modern infrastructure and hyper-connected services, the United Arab Emirates is an emerging technology power, but a scandal surrounding…
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