Month: November 2011

Flash mobs used to be innocent little dance numbers. Now they’re a way to go viral with a message and raise awareness about democratically-inspired revolutions. Syrian-Canadians in Mississauga (near Toronto) took their campaign to the center of one of the area’s largest shopping malls to express solidarity with protesters demanding an end to Bashar al-Assad’s […]

(Photo via It appears the roadmap to transition led by Egypt’s military is paved with brutal force. Prominent Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy claimed Thursday on Twitter that she was beaten and sexually assaulted after being detained by police overnight. She was arrested while participating in protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to demand the military leadership […]

(Photo via You know the old saying: don’t hold top secret meetings at an American chain restaurant (selling processed, low-grade poison in the form of pizza) and not expect to get caught. ABC news reported on Monday that more than a dozen spies working for the CIA in Iran and Lebanon have been caught […]

A handout picture released by a group of women called “Love Without Limits” on November 20, 2011 shows naked Israeli women posing for a photograph in Tel Aviv on November 19, 2011 to show solidarity with Egyptian blogger Aliaa al-Mahdy. (AFP/Anat Cohen) About 40 Israeli women stripped off their clothes on Saturday to express solidarity […]