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Web Blackout: Wikipedia closes for 24 hours, protests anti-piracy law

Web Blackout: Wikipedia closes for 24 hours, protests anti-piracy law

Wikipedia joins other websites in protesting against the proposed legislations in the US called Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECTIP (PIPA)

January 17, 2012 2:08
 

Michigan State University shuts most of Dubai campus

All undergraduate programs are terminated immediately following huge losses.

July 6, 2010 2:35
 
Life is a house of cards

Life is a house of cards

A threatened air con shut down in a major Nakheel development in Dubai serves as a reminder: our day-to-day lifestyle is delicate – the smallest breeze sends things tumbling down.

June 14, 2010 5:02
 
Schools consider e-learning due to H1N1-related closures

Schools consider e-learning due to H1N1-related closures

Schools in Saudi Arabia are testing distance learning mediums lest they’re forced to shut down due to H1N1 cases, reports Arab News.

November 23, 2009 11:39
 
Saudi’s media debate

Saudi’s media debate

Senior media executives in the kingdom argue about the freedom of media: what is acceptable, and what is not.

October 25, 2009 1:13
 

US bank failures cross 100 this year

Regulators in the US have closed down…

October 24, 2009 12:01
 
Swine flu scare is extending summer holiday

Swine flu scare is extending summer holiday

Officials of Gulf States are delaying the start of schools due to the rise in the number of H1N1 cases in the region is increasing.

September 17, 2009 12:46
 
Saudi sex talker may face death sentence

Saudi sex talker may face death sentence

LBC’s office in Jeddah has been forced to close after a Saudi man described his sexual exploits on one of its shows.

August 9, 2009 12:55
 
Magazines: crisis or correction?

Magazines: crisis or correction?

Periodical publishers in the Middle East talk about how hard they have been hit by the credit crunch, and what they are doing to cope.

March 19, 2009 9:23