January 8, 2017

jQuery Redirect Malware in WordPress

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I was working on one of my projects using WordPress and I realized that every now and then I would go to the website I am developing but get redirected to “www.downloadmusicfreenow.com”. So apparently my installation was infected with some sort of malware! I said since it doesn’t redirect all the time, this malware must […]

Economic development as a multi-causal issue

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To discuss how economic development is a multi-causal issue, we need to start by distinguishing between “economic development” and “economic growth”. Economic growth is basically an increase in the country’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP), which is not always translated into a more developed country. On the other hand, “Economic Development” is a wider concept which […]

Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation

An estimated 135 million of the world’s girls and women have undergone genital mutilation, and two million girls a year are at risk of mutilation – approximately 6,000 per day. It is practiced extensively in Africa and is common in some countries in the Middle East. It also occurs, mainly among immigrant communities, in parts of Asia and the Pacific, North and Latin America and Europe. In the Middle East, FGM is practiced in Egypt, Oman, Yemenand the United Arab Emirates.

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Petition: Hours for Palestine

Palestine's Right to be a State

Today, Palestine’s bid for statehood could be dead for months, unless we save it! On Wednesday night, US President Obama met with Palestinian President Abbas, and likely heavily pressured him to avoid a full vote of the United Nations assembly, a vote that Palestine would certainly win. Yesterday, the pressure seemed to be working, with the Palestinians backing […]

Blackout-Proof the protests (From Avaaz)

Middle East Unrest

Across the Middle East — in Bahrain, Libya, Yemen, and more countries every day — autocratic regimes are trying to crush unprecedented peaceful protests with brutality and blackouts. These countries are poised on the brink between liberation and enormous bloodshed — and the protesters’ ability to reach the eyes of the world could determine the outcomes.

Avaaz is working urgently to “blackout-proof” the protests — with secure satellite modems and phones, tiny video cameras, and portable radio transmitters, plus expert support teams on the ground — to enable activists to broadcast live video feeds even during internet and phone blackouts and ensure the oxygen of international attention fuels their courageous movements for change.

News updates about the protests in Libya

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Deep cracks opened up in Muammar Qaddafi’s regime after more than 40 years in power, with diplomats abroad and the justice minister at home resigning, air force pilots defecting and a fire raging at the main government hall after clashes in the capital Tripoli.

Egypt’s External debt

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اضغط هنا للنسخة العربي Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been swept from power by extraordinary public demonstrations against his corrupt regime, but unless we all act now he could take billions in stolen public money with him. Mubarak is estimated to have amassed up to $70 billion across the world! Governments have just days […]

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Mubarak Go away!

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Tunisia in the Wikileaks

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I thought some of you might be interested in what was mentioned about Tunisia in WikiLeaks. Below is an article wrote by LAYLA and I thought it might give a good example about what was mentioned there for those who prefer not to go through 90 pages of text. But for those who want to read the full thing, you will find it in this PDF file provided by TuniLeaks.

Because it wasn’t just Saudia Arabia, Iran and Lebanon making the headlines: though it acts to the contrary, it seems the United States is aware of Tunisian abrogations of human rights and has given it some thought…

Egypt’s road accidents higher than official statistics claim

A microbus hit by a train in Mansoura

Traffic crashes killed 8500 people and injured 35,000 in 2010 in Egypt, according to an Arab NGO!

Adel al-Kashef, head of the Cairo-based Arab Road Association, said the Egyptian government “is trying to impose a blackout on the real number of road accident victims.”