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Below is a list of resources for up-to-date information on the protests in Algeria and Yemen. As universalidentity said best, “Keep your eyes on Egypt, but listen to the rumble in the surrounding countries.” Her post inspired me to compile a list of sites and resources available to keep us informed on the uprisings in these two countries. Thanks to the always wonderful NewsFlick for helping out with this list.
Categories will be updated as more resources become available. Message, reblog or email me if you have additional resources that can be added.
- Eye on Algeria: Live Blog | AJE
- Blogsofwar.com/algeria (realtime results from Twitter + AJE live stream, all on one screen)
- EAWorldview Live Blog
- Interactive map: The Guardian’s Twitter network of Arab protests (h/t thepoliticalnotebook)
Google news feed (h/t middlewaypublishing):
Algeria News, updating regularly:
- Algeria News | Telegraph
- Algeria News | Guardian
- Algeria News | Reuters Africa
- Algeria News | France24
- Algeria News | Daily Mail Online
Yemen News, updating regularly:
- Yemen News | Daily Mail Online
- Algeria Revolution 2011 page
- We Want Revolution in Algeria page
- Photos: Algeria | Mahmoud.B Facebook
- 2011 Yemen Revolution Facebook page
Photos and videos:
Algeria on Twitter:
Yemen on Twitter:
Accounts: @JamjoomCNN, @tomfinn__, @ionacraig, @JebBoone, @JNovak_Yemen, @Abou_3ali, @YemenPeaceNews, @Yemen_Forum, @yemenwatch, @al3ini, @wsaqaf, @AhlamS, @HarunAlAmriki, @yemen4change, @ArabsUnite, @Alaalsam, @YemenEnglish, @WomanfromYemen, @yemen, @FreedomNow2011, @yemenwatch.
Hashtags to follow:
- Eye of Algeria: In Depth | AJE
- Timeline: Algeria | BBC
- Country Profile: Algeria | BBC
- A Synopsis of Algeria’s History | Algeria Channel
- Timeline: Yemen | BBC
- Country Profile: Yemen | BBC
- A brief history of Yemen | TIME
Internet access information (h/t streamsofwikileaks):
To bypass government blocking of website names, use numerical IP addresses:
for twitter: “ 22.214.171.124” or “126.96.36.199″; for facebook: “188.8.131.52”; for google” “184.108.40.206”.
#Algeria users Dial-up on +16504194196 - +390662207294 Or use Speak To Tweet by calling +16504194196 - +390662207294 #Feb12
Closing the embassy in Yemen last night — I mean, I don’t — you know, no one wants State Department officials to be put at risk and all that, but that is a sign of weakness.
Closing the embassy? We can’t protect our own embassy in Yemen, a place we have Special Operations forces, a place we say we’re working with the government on the front lines of the war on terror, and there’s a terror threat and we close the embassy? That’s a victory for Al Qaida.
Bill Kristol Claims Embassy Closing in Yemen is a “Victory for Al Qaida”