Safaa Ayyad • 16 Jul 2024

Lebanon’s telecom ministry to suspend mobile SIMs for “illegal” Syrian refugees 

The government-led campaign to deport Syrian refugees in Lebanon has been marked by escalating hate speech, raids, arrests, and further…

  • Alfa
  • Lebanon
  • Syrian refugees
SMEX • 08 Mar 2024

Digital wallets on hold in Lebanon, telecom minister stalling decisions

The Public Procurement Authority has halted efforts by Alfa (one of Lebanon’s state-owned mobile operators) to conclude a direct contract…

  • e-wallets
  • Lebanon
  • minister of telecommunications
Zeinab Ismail • 01 Nov 2023

Internet in Gaza: Limited even before war

“Recent airstrikes amidst relentless aggression have severely damaged the last-standing international routes connecting Gaza to the outside world, in addition…

  • Gaza
  • internet shutdowns
  • Palestine
Zeinab Ismail • 03 Jan 2023

Etisalat and Ooredoo: Ranking last for the fifth year in a row!

For the fifth year in a row, UAE’s Etisalat and Qatar’s Ooerdoo have ranked in the bottom two places in…

  • Digital Rights
  • Digital spaces
  • Internet