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Here are the five most popular social media topics during the past week in the Middle East.
1. (POLITICS) Israeli warplanes strike Syrian, spark user anger. 2. (ART) Two more contestants eliminated from Arab Idol 2. 3. (RELIGION) Sheikh Arifi fires tweets against Iran, Hezbollah. 4. (SPORTS) Al-Ahly beat Beni Suef 2-1 in Egypt’s football Premier League. 5. (SOCIETY) Egyptian actor Mohamed Ramadan arrested for illegal gun possession. This research covers May 5th – May 9th, 2013. Read more at the SocialEyez blog.
“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many… Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders... But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.” —Gautama Buddha