Added on 07/05/2011
Ahmed Al-Omran , Ali Shah , BBC , Blogging , blogs , Cairo , Casablanca , CNN , Dubai , East Africa , Jeddah , John Burgess , Journalist , Libya , Middle East , Morocco , North Africa , Omar al-Issawi , Osama Bin Laden , Pakistan , prolific author , Riyadh , Saad Al Dosari , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Syria , Tahir Shah , The National , The Times , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , United States
STEVE ROYSTON: My only quibble about CNN’s list is that it picks up exclusively on Arab writers and – with the honourable exception of Mahmood the Bahraini Blogfather – most of the writers seem relatively young.
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Employment , Jeddah , John Burgess , Ministry of Foreign Affairs , Saudi Arabia
STEVE ROYSTON: Underemployment, the use of ‘wasta’ and an autocratic management style are some of the endemic problems not solved by fingers on electronic readers.