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Salam Yamout

Salam Yamout

Former Regional Bureau Director, Middle East

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Salam Yamout served as the Regional Bureau Director, Middle East for the Internet Society from November 2016 to August 2019.

Image credit: © Jordi Ruiz Cirera/Panos

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Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) 22 May 2019

Improving Routing Security: Microsoft Joins MANRS

In November, a routing incident in Nigeria caused Internet traffic to be rerouted through Russia and China. It lasted...

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Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) 15 February 2019

Learn More about IXPs at the Middle East Network Operators Group

Internet Exchange Points are now considered to be an integral part of the Internet infrastructure worldwide. In very simple...

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Internet Governance 29 October 2018

Plenipot 2018 – What’s Up for the Internet?

Two weeks ago, the Editorial Board of the New York Times published a piece predicting that the Internet is...

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Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) 19 October 2018

IXPs: Why Is the Middle East Lagging Behind?

On October 2nd, the Internet Society was happy to support the ITU in organizing the IXP Workshop on Peering...

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Connecting the World 7 August 2018

Internet Access and Education: Transforming Lives in the Middle East

Internet access and the development of digital skills can transform lives of over 350 million people in the Middle East. With...

Connecting the World 15 June 2017

Internet Situation in Egypt

In June 2017, the Internet Society Egypt Chapter issued a statement in reaction to some of the recent blocking...

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