Haitham Sabbah

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Haitham Sabbah "is a Palestinian who was born the 2nd of April 1969 in Kuwait and has also lived in Jordan. He studied electronics and communication engineering at Birla Institute of Technology - India.

"He is employed as a senior manager at Zain Bahrain - part of a leading global telecommunication company - and is a professional blogger during his personal time.

"Haitham is one of the founders of the blogosphere in the Middle East and continues to be one of the most famous bloggers there. He is a well known online activist and his writing covers the Palestine/Israel conflict, Human Rights, Culture and Religious issues in the Middle East.

"He has participated in several conferences and workshops related to blogging in the Middle East and his blog has received several awards over its years of existence (2000 - present). He has also participated in many blogging and Web 2.0 projects, some of which are well known references today such as Palestine Blogs Aggregator: http://PalestineBlogs.org and Global Voices Online: http://globalvoicesonline.org" [1]

In May 2008 Haitham along with Mary Rizzo and Gilad Atzmon announced the launch of a new web site called the Palestine Think Tank. [2]

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  1. About, Haitham Sabbah Blog, accessed May 9, 2008.
  2. Palestine Think Tank, Haitham Sabbah Blog, accessed May 9, 2008.