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The Top 10 Stories From 2011 Missing From All the Top 10 Lists

Lee Brenner | Posted 02.15.2012 | Media
Lee Brenner

Think back 50 weeks. Do you remember how 2011 began? Do you remember the epic absurdity that kick-started a year described by nearly everyone as one of the most significant spans in recent memory? That's right: Birds fell straight from the sky.

Grad Student Says Sorry For "Gay Girl in Damascus" Hoax

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.13.2011 | College

LONDON — A 40-year-old American man living in Scotland said Monday he's sorry for posing as a Syrian lesbian blogger who offered vivid accounts ...

Man Behind 'Kidnapped' Lesbian Syrian Blog Hoax Speaks Out

Posted 08.13.2011 | World

An American man living in Scotland is speaking out after being revealed to be the true author of a blog purportedly written by a lesbian Syrian-Americ...

Questions Abound Over Identity Of Gay Syrian-American Blogger

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.08.2011 | World

BEIRUT — The existence of a blogger who claimed to be a Syrian-American lesbian came into question on Wednesday after a woman in Britain said ph...

Watch: Suspicion in the Case of Missing Syrian Blogger

Posted 08.08.2011 | World


Abduction of Syrian-American Blogger Follows Earlier Arrest Attempt By Syrian Govt

Leah McElrath | Posted 08.07.2011 | World
Leah McElrath

According to eyewitnesses, Syrian-American blogger Amina Arraf was abducted and physically assaulted by three armed men in Damascus, Syria, Monday.

Lesbian Blogger Reportedly Missing In Syria

Posted 08.06.2011 | World

The half-American lesbian journalist whose blog has made her an unlikely hero of the Syrian uprising has reportedly been arrested. According to ne...

Lesbian Blogger In Damascus Becomes Syrian Hero

TIME | Jenny Wilson | Posted 07.11.2011 | World

Inspiring the Syrian protest movement is an honest and reflective voice of the revolution: a half-American citizen journalist who, in illustrating her...