.
benwedeman

benwedeman

@bencnn

Tweets22.7k
Followers125.3k
Following2.3k
Likes2.6k

Sic transit gloria mundi.

Erehwon
Joined on October 2009

Statistics

We looked inside some of the tweets by @bencnn and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
9 hour
Average replies
20
Average retweets
226
Average likes
655
Tweets with photos
20 / 100
Tweets with videos
5 / 100
Tweets with links
70 / 100

Last Seen Profiles

@jonnys_jr_west @jonnys_jr_west
@tolgacan0326 @tolgacan0326
@aly_1903 @aly_1903
@DiegoGu2912000 @DiegoGu2912000
@juan_carrera1 @juan_carrera1
@MarisaDabut @MarisaDabut
@JCMelendezC @JCMelendezC
@sex_hatunu @sex_hatunu
@CoachQ_Osborn @CoachQ_Osborn
@sedatka34 @sedatka34
@Galafact2 @Galafact2
@amelbfa @amelbfa
@ANqwYw4j4TIjyUU @ANqwYw4j4TIjyUU
@KimmeyKimey @KimmeyKimey
@EVERY_DAYZ @EVERY_DAYZ
@sinsi_cps @sinsi_cps
Naomi Klein
2 days ago

9th richest man musing about how to cut the funds poor elderly people depend on to survive. How very electable! https://twitter.com/OrganizingPower/status/1229549108299534337 

215
3.5k
11.2k
Joshua Landis
3 days ago

The untenable legal and strategic objectives of US troops in Syria leaves them wide open to attacks from angry civilians and attacks from Syrian and Russian troops seeking to exploit the stupidity of US policy. https://nyti.ms/2SIBAfT 

19
71
142

One year ago, George Zreik self-immolated over his daughter’s school fees.

“The day before he died, Zreik drove his taxi to the school where his daughter was enrolled, walked onto the grass of its courtyard, poured fuel on his body & set himself ablaze” https://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2019/Feb-09/476267-father-dies-after-setting-himself-on-fire-over-school-payments.ashx 

14
73
129
Golnaz Esfandiari
4 days ago

Former MEK members recounted being forced to participate in self-criticism rituals, whereby members would confess to any sexual or disloyal thoughts they had. “Little by little, you are broken,”said Mohammadian who joined the group in 1988 & left in 2016. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/16/world/europe/iran-mek-albania.html 

6
64
88

#MEA Lebanon’s Flag Carrier which is 99% owned by the Central Bank Won’t Accept Local Currency Anymore ⁦@loubnanouna1⁩ ⁦@finance4lebanon⁩ ⁦@NSA_economicshttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-16/lebanon-s-flag-carrier-won-t-accept-local-currency-anymore 

3
13
29

Snake oil vendors have always found a ready market in the US. https://twitter.com/nowthisnews/status/1228307402384183296 

2
8
14
Heightened tensions in DT Beirut today between protesters and supporters of Saad Hariri. Hariri is set to speak in an hour to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the assassination of his father, Rafik.

Heightened tensions in DT Beirut today between protesters and supporters of Saad Hariri. Hariri is set to speak in an hour to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the assassination of his father, Rafik.

1
9
6

"A recent CIA analysis concluded that Iran... appears no closer to entering direct talks over its nuclear program. Israeli intelligence officials have also determined that escalating tensions have made Iran only more determined to gain a nuclear weapon."https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/us/politics/iran-trump-administration.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage 

1
10
15
Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒
6 days ago

Last year, the Tehran stock market was the best performing equity market on earth, more than doubling in dollar terms. https://nyti.ms/39u0OFn 

1
9
11

#Lebanon’s bond holders may have to write off 70% of their investments & the value of the Lira may be cut in half in an IMF plan: analysts at Capital Economics.

+ GDP expected to contract by 5% this year. https://www.reuters.com/article/lebanon-crisis-debtwriteoff/lebanon-debt-plan-may-need-70-haircut-50-currency-drop-capital-economics-estimates-idUSL8N2AD5V8 

2
23
16
jane arraf
6 days ago
Commemoration on #Baghdad airport road on 40th day after US drone strike killed #Iran’s general Soleimani and #Iraqi militia leader al-Mohandis. Posters put up and shrapnel  holes preserved behind plexiglass. Women chanted ‘death to America’.

Commemoration on #Baghdad airport road on 40th day after US drone strike killed #Iran’s general Soleimani and #Iraqi militia leader al-Mohandis. Posters put up and shrapnel holes preserved behind plexiglass. Women chanted ‘death to America’.

2
22
32
Today after some clashes between Syrian backed Militias and US army  a #Syrian person tells US army soldiers “what are you doing in our country? Why you are here?” #Syria #US

Today after some clashes between Syrian backed Militias and US army a #Syrian person tells US army soldiers “what are you doing in our country? Why you are here?”
#Syria
#US

131
527
1.1k

Despite jailing thousands of opposition politicians and activists, "the threat and fear of an uprising persists—especially since, having been made to sacrifice freedom for economic security, most Egyptians now have neither," writes @tekaldas https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-02-11/egyptians-are-no-better-off-than-before-the-arab-spring 

0
14
7
Peter Schwartzstein
1 week ago

"An AP reporter looking into the pollution and health issues was detained and questioned by government officials and government security forces working on behalf of the oil companies."https://apnews.com/f2f06cfa70126ad179445720d7c60b8a 

0
12
17
Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒
1 week ago

Airbnb, Expedia, Motorola, Booking: UN reveals list of 112 companies with ties to Israel’s occupied West Bank settlements https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/west-bank-israel-expedia-trip-advisor-booking-un-settlements-a9332181.html 

1
45
42
benwedeman
1 week ago
From #Syria today. Welcome to the quagmire.

From #Syria today. Welcome to the quagmire.

3
44
66
benwedeman
1 week ago
The Beirut Wall, Tuesday 11 February 2020.

The Beirut Wall, Tuesday 11 February 2020.

0
6
11

There is a very large mobilization effort today among students, professors and professionals planning to block access to parliment tomorrow.

Tuesday is looking set to be a big day.
#LebanonProtests #لبنان_ينتفض

1
34
71

Lebanon's financial crisis leaves its envied media industry in freefall

@martinchulov https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/10/lebanons-financial-crisis-leaves-its-envied-media-industry-in-free-fall?CMP=share_btn_tw 

0
6
5

Another day in Sisi's democracy: An Egyptian studying in Italy flew to Cairo for a family visit. Then he was arrested, beaten, electrocuted, threatened with rape and questioned on charges of trying to "overthrow the state."https://madamasr.com/en/2020/02/09/news/u/detained-researchers-lawyers-say-he-was-beaten-his-arrest-report-falsified/ 

1
45
32
Next Page