Political and societal unrest in the Middle East emerges as a key theme in day three of Davos


Syria (#Syria) was the dominant topic emerging from the Twitter accounts of official World Economic Forum delegates, as day three of the conference came to an end.

Delegates discussed the many concerns which currently surround #Syria, including political instability and unrest. A number of tweets were shared referencing Egyptian Prime Minister Qandil, and his comments that Iranians, Russians, Saudis, and Egyptians need to work together to end the bloodshed in #Syria. Related trends to this topic included #Jordan, #Turkey, and #Egypt.

Similarly, #Syria also surfaced as the most tweeted trend from the rest of the world, validating that the topic is a concern of both world business leaders and the general public.

Discover the trending tweets and topics on day four of the World Economic Forum, at WEFlive.com.

World Economic Forum Live streams the online conversations and real-time emerging themes developing on the ground in Davos, and generated through Twitter. Use the “filter” feature to search tweets based on keywords, content categories (articles, images, and video) as well as delegate type (from media and journalists, to technology leaders, public figures, social entrepreneurs, and WEF representatives).

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