The information network is growing fast in Saudi Arabia and Turkey, where the highest percentage of Internet users are also Twitter users.
People in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait can access the online encyclopedia over a mobile network without triggering any data charges.
The New York Times reports that tens of thousands of Gmail accounts have been targeted by state-sponsored attacks.
Some users in the EMEA region ran into issues with their BlackBerry service, but should now be back online, says RIM.
Flame, which is designed to steal stored files and information about targeted systems, appears to be state-sponsored, Kaspersky Labs says.
The BlackBerry phone maker moves forward with a big international push with plans to open retail shops in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and possibly Africa.
Some Israeli banks are blocking, or say they will block, access to sites from Middle Eastern countries in the wake of attacks on banks, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, and El Al Airline.
A huge outage across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa has cut off BlackBerry users from access to their e-mail, Internet, and other Web services.
After the United Arab Emirates said it planned to block certain BlackBerry services, the device maker is insisting that its customer data will remain secure.