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· May, 2007

Stories about Breaking News from May, 2007

Egyptian Blogger Monem to Be Freed

Jailed Egyptian blogger Abdulmonem Mahmood is being released on Saturday - but Egyptian bloggers are holding their breath and are full of apprehension on their future in a country which...

Touring Libyan Blogs: Tony Blair, Watermelons, Shock and Awe and a Really Hot Summer

Extreme security measures, the relationship between bloggers and watermelons, shock and awe tactics and what happens to you when the weather reaches 49 degree Celsius are just some of the...

Egypt: Monem will be freed and Amr Gharbeia interrogated

Lebanon: Hariri Tribunal Wait Over

Lebanon: More on the Crisis in the Country

For the second week, Lebanese bloggers have posted anecdotes, reflections, updates, photos, videos, jokes, sarcasm and drawings on the issue that is taking precedence over all other topics. The issue...

Japan: More on the suicide of Matsuoka Toshikatsu

Malawi: Malawi's first lady passes away

Japan: Agriculture Minister commits suicide

Morocco: YouTube is Blocked, and the Blogoma is Not Happy

It seems that censorship is on the rise again in Morocco. After last year's blocking of Livejournal and Google Earth, the blogoma erupts as YouTube is added to the censure...

Syria: Presidential Referendum and Lebanon Clashes

Today, Syria is reelecting president Bashar Assad for a new seven-year term in office. The process is done through a referendum, which means there will be no other challengers. The...

Morocco blocks popular video site YouTube

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Murder of Innocents

Palestine: Explosions Close to Home

Lebanon: Fighting Resumes

Ukraine: Piskun, Again

Morocco's UN Refugee Office Closes its Doors

Trinidad & Tobago: Soca Star Arrested

Iraq: US Troop Movement

Syria: Lebanese Ceasefire

Kuwait: Lebanese are “Fed Up”

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