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· July, 2007

Stories about Breaking News from July, 2007

Brazil: At least 200 dead in jet crash

Intermezzo offer links from the first hours of the online coverage of Brazil’s worst airplane disaster, at Congonhas airport in São Paulo.

Egypt: Two Bloggers Arrested

Egyptian Watchman blog is reporting that Ahmed El Geizawy of ana Bahebek ya Masr (I love you Egypt) blog and Moataz Adel of Manfa blog were arrested today. The two...

Malaysian blogger arrested for comment published on his blog

Malaysian blogger Nat Tan has been arrested for a comment published on one of his blog posts last year. His Laptop and desktop were seized. Tan has been remanded for...

Malaysia: Blogger Detained by Police

Malaysian bloggers are reporting that fellow blogger Nathaniel Tan was detained by the police earlier today. Malaysian bloggers including Nathanial's younger sister are monitoring the situation and trying to gather...

Israel: the censorship bill unanimously approved

The censorship bill for internet porn and violence proposed by Amnon Cohen of the ultra-orthodox Shas party has been unanimously approved by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation and will be...

Lebanon: Hariri Murderers Identified

The UN team investigating the Hariri murder has identified the individuals involved in the planning and execution of the Hariri murder, reports Abu Kais from Lebanon.

Japan: Internet regulation up for debate, but nobody is debating

While nobody was watching, an interim report drafted by a study group under the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has set down guidelines for regulation of the Internet...

Trinidad & Tobago: Political Alliance

Keith in Trinidad toys with the idea of titling his post “Lost Credibility Day”, while Club Soda and Salt thinks that the newly-announced political alliance among several “irrelevant” parties is...

Arabeyes: I am a Professional Male Prostitute

I'm a professional male prostitute and a part-time drug dealer That's what I will answer if someone asks me what do I do for a living. These days that's better...

Morocco: Terror Alert

Morocco has raised its terrorism threat level to “maximum”, the highest category indicating a radical Islamist attack is expected imminently, reports The View from Fez.

EXCLUSIVE!–>Interview with the Host of the BBC-Award-Winning Citi FM Breakfast Show

The Trials and Tribulations of a Freshly-Arrived Denizen…posts an exclusive interview he conducted of Bernard Avle, the host of the CITI Breakfast Show, which won the BBC Radio Award for...

Japan: Baby Mammoth Discovery

Edo at Pink Tentacle reports that the frozen body of a baby mammoth, preserved in ice about 10,000 years ago, was discovered in northwest Siberia by a local reindeer herder....

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

There is a lot on the menu in my post today. Reactions to the Iraqi bomber in London, the siege of Adhamiya, stories of exile, a little politics. And Chikitita...

Russia: “See You In Sochi”

Inside Krasnodar announces in the middle of the Russian night: “SOCHI WINS! Sochi has just been awarded the 2014 Winter Olympics!! Molodetz Sochi.”

Iraq: Iraqi Doctor Bomber

Neurotic Iraqi Wife lashes out at the Iraqi doctor implicated in the UK bombings in this moving post.

Arabeyes: The Release of Alan Johnston

The release of kidnapped British journalist Alan Johnston is making waves on blogs today. Here's a quick review of what is being said on blogs in the Middle East. Vigil...

Jordan: What Happens Abroad?

Jordanian Firas explains what happens to some Arabs when they travel abroad and interact with student activists.

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