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· July, 2007

Stories about War & Conflict from July, 2007

Poland: Warsaw Uprising

The beatroot reviews the history of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.

Palestine: Power Games

Palestinian blogger Ramzi breaks his silence to give us an overall view of politics in the Middle East here.

China: Eighty years of liberation

August first marks the eightieth anniversary of the founding of China's People's Liberation Army and Chinese media news blog Danwei correspondent takes a look at how several Beijing newspapers covered...

Palestine: US to Increase Military Aid to Israel

The US is to increase its military aid to Israel, writes Haitham Sabbah, who urges his American readers to protest the move with their Congressmen.

Iraq: WE WOOOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!

Iraq's national football team won the Asian Cup, an event which brought joy to Iraqis at home and around the world. Sufferings, death, sectarian divisions and repercussions against Iraqis celebrating...

Iraq: Iraqi Child Refugees in Syria

Child refugees in Iraq are desperate in Syria, reports Alive in Baghdad.

Korea: On the kidnapped Koreans

Robert Koehler at The Marmot's Hole follows up on a series of posts looking at the plight of the 23 Korean missionaries—now on hunger strike—recently taken for hostage in Afghanistan...

Iran:How To Talk The Talk With Iran

William Beeman,Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota,says face-to-face talks between Iran and the United States have a good chance of success if the Bush administration knows how to...

Palestine: The Plight of Women

Instead of the usual political banter, this week's view into the Palestinian blogosphere will focus on women - join Jillian York for a glimpse into what female bloggers (or those...

Japan: Protester nearly killed at Henoko Bay

An activist protesting environmental surveys currently being conducted in Henoko Bay (Okinawa) in preparation for the construction of a new military base was reportedly nearly killed when government-contracted divers attacked...

Iraq: Goooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaaal !!!!!

... or Kicking off at the Iraqi Blogodrome. It's a football special today. With Iraq through to the finals of the Asian Cup bloggers are alight with comment on the...

Pakistan: Blast in Islamabad

The Pakistani Spectator writes immediately after a bomb blast in Islamabad killing several people.

Palestine: Hillary Apology?

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah suggests that Hillary Clinton apologises to the UN for the death of a peace-keeper in Lebanon, after approving the sale of cluster bombs to Israel.

Libya: No Help for Iraqi Children

Highlander from Libya is enraged that while there is a helpline for Harry Potter fans, Iraqi children are left alone to deal with the atrocities and horrors of war.

Jordan: Call for Help for Iraqi Refuguees

Jordan and Syria are calling for international help to deal with the escalating crisis with the influx of Iraqi refugees, writes Natasha Tynes from Jordan.

Russia: Grozny at Google Earth

The world zooms in on Chechnya's capital Grozny via Google Earth and doesn't see much reconstruction going on, A Step At A Time reports.

Lebanon: One in Three Want to Leave

Issandr El Amrani, who blogs from Egypt, tells us why one in three Lebanese wants to leave his county.

Iraq: Football Unity

Iraqi blogger Sunshine writes about how the victory of the Iraqi football team has brought Iraqis together.

Afghanistan: Soviet veterans

Two Soviet war veterans who served in Afghanistan are portayed on blogs: Afghanistanica looks at Captain Zakharov, an example of successful counter-insurgency; and Registan.net portrays the mysterious Mahmud Khudoberdiev, who...

Reactions to kidnapping of Koreans in Afghanistan

South Korean Christian missionaries were abducted in Ghazni, south-west of Kabul, on the 19th of this month. The abductors who kidnapped 23 missionaries are Taleban fighters. The hostages were abducted...

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