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· February, 2008

Stories about Photos from February, 2008

D.R. of Congo: Plane wreckage has become part of the urban landscape

In October, Du Cabiau Kinshasa wrote about an Antonov plane which went down in Kinshasa, killing three dozen people. This week, he posts a photograph of part of the wreckage,...

Taiwan: No City for Old Aborigines

The first Presidential debate powered by citizen media platform Peopo was held on Feb 24. Two candidates running for President answers 20 questions raised by citizens who use Youtube-like video...

Iraq: New Crush

Iraqi blogger Abbas Howazin has a new crush. Click here to check out who the dumb girl he can't take his eyes off is.

Kuwait: Celebrating National Day through Art

5roofa, from Kuwait, posts the art works of students from the class she teaches to mark her country's National Day.

Iran:Solidarity with jailed leftists students

Azadi-barabary blog has published several photos of demonstrations in Europe and USA to support jailed leftist students,on 16th of February.

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Moon Shadow

The Life and Times of Michmac and Caribbean Free Radio post photos of last night's lunar eclipse.

Saudi Arabia: No Coffee for Women

From Saudi Arabia, Lalla Mona posts two pictures of signs: one from 1931 America which says “Public Swimming Pool: Whites Only” and the second from modern day Saudi Arabia which...

Abu Dhabi: Picture of Development

Tom Gara shares a view from his window in Abu Dhabi.

Iran: Virginia Tech shooting as a piece of Theatre

Kosoof,a leading photo blogger, has published photos of a theatre group protesting against bad conditions of their workplace in Tehran. This group wants to play Cho's Manifest, the story of...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Sarajevo Photos

55 wonderful photos from Dragan Popovic's 2005 trip to Sarajevo – and much, much more.

Bahrain: Ouch!

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif writes about a bizarre medical case here. You will have carefully examine the X-rays to believe your eyes. ***WARNING: Not for the faint of heart.

Egypt: Kissing Women Picture

Egypt's Sandmonkey posts a picture here of two women kissing each other, which sparks a debate – around 110 comments and counting so far.

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving “Gingerbread House”

“There are so many things to be anxious or angry about in this country these days–crime, corruption, smelters, steel mills, dolphin-slaughter, traffic–that the fate of an old house may seem...

Trinidad & Tobago: Canboulay

Caribbean Beat Blog gives an account of Canboulay – “one of the foundational elements of Trinidad's modern carnival” – and is amazed to discover that “over 100 years later, with...

Iran:No beautiful faces please

Kamangir writes when Iranian Fars News wanted to publish pictures from a meeting in a film festival in Tehran, they had no othere choice than to focus on the name-tags...

Kuwait: Traffic Jam

Mishary, from Kuwait, posts pictures of a traffic jam.

Bahrain: For sale?

In this post we look at some of things that Bahraini bloggers have been saying during the last month. We start with a complaint about the privatisation of utilities in...

Trinidad & Tobago: Making ‘Mas

Mark Lyndersay posts a series of photos depicting the process of making costumes for Trinidad and Tobago Carnival.

Dubai: Act of Kindness

Seabee from Dubai writes about an act of kindness he has come across – “At Umm Suqeim beach an injured or sick gull had been carefully placed in the shade,...

Iran:Remember Faridani,a great photographer

Dokhtari az Iran, writes[Fa] about the death of Nikol Faridani, a famous Iranian photographer who has published several photo books about Iranian cities and nature.Watch some of his photos.

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