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· April, 2008

Stories about Photos from April, 2008

Kuwait: No to No Pants Day

yawWAR, from Kuwait, (Ar) writes about No Pants Day, being celebrated on May 2. He hopes that day won't find it's way to Kuwait any time soon.

Kuwait: Weird Dust Storm

Describing a recent sandstorm, Mark from Kuwait writes: “The dust went from maroon to orange to yellow to white and then decided to leave altogether.. Apparently it rained, which in...

Jamaica: Bob Goes Home

Montego Bay Day by Day reports that a controversial statue of reggae icon Bob Marley has finally found a home in Ocho Rios, but insists: “I have looked at this...

Iran:Protest against Persian Gulf “renaming”

Tribun Azad says[Fa] that about 500 Iranians on Tuesday gathered in front of the United Arab Emirates embassy in Tehran and protested against renaming of the Persain Gulf by several...

Japan: Nagano red for Olympic torch relay

The Japanese leg of the Olympic torch relay came to an end on Saturday without serious incident, but many Japanese bloggers who attended the event were left with lasting --...

Iran: A series of aerial photos of Iran

Homeyra has given a link to a series of aerial photos of Iran taken by George Steinmetz.

Iran: Iranian Leader and mountain climbing

Khbarnegar Osoolgara has published a photo of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iranian Leader,in mountain.

Iran:Gender apartheid and sexual harassment

Sahel reports[Fa] that “students in Sahand University in Tabriz,in Iran, protested against “gender aparthied” and cultural and social pressure.” It seems that male and female students can not attend same...

Iran: Armenians remember Anniversary of Genocide

Armenians remembered 93th anniversary of Armenian Genocide in Tehran,Iran. You can watch related photos of this event here.

Jordanian Mona Lisa

From Jordan, Moey shares with us a portrait of a Jordanian Mona Lisa.

Morocco: Chellah Festival

“For the 13th year, the historic site of Chellah will play home to a musical dialogue among cultures, as a number of European and Arab musicians are taking part in...

Israel: Modern Day Exodus, on African Refugees and their Right for Medical Care

Around 6,000 African refugees escaped the horrors in their countries, and seek refuge in Israel. Many of them live in harsh conditions and can be spotted shivering cold on the...

Brazil: Making a child murder into a media show

A child dies under mysterious circumstances. Her father and stepmother are the prime suspects chosen by the media and general public since the beginning, but the official investigations are still...

Trinidad & Tobago: Official Graffiti?

“On an abandoned wall in Port of Spain, a graffiti artist declares the right for public art”: Thebookmann explains.

Kuwait: Just Give Me My Espresso

With Kuwait still recovering from last week's storm, one blogger updates us with pictures of the damage left behind; another tells us about the trouble one has to go through...

India, Sri Lanka: Temple Festivals on both sides of the Palk Strait

Temple festivals are an integral part of life for Hindu Tamils, across the countries they live in. The following photo essay captures a few moments of these festivals. From Rakwana...

Syria: Safita and Chastel Blanc Photo Tour

Abd from Syria Winks takes us on a photo tour in the ancient city of Safita, and its crusader tower, Chastel Blanc.

Cuba: Damas de Blanco

As “a group of Cuban women peacefully demonstrating for the release of their jailed husbands were roughed up by a mob and arrested”, Cuban bloggers speak out…Babalu: “The regime still...

Jamaica: Flood Waters

Montego Bay Day By Day posts photos (not her own) of the recent flood in Jamaica's St. Ann Parish, which also affected the resort town of Ocho Rios.

Grenada: Cocoa in the Sun

Blogging from Grenada, Free Spirit is in the process of harvesting cocoa…

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