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· February, 2009

Stories about Photos from February, 2009

Iran: A village where smoking is a sin

Potin has publsihed several photos of an Iranain village, Makhoonik, in South Khorasan Province where smoking is considered as a sin and villagers has another name for TV:Satan!

The Greatest Street Party on Earth: The Brazilian Carnival

Barack Obama, Fidel Castro and the Iraqi journalist who threw one of his shoes at George Bush were just some of the characters spotted on the streets of Brazil, during...

Morocco: Simply Delicious

This week, the talk in the blogoma seems to be about all things edible. Moroccan cuisine, widely considered one of the most complex and best in the world, is derived...

China: Bush maize ad

Sunbin posted a photos showing an ad making use of Bush for selling maize.

Jordan: Low Quality Photo Essay

Roba Al Assi, from Jordan, features a web exclusive art photography collection in this post.

Trinidad & Tobago, Dominica: Carnival Photos

More photos from Trinidad and Tobago Carnival, this time from Trinidad Carnival Diary, and from Dominica's Carnival, courtesy Dominica Weekly.

Kuwait: Crowded Fair

Kuwaiti Marzouq attends a fair and shares his observations and photographs in this post.

Guyana: Mash 2009

Guyana Providence Stadium posts photos from this year's Mashramani celebrations.

Brunei: Fund drive for flood victims

As part of the efforts to collect donations for flood victims, charity drives have been organized in recent weeks in Brunei. The heavy downpour last month caused heavy floods and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Pics

From Trinidad and Tobago, de cooler : soca news and This Beach Called Life link to photo sets of this year's Carnival celebrations.

Qatar: Clean up Campaign a Success

Qatar Living covers a clean up campaign, with photographs, in this post.

Madagascar: A Resolution to the political crisis?

In Madagascar, bloggers react to a recent meeting where rivals President Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina agreed to a political truce, paving the way for further negotiations. Weeks of public...

Iraq: At the Zoo

Iraqi Dentist shares his experiences in Baghdad – including a visit to the zoo, along with photographs – in this post.

Brazil: Blogging from riverside communities in the Amazon

Encouraged by the NGO Saúde e Alegria, youngters from 31 riverside communities in the Amazon are learning the benefits of blogging. Armed with media kits – sound equipment, editorial desks,...

Russia: “Poverty” Photos

LJ user kunstkamera (RUS) posts photos of “poverty in Russia” – and portraits of people posing next to their most expensive possessions.

Lebanon: Students make banner of peace for Gaza

Students in Lebanon pose with their banner of peace,  a denunciation of the conflict in Gaza.

Yemen: A Visit to Tarim

Yemeni blogger Omar Bawsawad takes us on a visit to Tarim, once the cultural and academic centre of Hadhramout and the Arab peninsula but which is neglected today.

Saudi Arabia: Introducing Yanbu

American Bedu, who lives in Saudi Arabia, takes us on a tour of Yanbu, an industrial and port city located in Medinah province about 350 kilometers north of Jeddah.

Anguilla: What Rubbish!

Corruption-free Anguilla takes a scenic drive around the island and is appalled by what he sees.

Guadeloupe: Police clash with protestors

Protests continue in Martinique and Guadeloupe, and yesterday protestors clashed with police.  Imaniyé posts photos and writes [Fr]: “Yesterday, the French forces of repression hit Guadeloupeans.  Tonight, Guadeloupe was set...

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