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· July, 2005

Stories from Quick Reads from July, 2005

India: Cricket Match

India: Cricket Match

Pakistan: Wrestling

Pakistan: Wrestling

Bangladesh: British Prisons

Bangladesh: British Prisons

Sri Lanka: Dynasty politics

Sri Lanka: Dynasty politics

USA: Blogger punished for his political remarks over Iraq

A blogger named Leonard A. Clark, An Arizona National Guardsmen, was punished for his criticism over Iraqi War. He was charged with violating operational security and 11 counts of disobeying...

Saudi Arabia: The Huge Princely Gift

Saudi Jeans comments on the huge gift given to the Louvre by Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal.

Lebanon: Bad Apples, Good Oranges

Beiruit Spring on Lebanese attitudes towards their brothers (and sisters) in their armed forces.

Iran: not quite the caricature it is presented as

Brooding Persian, distressed by the execution of two young men for being homosexual, tries to explain that Iran isn't as simple and as caricatured as it sometimes seems.

Iraq: Started to worry ..

A mother of three writes about the difficulties of trying to raise her children in Iraq.

South Korea: Gotta love those Stalinists

The Marmot's Hole passes along a report that a South Korean academic is arguing the Korean War should be regarded as a “war for the great cause of unification”.

India: Decline of Times of India

India: Decline of Times of India

Nepal: Demonstration Photos

Nepal: Demonstration Photos

Bangladesh: Terrorism

Bangladesh: Terrorism

Sri Lanka: Electricity for Tsunami Hit community

Sri Lanka: Electricity for Tsunami Hit community

Spain: Leaking leakers

Barcepundit reports that Spain has its own leak scandal about embarrassing information that government doesn't want released.

Malaysia: Malaysian Bloggers on IRC

Brand New Malaysian passes on word that there's now a dedicated IRC channel for Malaysian bloggers.

Jordan: Can Jordan be the bridge-blog nation?

Jordanian blogger Ahmad Humeid asks can Jordan be the bridge-blog nation?

Iraq: It's time to call them (OUTSIDERS)

The Iraq blog A Free Writer suggests that the term ‘extremist’ be retired in favor of “outsiders”.

Iraq: Are We Going To Let Them Win?

Iraq the Model asks: “Did Syria and Iran win in their indirect war on Iraq?”

Egypt: Protests against Mubarak nomination

The Arabist Network reports that a large protest against the Mubarak nomination is scheduled for Saturday night.

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