Stories from Quick Reads from June, 2007
Sasa from the The Syria News Wire reports that the .blogspot domain has been unblocked in Syria, after many months of blocking all blogs on Blogger.com from being accessible from...
Freekeyboard says[Fa] Blogger got filtered,The blogger adds it is very shameful that when people who are involved with filtering say we are just doing our job!
For A Democracy on the notion of Gross Domestic Happiness, and if the ones who are really happy are the Wanghchuks.
All Things Pakistan with a tragic story from 1922 as a train carried prisoners to Attock Fort.
Libyan blogger Highlander announces her come back after being AWOL for a while. She also gives us a few sneak previews of what was happening on her blogosphere.
Lebanese Failasoof announces that civil marriages are the way forward in Lebanon.
Eman, from Tunisia, lashes out at the telecom services in her country after her land line has been dead for two months.
“In a world where everything happens faster, are we as a species focused more on short term success than long term success?” KnowProSE.com explores the question.
Collectif-Haiti-de-Provence writes about Haitian president Rene Preval's decision to compensate workers (Fr) who were illegally laid off from the state-owned telecom, Teleco Haiti. The government plans on privatizing Teleco, a...
Mohmmad Ali Abtahi,blogger and former vice president criticised both Queen Elizabeth and Islamists for attributing titles to Salman Rushdie and Osama Bin Laden. The Queen made Salman Rushdie a Knight...
Sampath's Mindspace has had it with pavements being used by everyone by pedestrians.
Khadija Teri from Libya tells us about her day of confrontations – and how she stood up for her rights.
Lebanese Laila Abu Saba shares her research on St George in this post.
Kuwaiti women are showing off their best shoes in these links – here, here and here.
Palestinian Haitham Sabbah posts videos produced and published by B’tselem (The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories) showing the misery Palestinians undergo.
Or Does it Explode links to an article by Tunisian writer Kamel Labidi, who “surveys the state of journalism in the Arab world and offers a less-than-optimistic assessment.”