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· May, 2006

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from May, 2006

31 May 2006

Lebanon: Looming Clash

Iraq: Incomplete cabinet

Palestine: Free Hait Cut

Egypt: Hunger Strike Escalates

Kurdistance: NGO Project Update

Ok, so maybe the title of today's post is a little bit of a misnomer, but our commentators today all mention NGO projects…and I'll give you some extra links to...

Jailed Cartoonist, Riots in Universities & Anniversary of a Victory

Last week Global Voices reported about the cartoon affair and unrest in Azeri community. This affair goes on and Mana Neyestani, the cartoonist who drew this cartoon, and his editor,...

Iran: Student Leaders in Jail

Iran: An office to support religious blogs

Iran: Burning Banks!

29 May 2006

Jordan: Unemployment

Tunisia: Cactus customs

Syria: Six years in power

Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

The Tunisian blogosphere has been buzzing as usual with a bunch of different topics, ranging from the serious to the light, and the following is a snapshot of some of...

27 May 2006

Turkey is Typing….

It has been a busy week, news wise in Turkey, the continuing dialouge about the Islamic fundamentalist who killed a Turkish judge (reported on GV last week) and the fire...

26 May 2006

Iran: Free Mana Blog!

Arabisc: Arabic Bloggers Ken

From Egypt… Malek who was scheduled to be free few days ago is now officially free. He just made his first post, titled: Free Morning. Malek writes: الحمدلله تم الافراج...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

There is a new government and this historic event has raised more than a ripple in the Iraqi blogs, but, actually, not much more than that. And in this week...

Iran: Syriana in Iran!

Iran: Bribing System

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