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· August, 2006

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from August, 2006

Egypt: 300 Egyptians who seek asylum in the Czech Republic

Syria: Peaceful Change Forum

Morocco: Moroccan pilots’ wives fund terror cell

United Arab Emirates: Tips to navigate through Dubai Traffic Jams

Iran: Jahanbegloo free on bail

Iran: Playing Pink Panther with Azeri instruments

Kurdistance…

The most horrible of things has just happened to me….my RSS feed for the Kurdish blogs, well for lack of a better term..hiccupped…and all of my feeds are gone. So...

Iranian Women's campaign demands changes to discriminatory laws

Iranian women continue their struggle for equal rights beyond all governmental obstacles. A few days ago, a group of tireless Iranian women activists launched another campaign against discrimination entitled “One...

Iran: Broken Promises & Satellite Dishes

Iran: Rising housing prices & confused authorities

Iran: Student activist arrested

Russian-Language Blogs: Miscellanea (3)

Israeli blogger pilka writes (RUS) about a surreal experience of eating next to three clowns at a hospital in the wartime Haifa: […] I had breakfast with clowns today. I...

Iran: Unofficial media

Lebanon: Blogging Back to Normality

This week the Lebanese blogosphere witnessed a sluggish move away from posts about destruction and death caused by the war to posts that reflect patriotic passions, politics and personal accounts....

Global Food Blog Report #29

#1: Maika's Blog on Haitian Food: "Griot" (pronounced: greee-yo ) a popular Haitian original.  Which is fried pork shoulder accompanied with a spicy hot as habanero cole slaw like condiment...

Iran: Iranian second- rate citizens & Lebanon

Iraq: Wearing t-shirt with Arabic script, in America, means you are a suspected terrorist

Iran: Nuclear Crisis, Broken Satellite Dishes & Jailed Students

According to the media, Iran has delivered its formal response to the demand by world powers that it suspend uranium enrichment in exchange for a package of incentives. World media...

Iran: Firing journalists

Iran: One day salary for Lebanon!

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