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· January, 2007

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from January, 2007

Iraq: Another Terrifying Day

Iraq: Massacare in Najaf

Israeli Ambassador to Egypt ‘Can't Stand Security Measures’

Egypt: January Bookfair

Egypt: New head for Kifaya Movement

Egypt: The History of Nimrod

Bahrain Jails Political Activists

Bahrain: Musical Differences?

Syria May Abolish Capital Punishment

Kurdistance: The Kirkuk Referendum

While the Kirkuk Referendum isn't expected to take place until December 2007, it is creating waves within Kurdistan, Iraq and their neighbors. Why the flurry of activity now? The Iraq...

Iranian Bloggers Talk About Their Prison Experience

Many people for political reasons have been sent to prison in Iran. A few of those former prisoners shared their stories in books, through painting or in their blogs. Some...

Ethiopia: Gaddafi won the prize

China: Out of Libya

It‘s [zh] since been disabled, but there was one especially eye-catching post on Tianya, one of China's most widely-read bbs forum sites last month. ‘Save us!’ it read. ‘We've been...

Morocco: War between Village Women!

Morocco: Too Many Policemen at Airport

UAE: Interrogation Stories at US Border Anyone?

Dubai: Seebee Finds Nuns’ Behaviour Hilarious!

Palestine: Anti-Semites Increasing in Europe

UAE: Looking for Picture Purrfect Cats?

Arabisc: Egyptian Bloggers Tie the Knot

Like in Egyptian movies, there is a thin line between imagination and reality in Egypt, where two politically active bloggers get close to each other at an anti-government rally, then...

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