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· May, 2007

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from May, 2007

Arabeyes: Short Skirts Looked Down at in Tunisia

From a conversation about her friend Fatima, Tunisian blogger Maheva takes us deep into an argument about education, freedom of choice and personal preferences. Click to read the full translation.

Palestine: The 1967 War

Israel: Underground Sderot

Lebanon: It's Getting Hot in Here

Morocco: Bono in Fez

Interview with Caroline Nellemann, Danish Researcher of Iranian Blogs

Danish researcher Caroline Nellemann has done her Master's thesis on Iranian blogs and was involved for three months with the Berkman Center for Internet and Society in Harvard. In order...

Jordan: Who to Trust?

Morocco: Punish YouTube Blockers

Saudi: Saudi Jeans Birthday

Kuwait: Paris Hilton Lingerie

Israel: Kuwaiti Weekend

Iraq: Diyala Update

Bahrain: Electricity Shortages

Egyptian Blogger Monem to Be Freed

Jailed Egyptian blogger Abdulmonem Mahmood is being released on Saturday - but Egyptian bloggers are holding their breath and are full of apprehension on their future in a country which...

Lebanon: Questioning Amnesty for Islamic Militants

Touring Libyan Blogs: Tony Blair, Watermelons, Shock and Awe and a Really Hot Summer

Extreme security measures, the relationship between bloggers and watermelons, shock and awe tactics and what happens to you when the weather reaches 49 degree Celsius are just some of the...

Syria: A Letter from a Syrian Worker in Lebanon

Egypt: Monem will be freed and Amr Gharbeia interrogated

Syria: Assad for a second term with the “approval” of 97.68%

Jordan: Sheehan Quits

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