Stories about Middle East & North Africa from July, 2007
Jordanian Natasha Tynes is having difficulties understanding why a Jordanian court halved the sentence of a man accused of murdering his own daughter.
Financy sums up marriage trends in Kuwait in the following post.
Palestinian blogger Ramzi breaks his silence to give us an overall view of politics in the Middle East here.
Palestinian Haitham Sabbah links to an Arabic video which posts lessons in Palestinian history 101.
Rampurple, who lives in Kuwait, writes a detailed description of her trip to Jordan.
Lebanese Jamal Ghosn admits he has only travelled to Damascus five times in his life.
Lebanese Maze, who lives in Kuwait, travelled to Jordan and shows us how people party in summer.
Egyptian blogger Ahmed Saad Domah has vanished, according to the Blogger's Observatory, which has been set up to monitor the arrests and harassments bloggers and online writers in the Arab World face.
Global Voices in Persian finally takes off officially. It started its first baby steps in June and a few of its translations have already been republished on a few sites including a very popular one, Gooya.com and the Iranian Digg,Balatarin. On good days we get around 350 hits and 250...
A number of female Arab singers have been banned from singing in Syria - to put a limit to moral corruption. In another development, Arabs seem to be targeted at airports around the world, even in their own homes, where they are being treated like terrorists. These are just two of the conversations taking place in Arabic blogs this week.
The US is to increase its military aid to Israel, writes Haitham Sabbah, who urges his American readers to protest the move with their Congressmen.
An Israeli wine tasting festival is being held at the Israel Museum, reports blogger Avi.
Iraq's national football team won the Asian Cup, an event which brought joy to Iraqis at home and around the world. Sufferings, death, sectarian divisions and repercussions against Iraqis celebrating abroad were also captured in the reactions rounded up by Salam Adil from the Iraqi blogosphere.
Child refugees in Iraq are desperate in Syria, reports Alive in Baghdad.
Mohammad Ali Abtahi says that the important and hidden meaning of Harry Potter is not in its magical events. The most important point in this historical event is that it is possible to convey a message to the world.
Bahraini bloggers are meeting on Thursday, writes Mahmood Al Yousif.
Iraq and Libertarianism is the subject of Algerian blogger Nouri‘s latest post.
William Beeman,Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota,says face-to-face talks between Iran and the United States have a good chance of success if the Bush administration knows how to handle their part of the exchange.Some denizens of Washington are under the mistaken impression that the Americans can dictate the...
Irane Emrouz has published a photo where we can see a couple of “advertisements” about selling kidneys in Iran.It seems poverty push many people to offer their kidneys to get money.
Jordanian Hareega has been transfered to the sexually transmitted diseases clinic – as a doctor- and has spilled some beans here. Hareega works in the US.
Mideast Youth has launched it own radio station, according to Bahraini Esra'a here.