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· July, 2007

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from July, 2007

Jordan: Light Sentence for Murderer

Jordanian Natasha Tynes is having difficulties understanding why a Jordanian court halved the sentence of a man accused of murdering his own daughter.

Kuwait: Marriage Trends

Financy sums up marriage trends in Kuwait in the following post.

Palestine: Power Games

Palestinian blogger Ramzi breaks his silence to give us an overall view of politics in the Middle East here.

Palestine: History Lesson

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah links to an Arabic video which posts lessons in Palestinian history 101.

Kuwait: Visiting Jordan

Rampurple, who lives in Kuwait, writes a detailed description of her trip to Jordan.

Lebanon: Visiting Syria

Lebanese Jamal Ghosn admits he has only travelled to Damascus five times in his life.

Kuwait: Summer Party

Lebanese Maze, who lives in Kuwait, travelled to Jordan and shows us how people party in summer.

Arabeyes: Muslim Brotherhood Egyptian Blogger Vanishes

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...

Global Voices in Persian Takes off

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...

Arabeyes: Singers Banned in Syria and Terrorist Arabs at All Airports

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...

Palestine: US to Increase Military Aid to Israel

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.

Israel: Wine Tasting Festival

An Israeli wine tasting festival is being held at the Israel Museum, reports blogger Avi.

Iraq: WE WOOOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!

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...

Iraq: Iraqi Child Refugees in Syria

Child refugees in Iraq are desperate in Syria, reports Alive in Baghdad.

Iran:The hidden meaning of Harry Potter

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...

Bahrain: Bloggers Meeting

Bahraini bloggers are meeting on Thursday, writes Mahmood Al Yousif.

Algeria: Iraq's Libertarianism

Iraq and Libertarianism is the subject of Algerian blogger Nouri‘s latest post.

Iran:How To Talk The Talk With Iran

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...

Iran:Selling a Kidney

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...

Jordan: Sexual Diseases

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.

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Dahlia Kholaif is the editor for the Middle East & North Africa. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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