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· September, 2007

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from September, 2007

30 September 2007

Oman: Rent Law and Life in Muscat

Oman's bloggers are ranting about increasing rent and driving in Ramadan in this round up of Omani blogs. Also, how was life before the opening of mega malls and are...

Morocco: Berbers can be blonde

Major media outlets and bloggers went into a frenzy a few days ago when a blurry photograph taken by a Spanish tourist in Morocco's Rif mountain region showed a small...

29 September 2007

Iran:3000 Hungry Workers

Bahrain: Halfway There!

From Bahrain this week: a mid-Ramadan celebration, great happiness to be at university, a description of some dating practices, and a packet of rice that just doesn't make sense!

Iran:A video about Transsexuality

Iran: Ahmadinejad's Speech at Columbia University

Iranian President,Mahmoud Ahmadineajd’s speech at Columbia University in New York and university president Lee C. Bollinger’s criticism and tough words during his introduction remarks on Monday 24 September have become...

28 September 2007

Arabeyes: Meet Maryanne Stroud Gabbani

Egypt-based blogger Maryanne Stroud Gabbani started blogging in 2003 at the age of 54, after becoming frustrated with trying to answer people individually regarding how it was that she was...

Egypt: Ramadan Musings

It's fair to say the month of Ramadan provides a unique experience for all parties involved, the fasting followed by excessive eating, the excessive eating followed by excessive partying and...

Kuwait: 1,000 Women in Swimsuits

Jordan: Help the Needy

Palestine: Digital Resistance

Iran Invites Bush to Speak

Egypt: Muslim World Journal of Human Rights

Palestine: Bathroom Application?

Bahrain: Corruption Index

Morocco: Bread Protests

Saudi Arabia: Bullied to become a Good Muslim

Bahrain: Interview with DJ FawazO

Bahrain: A President Visits

Egypt: Newspaper Strike on October 7

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