Stories about Middle East & North Africa from November, 2007
The Islamic Army has issued a statement denouncing the Annapolis Peace Summit. Ladybird from Iraq posts the communique here.
Egyptian blogger Zeinobis lists some of the sites blocked in Syria – which include Amazon, hotmail, Skype, blogger and Facebook.
“For those of you who dislike the two state solution, perhaps consider that it's a lot better than the one state solution which appears to be the only alternative,” writes...
Jordanian Ohoud is lost for words after reading that an Israeli has opened four shops in Dubai.
Two years of hard work are finally paying off for Jordanian Laith, whose film will be shown in the Sundance Festival.
“The Egyptian newspaper in the last two weeks has nothing to speak about except the wedding of the year Ahmed Ezz and Shahinaz El-Nagger in a very stupid way,” explains...
Bahraini blogger Esra'a writes about the narrowing digital divide in the Arab world here.
Ray Hanania performs at the Off the Wall Comedy Club in Palestine and Israel and writes about his experience here.
Is Bush Mr Palestine? Egyptian blogger D B Shobrawy has a different stance.
Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas, whose YouTube account has recently been suspended, suffers a new blow (Ar) – this time from Yahoo – which has since disabled his Yahoo email account.
Egyptian bloggers this week rejoice over the imprisonment of corrupt police officers, who tortured a carpenter to death. The celebration is all the more special, following the sentencing of men...
The Middle East Question has grabbed the international headlines for more than half a century. It is now the turn of the region's netizens to vent off and add their...
The Annapolis Conference, held on November 27, 2007 at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, ended with the issuing of a joint statement from all parties. Over the...
Heard about the teddy bear scandal? The Arabist, from Egypt, has more.
Egyptian blogger D B Shobrawy is back .. and this is the reason for his break.
“Interesting interview with the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood leader, suggesting Syria would abandon Iran alliance if the regime fell,” notes The Arabist, which links to the interview here.
Cultural Guerrillas? Bint Battuta, who is based in Bahrain, explains some more.