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· June, 2008

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from June, 2008

Israel: Sarkozy Security Scare at Airport

As French President Nicholas Sarkozy departed Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport, shots rang out. A quick assessment revealed that one of the Israeli members of Sarkozy's security detail had turned his weapon...

Kuwait: Video Games, Newspapers and Female Bloggers

Who should regulate the video gaming scene in Kuwait? This and many other questions are on the minds of Kuwaiti bloggers in this round up. Forzaq8 speaks of laws dealing...

Palestine: Visiting Arafat's Tomb

Israel: No Nuts for You!

Omani Blogger Passes Away

Omani E-Transactions Law Issued

Palestine: She Shoots, She Scores

Muna Nawajaa has scored a victory for social justice. Using a camera given to her by B'Tselem's Shooting Back project, Palestinian Nawajaa recorded the masked beating of members of her...

Morocco: Shutting down Al Jazeera?

After a clash between protestors and police in Sidi Ifni lead to injuries and possible deaths, Al Jazeera issued a report at a news conference held by the Moroccan Human...

Israel: Drinking Tap Water Good For Your Health

Israel: Broken Truce Angers Israelis

Six days after Israeli and Palestinian forces brokered a ceasefire agreement, four kassam rockets fired from Gaza blasted the Western Negev. Islamic Jihad claimed credit for the attack, while Hamas,...

No More Highschool For Omani Blogger

Jordan: Internet Cafes

Saudi Arabia: Flying to Cooler Climes

Morocco: Amazigh Festival Planned

Bahrain:Blocking Sites

Kuwait: White Umbrella Demonstration

Jordan: Noting Changes

Egypt: Kareem's 600th Day in Prison

Kuwait:The Incredible Hulk

Saudi Arabia: Muslim Brotherhood

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