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· August, 2008

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from August, 2008

Egypt: Respecting Traffic Lights

What does people's attitudes towards crossing the road have to do with where their country stands in the world? Egyptian blogger Egyptian in the USA brings us the answer in...

Libya: The Ramadan Special

Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, begins in all parts of the Islamic world. Depending on where you are located, it could have either started, will start tomorrow or...

Turkey: Questions on Their Nuclear Program

Egypt: A protest for Turkish TV series Nour

Northern Cyprus: Similarities with Georgia?

Egypt: Olympics Investigation

Egypt: Orange Ambulances

Iraq: Fascination for Language

Libya: Rain and Sewers

Iran: Muslim Bloggers and election

Iran: Watch an old commercial

Saudi Arabia: Independent women

While there are no doubt restrictions for women living in Saudi Arabia, they do not necessarily match the oppressive image that many foreigners have of the country. In this post...

Armenia: Opposition Truce

Iraq: “Egyptians Recruited to Iraq”

Iraq: Selling Fuel in Baghdad

Bahrain: Bogus Degrees

Jordan: Variety Show

Tunisia: Eleven Minutes

Dubai: Nugget full of Bone

Bahrain: The high cost of Ramadan

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