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· February, 2009

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from February, 2009

27 February 2009

GCC: Currency Dilemma for Arab Gulf Consumers

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) hopes to achieve a monetary union, with a common currency, by 2010. Bloggers from the region, which groups Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the...

Lebanon: Christopher Hitchens’ Beirut Scuffle Sparks Debate

Former leftist turned conservative writer Christopher Hitchens ran into trouble in Beirut last week when he attempted to deface a poster/memorial of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), a Hezbollah...

26 February 2009

Saudi Arabia: First Internet Crime Sentence Upheld

Morocco: Simply Delicious

This week, the talk in the blogoma seems to be about all things edible. Moroccan cuisine, widely considered one of the most complex and best in the world, is derived...

Criminal Minds: The Egyptian Sexual Offender's Profile

Will Facebook groups, anti-harassment T-shirts, posts, articles, bloggers, and activists put an end to sexual harassment in Egypt? Wandering Scarab does not think so!

Syrian Ambassador in Washington Lectures on Syrian-American Relations

Arab Bloggers Rally Against the Judaization of Jerusalem

As Israeli authorities evict Arab residents and demolish their houses in Jerusalem, Arab bloggers are set on not letting this pass unnoticed. Another blogger calls for designating a week to...

Egypt: 10,000 days of Mubarak

UAE: A great shame

Iraq: Predications and Politics

Syria: Violation of Terms of Service

Jordan: Low Quality Photo Essay

Jordan: The Unborn Banned in Cinemas

Iraq: A different Baghdad

Jordan: Oscar Predictions

Iraq: Blogger's Birthday and Closed School

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