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· June, 2010

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from June, 2010

29 June 2010

Egypt: Heat Blamed for Hurghada Oil Spill

Egypt: Unrest in North Sinai

Egypt: Allegations Against Khaled Said

Egypt: Faceook Group Against Torture

Lebanon: Facebook Group in Support of Gaza-bound Maryam

Bahrain: What Happened to the Mubtakar Terrorists?

Middle East: Goodbye Saramago

Bloggers across the Middle East mourned the death of Portuguese writer Jose Saramago. Tarek Amr rounds up their reactions.

Egypt: The Ministry of Interior Seeks Revenge

Egyptian activists have utilised citizen media to the fullest in exposing police torture and corruption. Marwa Rakha writes about their newest initiative and uncovers the case of an Egyptian activist...

Global: Statistics on Countries Participating in World Cup

Africa: Africa's old men

Lebanon: Letter to the President

28 June 2010

Morocco: The Henna Experience

Henna as an art form has existed for thousands of years. Peace Corps volunteer Emily recently experienced it firsthand in Morocco. Jillian C York takes us on Emily's journey.

Saudi Arabia: Maysoon Azzam is “not a robot”

25 June 2010

Algeria: Defeat by USA Brings the Country Back to Earth

Algerians went from hope to disillusion as their team lost to USA in additional time. Bloggers react to the end of the world cup journey for their country.

23 June 2010

Iran: Derakhshan's trial started

Iran: Mir-Hossein Mousavi Cartoon Upsets Greens

A leading Iranian cartoonist and blogger based in Canada, Nikahang Kowsar, posted a cartoon this month of opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi that has caused numerous reactions in Iranian citizen media....

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