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· May, 2007

Stories about Algeria from May, 2007

Algeria: More on the Pew Survey

Algerian blogger Nouri continues to discuss the Pew Survey on American Muslims. “Rather than posting a lengthy analysis of the entire survey, I will mention some of the interesting questions...

Algeria: Spot the Terrorist

Algerian blogger and journalist Slimane Boussoufa, who is based in London, UK, narrates to us his experiences crossing borders and how people look at him if he is carrying a...

Arabeyes: Unlicensed Bahrainis; Silent Algerians; Kidneyless Egyptians and More

What is banned and allowed in Bahrain? How did the government and politicians react to the low turn out at the Algerian elections last week? Why did an Egyptian man...

Algeria: Election Results

Algerian blogger Nouri updates us on the results of the Algerian elections here. “As would be expected, voter turn-out was low with only 6.6 million votes cast out of an...

Algeria: On Explosions and Elections

As Algerians head apathetically to the polls, in the sixth bout of elections held in the country since 1992, another attack rocks a major Algerian city; Constantine in the country's...

Algeria: Bad Translations

Algerian blogger and linguist Lameen Souag takes a look at bad translations. “The moral in all this for English-language media is clear: when some helpful organisation sends you a free...

Algeria: End of the World

Algerian blogger Nouri notes that the end of the world is near. “As a friend of mine put it: He thought the end of the world was coming, and he...

Algeria: The History of Arabs and the Early Superpowers

Algerian blogger Nouri gives us a lesson in history , with an interesting insight about the Ghassanid and Lakhmid Arab kingdoms/vassal states that once existed between the Byzantine and Sassanian...

The Tunisphere Reaches Out to the Maghreb

Tunisian blogger Big Trap Boy writes about the importance of integrating the Maghreb Union which is made up of North African countries and its benefits to all the population in...

Arabeyes: Muslim Evangelists; Somali Poets; Death on Amman's Roads and More

Today's round up of Arabic language blogs takes us to the United Arab Emirates, where a Muslim blogger gets an email from Africa urging him to embrace Islam and then...

Algeria: The Great Libyan Shia Plan

Qaddafi called recently for the creation of a neo-Fatimid empire in North Africa that would be “Arab and Shiite”, for “North Africa is Arab and Shi'ite,” reports Algerian blogger Nouri....

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