Stories about Egypt from July, 2007
Egyptian blogger Ahmed Saad Domah has vanished, according to the Blogger's Observatory, which has been set up to monitor the arrests and harassments bloggers and online writers in the Arab World face.
A number of female Arab singers have been banned from singing in Syria - to put a limit to moral corruption. In another development, Arabs seem to be targeted at airports around the world, even in their own homes, where they are being treated like terrorists. These are just two of the conversations taking place in Arabic blogs this week.
Egyptian Baheyya writes about water shortages and the problems they cause in Giza, Egypt.
Instead of the usual political banter, this week's view into the Palestinian blogosphere will focus on women - join Jillian York for a glimpse into what female bloggers (or those blogging about females) are thinking.
Egyptian Zeinobia has a present for her Tunisian readers here.
In this week's round-up from Egypt there are so many intertwined stories. One blogger is asking: what is the relation between soccer and terrorism? We also have an interesting story by Isis, (Egypt-The Reality), who is helping a drug addict because of a blog post. Egypt-Napoleon's history is being profiled in a new blog and can a new fatwa (religious opinion) bring imprisoned Egyptian blogger Karim Amer back to life? There is also a follow up on the 11-year-old mother by Zeinobia.
Issandr El Amrani, who blogs from Egypt, tells us why one in three Lebanese wants to leave his county.
After harassing, questioning and detaining bloggers, the war on the Internet continues in Egypt, this time attacking where it hurts most - the pocket! This is how Egyptian bloggers react to the hike in prices, which will be introduced in September.
Zeinobia from Egypt talks about the July 23 Revolution, from her perspective here.
This week's Arabic translation has good and bad news. On the good side is a pioneering scheme by Jordan to publish draft laws online and give people the chance to comment on them before being passed as legislation while on the bad are stories about more censorship and arrests of student activists in Egypt.
D.B. Shobrawy, from Egypt, introduces us to Egypt's torture kit.
Desert Peace from Israel says the people of Gaza are rising against the closure of borders with Egypt.
Traffic, religion and 9/11 rumours are the topics of Elijah Zarwan‘s latest post.
A new possible heir to the Egyptian throne is due in seven months, writes Zeinobia.
Egypt: Another Letter from Imprisoned Blogger, Two bloggers Released, Co-blogging gets Popular and More
In this week's round-up from Egypt imprisoned blogger Karim Amer sends another letter from prison expressing his loneliness and feelings of injustice, the bloggers who were arrested this week were released, movies at the headquarters of Al-Ghad party, the phenomenon of co-blogging gets popular in Egypt and more.
Zeinobia from Egypt brings us the latest on a scheme to bomb her country's metro system.
Egyptian Zeinobia expresses her annoyance with sex pests and advertisements here.
Egyptian Ha Ana Za writes about the status of women in Egypt.
Egyptian Baheyya gives us an insight into protests in Egypt.
Serene from Lebanon brings us the story of Sobheiya, who lives in the Sinai desert.