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· August, 2006

Stories about Israel from August, 2006

Russian-Language Blogs: Miscellanea (3)

Israeli blogger pilka writes (RUS) about a surreal experience of eating next to three clowns at a hospital in the wartime Haifa: […] I had breakfast with clowns today. I...

Global Food Blog Report #29

#1: Maika's Blog on Haitian Food: "Griot" (pronounced: greee-yo ) a popular Haitian original.  Which is fried pork shoulder accompanied with a spicy hot as habanero cole slaw like condiment...

Palestine: Palestinians must be ready for November 3

In preparation for the mid-term congressional elections in the US on November 2, a wise Palestinian strategy would be to remove all possible contentious issues that can be used as...

Ukraine: Former Citizen Leads Israel Peace Movement

Sean's Russia Blog writes about Jana Kanapova, who emigrated from Ukraine 11 years ago and, together with Khulud Badawi, an Arab-Israeli from Haifa, is involved in the Women's Peace Coalition...

Israel: Assessment at 08:00

Will the ceasefire hold? Maybe, maybe not, but the more meaningful question is whether the other clauses in the latest UN Security Council Resolution 1701 will be implemented, David Lisbona...

Israel: Embarrassed!

Batya is embarrassed. “It's bad enough that I know that the government is setting us up for disaster, but now I'm getting emails from people who are reporting that American...

Israel: War Over – Lies Exposed

War is over. Olmert made his victory speech. Time to check what Olmert promissed few days into the war. Check it out from Sharvul!

Iran: Ahmadinejad is Blogging!

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian President has started his own blog in four languages. In his first post he talks about his life. On his blog the following question is asked: Do...

The Week That Was in Bahrain

Bahrain's Internet scene witnessed what could be described this week as ‘no step forward and 10 steps backwards!’ On Monday, newspapers reported that the Kingdom would ban Google Earth. ‘(T)he...

Breastfeeding Day and Indonesian Minister Blog on Middle-East Conflict

When citizen journalists or ‘ordinary’ bloggers are making political statements on current Middle East conflicts between Israel and Lebanon, they are usually talking with their hearts. They write whatever they...

Israel: Face to Face

Well, face to face it is, and the question before all of us, particularly government and military leaders, is whether reserve forces, who only a few days before were sitting...

Children on BBC talks about Israeli-Lebanese Conflict

The BBC World Service program World Have Your Say has turned itself over to children who have experienced the Israeli-Lebanese conflict. The show has live blogged the episode.

Israel: The big offensive

It's clearly begun. The big offensive. Channel 2 news just did its midnight update. The defense correspondent was reporting live from Metulla on the northern border… He did say, though,...

Poland: Israel's Best Friend

The beatroot writes about Poland's attempts to look like “Israel's best friend in Europe.”

Cuba, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel: Cuba and the Middle East

Blog for Cuba examines what it terms “Cuba's state sanctioned anti-Semitism,” via analyses of headlines from the Cuban news daily, Granma, expressing support for Hezbollah and Hamas, and of the...

Palestine: Rafah's Remains after “Summer Rains”

The military withdrew from Rafah yesterday, early morning and returned yesterday night and are now present at the airport and the outskirts of Rafah. The destruction that they have left...

Morocco: Moroccan Jews accuse Peretz as war criminal

Three Moroccan Jews in have asked a Moroccan court to charge Israel’s defense minister with war crimes. The three Jews, all known as leading leftists in Morocco, said Amir Peretz,...

Israel: Fleeing toward Jerusalem

During the last intifada, those of us in Jerusalem had the dubious “honor” of being in the middle of the conflict. Buses and cafes were blowing up, and Israelis in...

Palestine: A Cultural Boycott of Israel

Palestinian filmmakers, artists and cultural workers are leading a call for a cultural boycott of Israel. In light of the recent escalation of Israeli attacks against Lebanon and the Palestinians...

The week that was in Bahrain

After almost a month of continuous bombing, most of Bahrain's bloggers have strayed away from covering Lebanon and Palestine and turned their attention to home affairs – except for Sabbah,...

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