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· July, 2007

Stories about Israel from July, 2007

Palestine: Power Games

Palestinian blogger Ramzi breaks his silence to give us an overall view of politics in the Middle East here.

Palestine: US to Increase Military Aid to Israel

The US is to increase its military aid to Israel, writes Haitham Sabbah, who urges his American readers to protest the move with their Congressmen.

Israel: Wine Tasting Festival

An Israeli wine tasting festival is being held at the Israel Museum, reports blogger Avi.

Israel: No Fun for Palestinian Children

Israeli Desert Peace mocks summer jobs available to Palestinian youngsters from Jenin.

Palestine: Hillary Apology?

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah suggests that Hillary Clinton apologises to the UN for the death of a peace-keeper in Lebanon, after approving the sale of cluster bombs to Israel.

Israel: New Textbook

Issandr El Amrani, who is based in Egypt, suggests that Israel is an apartheid state because its Arab citizens have separate schools and textbooks.

Israeli Security at a South African airport?

Walton Pantland is outraged that Israeli security police are operating in South Africa where they detained, interrogated and strip searched Xolile Nxu, the Vice-President of the South African Municipal Workers...

Egypt: Soccer Counters Terrorism, Blogger Helps Drug Addict, Blogging Egypt's History and More

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...

Israel: Land for Jews Only

Peter Jacob is discussing Israel's decision to sell lands to Jews only.

Israel: Harry Potter does not observe the Sabbath?

The synchronized worldwide launch of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, fell at 2:01 a.m. local time in Israel, during the Jewish Sabbath, when Israeli law requires most businesses to...

Palestine: Today's Ultimate Sin – Complacency?

"'It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.' The virtuous amongst us try to identify evil, and...

Iran:Remember July war in Lebanon

Varesin writes[Fa] about last year war between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon.The blogger says “the victory of Hezbollah proves that investing in Islamic groups can be very fruitful.”The blogger reminds...

Israel: Gazans Protest Border Closure

Desert Peace from Israel says the people of Gaza are rising against the closure of borders with Egypt.

Israel: Knesset Trouble

David Bogner from Israel comments on an incident in which a Justice Ministry attorney slapped a Member of Knesset.

Israel: the censorship bill unanimously approved

The censorship bill for internet porn and violence proposed by Amnon Cohen of the ultra-orthodox Shas party has been unanimously approved by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation and will be...

Israel: Super Maid Wanted

Yaeli from Israel is looking for a super maid to help clean up before her mother arrives on a visit.

Lebanon: What a Shame!

“It is a shame some people cannot make a distinction between politics and everyday life,” writes M from Lebanon in the wake of Israeli blogger and journalist Lisa Goldman visit...

Israel: A Spy in Lebanon

Israeli Lisa Goldman writes about her trip to Beirut and her coverage one year after the war with Israel and the reactions it received.

Israel: The Other Face of Bloggers

Allisonks from Israel shows us the other face of bloggers, who have more to their credits than just their blogs.

Israel: Petra Shame

Stephanie from Israel hangs her head in shame that she hasn't been to world wonder Petra, Jordan, yet.

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