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· December, 2007

Stories about Israel from December, 2007

31 December 2007

Arabeyes: Sad for Bhutto

News of the murder of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was received with shock across the Middle East. Bloggers reacted in awe, shock, anger and submission to the hopelessness...

28 December 2007

Israel: Journalists Face Possible Jail Time for Visits to Enemy States

Three Israeli journalists who visited Lebanon and Syria are facing possible jail time for visiting nations that the government terms “enemy states.” Lisa Goldman, Ron Ben-Yishai, and Tsur Shezaf have...

17 December 2007

Lebanon: Who Killed Francois Hajj and Why?

Lebanon grabs the international headlines again, with another assassination. Who was killed and why? Who is blaming whom and what have the region's bloggers got to say.

13 December 2007

Israel: Rockets Hit Sderot, Flame the Israeli Blogosphere

The tiny Israeli town of Sderot, minutes away from Gaza, was just hit by 20 Qassam rockets. It's mayor also resigned and bloggers are fuming. Maya Norton brings us the...

Israel: Teacher's Strike Over

An agreement between the teachers union and the Ministry of Finance was signed just a mere 15 minutes before the Israeli Labor Court's restraining order was activated, in what has...

6 December 2007

Israel: Hanukkah, festival of light and cultural wars

Hanukkah an all-time favorite Jewish holiday, has interesting historical value dealing with issues relevant to Israeli culture and sense of identity. Hanukkah commemorates the victory of the ancient Israelites over...

2 December 2007

Israel: Jony Jerusalem, AIDS activist

Jony Jerusalem is the online name of an AIDS activist in Israel. He lives in Jerusalem and has been an HIV carrier for the past five and a half years....

1 December 2007

Egypt: Feelings of a nation

With the world's sight focused on Annapolis, Egyptian students have another battle with the Israeli and American Ambassadors at home. Eman Abd Al Rahman translates from Arabic.

Egypt: Annapolis Adieu

"Annapolis, Annapolis, this name is haunting me everywhere I go - in newspapers and blogs and on TV. For me, Annapolis seems to be a Greek city near The Acropolis,...