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· February, 2008

Stories about Israel from February, 2008

29 February 2008

Israel: Ashkelon is ‘on the map’

Following the recent missile attacks on Ashkelon, many worried bloggers react, describing their experiences with terror and fear, within this deteriorating situation that seems ever more hopeless. Gilad Lotan brings...

28 February 2008

Iran and Israel: foes forever or future friends?

The online video posted by the Century Foundation regarding the relations between Israel and Iran and the geopolitical forces that are behind this situation has several bloggers discussing their ideas...

22 February 2008

Egypt: Monopoly on Backwardness

Israel: Palestine and Kosovo

Middle East: Wishing Kosovo all the Best!

Bloggers and some politicians in the Middle East were quick to draw parallels between Kosovo's independence from Serbia and the Palestine Question. Following the news from the Balkans, here's a...

20 February 2008

Kosovo: Views from the Russophone Blogosphere

According to the Yandex Blogs portal, over 3,700 posts on Kosovo independence have appeared in the Russian-language blogosphere in the past three days. Some of these posts have received dozens,...

19 February 2008

Israel: Kosovo or Palestine, the Balkan is Here!

Kosovo has declared its independence. While the Israeli government has yet to announce its stance, several Hebrew bloggers have been reacting and comparing the political fatigue in the Balkans to...

15 February 2008

Lebanon: Queen Rania and Palestinians

Palestine: Celebrating Valentine's Day

The meanings of Valentine's Day, like love, are multi-faceted. This year had the Palestinian blogosphere thinking about making creative connections, communicating across borders and boundaries, meaningful expressions of love and...

13 February 2008

Israel: Cyber-Activists Promote Sderot

While it may not be the number one topic of conversation on the government's agenda, Israeli bloggers and netizens just can't seem to stop talking about the situation in Sderot....

Israel: Zionism in Question

11 February 2008

Israel: Two Sderot Kids Severely Injured by Hamas Missiles

Every day the Hebrew blog portal Israblog hosts a discussion on a new topic, called the hot topic. This encourages bloggers to take part in the conversation around a specific...

5 February 2008

Israel: One Wall Down, a New Reality in the Middle East

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians poured into the Egyptian side of Rafah as the wall on the Egypt-Gaza border was brought down by Hamas over a week ago. Egyptian attempts...

1 February 2008

Palestine: Rousing Speech

MENA: Let it Snow ..

After a lull in the weather, it's back to cold and snow in some parts of the Middle East and North Africa. This time, bloggers were better equipped and had...

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