· August, 2007

Stories about Israel from August, 2007

Syria: Occupied Golan Heights Campaign

  16 August 2007

Golaniya posts a link to a new campaign for solidarity with Syrian prisoners in Israeli jails. With links to a complete list of known prisoners and their photos.

Jordan Bans Chicken Shawarma

  15 August 2007

The Jordanian blogosphere is mourning a ban on the sale of chicken Shawarma - chicken or beef, tossed salad and tahini - all rolled in delicious pita bread. In another warning, a Jordanian blogger is calling on Israel to keep its hands off Arab food.

Iran:Iran, Israel Contacts, Really?

  10 August 2007

Haji Kensigton writes in “Treacherous Alliance,” Trita Parsi,contends that shortly after Iran proposed a “grand bargain” to the United States four years ago, Tehran made a similar offer to Israel during an academic meeting in Athens.Parsi’s claim was called into question by some Iran experts.

Syria: Lebanese Border and Toilet Etiquette

  9 August 2007

Yazan Badran takes us on a tour of Syrian blogs where bloggers are discussing the worsening of conditions of Syrian workers and families at the Lebanese-Syrian border, calls for the return of the Golan Heights occupied by Israel to Syria, the Czech machine gun and toilet etiquette.

Israel: Blog Day on August 31

  2 August 2007

Ouriel Ohayon, from Israel, reminds us that Blog Day is on August 31. “On this day every blogger will post a recommendation of 5 new blogs. This way, all blog readers will find themselves leaping around and discovering new, previously unknown blogs.”

Israel: Child Slaves

  2 August 2007

Yudit from Israel writes about child slavery in the country here. “Who are those children? Whose children are they?” asks the blogger.

Israel: Sudanese Refugees – like Darfur, as Auschwitz

  1 August 2007

Over the past several months, a growing number of Sudanese refugees have been crossing into Israeli territory through the Egyptian desert. The Israeli government has reacted by placing many in detention camps, and is currently considering their fate. Israeli bloggers are questioning their government's actions, comparing the situation to that...

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