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· January, 2008

Stories about Libya from January, 2008

MENA: Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr…It's Freezing

  27 January 2008

Brrrr... It's freezing in the Middle East is the message that has been popping up on blogs recently. Here's a round up of what some of the region's bloggers had to say about the cold spell, in the otherwise warm and sometimes explosive hotspot of the world.

Touring Libyan Blogs: broken hearts country

  24 January 2008

If I were superstitious, I would have said that the evil eye has hit the Libyan bloggers. A month before Valentine's Day, a larger than usual number has caught the heartbreak bug, and the bigger than life problems' caravan. It's a bullet train sweeping everything in its path, men and women being equally affected, writes Fozia Mohamed.

Libya: Theatre in Arabia

  17 January 2008

Although Arabs generally see the theatre as a recent import from Europe, different forms of performing arts, such as shadow plays, Sufi and Shia miracle plays, and the oral performances of poetry reciters and storytellers, have a long history in the region, writes Daniazad from Libya.

Touring Libyan Blogs: the price of fame

  7 January 2008

A storm is brewing in the Libyan blogosphere and legal system over the debut book of a lawyer-cum-author. Fozia Mohamed looks at what bloggers have to say about the book, its author and the motives behind it.

Arabeyes: Have a Spectacular New Year!

  3 January 2008

New Year's is the time to reflect on the past and make new resolutions for the future. What are bloggers from the Arab world saying as the world bids 2007 farewell and welcomes 2008?

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