· June, 2005

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from June, 2005

Wednesday Global Blog Roundup

  15 June 2005

We’re always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for our daily roundups, email us with the link and a short blurb about what it’s about! East Asia Doubleleaf has...

Tuesday Global Blogs Roundup

  14 June 2005

The Middle East Hoder reports that the mood at the headquarters of Iranian presidential candidate Moin is quite upbeat in the wake of recently-released polls. He also asks that his visit not be blogged about in Persian for safety reasons. More fallout from the recent Lebanese parliamentary elections: Beirut Spring...

Monday Global Blogs Roundup

  13 June 2005

We’re always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for our daily roundups, email us with the link and a short blurb about what it’s about! Lebanon The Lebanese blogosphere...

Hoder returns to Iran

  11 June 2005

Toronto-based Iranian blogger, Hossein Derakshan, aka Hoder has announced that he's returning to Iran next week, despite the possible risks. He writes: Despite the risks, I think this is the safest time for me to visit, because the regime is likely to behave more tolerantly right before the elections on...

Interview with Alaa Adb El Fateh in Cairo

  10 June 2005

Alaa Abd El Fateh is an Egyptian blogger, open source advocate and democracy activist. Along with his wife, Manal, he maintains “Manal and Alaa's Bit Bucket”, a site hosts their blogs and the blogs of several Egyptian free speech and pro-democracy organizations. They also maintain an Egyptian blog aggregator. Alaa...

Friday Global Blog Roundup

  10 June 2005

We're always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for our daily roundups, email us with the link and a short blurb about what it's about! Europe Loic Le Meur...

Thursday Global Blog Update

  9 June 2005

We're always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for our daily roundups, email us with the link and a short blurb about what it's about! Africa The Ethiopian capital...

Wednesday Global Blog Roundup

  8 June 2005

We're always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for our daily roundups, email us with the link and a short blurb about what it's about! Europe Mike Tyukanov, from...

Monday Global Blog Roundup

  7 June 2005

The Middle East The famous “should women drive in Saudi Arabia” debate gets a hearing at Crossroads Arabia. Verdict? Well, since women can drive everywhere else, what’s the big deal? The Syrian News Wire on the Hezbollah victory in the Lebanese elections: “This is proving to be an even more...

Friday Global Blog Roundup

  3 June 2005

East Asia Over at Big White Guy, Randall van der Woning writes about an expat Tiananmen protestor who climbed atop a giant TV screen in downtown Hong Kong and stripped off to reveal a Spider-Man costume. As Mr. van der Woning notes, activists are starting their June 4 protestors early...

Thursday Global Blog Roundup

  2 June 2005

Central Asia The Kyrgyzstan Kid attends the wake of a stranger in a small town in northern Kyrgyzstan. Registan.net comes in with two interesting stories: first, the US State Department has ordered Embassy families to evacuate Tashkent, and it looks like the Peace Corps may be evacuating soon, as well;...

Wednesday Global Blog Roundup

  1 June 2005

Central Asia and the Caucuses Nathan at Registan has photos from the Supreme Court building in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, where hundreds of people have stormed the structure to oust protesters who've occupied the building since April. (The protesters were demanding the ouster of all officials appointed by former president Akayev.) Afghan...

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