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· August, 2005

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from August, 2005

28 August 2005

Arab Blogging Revolution?

Occasionally, I like to take a break from my blog, and sometimes from the internet as a whole. During my latest break from my blog, I found this website. It...

26 August 2005

Freedom of Speech News

According to Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF), and Human Rights Watch, here are the latest developments on threats to Freedom of Speech over the past week: Tunisia: Government bans new journalists’...

Palestine: Israeli Settlements

Qatar: Disengagement Propaganda

Egypt: 2-3 Million Egyptians In Iraq

Egypt: Egyptian presidential elections online polls

Maghreb Blog

A group of enthusiastic bloggers from the Maghreb world; that consists of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Mauritania; have launched a new project under the name of Maghreb Blog. This...

Blog Day 2005

Sometime in June of this year Israeli blogger Nir Ofir had a realization: the date 3108 (or August 31st) looks suspiciously like the word “Blog.” He had also become increasingly...

25 August 2005

The World Reacts to Robertson

In the global chatter about U.S. televangelist Pat Robertson‘s remarks calling for the assasination of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (for which he later apologized), there is much reflection on religious...

Egypt: Artists Protest

Egyptian, Bahraini and Iranian bloggers in the Christians Science monitor

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