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· February, 2006

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from February, 2006

22 February 2006

Iraq: Samarra Shrine Destroyed

Arabic Blogs Dreams

The following is an abbreviated translation from some of the Arabic-language blogsphere. Some disappointment in blogging and Arab blogsphere is floating around. Here, Tarik Abu Ziad from Jordan writes; Running...

Iran: Football & Women

21 February 2006

Non Violence, Conservatism & Human Rights

Fanousian , a collective blog, has done an interview with Dr. Brian Martin writer in nonviolence, and associate professor in Science, Technology and Society at the University of Wollongong. This...

20 February 2006

Bahrain: another eventful week in review

an eventful week in Bahrain.. but we've ALMOST moved away from "the cartoons"...

19 February 2006

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

“No Comment” caricature by Wael Attili The Jordanian blogosphere is discussing more traditional aspects relating to our culture and language this week. Khalidah writes about Jordanian traditions when it comes...

16 February 2006

Bahrain: When my People ban the Valentine

Iran: Valentine & a Joke

Palestine: Ali Suliman in the Hot Zone

Egypt: Cannot Meet Democracy Promises

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

Like the rest of the world, the infamous Danish cartoons was one of the main topics discussed in the Saudi blogosphere during the past two weeks. Abu-Joori believes that boycotting...

Iran: Bloggers back Fired Professor

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Love is in the air this week and even hardened Iraqi bloggers go mushy at the knees on Valentines day. The cartoon controversy has been brewing with more thoughtful comments...

On Valentine's Day, Supermale Interviews African Men on Infidelity

15 February 2006

Kurdistance:

Hello everyone! I'm finally back -and married. The winner of the “GV Kurdish Post Title” contest was Metin from Talk Turkey, and I particularily enjoy the irony that it was...

Valentine and the U2 in the Moroccan blogs

No political posts in the Moroccan blogosphere last week, or at least very rare. It seems the Moroccan bloggers opted for lighter subjects, in order to mark a pause, after...

Ganji, Revolution & Cartoons

Nima Milanian in Iranian Truth, a group blog, writes about Akbar Ganji, jailed journalist, Blogger reminds us Ganji's solitary confinement and says: “Five months in solitary confinement. There is a...

Iran: Word “Lovers “Filtered!