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· May, 2006

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from May, 2006

24 May 2006

Kurdistance: What's Montenegro Got to Do With It?

And yes, there was the Tina Turner song “What's love got to do with it?” floating in my head in the background when I wrote that title. While the world...

Saudi Arabia: Saudi-American Media

United Arab Emirates: Car accidents in Dubai

Iraq: New Oil Policy

Palestine: Land Grab

Iran: Licence for Blogs?

Iran: Riots in Tehran University

China: Hi-tech weapons trade

The Global Voices Show #1

Global Voices is pleased to announce the first of our new magazine-style podcasts, which aim to do for online audio what the Global Voices web site does for text blogs...

23 May 2006

Cartoon, Insecurity & Media

According to news Iran's government has suspended a state-controlled newspaper after it published a cartoon that provoked riots among the country's minority Azeri community. The cartoon shows that a cockroach...

Arabisc: Update on Detained Egyptian Bloggers

The following is an abbreviated translation from some of the Egyptian Arabic-language blogsphere. It's been more than two weeks since the detention of Alaa along with many other bloggers and...

Edible Blog Report

#1: A food blogger's reunion in Pistoia, Italy: Kishko and Lucullian Delights tell the story in their blogs. The photos are stunning. It makes me want to go there! Then...

Iran: Leader's Advisor is Blogging

African Music #9

There is nothing like a local library that truly caters for the community. Wandering around my local library I came across a CD “Africa Remix (Ah Freak Iya)” and the...

22 May 2006

Jordan: Al Qaeda Member caught by Jordanians at Iraq

United Arab Emirates: Eye on Dubai

Lebanon: Flags Raised

Syrian Blogsphere in a Week

This week the Syrian blogsphere was mostly busy discussing the latest developments in Syria. Last week the Syrian security forces initiated the largest crackdown on opposition figures and dissidents since...

Iran: Women Pilots

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