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· August, 2006

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from August, 2006

24 August 2006

Iran: Electricity Shortage

23 August 2006

Iran: Cartoonist out of jail for 10 days

Iran: A Radio for Websites

Lebanon: One Week after the Cease Fire

Most Lebanese Blogs still reflect on the war and its aftermath. Some post photos of Lebanese trying to regain their lives and their efforts to fix that which was damaged....

22 August 2006

Palestine: Palestinians must be ready for November 3

Jordan: What's missing in our schools?

Syria: Syrian-Israeli peace talks

Saudi Arabia: The Terrible Crime

Lebanon: Pictures of environmental damage

Iran: Ahmadinejad's blog

This Week In Palestine: Black & Blue

One week after the Israeli army brutally attacked a weekly non-violent legal demonstration against the wall in the village of Bil’in, August 18th saw yet another black and blue protest....

Iran: Journalism's Problem

18 August 2006

Lebanon: Before and After the Cease Fire

Cease fire in the Israeli-Lebanese war officially began on Monday 14th August. Enteries in the Lebanese blogosphere were diverse starting from what went on during the last days of the...

Iran: Crackdown on satellite dishes

Iran: Jahanbegloo & Confession

Ahmadinejad's blog and Fidel Castro

According to the BBC, the launch of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s blog was reported on state TV, which urged users to send in messages to the president. Several magazines and...

16 August 2006

Kurdistance: Three Week Update

After a brief hiatus, I'm back and clicking away…three weeks have passed and we have a lot to cover…. At the end of July it was announced that Bayan Sami...

Ukraine: Former Citizen Leads Israel Peace Movement