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· February, 2007

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from February, 2007

27 February 2007

Algeria: Arabic Threatened in Qatar?

Egypt: Has Sadawi Escaped?

Egypt: Kareem Case Appeal Date Set

Saudi Arabia: The Birth of a New Blogger

Saudi Arabia: Government Cracking Down on Bloggers, New Saudi Ambassador to US, and More

A Press frenzy over Saudi school curriculums, a govermental campaign targeting a number of male Saudi bloggers, Anna Nicole Smith, Kareem Amer, forced divorces, a new government program to fight...

Turkey is Typing….Food and Music

I'm reaching in a different direction this week. Let's talk Turkish food and music. Zen in the Kitchen talks about the simple pleasures in eating bread with fresh olive oil....

Tunisphere: How to blog about politics without being censored?

Tunisian bloggers seem to have found ways to talk about Tunisian politics while avoiding getting caught by the ATI (Tunisian agency of Internet) watchdogs in charge of denying access and...

26 February 2007

Saudi Arabia: Three French Nationals Killed

Oman: Nintendo DS Treat

Oman: International Shutdown Day

Palestine: 13th Anniversary of the Al Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre

Lebanon: Academia, Agriculture and Construction

Let us begin this week’s roundup of the Lebanese blogosphere with non–political posts. Let us start from a post about two Lebanese salads that are used as appetizers during meals:...

Syrian Blogsphere: Free Kareem, Towards a Democratic Syria, Arabism and More

The Syrian blogsphere reacted to the news about the sentencing of Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabil Sulaiman with disgust. Abu Kareem from Levantine Dreamhouse wrote… The language of the charges is...

Bahrain: Memoirs of a Prisoner

Lebanon's War, Again

Saudi Arabia: Book Fair

Saudi: Desert Trek

Saudi: Spring of Culture Festival in Bahrain

Saudi Arabia: DiCaprio Deserves An Oscar

Touring Libyan Blogs: Between history, hair, leadership, cleaning the floor and many more stories

Most of us have studied some history, many of us think we know history, but the majority of us are really ignorant about large parts of our own history. That...

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