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· July, 2008

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from July, 2008

29 July 2008

Arabeyes: Palestinians to Sudan

Syria: In The Economist

Egypt: A Man's Views on Sexual Harassment in Egypt

In a series of posts tackling sexual harassment in Egypt, Marwa Rakha sheds light on a male Egyptian blogger's interpretation of what is really happening on the ground. "The Sex...

Mourning a sexually harassed Egypt – Part 2

Reuters published survey on sexual harassment in Egypt is still stirring angry responses from Egyptian bloggers. Marwa Rakha sheds light on more reactions in this post.

Egypt Silences the Voice of Iran

Egyptian authorities shut down the Cairo office of an Iranian TV network over a film that justifies the killing of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat by Islamic militants. Marwa Rakha...

Arabeyes: Mourning Youssef Chahine

Tributes are pouring in from bloggers from around the Middle East and North Africa, mourning the death of renowned Egyptian film maker Youssef Chahine. Born in Alexandria in 1926, Chahine...

Armenia: Iranian Students

Egypt: Better Way to Die

Egypt: Activists released, then detained

Bahrain: Growing Pomegranates

Turkey: Disgusting Bombings

Turkey: First Gay Honour Killing Victim

Egypt: Radio 6 April Launched

Tunisia: $107 Billion Telecoms Industry

Jordan: Violence at Universities