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· August, 2008

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from August, 2008

27 August 2008

Morocco: Daylight Savings Fail

Morocco: Tanjia, a Marrakshi Specialty

Saudi Arabia: The history of salons

Saudi Arabia: Criticism for the sake of it

Saudi Arabia: Off the road

Bahrain: Embarrassing Young People

Bahrain: Bloggers are Trouble

Bahrain: Grand Auto Theft Raid

Jordan: Hanging On

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Kuwait: Parading Purchases at the Olympics

Arabs really love shopping, they spend hours after hours in malls, and that's why they wanted to show their shopping skills at this year's Summer Olympics. Unfortunately shopping is not...

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