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· October, 2008

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from October, 2008

25 October 2008

Yemen: 40 People Killed in Torrential Rain Storm

More than 40 people have been killed and about 30 are missing in Yemen after torrential rain hit Hadhramout. Writing at Moments In Words From Hadhramout, Omar Barsawad brings us...

Turkey: Blogger.com Blocked

Scenes from the Kuwait Stock Exchange

Jordan: An Encounter with a Bisexual in Iran

Saudi Arabia: Funding Increased for Scholarships

Jordan: Dog Attacks Car

Egypt: Eye Opening Bahrain Visit

Jordan: Dubai Visa Problematic

Jordan: Rumours, Gap Year Foreign Students, and Body of Lies

From an innocent murmur to a devastating consequence on the life of an innocent girl, see how rumours can destroy lives in Jordan in this round up of Jordanian blogs...

Israel: Desiring the Druze

Palestine: No security

Saudi Arabia: Creating a modern mix

24 October 2008

Iraq: Assassination for All Iraqi Interpreters!!!

This is the view that Iraqi Interpreter took of a decision made by the commander of the Multinational Forces in Iraq. Under a new rule, Iraqis who work alongside American...

Speaking of Sexual Harassment: Noha makes Egyptians proud!

In an unprecedented case, sexual harasser Sherif Gommaa was sentenced to three years behind bars, hard labour, and was also ordered to pay 5,001 Egyptian pounds fine to Noha Roshdy...

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