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· December, 2008

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from December, 2008

29 December 2008

Palestine: French Blogger Weighs In On Gaza

French blogger Jeremie Berrebi writing from Israel, posted yesterday a long blog post "Gaza/Israel : Why it is starting again" with his analysis on the Gaza attacks seen from Israel.

Israel: Israeli Bloggers React to Gaza

"Last night as I watched the various international news outlets, I was dismayed to see them relating to the rising death toll in Gaza as if Israel had indiscriminately mowed...

Israel: Preparing for War

On December 27, after tensions increased after the ending of a six-month cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, Israeli defense forces began airstrikes in the Gaza Strip. Reactions from the Israeli...

28 December 2008

Palestine: On the Ground in Gaza

In spite of the continued attacks on Gaza, and the loss of electricity in many places, there are Gazan bloggers who are managing to write about what is going on....

Iran Review 2008

According to the Berkman Center for Internet and Society there are around 60,000 active Iranian blogs. In 2008 they have been creative, dynamic and active in their diverse fields of...

The Global Twittersphere Discusses Gaza

Twitter is the new blogging, or so the story goes. Never has that been more apparent than in times of crisis: During the Mumbai attacks, Twitter users provided up-to-the-minute coverage,...

Syria: Present Day Nazis

Palestine: Who is Responsible for Gaza?

Syria: Outrage at the “Massacre in Gaza”

The Arab world is somber today. The feeling of shock and disgust at the events of yesterday can be felt at every blog. As the Israeli Defense Forces bombed and...

Palestine: The Untold Story in Gaza

Syria: Anti-Israel Protests Planned for London

Palestine: “The Bloodiest Day Since 1967″

It started as a "normal" day in Gaza. By the end of the day, however, it became clear that December 27 would be known as the bloodiest day of the...

Turkey: Anti-Israel Protests

Turkey: Apology Shakes Apologia over Armenian Genocide

Challenging 90 years of institutionalized denial of the massacre and deportation of the Ottoman Empire's indigenous Armenian community during WWI, tens of thousands of Turkish intellectuals, academics, writers, journalists and...

27 December 2008

Arab World Reacts to “Gaza Massacre”

People from across the Arab world are lamenting the fate of Gazans, after a wave of Israeli aerial attacks, which have killed more than 200 Palestinians and wounded more than...

UAE: World's First Refrigerated Beach

Palestine: Reacting to the Star of David Symbol

Palestine: Living Conditions Worsen Under Hamas

Palestine: Shopping for Palestine

Palestine: Relief Boat Docks Safely in Gaza Port

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