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· July, 2007

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from July, 2007

27 July 2007

Bahrain: Housing Crisis

Jordan: Call for Help for Iraqi Refuguees

Qatar: It's getting hot in here

The arrival of summer in Qatar usually means an exodus of both locals and expatriates who can afford a vacation somewhere with a more welcoming climate. As temperatures rise above...

American Blogger in the land of “Down with USA”

View from Iran has always been a very attractive blog for me. An American blogger based in Iran writes about her daily experiences in the land of “down with America”....

Iran:International support for two jailed worker activists

Hong Kong: Union Organizer Arrested

Turkey Makes The Right Choice

26 July 2007

Israeli Security at a South African airport?

Bangla blogs discuss evolution – Of life, blogs and women power

What is blogging all about? Is it about sharing one's daily life and/or thoughts with the rest of the world? Is it then an autobiography of sorts? Can a blog...

Egypt: Soccer Counters Terrorism, Blogger Helps Drug Addict, Blogging Egypt's History and More

In this week's round-up from Egypt there are so many intertwined stories. One blogger is asking: what is the relation between soccer and terrorism? We also have an interesting story...

Kurdistance: A Victory in the Turkish Elections

While the Turks have had some mixed reactions to the outcome of the recent Turkish parliamentary elections, Kurds have been rejoicing as potential Kurdish parliamentarians have exploited a loophole in...

Bahrain: First Female Bloggers Meeting

Algeria: Reactions to the Turkish Elections

Lebanon: One in Three Want to Leave

Israel: Land for Jews Only

Iraq: Football Unity

Arabeyes: Internet War Continues in Egypt

After harassing, questioning and detaining bloggers, the war on the Internet continues in Egypt, this time attacking where it hurts most - the pocket! This is how Egyptian bloggers react...

25 July 2007

Iran:Student Activist Executed as Gang-Member

Iran:The Revolution Is What Made This Issue Possible

Turkey is Typing….Election Issue

The Turkish parliamentary elections were this last Sunday… and despite public protests in the last few months against the ruling party AKP, they still won with a resounding 47 per...