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· July, 2006

Stories about Palestine from July, 2006

This Week In Palestinian Blogs: World On Fire

While the flames of war engulf Lebanon, Gaza is still under attack. Many of the victims have been Palestinian children, some barely a year old; and as their families prepare...

The Week That Was in Bahrain

Local events took the sidelines as Bahrain bloggers turned their attention to the war ravaging Lebanon this week.

Iran: Khatami writes letters too!

In Iraneno we read that Mohammad Khatami, former President wrote a letter to several important political, religious and academic personalities such as Nelson Mandel, Kofi Annan and Noam Chomsky to...

War in Lebanon and Privatization

The Lebanon war is still hot news in Iran and Iranian bloggers talk about it. By reading some blogs we discover a very original approach to protesting against war, taking...

Middle East reaction: Petition

Aba Boy links to a petition called “Save the Lebanese Civilians”.

Israel/Lebanon commentary

“Destroying the infrastructure of Lebanon isn't going to achieve much. It would surely not make Israel any safer,” writes Netherlands-based Nigerian blogger Chippla in a

Reunion: Moslem Community Rallying Cry

Zarabes writes (Fr): “We members of the moslem community of la Reunion, are watching powerless the current events in Palestine and Lebanon. Tired of the ambiant silence, we ask the...

Jordan: Jeresh Festival

Due to the war in Lebanon and Palestine, Jeresh festival 2006 will be suspended until further notice, Ibrahim Owais said.

Zimbabwe: Middle East lesson

“The past week's events in the Middle East,” writes Zimpundit, “have confirmed Zimbabweans’ fears that in eyes of the world some lives are intrinsically more valuable than others.”

Middle East: Reaction

Black Looks “stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine and Lebanon against the wanton frenzy of destruction unleashed by Israel in yet another act of collective punishment.”

Israel condemnation and the Cause of War and Conflicts

Many Indonesian bloggers respond to the current brutal and terror act against civilians in Palestine and Lebanon with disgust and condemnation. Indra Pramanawho is very concerned about the current escalation...

Mideast conflict: Reaction

Former Rwanda-based blogger George Conard posts an e-mail from a friend currently in Beirut, which points out the gaps in one MSM organization's handling of events there.

This Week In Palestinian Blogs: The Vocabulary of War

The word ‘peace’ has never seemed further from the recent realities that have gripped the region. Instead, the word ‘conflict’ seems to dominate the undertones of every blogger who’s been...

Israel, Lebanon, Palestine: The road to war

“To punish the people of Gaza and Lebanon because their governments haven't figured out how to control these outfits would be a bit like bombing the Vatican as retribution for...

Arabisc: The Blazing Middle East

Third day after the beginning of the never ending Middle East conflict; Israel/Lebanon war, the Arabic blogsphere speaks. Ranging between anger, celebration, condemnation and support, on both sides of the...

Palestine: No American Entry

Palestinian is reporting that, for the first time since 1967, Israel in now barring entry of Americans into the West Bank. The campaign is asking American congressmen to demand that...

Indonesia Double Take to Israel and Looking at the Future

Politics, sport, business towards Israel Ahmad Qisai at Politics and Society highlights the ever growing tension between Israel and Palestine and Indonesian government decision to boycot the playoff of the...

Palestine: Gaza: Numbers In The Dark

21,000 children will lose the chance to enroll in kindergarten and summer camps. Some 80,000 children will suffer psychological problems from fear of darkness and nightmares. 200,000 households lost the...

Palestine: Arab-Asian Culture

One of the most interesting part of studying Arab culture are the numerous connections between so many other cultures. The interaction between the modally based traditions of the Arab World,...

Uganda: Entebbe jet video

Video Journalist Africa shoots some video of an ancient-looking jet aircraft at Uganda's Entebbe Airport, which local people say is the Air France jet whose hijacking prompted the Israeli military...

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