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· August, 2007

Stories about Palestine from August, 2007

Palestine: Gul for Turkey

Fayyad from Palestinian blog Kabobfest writes about Abdulla Gul‘s election as Turkey's president. “Ironically, some secular extremists in Turkey, too (have) issue with the fact the Gul’s wife, Hayrunisa, wears...

Israel: Arab and Jewish Refugees

Aussie Dave from Israel discusses the difference between Jewish and Arab refugees in this post.

Palestine: Morocco Reporting

Palestinian Kabobfest‘s Nimr takes a look at how a popular website reports news on Morocco.

New Arab-American Paper Launched

A new Arab-American newspaper has just been launched in the US, reports Will, from Palestinian blog Kabobfest.

Arabeyes: Just a Pretty Face

Miss South Carolina's response in the Miss USA Pageant to a question on why a fifth of US students couldn't locate their country on the map was the butt of...

Sudanese Refugees in Israel

The Cutter, who is based in Italy, discusses the situation of Sudanese refugees in Israel – from another perspective – in this post.

Israel: Biased Media

From Israel, Aussie Dave writes about he terms as another example of bias in mainstream media in this post.

Palestine: Child Beggars in Israel

Issandr El Amrani takes a different look at Palestinian child beggars in Israel.

Syria: On Lebanon and Motorcycles

Just as the heat is cooling from an inter-Arab spat involving Jordanians and Iraqis, we move on to the Syrian blogosphere where bloggers are fanning the flames of a Palestinian-Lebanese...

Palestine: Boycotting Israel, Excluding Handala and More

This week in the Palestinian blogosphere, bloggers tackled serious issues such as the academical boycott of Israel, checkpoints and Edward Said’s mural in San Francisco as well as lighter topics...

Palestine: Life in Gaza

Palestinian Leila Al Haddad discusses life in Gaza in this post.

Jordan: E-Cheating

Jordanian Palestinian Shaden Abdul Rahman discusses e-cheating in this post.

Palestine: Animal-Friendly Hamas

Jerusalem-based Charles Levinson links to a Hamas TV children's programme on cruelty against animals. “The clip ultimately arrives at a rather commendable end with a message about being kind to...

Palestine: Rights Activisits form Human Shields

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah links to a video showing how international human rights activists are forming human shields to stop Israeli tanks from entering Nablus.

Palestine: Life in Gaza Under Siege

Palestinian Dr Mona Al Farra links to an article with an interview with her about life in Gaza under siege.

Arabisto: Where Arab Americans Make a Difference

Arabisto is an Arab American blog where Arab Americans make a difference. This week I speak to founder Nadia Gergis who tells us about the site, why and how it...

Palestine: Saudi Artist in Europe

Amal A from Palestine posts a picture of a Saudi make up artist and her models at a Europe show here.

Palestine: Remembering Naji Al Ali

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah celebrates the cartoons of Naji Al Ali, 20 years after his assassination.

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