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· January, 2008

Stories about Palestine from January, 2008

Palestine: Noor's First Rally

Palestinian Leila Haddad takes a break from her maternity leave and attends a Gaza rally in the US, with her toddler – Noor – in tow.

Palestine: Stranger at Home

Ever felt like a stranger when you returned home for a short holiday? Palestinian Sugar Cubes describes the feeling in this post.

Egypt: Gaza Coverage

Egyptian Nora Younis posts some of her coverage of the recent incidents in Gaza here .

Palestine: Bloggies 2008 Skip Middle East Blogs

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah accuses Bloggies 2008 of not including Middle East blogs in their categories for this year's awards.

Palestine: Qassams, Gas or Hamas?

Is it the Qassams, gas or Hamas that brought on the latest crisis in Gaza. Palestinian Haitham Sabbah spells out his thoughts in this post.

Israel: Gaza's Electricity Consumption

From Jerusalem, Gideon Lichfield writes about how much electricity Gaza consumes.”Assuming 1.4m people live in Gaza (some say 1.5m), and that its peak wintertime electricity consumption — ie, when Israel...

Morocco: Who is Responsible for the Gaza Crisis?

From Morocco, Abdelilah Boukili asks who is responsible for the current situation in Gaza.

Iran:Logos to support Gaza

Muslim Bloggers Association has published a couple of logos[Fa] to support Palestinians in Gaza strip.One of logos says:”Gaza is a land of resistance in blood and fire.”

Syria: Palestinian Rights

From Syria, Golaniya argues for the right of Palestinians to exist as a people, with a nation. She further reacts to the developments in Gaza: “So the siege is strictly...

Egypt: Ashamed of Being Egyptian

“Right now I’m once more feeling ashamed, ashamed of Egypt’s complicity with the Israelis, ashamed because I know that everytime a human being dies in Gaza, an Egyptian has had...

Egypt: Gazans Burst into Egypt

“Gazans have the nerve to bust out of the cage that Egypt and Israel keep them locked up in. They'll need to be severely punished for such rudeness…” writes Tom...

Syria: Bloggers React to Gaza Blockade

As Israel continues its blockade on the strip, humanitarian conditions dip lower and lower. And while the Middle East shivers under the exceptional weather conditions, Gazans find themselves without fuel...

Israel: Israeli Bloggers Respond to Crisis in Palestine

Israel's bloggers take to their keyboards to express their frustration at the one-sided coverage of the crisis in Gaza, Palestine. Maya Norton rounds up their reactions in this post.

Israel: The Liars of Gaza

Smooth Stone, from Israel, writes: “More Muslim mendacity. If children were indeed starving, why are there no photos of their swollen bellies?”

Egypt: Gaza In the Headlines

Eman Abd Al Rahman brings us the latest headlines from the Egyptian blogosphere decrying the suffering of Palestinians in Gaza. A four-day blockade has plunged Gaza in darkness, sparking international...

Pitch Black Gaza: Jordanian Bloggers React!

As the Israeli onslaught in Gaza continues this week, the death toll continues to climb. With many of the dead being civilians and the European Union labeling the Israeli offensive...

Palestine: Gaza Under Seige

Bloggers around the region are adding their voices to an international outcry as the Gaza Strip falls into darkness. A four-day Israeli blockade on the strip has led to the...

Palestine: Dance Prodigy Hopes to Make it Big

Every once in a while, you hear about a story that makes you stop in your tracks. One that is so outside the norm, that is seems as if the...

Israel: President Bush Visits Israel

American President George W. Bush is arriving in Israel today and for once, English speaking Israelis have little to say. Views fall primarily into two camps: Complaints about the short-term...

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