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· March, 2008

Stories about Palestine from March, 2008

Brazil: March for the end of the Gaza Strip

“It is said that each Palestinian expelled from their land – and not just since 1948, when it the state of Israel was created – keep a key which they...

Middle East and North Africa: Client Number Nine

Eliot Spitzer's fall from grace grabbed the headlines as soon as newsmen caught wind of the scandal. Bloggers followed closely on their heel, including those from the Middle East and...

Palestine: Thumbs up for Hamas!

“Despite all what the world might think of, Palestinian under occupation (and elsewhere for sure) still believes that Hamas and Haniyeh are in better position than what the trio –...

Liquid assets: Bloggers on World Water Day

It's known as the universal solvent, Adam's Ale, government juice, council pop, H2O, dihydrogen monoxide, hydrogen hydroxide, has a ton of different names in Arabic and yesterday (March 22) the...

Palestine: Divine Calling to Stalk Britney Spears

Maytha at Kabobfest is surprised at the revelation made by a Britney Spears paparazzi – that he got his calling to follow the star while on pilgrimage to Mecca!

Iraq at Five: The World Reacts

Today, March 19, marks five years of "Operation Iraqi Freedom." Initially a plan to oust Saddam Hussein and "end the war before it started," the war in Iraq continues to...

Israel: Israel or Palestine? Facebook Can't Decide

Can't quite figure out politics and geography in the Middle East? You're not the only one. Facebook seems confused as well. Israeli bloggers Dion Nissenbaum of Checkpoint Jerusalem and Carl...

Palestine: The Plight of Women

Palestinian blogger Al Falasteenyia marks the International Day for Women with this post.

Education in Palestine

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah links to videos documenting education in Palestine.

Geospatial Technology and Human Rights

Varena at PingMag interviews Lars Bromley, director of the Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), who talks about how his...

Palestine: “I'm Afraid of “Taaakh” and Shiver When I See it”

In a promotion for one of Al Jazeera’s documentaries about the Israeli occupation of Palestine, a young Palestinian girl describes her living. With her little words, she captures the hearts...

A New Palestine

excen-tarik, at Kabobfest, says he has found his Palestine – a barren desert in the stretches off the Pacific Ocean, a neglected, between San Francisco and Hawaii, named “The Great...

Syria: Silence Over the “Bigger Holocaust”

On February 29th, Israel's Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai warned of "a bigger Holocaust" for the Palestinians. Syrian blogger Ayman, from the Damascene Blog, compares between the world's silence to...

Iran:Islamist bloggers condemned violence in Gaza

Hamed Talebi in his Khabarnegar Mosalman (means Muslim reporter) blog has published several links to islamist bloggers who condemned Israel military interventions in Gaza.

Lebanon: The Story of Gaza

“Domination, enslavement, besiegement, starvation, terror, slaughter. This is daily life for the Palestinians of Gaza. The malicious, detestable, vicious, repulsive, contemptible world looks on. The cowardly, unscrupulous, gutless, deceitful, devious,...

Palestine: Fast for Gaza

Marcy Newman writes that March 10 was the Fast for Gaza Day.

Palestine: Abu Mazen Poll Results

Kabobfest announces the results of a poll they conducted on Palestinian leader Abbas Mahmoud or Abu Mazen.

Palestine: Arabic Tattoo Craze

Kabobfest‘s Maytha takes a closer look at the tattoos of international celebrities and their growing fascination with having Arabic words painted on their bodies.

Iran:Art and Palestine

Carboncopy,an Iranian blogger, has published a series of posters created by Palestinian artists.

Syria: We Stand Against Occupation

As the death toll in Gaza continues to climb, Razan Ghazzawi zooms in on the efforts of a Syrian student in the US, who is working on creating awareness of...

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