Stories about Syria from June, 2007
Sasa from the The Syria News Wire reports that the .blogspot domain has been unblocked in Syria, after many months of blocking all blogs on Blogger.com from being accessible from Syrian ISPs. It comes as good news to the blogsphere that has suffered immensely from the ban.
Why was a Syrian student blogger sued in the US? What should the Syrians do in Lebanon? Where is Arab Nationalism leading us to and what do you feel when you pack five cities into 11 days? These are some of the issues Syrian bloggers were talking about in this week's review by Yazan Badran.
Syria Winks takes us on a pictorial tour of the historic Margat Castle.
Wassim from Syria gives us a bird's view into the life of Iraqi prostitutes in Syria, claiming that there are around 50,000 of them in his country.
Sharks from Syria tells us how to dress up for a “messy day” at work.
As the world marks the World Refugee Day today, the Middle East finds itself again at the centre of a mounting humanitarian tragedy. With more than 4 million of the 10 million refugees being Iraqi, let us see what bloggers are saying about this mounting humanitarian tragedy, often neglected by mainstream media.
Israeli blogger Amechad wonders what will happen to the wine industry when Israel returns the Golan Heights to Syria.
What brings Iraqis to Syria, asks Alive in Baghdad, which highlights the Iraqi refugee crisis. “There are at least 4.2 million Iraqis displaced from their homes, with 2.2 million now believed to be outside Iraq. The UN has now warned the number should be expected to rise to 5 million...
Mohammad Ali Abtahi, former reformist vice president and blogger, says a referendum, held in Syria last Sunday, endorsed president Bashar Al-Assad for a second seven – year with 97 percent of the votes.He adds president Bashar Al–Assad that the Syrian government had better to announce the result more reasonably in...
Writing at Syria Comment, Camille Alexandre Otrakji announces the launch of Syria's Creative Forum. ‘For the Forum’s first monthly discussion topic, I invited some of the best Syrian bloggers and analysts to tackle the following question concerning the Golan Heights: “If you could write a one page letter to an...