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· February, 2007

Stories about North America from February, 2007

Ukraine: Tymoshenko in D.C.

LaurenceJarvikOnline shares his impressions of Yulia Tymoshenko, who was in Washington, D.C., this week: “She described her nation as ‘in crisis’–and took a number of hostile questions about her legal...

Iraq: US Allies No Longer Allies

The US allies are no longer its allies, rats are leaving the sinking ship and Canada is no longer in the flock. If you want to understand what I mean...

Egypt: Mossad Spy Update

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia continues to follow news on an Egyptian-Canadian accused of spying for the Mossad here. “He wasn't spying for Israel despite the fact that he went to the...

Algeria: Advice to the US

Algerian blogger Nouri writes: “Washington must distinguish between those with whom it can deal and those it can't; even if they aren't Ideal.” To read more of his advice to...

Eastern Europe: Anti-Missile Defense

Alaskan Abroad looks at the anti-missile defense program from a dual perspective: as an Alaskan and “as a sometime-resident of the Czech Republic.”

Honduras, USA: Cultural Differences

La Gringa's Blogicito has three great posts on cultural differences between Honduras and the United States. On the pervasiveness of guns: “Armed guards are outside banks, grocery stores, other stores,...

Iran:Stop Iran War

Stop Iran War is a site and blog launched by Wes Clark, former NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander. He says “I believe it is critical to give voice to the vast...

Bahrain: Bush Lying About Iran

Bahraini blogger emoodz doesn't hesitate in calling Bush ‘a liar’. “I along with the rest of the world had to live through a long orchestrated buildup of propaganda and lies...

Hindi Blogoshere: Going Places, Tag Epidemic & Indibloggies!

Sorry for the late update, I've been busy off late & then went to a weekend holiday, so wasn't able to do my fortnightly roundup of the Hindi Blogosphere. So...

Iran: War and Human Rights Concerns

Concerns about a war between Iran and the US are growing in the Iranian blogosphere by the day. While Iran refuses to halt its uranium enrichment programme, despite the United...

Arabisc: Bloggers Rally to Kareem's Support

Egyptian blogger Kareem Sulaiman was today (Thursday) sentenced to four years in prison for defaming Islam and Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on his personal blog. Despite a support site, petitions...

Palestine: Call for US Representatives

The Madison-Rafah Journal posts a petition calling upon Americans to tell their representatives that they “find it outrageous that the US is threatening to boycott the Palestinians on the basis...

Israel: Did You Know..

Israeli blogger Yael K gives us interesting information tidbits here, including how Hebrew was a required language at all American universities as the “Puritans who settled the U.S. saw themselves...

Bahrain: Any Student Bloggers Out There?

Do you know of any student bloggers? An American teacher wrote to Bahrain-based blogger Haitham Sabbah asking for support in a project aimed to bridge the gap between the East...

Haiti: Tourism and poverty

Clubsodaandsalt is put off by an American tourist's reaction to poverty in Haiti: “Don’t get me wrong — no-one wants to think about poverty while on vacation. Still, this just...

Nigeria: US Marines in the Niger Delta

Black Looks blogs about the connection between US Marines and the Niger Delta, “It took a 5 minute scan of their website to figure out that they were an American...

Palestine: Weekend Roundup

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah gives us a brief round up of happenings on the Palestinian-Israeli front this week here.

The Arabist: Israel Sullying Middle Easterners’ Image in US

The Arabist highlights what it describes as the “latest Israel Lobby initiative to sully the image of Middle Easterners” in the US here.

Omar Al Sharif a Bully?

Egyptian-born actor Omar Al Sharif, 74, is a bully, writes Issandr El Amrani following news reports that Sharif, who starred in Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia, punched a Guatemalan...

Qatar: US Islamic Forum

Blogger Abu Aardvark (Marc Lynch) is off to Doha, Qatar, to participate the US-Islamic World Forum. “I hope to be able to blog from Doha like I did last time,...

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