Woodstock in the sand dunes? Chan'ad Bahraini has a long report and many photos  on a large and peaceful protest in Bahrain  demanding constitutional reform. (No sign of this story in the mainstream Western media that I have found.) He says the protest had a “Woodstock feel” to it. C.B. also points a report on Bahrain's political situation  by the International Crisis Group, which is useful if you're not a close follower of Bahraini politics…
Ammar reports on the state of Arab blogging  for the Committee to Protect Bloggers.
AquaCool links to an international environmental photo contest  if you're a photographer and care about the environment, check it out.
Annalysis in Cairo abhores honor killings , as do all progressives in the Middle East, but asks whether  a book on honor killings that allegedly distorts facts to prove its point isn't counterproductive.
Pining for Carly in Cairo: Hossein at From Cairo with Love  has quite a post about living with terrorism, how he had a great date at the JW Marriot, his friend's divorce, and how he's in love with Carly Fiorina. Yes, that's all in one post!
Silly Bahraini Girl has a dirty joke  (aged 18 and older only please).
Photo: Armenians celebrate Victory Day  over the Nazis.
Blogrel has some local perspective  on Bush's trip to Georgia.
Waheed the Afghan Warrior describes a suicide bombing  at a Kabul internet cafe.
Thinker's Room makes fun of Kenya's first lady  in a manner that Lord of the Rings fans will appreciate.
Isaac Mao reports  that some blogs that failed to register their existence with the authorities are now blocked, and other bloggers who tried to register have not been allowed to do so.
ESWN has a family perspective  on the Sino-Japanese history spat.
Congratulations to bloggers in the Philippines for their successful iBlog conference !
Singabloodypore links to a documentary  that was barred from a local film fest (clarification: the filmaker was threatened with jail if his film got screened), but somebody has uploaded to the web so everybody can see it anyway. Heh.
Thaiblogs.com has a post on life in a Thai buddhist temple .