The Middle East and North Africa Thursday Blog Roundup

The blog Egyptian Person comments on a ruling that requires TV stations to put on hostesses who choose to wear the hijab; he asks what the decision will do to those women and girls who are bullied into wearing the headscarf.

Iranian Truth looks at some of the potential candidates for cabinet positions in President Ahmedinejad's administration and is not encouraged by their resumes.

Mahmood's Den brings us the news that the Kuwaiti Information Minister has made his own unemployment his goal; however, things are hardly the same in Bahrain.

Syria is stopping Lebanese trucks at the border for no apparent reason, reports A Lebanese Abroad.

Beirut Spring is asking for Lebanese writers to express their thoughts on the new government.

The Arabist Network notes that there has been a shake-up at the top of Egypt's three state-owned newspapers and wonders what the motive behind the action was.

Saudi Blogs is a new blog that aggregates posts from around the Saudi blogosphere.

Saudi Jeans notes that Saudi Arabia will soon allow photography in (most) public places.

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