Stories from 29 July 2005
Barcepundit reports that Spain has its own leak scandal about embarrassing information that government doesn't want released.
Saudi Jeans comments on the huge gift given to the Louvre by Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal.
Last night I came across a post on Bloggings by Boz which linked to a post in Spanish by Goleech mentioning that Mexican president, Vicente Fox, in what must have...
Brand New Malaysian passes on word that there's now a dedicated IRC channel for Malaysian bloggers.
Beiruit Spring on Lebanese attitudes towards their brothers (and sisters) in their armed forces.
Jordanian blogger Ahmad Humeid asks can Jordan be the bridge-blog nation?
Brooding Persian, distressed by the execution of two young men for being homosexual, tries to explain that Iran isn't as simple and as caricatured as it sometimes seems.
The Iraq blog A Free Writer suggests that the term ‘extremist’ be retired in favor of “outsiders”.
A mother of three writes about the difficulties of trying to raise her children in Iraq.
Iraq the Model asks: “Did Syria and Iran win in their indirect war on Iraq?”
The Marmot's Hole passes along a report that a South Korean academic is arguing the Korean War should be regarded as a “war for the great cause of unification”.
The Arabist Network reports that a large protest against the Mubarak nomination is scheduled for Saturday night.
Unfortunately, One Arab World has to make the announcement that the candlelight vigil planned for tonight in Cairo has been cancelled. This is because of anticipated protests in reaction to...
The Committee to Protect Bloggers recently received the following statement from the BBC in response to complaints by Afghan Blogger Sohrab Kabuli that somebody has been using a BBC computer...
The Zimbabwean dollar continues to sink on the black market, according to The Zimbabwean Pundit. Officially priced at ZWD $17,600 to USD $1, the street exchange rate is more like...