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5 November 2005

Stories from 5 November 2005

This week in Israel: Remembering Yitzhak Rabin

On November 4, 1995, following a peace rally that is estimated to have attracted nearly 500,000 people to Tel Aviv’s central square, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated. Rabin’s violent...

Campaign to Free Moroccan Hostages

Rayhane says (in Arabic) that in solidarity with the two Moroccan embassy employees kidnapped last month in Iraq, the Moroccan blogsphere started a new blog that follows up on latest...

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

Jordanian Bedouin posing in one of Jordan's vast deserts by Laith Majali With the occasion of Eid, a holiday celebrated bi-annually by over a billion Muslims, the Jordanian Blogosphere wishes...

“Mort Pour Rien” – Dead for Nothing in Paris

Bouna et Zaid Members of Paris’s African community have been rioting in the streets of Paris for the past 9 days. The riots were triggered by the death of two...

Egypt: Cartoons Causes Egypt-Denmark Crisis

Ritzy says, Egypt is closing its dialogue with Denmark on Human Rights and discrimination because of a dispute over cartoons portraying the Prophet Mohamed that was published by a newspaper...

Egypt: Coptic TV

The Sandmonkey reports that Egypt's Christian Coptic minority is to launch its own satellite television this month, but even some Copts fear the church's patronage of the channel will fan...

Egypt: Government Denies the Play

Samer Atallah wonders, until when will the government continue to hurt everyone by lying? He says, the government continues to treat Egyptians as stupid, brainless, and ignorant individuals who will...

Algeria: Violence in France

The Algerian blogger, Nouri bin Khalid, writes about the riots in Clichy-Sous-Bois, a suburb of France, which have been going on for almost nine nights now, having been sparked by...

China: Blogger Conference Day1

China's first ever bloggers conference has successfully finished day 1. Blogger Angelo Embuldeniya has taken all the live IRC English-language notes and screen grabs from the live Chinese videocast and...

Participative news blogs, a new Chilean voice

Chile’s first participative news blog, “El Morrocotudo”, was born last week in the northern city of Arica. The newly launched blog has already attracted 200 registrations from all over Chile....

Armenia: Supplementing Incomes

Martuni or Bust!!! reports on how Armenian government workers at the lowest levels supplement their incomes.

Russia: Revolution Still Viewed Positively

Sean Guillory reports that the 1917 revolution is still viewed positively in Russia.

Azerbaijan: Restaurant Reviews

As a service to all the foreigners in town for this weekend's election, Carpetblogger reviews some Baku restaurants.

Mongolia: Religion in Mongolia

Shards of Mongolia discusses religion and religious change in Mongolia.

Azerbaijan: Election Roundups

neweurasia and Oneworld Multimedia round up news about this weekend't election in Azerbaijan.

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