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22 June 2007

Stories from 22 June 2007

Pakistan: Islam and Salman Rushdie

India: Kuki Zomi Conflict in 1997

Nepal: Waiting for Monsoon

India: Walk the Night

Students protest for public universities in Brazil

Students from the most important university in Brazil, the University of São Paulo, occupied the office of the head of the institution on May 3rd to protest against new policies...

Iran: Gonu's victims, Palestine's crisis, and a stoning suspended

About two weeks ago, Gonu, a tropical storm, hit Oman and the Sistan and Balouchestan province in Iran. Iranian bloggers report that victims in this impoverished province have not received...

U.S. Concerned About Armenia’s Ties With Iran

“Iran is planning massive investments into the economies of Georgia and Armenia. We’re talkingof 1 billion dollars for Tbilissi and a analogous offer to Yerevan. For your consideration: the total...

Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine: “Mashreq is imploding”

D.R. Congo: Who profits from underdevelopment?

Tahitians can dance!

See photographs of over seventy Tahitian dancers performing in costumes fashioned from pandanus leaves.

Tahitian dance

HIV-positive women abandoned by their husbands

French Guiana: Noni and turtles in season

Bahrain: Are Taxes Un-Islamic?

Money matters feature high in the posts of Bahraini bloggers this week, writes Ayesha Saldanha. Other issues being tackled include: Are taxes un-Islamic? Is culture and art appreciated in Bahrain?...

Jordan: Picture Post

Qatar: All Alone in Doha

Palestine: Olive Trees Dilemma

Morocco: On Hip Hop Music

Lebanon: 239 Killed by Unexploded Ordnance

Jordan: DAM Rocks Amman

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