Stories from 8 August 2007
Hasan at hasanhujairi[dot]com writes about a street artist who draws calligraphy on the sidewalk in Harajuku, Tokyo. Hasan writes: “I couldn’t help but take in the site of him with...
Hanif,journalist and blogger, shares[Fa] his feeling about “the Journalist Day” in Iran. The blogger says “it is my day.It is your day,my colleague.Today we are sad because we do not...
According to [Fa]Varesh,several student activists are out of jail now.The blogger reminds us that there are still,at least, two student activists in jail.
Libyan Tasnim tallies up the psychological price of the war in Iraq in this post.
Srebrenica Genocide Blog asks readers “to send their words of encouragement” to a Serbian human rights activist facing a ten-day imprisonment: “'It is unacceptable that Maja Stojanovic should end up...
Issandr El Amrani links to an article which claims that Leonardo da Vinci may have been Arab.
The Arabist links to an article which says that the price of bread will be doubled in Egypt.
Mahmood Al Yousif tackles the issue of the Sunni-Shia divide in Bahrain in this post.
“Do a simple search on Google and Youtube, and you will come up with either genocide, extremist, war,” writes Bosnia Blog about negative portrayal that prevails online. But “nicer things”...
Wu Wei writes about a trip to Belgrade and lists the good and the bad things about Belgrade airport.
Balkanizer reports that the alleged “sickness” of Republika Srpska's prime minister Milorad Dodik “has strangely coincided with the arrival of the new High Representative, Miroslav Lajcak.”
The Balkan Yankee argues with a reader on what Bulgaria is and what it isn't.
At Kafila, a request from a man for a Lahori Topi (cap), leads the author to reflecting on Muslims living with Hindu names.
groundviews has the account of a woman, who has suffered at the hands of the Tsunami and the ethnic conflict, and the lack of assistance in the process of rehabilitation.
Metroblogging Islamabad on Pakistan's representative at the Miss Bikini Universe pageant.
Ihtisham Kabir, author of the blog Back to Bangladesh has wonderful photographs that present a narrative of life in Bangladesh.
This month's topic on Creative Syria's Blogger Forum was titled, "If you had the choice what would you change in Syria?"... The views ranged from those that advocated the political...