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6 October 2007

Stories from 6 October 2007

Bahrain: Divided By Dialect

In Bahrain this week: the disappearing sea, culture shock in the UK, Ramadan drama serials, a diagnosis of leukaemia - and speaking 'Shia'!

Costa Rica: Voting Yes

Iran:Stand Against Women Stoned to Death

Iran:Dilbert cartoon creator Scott Adams on Ahmadinejad

Iran:Asefi,jailed blogger and journalist is free

Jordan in Pictures

Palestine: Family Guy ‘Anti-Semitic’

Egypt: Drug Epidemic?

Egypt: October War

Egypt: What is that Smell?

Egypt: Peace with Israel?

Japan: Sumo Wrestling Takes a Beating

It’s been a tough few months in the world of Sumo wrestling, Japan’s “national sport.” First, Mongolian wrestler Asashoryu, one of two yokozuna (the top wrestling class) returned to his...

Jordan: Wasted Food

Iraq: Any Happy Pictures?

Iraq: Speaking Tour

Mideast Youth: Trial of War Criminals

Jordan: Wasta Sex

Morocco: Illegal Immigrants Sent Home

Bahrain: Dreaming Prepositions

Algeria: Why are Syria and Iran close?

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