Stories from 8 October 2007
Libyan The Highlander confesses her love for soup in this post. She writes: “My favourite dish on the evening meal is the Libyan soup and this soup only tastes special with watani lamb meat ( watani meaning local). I can never tire of eating it for 30 days in a...
Erfan Najafabadi has published several photos of his city,Shiraz,in the international day of Quds (Jersualem)on October 5th.
Jordanian Ahmed Humeid introduces us to Sindibad, (Ar) the Arab business renaissance blog.
Jordanian Lina Ejeilat writes about her experience teaching a class of eighth graders in this post.
Jordanian blogger Hareega dishes out advice to his country's Facebooker's in this post.
Mohammed Al Qaq from Jordan says that Occupation 101 is a must watch documentary.
Mideast Youth has posted a podcast with an Iranian student who lives in the UAE here.
Egyptian blogger Lasto-adri *Blue* has made a ‘perfect’ home made pizza.
Tribone Azad says[Fa] that 1500 students chanted slogans such as “down with the dictator” against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad while he wanted to deliver his speech in the University of Tehran on October 8th.
Rinaz in Singapore has figured out a way of dealing with hate comments.
Sean Guillory of Sean's Russia Blog links to the New York Times’ translation of an interview with Petros Garibian, the chief investigator in the Anna Politkovskaya murder case, and receives over 50 comments to his post on commemorating the slain journalist. Mark MacKinnon writes about Russia's “Day of Shame.” La...
Ukrainiana writes about Ukraine's kovbasa/kolbasa.
Ukrainiana hopes that “the Orange Revolution’s third anniversary will not be defiled by NUNS’ PoRnification.”
Ukrainian Musical Matters writes about Okean Elzy, a Ukrainian band.
Russia Blog writes about the death of the Pet Shop Boys’ manager Dainton Connell in a car crash in Moscow on Oct. 5.
MoldovAnn will be on BBC Radio tomorrow, reading from one of her posts on a trip to the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone.
Taras Kuzio writes about his 81-year-old father's failed attempt to vote at the Ukrainian Embassy in London on Sept. 30.
Dr. Sean's Diary writes about Ukrainian migrant laborers in Slovakia.
Russian bloggers discuss the rally that took place in Moscow on October 7: a few hundred people gathered at Novopushkinskiy Square to pay tribute to journalist Anna Politkovskaya, killed one year ago, and to talk politics.
Blog Politique au Senegal offers a modest proposal (Fr) for water taxis in Dakar.
Blog Politique au Senegal describes (Fr) Senegal's education system in a state of crisis: “It's difficult to say that the Pdef and the 40% of the national budget allocated to education haven't served any purpose: multiple strikes, the lowering of education standards, botched programs, phony grades…illicit practices have more and...