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26 October 2007

Stories from 26 October 2007

Iran:”Nuclear Bomb and Blackmail”

View from Iran shares her Iranian friend's opinon on Iranian nuclear crisis. This friend,Reza, says :“It’s not that I think that Iran will actually use a bomb.I think they’ll just...

Iran:Letter to Yahoo

Kourosh Ziabari has written a letter to Yahoo:”Yahoo mail has recently removed “Iran” from the list of world countries in its signup page!We, therefore, ask Yahoo! to add Iran to...

Iran:First step towards USA-Iran war

Hassan Agha says[Fa] that USA started to impose sanctions against Iranian Revolutionary Guards and considers it as a terrorist group.The blogger writes it is the first step towards a USA-Iran...

Sri Lanka: Anuradhapura, Terrorism and Hillary Clinton

On October 22, an air force base at Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka was attacked by a Tamil Tiger suicide squad. [News: BBC]. According to BBC, Tamil Tigers claimed to have destroyed...

Saudi Arabia: Drunk Drivers

Saudi blogger Saudi Jeans discusses the perils of drunk drivers in a country where alcohol is illegal.

Saudi Arabia: Dumbledore is What?

Mochness from Saudi Arabia is confused about Harry Potter's Dumbledore's sexuality and would rather come to another conclusion.

Syria: Duhumanizing Transexuals

Syrian blogger Golaniya discusses an alarming situation in which a “woman” who was undressed and videotaped by the Syrian police at the police station was a “man with woman's organs.”

Syria: Describing Damascus

“How do you describe a city like Damascus? It's like trying to describe the woman you love: you simply just can't,” notes Syrian blogger Kinano.

Jordan: Media and Elections Snippets

Jordanian Lina Ejeilat shares with us snippets of news about media and the upcoming Jordanian parliamentary elections in this post. Among the snippets is an article about 46 women from...

Jordan: Dulicate Names

“One of the (dirty) tricks played in elections here is the running of candidates with similar names. Typically, one of these candidates is paid to run in order to bleed...

Iraq: D Cups and the Greenzone

Neurotic Iraqi Wife complains about life in the Greenzone – where she says backstabbing and D cups are the rule.

Egypt: Favourite Blogger Day

Egyptian blogger Arima spreads Rebellious Arab Girl‘s suggestion: “On Saturday, the 27th of October, I am starting the official “Blog about your favorite blogger” day. On this day, each blogger...

Argentina: Google To Open in Buenos Aires

Leandro Zanoni of eBlog [ES] writes about Google opening up its third operations center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Queen Katarina

YakimaGulagLiteraryGazett remembers the last queen of Bosnia.

Bulgaria: No Fear of Iran?

The Balkan Yankee thinks that, contrary to what George W. Bush may want to believe, “the last thing on anyone’s mind in Bulgaria is the looming fear of an Iranian...

The Balkans: The Language Issue

Balkan Baby writes about the “language issue” in the Balkans: “What language do we speak when we are in the countries that once made up Yugoslavia? In Slovenia and Macedonia...

Croatia, U.K.: Film Festival

Balkan Baby writes about the Closer Croatia Croatian Film Festival that took place in London earlier this month.

Albania: Real Estate

Living in Shkoder, Albania writes about the new construction and other real estate issues in Albania.

Albania: Parking Problems; Bridge Reconstruction

Albanian Blogger writes about parking problems in Tirana and the reconstruction of a pedestrian bridge over the Lana River.

Poland: Civic Platform's Prospects

Dr. Sean's Diary discusses the prospects of Donald Tusk's Civic Platform.

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