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28 January 2008

Stories from 28 January 2008

Morocco: The Big Cities

Morocco is well-known for lots of things: mint tea, couscous, a film mostly unrelated to the country...And of course, its big cities, several of which were the topic of posts...

Egypt: Abu Tarika

Sports and politics? Eman Abd Al Rahman sheds light on how an Egyptian football player manages to make his voice count on the soccer field.

Qatar: Strange Lights Over Doha

Qatar's bloggers are looking at the night's skies trying to understand what the strange bouncing lights a blogger captured with her camera phone are all about. Is it a UFO,...

Bangladesh: Cinema, politics, health, photography and history

Cinema: The Bangladeshi film industry nicknamed Dhallywood used to produce decent films for the Bangladeshi society. But with the competition of superior quality pictures from Hollywood and Bollywood, which conquered...

Indonesia: Must Read Article on Suharto

Vietnam: Cao Dai Temple

Philippines: Issues for the next Elections

Philippines: Friendster Fan

Thailand: Book on Coup Banned

Brazil: 48 murders at the weekend in Pernambuco

Palestine: Bloggies 2008 Skip Middle East Blogs

Palestine: Qassams, Gas or Hamas?

Israel: Gaza's Electricity Consumption

India: Arun Gandhi and Anti-Semiticism

India: Madrasa Reforms and Education

Madrasa Reforms in India highlights the work of Delhi-based Islamic Fiqh Academy (IFA).

India: Defending arranged marriages

Pakistan: Interview with Dr Ayesha Siddiqa Agha

Bangladesh: Dowry and Women

Bahrain: Highbrow to Eyebrow

Morocco: Who is Responsible for the Gaza Crisis?

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