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15 February 2008

Stories from 15 February 2008

Egypt: Kudos to Al Jazeera

Egypt: When Violence Against Women is Acceptable

Egypt: Free Moroccan Fouad Mourtada

Bahrain: Ouch!

Egypt: Free Kareem Rallies Planned

Poor Arab News Service Back

Iraq: War Kills Seven Friends

Lebanon: Two Republics; One Country

Lebanon: Queen Rania and Palestinians

Middle East: Protesting Love

Valentine's Day has come and gone, but in the Middle East, the debate still continues on whether it is an occasion which should be celebrated or shunned. With both Saudi...

Egypt: Kissing Women Picture

Iran:Two women activists were arrested

Palestine: Celebrating Valentine's Day

The meanings of Valentine's Day, like love, are multi-faceted. This year had the Palestinian blogosphere thinking about making creative connections, communicating across borders and boundaries, meaningful expressions of love and...

Costa Rica: Political Games

It is politics as usual in Costa Rica, where the government and opposition parties are jockeying for position. Some local bloggers are wondering about the tactics being used by the...

From Morocco, With Love

On this, St. Valentine's Day, the day for lovers, poems, flowers and romance, Moroccan bloggers are sharing their hearts. Few holidays have the ability to inspire both love and blog...

Kenya: Obama Beer

Ghana/Nigeria: Electronic payment linking West Africa

South Africa: Showcasing lesser known bloggers

Japan: Sex and Marriage

Soviet History: ‘Vdokhnovenie’ Chocolate