Stories from 16 February 2008
From Bahrain, Silly Bahraini Girl posts two videos – one showing a rap song by Saudis targeted against Egyptians and the other containing a response for the first video.
Tom Gara, who usually lives in Cairo, was in for a rude awakening in Abu Dhabi – where he discovered that Flickr was blocked.
“The Jordanian street is today boiling after the lifting the subsidiaries off the economy, which sent prices to the roof ; meanwhile, after ranting about the cost of Iraqi refugees here, the Jordanian government has supposedly forgiven the cumbersome 1.5 JD a day fines from 360 thousand “illegally staying” Iraqis,...
Kabobfest draws our attention to the oldest woman alive – a Palestinian woman, born in 1888, who lives in Israel.
Kuwaiti blogger Marzouq complains about knee problems in this post.
Mideast Youth has published an interview with Smira,Persian electronica artist.
Kamangir has published a report on “statistics of the Persian Blogosphere“.Thanks to his project, he discovered a lot of interesting information about Iranian blogs.
Is the Darfur issue a reason to say No to the 2008 Beijing Olympics? Spielberg nodded recently, while Mr. Bush shrugged, and Beijing frowned. But how about the common people in China?
The Radiant Star on the first college in Nepal offer free web space for blogging to the students.
Marat Gelman - LJ user galerist, Russian art dealer and, allegedly, Victor Yanukovych's “spin doctor” in 2004 - describes his recent brush with Russia's multilevel reality and inspires readers to comment on how much Putin's regime has to do with uncivilized behavior of certain individuals.
55 wonderful photos from Dragan Popovic's 2005 trip to Sarajevo – and much, much more.
Pak Tea House on the Attorney General in yet another controversial matter – this time about elections and rigging.
Beyond Borders explores the idea of architecture in the context of boundaries and culture.
varnam hosts the Indian History carnival – linking to posts across the blogosphere on various issues.