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16 February 2008

Stories from 16 February 2008

Bahrain: Songs Exchanged between Saudis and Egyptians

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.

Abu Dhabi: Site Blocked

Tom Gara, who usually lives in Cairo, was in for a rude awakening in Abu Dhabi – where he discovered that Flickr was blocked.

Iraq: Jordan Pardons Overstaying Iraqis

“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...

Palestine: Oldest Woman Alive

Kabobfest draws our attention to the oldest woman alive – a Palestinian woman, born in 1888, who lives in Israel.

Kuwait: Knee Problems

Kuwaiti blogger Marzouq complains about knee problems in this post.

Iran:Interview with Samira, Persian electronica artist

Mideast Youth has published an interview with Smira,Persian electronica artist.

Iran:100 Hottest Perisan Blogs/Websites

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.

China: Darfur, a reason to say No?

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...

Nepal: Blogging for Students

The Radiant Star on the first college in Nepal offer free web space for blogging to the students.

Russia: Degrees of Responsibility

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...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Sarajevo Photos

55 wonderful photos from Dragan Popovic's 2005 trip to Sarajevo – and much, much more.

Pakistan: Elections and the Attorney General

Pak Tea House on the Attorney General in yet another controversial matter – this time about elections and rigging.

Sri Lanka: On Architecture

Beyond Borders explores the idea of architecture in the context of boundaries and culture.

India: History Carnival

varnam hosts the Indian History carnival – linking to posts across the blogosphere on various issues.

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