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7 March 2008

Stories from 7 March 2008

Syria: We Stand Against Occupation

As the death toll in Gaza continues to climb, Razan Ghazzawi zooms in on the efforts of a Syrian student in the US, who is working on creating awareness of...

Kuwait: R.I.P Ahmad AlRubi'e

Kuwaiti bloggers lament the death of leading intellectual and politician Dr Ahmad AlRubi'e. Many bloggers posted condolences to his family on their blogs and some others wrote passionately about how...

Ecuador: Diplomacy and OAS Resolution Not Enough

Armenia: Conspiracy Theory

Armenia: Mourning

Armenia: Souless State Department

Azerbaijan: Death Star Hotel

It looks quite impressive and futuristic on first glance -- a hotel that bears an uncanny resemblance to the Death Star from the Star Wars films. Remarkably, however, the hotel...

Egypt: New Book Out

Saudi Arabia: Women Driving .. Or ..

Iran:President,people and nulcear issue

Iran:Old Tehran in photos

India: Environment and Journalism

India: Sharia and History

Sri Lanka: Women and Agonies

Pakistan: On Tolerance

Pakistan: On Dowry

China: Photojournalist Fired for “Political Incident”

Wang Lili, a 52-year old photojournalist of Tongzhou Newsletter, was fired because the chief executive of Beijing Tongzhou District "bowed the head with closed eyes, presenting an off-colored image" in...

Thailand: Weapons Trader's Arrest

FOKO: Bloggers put Madagascar in the spotlight

While the devastations of Hurricane Ivan were under reported in the international media, Malagasy bloggers from the Foko Blog Club filled the void using photos, videos and a map mashup.

Thailand: Blogging In English