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18 July 2008

Stories from 18 July 2008

Israel: The Ugly Face of Lebanon

Israel: Law to Prohibit Exchanges

Ghana: On the medal controversy

Egypt: Is Kuntar Worth it?

Lebanon: Return of Prisoners – Part 2

Moussa Bashir takes a second look at the posts of Lebanese bloggers and their reactions to the latest prisoner swap with Israel. While some are celebrating - others are warning...

Kenya: Matatu hip-hop

Angry Arab: Israel Humiliated in Lebanon

“Israel has been humiliated in Lebanon in the last 2 decades, and its ability to inflict pain on Lebanon and the Lebanese without restraint or punishment (as it has done...

Palestine: Happy Birthday Mandela

Nelson Mandela, 90 years

Nelson Mandela is 90 years old today and the celebrations have crossed the borders of South Africa to make the world sing happy birthday and clap hands together. Join the...

Madagascar:Fistula and Early Marriages.

Lebanon: Arabs and the News

Argentina: Senate Rejects Tax Hike on Agricultural Exports

The Argentinean Senate recently rejected the proposal to increase taxes on agricultural exports. The poll ended with a tie of 36 votes, and the country's Vicepresident broke the tie with...

Dubai: Seventeen Deported for Homosexuality

Madagascar: Family planning, baby-weighing and gospel choir.

Tanzania: On language and unity

Macedonia: Traditional Media Demonize Gamers

Two influential Macedonian media outlets, Dnevnik daily and A1 TV, have recently published technophobic articles portraying the gamers as menace to society, using language bordering on hate speech. Filip Stojanovski...

Libya: Summer Fruit

Saudi Arabia: Legal Question

Syria: Embassy to open in Beirut

Egypt: 160,000 Blogs and Counting

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