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7 October 2008

Stories from 7 October 2008

Arabeyes: Here Comes the One-Eye Veil

From a veil which covers the face but allows women to show their two eyes, an Islamic scholar from Saudi Arabia is now calling for a veil which shows one...

Palestine: If Animals Could Speak

Jordan: Secret Love

Jordan: On Madrassas

Lebanon: Falafel War Goes to Court

Israel: Yom Kippur Headache Pill Available

Palestine: Rafah Tunnel Collapse

Israel: UK Trip and More

Kuwait: Vacation Time

Bahrain: Teleconference with US Students

Israel: Yom Kippur Reminder

Lebanon: Ministerial Meetings fit for Reality TV

Syria: Selma Hayek – Lebanese or Lesbian?

Bahrain: Unwelcome Company in Japan

Israel: Violence Against Women

Bahrain: Published Papers

Sri Lanka: Another political assassination

Pakistan: Negotiation with the Talibans

Nepal: Populist measures

India: Attacks on Christians a challenge to the secular state

In the last two months, radical Hindu nationalist mobs have rioted and attacked Christians in a number of Indian states, claiming that lower-caste Hindus and tribal peoples are being forcibly...

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