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20 November 2008

Stories from 20 November 2008

Bangladesh: Hajj pilgrims vote issue

Thailand: Blast inside protest site

Vietnam/Singapore: Bridal service controversy

Philippines: Typhoid fever downs 77

Philippines: Bloggers file impeachment case against president

Sri Lanka: Censoring the web and Internet

Egypt: Jailed for Complaining about Sexual Harassment

Cambodia's new intellectuals

Egypt Wins Sixth African Cup Football Championship

Qatar: Museum of Islamic Arts to Open

Harry Potter translated into Khmer language

Bangladesh: Tour on Padma river

Kazakhstan: Political Economy and Blocked Blogs

It has been more than a month since Kazakhstan’s telecom monopolist blocked access of the users to Livejournal, the most popular blog platform in the Central Asian country. At the...

Brazil: Attempts to censor a documentary about censorship

Gagged in Brazil, a documentary about the relationship between politics, media and censorship in Brazil was taken off the Current TV networks after a political party's complaint. After a full...

Egypt: Sawiris Takes on Switzerland

Egypt: No More Natural Gas to Israel

An Egyptian court has banned the export of natural gas to Israel. Marwa Rakha briefs us about the deal, and what an Egyptian blogger is writing about the court order...

Rain in the Middle East

It's raining in the Middle East and bloggers are taking to their keyboards to register their thoughts about the change in climate. Here's review of what some bloggers in Saudi...

Iran: Two cyber activists jailed

Egypt: American University in Cairo's New Campus Sparks Debate

Designed to accommodate 5,500 full-time students and 1,500 faculty and staff, the American University in Cairo's new $400 million, 260-acre campus is technologically advanced and environmentally friendly. Students say that...

Oman: King Abdullah's Meeting with Saudi Students Cool