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23 November 2008

Stories from 23 November 2008

Japan: Falling Land Prices

Iran:”No blog action for Gaza”

Egypt: Uproar as Lawyer Suggests Raping Israeli Women

Voice of Egypt is ashamed of Egyptian Lawyer Nagla Al Imam, the same lawyer who made Egyptians angry, for encouraging Arab men to sexually harass Israeli women during her interview...

Egypt: The InterFaith Conference and Arab Israeli Relations

Saudi Arabia's King Abdulla sat in the same room with Israeli political leaders for the first time ever, during the UN Interfaith conference, held in New York, US. How will...

Saudi Arabia: Showing true support

Saudi Arabia: Dreaming of change

Palestine: No point in blogging?

Jordan: List of controversial figures

Egypt: Shaaban Sings for Obama

Shaaban Abdel Rehim, the illiterate Egyptian singer whose songs are mainly about political and social issues, has released a new song about the new American President-Elect Barack Obama. Tarek Amr...

Egypt: Noodles Cultural Invasion

Venezuela: Following the Local Elections Online

Today Venezuela is taking part in elections for mayors and governors., which will paint the political map between States and Municipalities aligned with President Hugo Chávez or not. Venezuelan bloggers...

Georgia: Junior Eurovision Success

Madagascar: South Korean Land Deal Sparks Controversy

South Korea has just leased half of all the arable land in Madagascar according to the Financial Times. This has stirred quite a debate in the Malagasy blogosphere about land...

Armenia/Azerbaijan: Journalists Under Attack

Beaten in Armenia and imprisoned in Azerbaijan, journalists in the ex-Soviet South Caucasus know the price of freedom. Some of them are even fighting from prison cells, wrestling state persecution...

Japan: Proud to be Okinawan

China: Deadly subway tunnel collapse – who to blame?

On 15, Nov, a 100-meters-long--50m-wide section of the subway tunnel under construction collapsed. The most serious subway accident ever in China claimed more than 21. But far more than that,...

Japan: Suginami Ward proposes removal of Street View images

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