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6 January 2009

Stories from 6 January 2009

Egyptian Bloggers Ask: WHY?

It seems that most posts from the Egyptian blogosphere are attempts at finding answers to the many whys and hows in their heads following the attack on Gaza. Marwa Rakha...

Egypt identifies the new face of politics

An Egyptian Blogger's take on Robert Fisk's Piece

Celebrated columnist Robert Fisk lashed out at Egypt over its stance on Gaza in an article entitled "The Rotten State of Egypt is too Powerless and Corrupt to Act." An...

A Rap Tribute to Benazir Bhutto

Philippines: Lessons from the '80s

Egypt: Give Gaza to Egypt

Egypt: Shake and Bake

Egypt: US coverage of Gaza War

Egypt: Would Hamas come out stronger?

Syria: Largest U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Egypt: From Egyptian Artists to Artists of the World

Egyptian artists are lending their voices to the Palestinian cause, explaining to the rest of the world the history of the Arab-Israeli struggle from their view point. The initiative, spearheaded...

Americas: Celebrating the Visit of the Three Kings

The holiday season continues across the Americas, even as Christmas and the New Year holiday have all passed. In many countries in the region, the feast of “Los Reyes Magos”...

DR Congo: What went wrong in establishing lasting peace

Kenya: A few recommended blogs

South Africa: Is poligamy compatible with democracy?

Bangladesh: Reactions To A New Cabinet

Palestine: UN School Hit By Israeli Shells; More than 40 Killed

At approximately 6:00 p.m. (GMT+2), Al Jazeera English reported that a UN school was hit when two tank shells exploded outside of the school. The school, located in Jabaliya, had...

DR Congo: New mass killings, weak media attention

While fighting in North Kivu has been somewhat quiet of late, there have been reports of mass killings perpetrated by the Ugandan rebel group LRA in the Congolese Haut-Uélé region...

Palestine: “In Gaza our future is almost destroyed”

In this roundup of blogposts from Gaza we hear from a teenager who just lost her friend and is scared for her own life, about a medical worker who was...

Korea: New Year Episode on the Internet and public channels

Waiting for New Year excites people everywhere. People gather together in a place and welcome the New Year. In Korea, every year people gather together around Bosingak Bell Tower and...