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22 January 2009

Stories from 22 January 2009

China: Obama, can you?

Obama has been sworn in as the first African American president, with a popular support peaking at its high.  His inauguration summoned as many as two million people, and his...

Middle East: Boycott as a Political Weapon

Many people across the Middle East have decided to boycott Israeli and American products in response to the Israeli war on Gaza. Tarek Amr reviews what bloggers have to say...

Egypt: Al Jazeera or Al Arabiya

Egypt: Bye Bye Bush

Egypt: Blogger Facing Lawsuit

Maghreb Politics Review Launched

Palestine: Coexisting?

Russia: Migration Issues

Russia: Mosque and Armenian Church Near Olimpiysky

The Egyptian Bloggers Bookfair

With more than 15 new titles, Egyptian bloggers take the 2009 Cairo International Book Fair by storm. Marwa Rakha reports how bloggers are planning to organise group visits to make...

Saudi Arabia: A boycott that might work

Saudi Arabia: Thoughts on the inauguration

Israel: A Plea to Obama

Nepal: Bollywood Movie Banned Over Buddha Birthplace Row

Philippines: The root cause of the flooding

In the Philippines, media reports have cited weeks of heavy rain brought by a cold front as the immediate cause of the massive flooding and landslides. Some Filipino bloggers have...

India: Blog Camp in Mumbai

Armenia: Homophobic Media

Pakistan: Taliban ban music in buses

Nigeria: Nigeria's Football Online Community

Africa: Africans Welcome Support for Democracy

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