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25 November 2009

Stories from 25 November 2009

Algeria: An Open Letter to Egyptians

From a football match for a place in the South Africa World Cup in 2010 to a full fledged face off and diplomatic stand off, Egyptians and Algerians continue to...

Kuwait: Bahrain and Back

Kuwaiti ZDistrict visits Bahrain and shares his experience here.

Morocco: A Tasty Little Tale

My Marrakesh shares this “tasty little tale” from Marrakech, in Morocco.

Egypt: Where are the Algerian Intellectuals?

Egyptian blog Justice for All [Ar] asks: “Where are the intellectuals in Algeria when the nation wakes up..on curses? This is another reading to the question: Why do they hate...

Egypt/Gaza: “Trashy” music video clips

‘I wasn’t surprised to see during my my trip to Egypt and Gaza that no one watches music videos anymore. When I asked few people about their choice of boycotting...

Jordan: Internet Blues

Jordanian Hatem Abunimeh describes his ordeal getting an Internet connection in Jordan.

Egypt: Egyptian Politics, Arab Nationalism and Football

What is the relationship between Egyptian politics, Arab nationalism and a football match? Egyptian Dalia Ziada sheds her thoughts on all those issues in this post.

Egypt: Football and Nationalism

The Arabist has more on football and nationalism in this post.

Egypt: Football isn't just a game

Maryanna Stroud Gabbani, who lives in Egypt, shares her two cents on the ‘action’ which followed the Algeria-Egypt football match, which saw Algeria qualify to the World Cup finals, being...

Jordan: Keep the bad Parliament!

After the Jordanian Parliament was dissolved, Jordanian Hareega writes: “If a new Parliament is to be elected, it has to be an absolute disaster for me to believe it is...

Iraq: Dreams of Freedom

After years of war, Iraqi Wamith Al-Kassab writes: “Change will happen in Iraq. Activists will win. Freedom will roll.This is our vision, this is our faith…This is our dream.”

Bahrain: Vaccine Dangers

Bahraini Beisan, at Mideast Youth, takes a look at the dangers of vaccines.

Egypt: Elimination of Violence Against Women Day Marked

Egyptian Ibn Ad Dunya marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with this post.

Video: End Violence Against Women Around the World

Today, November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and through videos, many people and organizations around the world are expressing their need to end...

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan: One State Solution Week 2009

The One State Solution Blog invites bloggers to express their opinions to redress the problems the Partition of India has created: “it did not achieve the goals or resolve the...

India: Politics And Tolerance

I love life… so I explore quotes Allama Iqbal on the philosophy of Hindu God Rama to showcase that: “India’s biggest strength is it’s secularism and it’s philosophy of tolerance...

Bhutan: Stop Violence Against Women

Bhutanese blogger Penstar raises voice against all forms of violence towards women.

Sri Lanka: Transformation Of Buddhism

Daya Dissanayake at Groundviews opines: “In Sri Lanka, the Dhamma preached by the Buddha has gone through many transformations.”

Greece: Police violence against migrant woman triggers reforms

A migrant woman from Armenia was beaten by police in Athens, Greece this week, leading to renewed promises of police reform from the new socialist government. A minister responds directly...

Successful BPO firm in Vietnam

Saigonnezumi features a successful Business Process Outsourcing firm in Vietnam

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