Deborah Ann Dilley · April, 2007

Occasionally authoring articles for the Turkish and Kurdish blogosphere coverage on Global Voices.

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Israel: Gaza Predictions

Based off of recent statements from Abbas, Aliyah advises: “Palestinians should also hold onto their hats –and find some basements to hide out in –because I’d wager that the gun battles and assassination attempts going on in Gaza without cease already between Fatah and Hamas, clan against clan, will also...

Jordan: Reconnecting in Amman

The Black Iris recounts the strange etiquette of homecoming…and the odd conversations required: “So no, I don’t feel obligated to “get together” or to “call you”. I don’t want to “catch up”. I don’t want a sit down where people try and gather as much info about your life so...

Israel: Knesset Predictions

Israeli blog Shiloh Musings muses on the predictions given by MK Dr. Arye Eldad, MD, an Israeli Knesset Member: “In Israel, the wars come when they're not expected, and, with the exception of Ehud Barak, rotten governments stick to their seats longer than anybody in their right mind would want...

Egypt: The NYT Discovers Muslim Fashion

The Arabist comments on an article by the New York Times in which the “trials” of being fashionable and a Muslim woman are illustrated:” Ever since I read this New York Times article a few days back about the identitarian fashion issues of Muslim American women I’ve been trying to...

Iran: Diplomatic Lessons Learned

Hossein Derakhshan gives us a list of 10 things that recent diplomacy in Iran has taught the world about their country: “1 Islamic Republic of Iran, when genuinely engaged, is negotiable, unlike what neo-conservatives try to make us believe. 2 Iran is a whole different country now than it was...

Iran: Report Card on Releasing Hostages

S'can-Iranic gives out a report card to the players in the recent release of 15 British sailors captured by Iran: “I think the overall handling of the issue by the British government gets a C+. They could have approached the whole issue as they did during the past few days,...

Iraq: Moving Arabs out of Kirkuk?

Zeinobia from the Egyptian Chronicles is disturbed at news that Arabs will be moved out of the Kurdish city of Kirkuk in Iraq: “Day and night you blame Iran , but what about the Kurds !!?? with my all respect I don't like this ethnic plan as it will tear...

Syria: Parlimentary Elections

Syrian blogger Tajreed talks about the changes in people with the upcoming parliamentary elections: “And last thing I want to talk about are the prospects of change I notice that there is an interest in the parliamentary elections this year and while I haven't voted in previous elections I see...

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