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Fozia Mohamed

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Latest posts by Fozia Mohamed

12 June 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs: Is the Arabic Language Dead?

Libyan bloggers mourn the death of the Arabic language as more Libyans resort to blogging in English. What makes them blog in a language other than their mother tongue? What...

5 June 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs: The Bloggers who have Gone AWOL

While exams continue to disrupt a little the Libyan blogosphere both locally and overseas this week's post is dedicated to those Libyan bloggers who are 'absent without leave', we don't...

31 May 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs: Tony Blair, Watermelons, Shock and Awe and a Really Hot Summer

Extreme security measures, the relationship between bloggers and watermelons, shock and awe tactics and what happens to you when the weather reaches 49 degree Celsius are just some of the...

21 May 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs: Bloggers meet, traffic chaos, activism, corporal punishment at schools and more

The Libyan blogosphere is getting stronger - and bolder - with more bloggers putting a face to their names online. Fozia Mohamed sheds light on the phenomena and updates us...

23 April 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs: more blogger meet ups, education, proud to be a Libyan and a handwriting contest.

From Libyan bloggers getting to meet each other face to face to the ugly face of the crisis of the Libyan children infected with Aids in Benghazi, the Libyan blogosphere...

16 April 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs: Bloggers on Spring Break!

I am not sure, but I have the general feeling that the Libyan blogosphere has been a little quiet lately, except for the usual couple of blogs who regularly update....

9 April 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs:Nalut Spring festival, mountain bikes in Libya, maturity, headless a short story, abuse of maids, and true love

Another week in Libyan blogs, this week Khadijateri attended the Nalut Spring Festival, all I can say that it is incredible, the photos. the people, the adventures. I made a...

2 April 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs : Chaperones Redux, Successful Women, Mother's Day and More

Libyan blogs teemed with discussions during the last couple of weeks. We are glad to know that the Chaperone for Libyan women law I mentioned two weeks ago has been...

12 March 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs : Bring a Chaperone or Go Back Home

Libyan bloggers have been quite prolific on many topics this past week, however what easily dominated their minds this time was the ‘invisible’ law regulating the Libyan females under the...

5 March 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs: Italian freedom fighters, niqab, road safety and the Libyan bloggers!

Abughilan – who has incidentally become one of my favourites haunts – surprises us with yet another beautiful lesson from the rich history of Libya. It is the story of...

26 February 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs: Between history, hair, leadership, cleaning the floor and many more stories

Most of us have studied some history, many of us think we know history, but the majority of us are really ignorant about large parts of our own history. That...

19 February 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs

Equality among sexes in Libya? Yes, because now you have to pay attention to Libyan female pickpockets! This is what Khadijateri discovered yesterday when she went into a shop to...

12 February 2007

Touring Libyan Blogs

The discussion continues from last week again on AngloLibyan who has brought up the topic of the Libyan AIDS stricken children as an offshoot of the previous week’s discussion about...

5 February 2007

Libyan Bloggers in a Week

The past week has been quite interesting as Libyan bloggers discussed the relative merits of a parallel universal, virtual reality or a chance at a Second Life which you could...

29 January 2007

Libya: To Return or not to Return?

The last weeks saw a variety of activities on Libyan blogs. It was the ‘end of term’ exams in Libyan schools and Khadijateri has devoted several posts to that. On...

8 January 2007

Libya blogs : First week of 2007

While the blogosphere is still in grips over the execution of Saddam Hussein and whether the death penalty is OK, the Libyan bloggers have moved on to different subjects. Khadijateri...

1 January 2007

Libya blogs: The Last Week of 2006

The main themes dominating the Libyan blogs during this last week were, New Year, Christmas and Eid greetings, whith Khadijateri posting about the Eid Al Adha celebration and using photos...

25 December 2006

Libya:A view into the blogging scene

The Libyan blogosphere is rich and diverse, but quietly apolitical. I'm constantly surprised at how it has sprouted during the last three years. It may have less bloggers than other...

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