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January 13, 2009

Palestine: Cynthia McKinney Lived to Tell the Story

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

The Free Gaza Movement posts this article by American Green Party nominee for the US Presidential elections Cynthia McKinney, who is in Lebanon, after the boat she was in along with supporters and aid to Gaza was rammed by Israeli ships. ...

December 10, 2008

Obama's Senate Seat for Sale!

President-elect Barack Obama's Illinois senate seat is vacant - and up for sale for the highest bidder. Bloggers from around the world chime in to catch up on the action after Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff John Harris were arrested and charged by the FBI of corruption in the selection of Obama's successor for the empty Senate seat.

December 4, 2008

Iraqis react to new pact on withdrawal of US troops

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Inside Iraq, a blog maintained by Iraqi journalists, provides us with live reactions to what Iraqis said when they read about the Parliament passing a pact which will end the presence of US troops in their country. ...

Iraq: Withdrawal of US Troops Blueprint

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Raed in the Middle, from Iraq, provides us with a ‘rough' translation of an agreement between Iraq and US on the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. ...

Mideast Youth: MEFaith is Ours

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Bahrain-based Mideast Youth's Esra'a is fuming that a US-based organisation is claiming ownership of a website, MEFaith.com, which is “created, designed, developed and continues to be maintained by the Mideast Youth team.” To prevent confusion, the website's new home is now M...

Libya: Thanksgiving away from home

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From Libya, American Khadija Teri celebrates Thanksgiving away from home saying: “I wish I was back home… eating turkey with my family…. relaxing in front of the TV….. and of course there would be shopping to do tomorrow….” ...

December 3, 2008

Jordan: Bush Bloopers

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From Jordan, Jazarah posts this video featuring funny bloopers by US President George W Bush. ...

November 26, 2008

US: Mosque and Synagogue Twinning Week

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Richard Silverstein, a Jewish blogger in the US, writes about how 40 mosques and synagogues in the US conducted a joint programme on Islamophobia and anti-Semitism this weekend. “The goal of this national project sponsored by the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding is to combat ethnic tension ...

Egypt: Getting High on Obama

Barack Obama's popularity in Egypt reaches a new high - with the introduction of a narcotic to the market bearing the President-elect's name. According to bloggers, dealers in the Mediterranean town of Marsa Matrouh are selling Obama branded hashish.

November 5, 2008

OBAMA WINS!

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Tonight, we made history here in the U.S.! . . . A non-violent revolution! Although most media outlets would rather wait until at least the polls in California close at 8PM Pacific Time (about an hour from now), I am ready to declare that Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the U.S. to...