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BLOGS – by region

Blogosphere as a network of interconnections

BAHRAIN

Silly Bahraini Girl

Angry Arabiya

Babbling Bahrania (last post in 2008)

Bint Battuta

EGYPT

Mona ElTahawy

Manal and Alaa’s bit bucket free speech from the bletches

Baheyya: Egypt Analysis and Whimsy – Commentary on Egyptian politics and culture by an Egyptian citizen with a room of her own. 

Egyptian Chronicles – “I am just an Egyptian Girl who lives in the present with the Glories of a great Past and the hope of a better Future”

A Voice From Cairo – Lamia Hassan

Egypt: thoughts from afar – a blog by Dr. Azza Sedky, who is spending winter 2011-2012 in Cairo

HARRASSmap – ending the social acceptability of sexual harassment of women in Egypt

Eman Hashim – women’s rights activist

Dalia Ziada – Egyptian rights activist, award-winning blogger

IRAQ

Baghdad Burning (last post since 2007, but very informative)

Neurotic Iraqi Wife

IRAN

Voices and Visions – Parisasaranj, an Iranian journalist and blogger

Lady Sun – observations of an Iranian woman living in London

LEBANON

What if I Get Free? – Feminist Attempts by Nadine Moawad

Balabalat Hamra2 (Arabic only)

Lebanese Nights by LayalK

Selkeh w Emneh (Arabic only)

Maysash’s Blog: trying to enhance the Middle Eastern-Western relations plus women’s rights and cultural and social issues

Knooz Room

The Adventures of Salwa

Nasawiya – Feminist Collective

Kherrberr – a media monitor that specializes in overseeing different types of gender discrimination

J.SPOT by Joumana Haddad – a blog about women’s rights, human dignity, secularism and sexual freedom in the Arab world

MOROCCO

Laila Lalami

ARABS AND MUSLIMS IN AMERICA

Akram’s Razor – Reflections on Islam, Muslims & America: Observations on Islam, America and international affairs from an unapologetic liberal and a proud American Muslim.

Alt Muslim – global perspectives on Muslim life, politics, and culture.

PITAPOLICY – politics, interests, technology, and analysis of the Middle East and North Africa region.

Reclaiming Identity: Dismantling Arab Stereotypes – addresses pervasive stereotypes of Arabs. This web-exclusive is introduced by the Arab American National Museum, the first and only devoted to Arab American history and culture in the United States.

KABOBfest – created in response to the misrepresentation of Arab and Muslim Americans following the events of September 11th, 2001 in the United States.

Sufi Dialogue – voice of an American Muslim woman.

PALESTINE

Abir Kopty

Gaza Mom: Motherhood. Politics. Palestine. And everything in between.

From Gaza, With Love - by Mona Elfarra

Life in Fragments-Writing the Doors of Haifa – fragments of the life of a feminist Palestinian writer

Improvisations: Arab Woman Progressive Voice

Hedaya Shamoon (Arabic only)

Ahmad Arar – on feminist thought (Arabic only)

Writings of Nisma Al Aklouk (Arabic only)

SUDAN

Nesrine Malik

Jamila ElGizuli

Whole Heartedly – Sudayniyya

Hadia Hasaballah – perspectives on women’s rights and equality (Arabic only)

SYRIA

Razaniyyat

TUNISIA

Un Oeil sur la Planète

A Tunisian Girl

Aya Chriki – Femme Rebelle (Arabic only)

Proudly Tunisian – Aya Chebbi

Women Activists

Al Hurriyah – Scottish woman’s experience in Tunisia

YEMEN

Afrah Nasser: ‘A young Yemeni woman born to write’

Sarah in Wonderland – Sarah Jamal

ISLAMIC FEMINISM

Steal This Hijab

Metis’ Blog on Muslim Feminists

INSIGHTS ON WOMEN & ISLAM

Tabsir

Karamah - Muslim women lawyers for human rights

The American Muslim – Gender Issues

Islam and Gender

INSIGHTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Voices of the Arab Spring – seeks to find and share compelling stories of the Arab Spring

Muslimah Media Watch - a forum where Muslim women can critique how images appear in the media and popular culture

Sawt al Niswa – a feminist webspace

Musings on Arab Culture: Reflections of A Western Woman

the lowercase arab – Palestinian-Australian

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