Links from my del.icio.us account for August 17th:
- In Egypt, Some Women Say That Veils Increase Harassment - washingtonpost.com - Is the hijab a gateway garment - works well at first, then leaves you wanting more?
- Veils swapped for bikinis on Egypt's women-only beaches - INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos - Egypt's religious schizophrenia illustrated - look out for the quotes at the end
- Palestinian poet and icon Mahmoud Darwish buried - Los Angeles Times - Palestinians lay poet to rest
- Hospital: Egyptian woman gives birth to septuplets - Interior Ministry to arrest her for heeding Mubarak warnings on overpopulation
- The Palestinian Che Guevara - The Spine - Marty Peretz: fundamentally nasty, nasty man