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November 21, 2009

Listening to in Iraq:

"O! Iraq, Toughen Yourself"

Renowned singers Salah Hassan and Nasrat Badr's song urges Iraqis to stand up and take their rightful place in the world.

Clicking on in

South Africa:

A YouTube clip of reggae singer Ras Dumisani hilariously mangling South Africa's national anthem at a Springboks rugby match in France. His rendition caused a national scandal, was described as disrespectful and was even blamed for the Boks' 20-13 defeat by the French.

Reading in Israel:

"The Declaration

of the Moon Rights"

The second novel from Ron Leshem, an Israeli TV executive whose first novel, "If There Is a Paradise," was adapted into the Academy-Award nominated film "Beaufort." His new novel is set in Iran.

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