Well, the Tuque Souq didn't crack the shortlist, but here are the finalists for the 2008 Weblog Awards in the category "Best Middle East or Africa Blog":
Michael J. Totten
Martin Kramer on the Middle East
Elder of Ziyon
The Sudanese Thinker
Muslimah Media Watch
Days of My Life
Check 'em out, and then you can vote for the winner at the '08 Blog Awards website. The deadline for votes is Jan 13.