Bassem's Back! Egypt's funnyman to return to primetime TV
Bassem Youssef plans to return to Egypt's television airwaves.
Bassem Youssef To return To Bigger Challenge
Youssef will present the first episode of in his show’s newest season next Friday 25 October 2013 on CBC after being absent for three months.
Source: Egyptian Chronicles
Saudi Arabia in Unprecedented Withdrawal from UN Security Council over Syria, Palestine
Saudi Arabia mysteriously withdrew, after having campaigned for and won a seat on the UN Security Council. They said it was over Western inaction on Syria and the the Palestinians. Hmmmm?
Source: Informed Comment
Reflections of Eid in Syria's Art Scene
Pessimism and lack of patience are the terms for this year's Eid in Syria.
Source: Global Voices
Ra'ad-85 UAV/PGM killer drone
Iran has a drone. The Ra’ad-85 is reportedly capable of being fitted with different type PGMs dependent on mission targeting, with claimed range of 100 km.
Source: Uskowi on Iran