Bronze for Arab Springer: Swimming medal for Tunisia and Arab-kind
A Bronze medal for Mr Oussama Mellouli at the London 2012 Olympics
Congratulations to Oussama Mellouli who has won a Bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics in Men's 1500m Freestyle (Swimming). It is the first medal for Tunisia in these games. Mr Mellouli had won a Gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 once again in Men's 1500m Freestyle.
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There is No Honor in Honor killing
Yesterday Iftikar and Farzana Ahmed were sentenced to life imprisonment for being found guilty of killing their 17 year old daughter Shafilea in an act of ‘honor killing’ in 2003. Their reasoning was that Shafilea was seen to be leading too much of a westernized life and therefore bringing disrepute to their honor in the wider community.
Source: Wellapparently's Blog
#Syria Revolts : Rebels from Space !!
From me this is the most interesting defection I have heard from the Syrian Arab Army since the defection of superstar Manaf Tlass : Syria’s cosmonaut Mohamed Firas announces his defection and his escape to Turkey.
Source: Egyptian Chronicles
Dishsarah on Instagram
If there’s one thing I love about Instagram, is the amount of creativity one would discover! Should it be darra3a making, jewelery designing, photography and most importantly, COOKING! God, the feed would burst from all of the food – recipes pics uploaded but we all love it!
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