Iran trying to buy friends and influence people
Iran wants to be the new face of leadership the MENA region.
Tehran on charm offensive in Gaza and Amman
As an Egypt-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Hamas was taking hold on Wednesday night, Iran made a very public overture to Jordan in what is perceived as another move to extend its influence in the region.
Source: Arab Saga
#Nov23 : There is anger all over the country
Today protests , rallies and clashes were beyond Tahrir square and Cairo amazingly and surprisingly. In fact the protesters outside Cairo were much violent and scary than in Cairo where the clashes are between protesters and security forces.
Source: Egyptian Chronicles
Keeping Her on a Tight Leash
Susie asks , "Are Saudi men really that insecure and distrustful, and do Saudi women really need to be monitored and controlled in these ways? "
Source: Susie's Big Adventure
At renovated Iraq shrine, Shiites mark a holy day
It is the most impassioned day of the year for Shiite Muslims — Ashoura, when one of the faith's most revered figures, Imam Hussein, was martyred in battle. Hundreds of thousands of Shiites who flocked to his resplendent, gold-domed shrine to commemorate him Saturday found the site has radically changed.
Source: Diaa Hadid
The Rolling Stones of Morocco: Nass el-Ghiwane
The group’s hypnotic rhythms borrowed from the mystagogic cadences of the Sufi brotherhoods, was unlike anything ever heard in Morocco, an in its own reckless way a summation of everything ever heard in Morocco.
Source: Qifa Nabki