The Nile runs red! Egyptian death sentences more than the entire world
Death by hanging is still used as a punishment in Egypt.
In Egypt, Industrial Scale Death Decrees
A single judge in a single court in Egypt has sentenced more people to death this year than the total number of people who were executed last year in the rest of the world combined, with the exception of China.
Source: Informed Comment
Brazilian Football Legend Pelé played for Lebanese Nejmeh SC in 1975
In 1975, Brazilian legend Pele played soccer with the Lebanese national team and this blog has the video and pictures to prove it.
Source: Blog Baladi
How personal politics drive conflict in the Gulf
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have recently labeled the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group but Qatar gives them money.
Source: The Gulf Blog
The Walt Disney Company announces new media agency set-up
Apparently Disney is placing new emphasis on the MENA region and they hired Omnicom Media Group as the lead agency for marketing and media.
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