Thanks to taxes, Jordan may no longer be the Mecca for IT companies
Jordan is the region's own Silicon Valley but will this change due to over taxing?
Is it the End of Jordan as Silicon Valley of the Arab World: IT Companies Threaten to Move out of Jordan
An increase in electricity prices this week and the government’s intention to increase IT companies’ income tax from 14 per cent to 25 per cent will be “disastrous”, make Jordan no longer an ICT hub.
Source: Arab Cruch
Church Burning Reveals Ugly Contest over Truth and Victimhood
What mentality of man will burn a church? Bishop Thomas, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Qussia, had his church thrashed by pro-Morsi protestors, but neighborhood Muslims rallied to defend it.
Source: A Sense of Belonging
Egypt's generals following Algerian playbook?
Comments from Egyptian officers are eerily similar to those heard from the mouths of the Algerian "eradicators."
Source: Al Jazeera Blog
Kidnapping is wrong
A lot of things don’t make sense in Lebanon lately, and one of them is this whole kidnapping spree that doesn’t seem to be ending any time soon.
Source: Blog Baladi