Whose side is America on? U.S. officials may have met with Assad's in Barcelona
It seems America fears Salafists more than Assad after a meeting in Spain in May of this year.
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Did Obama-Assad reps meet in Barcelona?
Representatives of the Obama Administration and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reportedly held hush-hush talks in Barcelona in late May.
Source: Arab Saga
Let ‘Lawfare’ Shape the Conflict, Not the Flow of Arms
If we fail to act swiftly, the decision to lift the arms embargo will most likely backfire and serve only to fuel the opposition’s existing frustration with the international community.
Source: Syria Comment
The Kurdish who Made it to Arab Idol Quarter Finals
I did not think for one second that anyone has ever thought that Parwas Hussein, a young lady from Kurdistan would make to the quarter finals on MBC’s Arab Idol “Pop Idol Arabic version”, when she does not speak Arabic fluently.
Source: Egyptian Chronicles
World’s biggest tire graveyard
The Daily Mail Online have an article on the tire graveyard out in Sulaibiya, Kuwait.
Source: 248 AM
Classical Masterpieces, Franco-Arab Films, and More This Week
Amman is chock full of cultural events this week; jazz, classical music, movie premiers and more.
Final Score: Jordan 21 – Kuwait 0
Is Jordan that good or is Kuwait that bad?
Source: 248 AM
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