The 'Ol Switcheroo: Yemeni men marry each other's sisters
A Yemeni man with his child bride.
Yemen's Swap Marriages
In Yemen, two men can agree to marry each other's sisters, in order to avoid paying the dowry. Sounds simple, right?
Source: Afrah Nasser
Six Franchises We Desperately Need in Lebanon
Ok, people. We need a Ben and Jerry's, a Hooters and a few more American franchises in Beirut, ASAP!
Dar al-Ifta launches campaign against ‘Islamic State’
Dar al-Ifta has launched an international campaign to stop referring to the “Islamic State” by its self-proclaimed name, replacing it with the term “Qaeda Separatists.”
Source: Mada Masr
Watch: Short film “Gazonto” by John Greyson imagines Toronto bombed like Gaza
In his compelling new video Gazonto, Canadian filmmaker John Greyson reimagines Israel’s massive bombardment of the Israeli-occupied and besieged Gaza Strip as if it were an attack on his home city Toronto.
Source: Electronic Inifada