Behind The News
August 2, 2012
After reports surface of fights between Syrian and Jordanian armies, the Jordan government PR machine swings into action.
July 31, 2012
According to a leaked report, the Saudis have threatened to cut off aid to Jordan unless the Hashemites build an FSA base on their border.
July 29, 2012
In a "closed-door diplomatic meeting" Barack Obama's security adviser talks to Israel about their contingency plan.
July 25, 2012
A small protest in Amman has sparked an huge investigation as the illegitimate offspring of Jordan are given ID cards segregating them from society.
There is nothing worse than being a refugee on the run, except being a refugee on the run again and again: Palestinian refugees in Syria also cannot expect to exist outside a paradigm of danger and unpredictability. Their brethren in Lebanon learned the same lesson years ago.
July 21, 2012
The subject of Islamic outcry has been proposed NYC bus ads that call enemies of Israel 'savages' apparently. Muslim Americans who now have a strong role in the US, were left feeling a touch insulted, as anti-Islamic sentiment continues.
July 18, 2012
This is normal life: the bombs, the funerals, tea in the street and prayers for the dead.
July 16, 2012
You've heard of Holocaust deniers, now a new breed of Semitic-denial: A new hushed-up report commissioned by the Israeli government finds that there is no Occupation of the West Bank and settlements should be legalized.
July 10, 2012
The Lebanon refugee committee says it can no longer pay for desperate Syrians due to a lack of funding.
July 8, 2012
The mysterious Shabiha have committed atrocities across Syria but are they really the Iranian thugs that eye-witnesses claim they are?
July 5, 2012
Worried about the rise in Islamist politics, the Copts of Egypt have decided to start their own rival political party.
July 2, 2012
She was the most hated woman in Tunisia before the revolution but what does she have to say for herself now?
July 1, 2012
A UK law firm defending alleged terrorists caught by Middle East governments are making big bucks.
June 28, 2012
It would seem according to a picture and some words that while her people are desperately worrying about surviving the expected blazing hot and warring summer ahead, Asma Assad is thinking about the sporting fate of her national badminton team.
June 26, 2012
Najla Mahmoud calls herself the ‘First Servant of Egypt’, her husband calls her a ‘Brotherhood activist’, critics say she’s a dowdy Suzanne Mubarak: so who is the new first lady of Egypt?