Benjamin Netanyahu recently told those gathered at the UN that any "Islamic Militant' group is the same. Here's why Hamas is nothing like ISIL; there are some things that only work in Beirut; and what's hot in Amman this week.
After David Fincher's successful run with “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” , the director chose to remake a novel casting Ben Affleck in the main role. Ballsy; the greatest Lebanese achievement- snagging Clooney; and even Gaza's technology is occupied by Israel.
September 29, 2014
Dr. Achi, who led the recent Mars exploration, argues that the United States is a land of freedom and opportunity, where anything is possible and dreams can and do come true; a man falls in the water on camera; and Egyptians hate America on Twitter.
To all the early morning warriors and midnight procrastinators, your lifeblood, the coffee bean. has earned its due respect and today is when we give our thanks; two guys, six tires and one motorcycle; and more pics from Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney’s Wedding.
September 28, 2014
Japanese people aren't blessed with the largest of fingers but they make up for it with ingenuity. Check out this fake thumb that helps anyone navigate a large cellphone screen; Lebanese Army crushes IS motorcycles; and Michelle Bachmann rallies the troops.
All sorts of American have joined together to support the humans of Gaza. Labor and Palestine solidarity activists are blocking an Israeli ship in the San Francisco Bay; Maroon 5 is back; which countries like IS? and some Egyptian politicians support the strikes buy the coalition.
September 27, 2014
The military brass in Syria are tickled pink with the air strikes done by the U.S. military and the government owned TV stations are praising Obama; Beirut's last public beach in danger; Clooney's pre-wedding shots; and a pro-Gaza exhibit in Amman.
September 25, 2014
From Branson to Neeson and now Denzel, somehow the story of a regular guy with with a shady past saving the day still makes for a great movie; the most powerful man in Iraq is from Iran; and illegal bird hunting still flourishing in Lebanon.
Ashraf Ghani is the new president elect after voting in Afghanistan but the reality on the ground is that nothing has really changed; how to access banned websites in Lebanon; which is worse- oppressed or undressed women? And a new festival is coming to Kuwait.
September 24, 2014
At an Arab Women in Leadership, trained doctor Dr Maryam Matar shared that from her own personal experience, she's dumber when she's on her period; Assad claims Israel supports al Nusra after jet shot down; and a beer in Lebanon will cost ya.
Jasmine Tridevil was tired of men ogling her chest, so she decided to blow up their minds by adding an extra but many aren't buying her story; Mona Lisa to hang in every Lebanese office; and the U.S. strikes in Syria are because of Russia.
September 23, 2014
France 24 got an exclusive interview with Anonymous where they revealed that because IS is abusing Islam, they plan to hack IS's social media; the desert stars at night are breathtaking; and President Sisi gets a mouthful from the UN's Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.
Netropolitan is an elite social networking site which requires its members to pay over ten thousand dollars to join. Is it destined to fail? A video of the Lebanese Army abusing prisoners goes viral; and Israel is somehow still a part of the EU.
September 22, 2014
McDonalds is permissible and Starbucks is a must, but some American edible exports are not compatible with the Lebanese palette; how to be happy in the Middle East or anywhere in the world; Israel illegally kicking out Africans; and an apology to Egypt.
Organized resistance by locals against the IS group is a present reality in the Ninawa province where the IS stronghold, the city of Mosul, is also located; Lebanon is addressing the Ebola threat; and the media is trying to make Al Nusra Front nice.