December 9, 2014
Rather than banning fighters from coming home, governments should consider employing them as spokespeople in their home communities; Omar Barghouti credits the prime minister for the BDS movement's success in recent years; Human rights organizations pledge to challenge the latest iteration of the Prevention of Infiltration Law.
December 7, 2014
It is naive for the Israeli peace camp to think that deposing Netanyahu will bring about peace or even get us closer; Nisrene Rouhana’s death and Fatima Seif Eddine’s cry for help indicate that the ISF is failing to take cases of domestic violence seriously; Unknown assailants set on fire on Sunday Syrian refugee tents in the northern region of Akkar.
On December 4, thousands of protestors flooded the streets downtown Boston to protest against the non-indictment of Daniel Pantaleo; The struggle for influence in Syria between regional and world powers is creating a new paradigm in which Iran is beginning to break away from its traditional allegiance with Russia; Arguing on a humanitarian basis, a disarmament initiative pushes to avoid a potential global catastrophe.
Enough being fed on crap, just change the channel or turn the box off; fight impunity in the U.S. and Palestine; Bahrain comes to a standstill for the king's son to cycle, run and swim.
December 6, 2014
After the deaths of two more Lebanese legends, Said Akl and Sabah, there is a reignited belief that the golden age of Lebanese culture is over; An expat explains his experiences over the American holiday season; 7 things Ivy did in her 20s that she does not regret
December 4, 2014
“Reincarnation” is the new short film created and directed by Karl Lagerfeld; James Bond is back with Spectre and a brand new Aston Martin DB10; In Syria, three years too late for many, the inexorable logic of compromise and stabilization with regime is growing.
Thirty years of Mubarak’s deflating, uninspired leadership have left Egypt in a state of seemingly unalterable disrepair; in the last twelve months, the Turkish state has appeared significantly more corrupt; Israel and the United States were the only two countries to vote against a UN resolution calling for the prevention of an arms race in outer space.
December 3, 2014
The long-awaited trailer for "Star Wars VII might break the internet; if alcohol labels were honest, what would they say? Arabic phrases and their literal translation.
In Palestinian literature, there is resistance. And more so, there is existence; how social media can create illusions about other people’s lives and fool everyone; how about some mamoul for Christmas?
December 2, 2014
This seems to be the attitude regarding the postponing of the deadline for negotiations on the Iranian nuclear file; No one, it appears, has a lower opinion of Israelis than does Benjamin Netanyahu; Why does Al Jazeera English not use material produced by group's PR machine? Because it is the responsible thing to do.
The proposed ‘Nation-State Law’ and a wave of violence point to the urgency of questioning Israel’s place in Jewish identity; Over the last 10 years the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood has consistently shown that its only desire is to dominate all other opposition forces, regardless of the consequences; Omar Boustany speaks to head hunters (ISIS excepted).
November 30, 2014
Wonderful ideas to style up your Christmas tree; an infographic guide to help you through your Christmas shopping; DYI reindeer advent calendar.
A humanitarian nightmare awaits Syrian refugees this winter; Iran's censorship redirect page; Tougher regulations on smog standards announced a day before Thanksgiving have some questioning the timing.
November 29, 2014
Looking past the tired foreign media perspective of Lebanon; the reality of Syrian civil society in Lebanon; The Salafist front pushes for an Islamic youth movement in Egypt
November 27, 2014
A new stylish device that will help you keep up your fitness challenge; owner of Champagne Drappier opened the largest bottle of champagne in the world; things we put up with when in a relationship.