September 14, 2014
Balint Szlanko for Syria Comment showed how that when the ISIL fighters face any kind of organized and balanced opposition, they can't hold their own; Syrians experiencing increasing racism in Lebanon; and Jabhat al-Nusra is the newest Savior in Syria.
Egypt won't send soldiers, Jordan is staying quiet, and Turkey has practically boarded up their airport so the US can't use it; Lebanon has their share of ISIL militants; war crimes by Israel? Not according to the PA; and Osama is not a popular name in America.
September 13, 2014
Despite laws against apostasy and the general Arabic idea that atheists are infidels, the trend is changing and more non-believers are finding a voice; Cheney is back at it again; really Humanity, really? Have you seen Gaza? and unfortunately, watches are back.
September 11, 2014
Ivy the blogger brings a second addition of the female fashion faux pas that she sees among her Arabian friends; Israel admits killing their own soldier who was taken hostage by Hamas; and censorship in Lebanon has begun.
According to a new report by UNICEF, the chances of a child being killed in cold blood is just as likely to happen in America as in Iraq; orphanage director gets three years for beating kids; and Syrians in Lebanon are being randomly beaten for being Syrian.
September 10, 2014
What is already clear about Obama's approach to ISIS is that it will not involve ground troops and will take time. What else will be revealed today? Surviving incest; Kuwait holding auditions for theater productions; and the people you'll see at the Beirut Airport.
One Arab techie blogger says the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are amazing but the real Apple Watch is something that is truly out-of-this world great! For IS to be stopped, Iran must be controlled as well; and the reason Arabs 'hate' each other is multi-faceted.
September 9, 2014
After a dating show contestant 'mentioned' he killed his wives, Seda Sayan hosted the murderer on her morning show and controversy ensued; Lebanese MP spends the evening with dozens of supermodels; and no land for Palestinians says Sisi.
Lebanese Christians and Muslims have shown their hate for IS by burning its flag but all the government cares about is the desecration of 'Allah's' name'; the eight responses every parent gives their children; and Sara El Khatib's final words.
September 8, 2014
For a movie with singing, romance, and Maroon Five's Adam Levine, "Begin Again" has not received its just deserts in terms of acclamation; Lebanon has its own unique phobias; and Al Jazeera has hired some new anchors. Will they help change AJ's image?
The Russia 2018 and Qatar 2022 World Cups might be moved away from one, or both, or none of the nations. We'll know after FIFA executives meet this month; contentment or happiness, or both; Arab regimes to fight IS; and the power of graffiti in Amman.
September 7, 2014
A Palestinian Christian wrote during the midst of the Gaza onslaught the truth on what it means to be Palestinian as opposed to the lies that say Palestine never existed; the Ayatollah Khomeini ain't laughing; and Syrians have to look at their family's killers daily.
Islamic State fighters on Saturday claimed to have beheaded Abbas Medlej, being decapitated after he attempted to escape; how to help refugees in Saudi; a Saudi tweep calls ISIS his daughter; and Israel has their own set of terror tunnels.
September 6, 2014
A young Egyptian soldier goes on vacation and returns feeling a bit under the weather, so his commanding officer beats him to death with a stick; more, more, more emoticons! Lebanese people have funny food habits; and Iranians sympathize with Americans.
September 4, 2014
The exactors of Sharia law in the new Islamic State are those of the IS movement so they publicly stoned a young man for all to see; Lebanese Christians are ready to fight IS, but they need to chill; and Egypt is randomly banning stuff.