October 25, 2011
Marking the death of a great Egyptian classic film star; The Gaddafis are buried in secret location; Discover the preliminary Tunisian election results; And Lebanon's 'baby' Hariri weeps over Prince Sultan of KSA.
One Kuwaiti blogger lends us his navigator around the latest fads in American TV; When fishing from Gaza drags up something bigger and nastier than your average fish; And why Libya plumping for an Islamic state contravenes democracy in 'this' case.
October 24, 2011
Tunisia lays the foundation for a new Arab political system, forging the Arab Spring into its next phase, as it goes to the polls for the first time since the Revolution; Turkey tries to find its feet on shaken foundations post Eastern Earthquake; Palestinian prisoners take advantage of freedom with a romantic head-start; And Mrs. Assad perspective of her husband's crackdown.
Will Islam be the Libyan way forward for the liberated and re-born Libya; Obesity is a world-wide killer; Rest in Peace Prince Sultan, while Saudi-aired TV soaps take three days off air as the Kingdom mourns its loss; And from Pharaohs to Arab Spring.
October 23, 2011
The US is finally cutting the military chord with Iraq by pulling out its troops; While in the region Turkey has a devastating earthquake leaving at least a thousand dead; Prisoners escape in the chaos and Armenia expresses its sympathies for Turkey's calamity; Tunisia's revolutionary elections produce record women constituent results for the Middle East.
On Ariel Sharon's weight loss while in coma, and finger reflexes showing signs of life; Syria should ban mirrors, suggests a blogger; Why 'we' write and why George Orwell 'wrote'; Facebook posting 'crimes' are still being punished in post-Mubarak Egypt; Whose side are they on anyway - Christian Arabs vilified & manipulated by the Western & Arab press; And Jordan's economy.
Love and marriage may go hand in hand - but consider the merits of arrangements & convenience in this computer analogy; When 'Marry me' does not disclose the first wife; Is Libya a job well done? Who is next in line to the Saudi throne; 'Foreign' plots to expose Saudi poverty come undone but this blogger is not convinced; And Tunisia's first Arab Spring election.
October 22, 2011
The trials and tribulations of being the daughter or wife of the former dead and now refrigerated dictator of Libya; Tracking down the rest of the Gaddafi clan; Gaddafi's very last words; and avoiding an awkward show-down pantomime trial.
October 19, 2011
Perhaps Saudi ladies driving with the face-veil might be less likely to commit the offense of applying facial make-up while driving; Counting the costs of the prisoner-Shalit ransom exchange and the whiff of racism it exposed everywhere; Cheap and cheerful tablets; And Apple reviews its finances.
How speaking of poverty in Saudi Arabia hits a raw nerve; Hebron greets its own 'hostage' prisoners and gives them a Palestinian welcoming; While Israel is not happy with the Egyptian interview of their returned 'son'; Very enlightening 'inside' exclusive religious survey of Egypt; and how to say NO.
October 18, 2011
As Israel appeases hunger strikers by agreeing to an end to solitary confinement internment; Palestinian prisoners take 'first supper' as hunger strike is suspended; Feeling unworthy of love; Social Media like Journalism has rules of engagement - 5 Ws, 1 H; Having writer's block, read on; Tunisia's upcoming elections could teach Lebanon a lesson; & Beautiful old city Damascus.
Jordan's King has let the Prime Minister go together with the cabinet which he is reinstating with new members. And find out what happened when a girl went missing in the Kingdom.
October 17, 2011
Palestine prisoners 'released' on a name list by the Israelis ahead of the exchange- the first batch of half; Israel & Palestine position themselves for the swap in good faith; Eco-friendly Hajj by our soul Sister; Why the Palestine UN bid does not do the Palestine cause any favors: the very-unfinished UN debate; Syria - a 'graphic' image; Inside Israel unseen info on the Shalit deal.
In photos, Gastronomical Injustice of food glorious food and what the world is eating; On the historically damaged and recovered Arab ego; And Unfolding the (foiled) plot of the Iranian killing the Saudi.
October 16, 2011
The Gulf states of Arabia vie over Kim Kardashian; When Mecca Mall is no longer just a mall in Amman but threatens the reality of Islam's holiest site; Wash your hands for hand-washing day! A Kids park with bank-friendly operating hours? Beirut-scape mixes less old and more new; And how to de-seed pomegranate gracefully.