April 27, 2014
The brains behind Google's challenge to Facebook was Vic Gundotra and he just flew the coop. Looks like Google Plus is about to die; Beirut before and after the war photos; Ma'an in Jordan is out of control; and Iran silences another reformist paper.
When she was three, Joumana Haddad's grandmother saw most of her family killed before her very eyes. When she was 67, she could take the memories no more; spoiled food in Kuwaiti stores; ET's home found; and the Alawite's history speaks to their present.
April 26, 2014
Muslims are fearful that the Israeli Jews will take over the site of their holy mosque and sixteen Muslims were arrested for protesting outside of it; 17 year old whiz kid arrested; warlords becoming Presidential candidates; and this week in Amman.
April 25, 2014
A female Arab blogger seems to have it all figured out- between overprotective mothers and sexual double standards, it's not easy getting hitched; Happy Sinai Liberation Day; Syria is a Kingdom of Madness; and looking at old files is like finding a time capsule.
April 24, 2014
In 1915, leaders of the Turkish government set in motion a plan to expel and massacre Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire; reflections from the late Mr. Lebanon; the Pope to Jordan next week; and will the press in Afghanistan remain fair?
April 23, 2014
The Times's public editor, Margaret Sullivan admitted that it complies with Israeli media blackouts as a matter of policy; Lebanon's new president: a stapler; the real truth of law enforcement in the West Bank; and a British boy stuck in Syria for three years.
Yet to be totally confirmed as true, this shocking photo of three guns pointed at the head of a toddler shows that Syria is getting worse; Arab women protest; a Protestant Islam by the Brotherhood; and cartoon characters come to life.
April 22, 2014
So Teta (Grandma) heard about your new boyfriend and let's just say she has some concerns. One Arab blogger tells us what they are; a glimpse into the life of Egyptians farming in Jordan, and will the 2022 World Cup actually happen in Qatar?
When there isn't much to do, Saudi young men get creative with their time and this stunt has to be seen to be believed; hashtag abuse is hurting you and your victims; and a funny guide to being a successful politician in Lebanon.
April 21, 2014
Welcome to the Holy Land where celebrating Christian holidays is made as difficult as possible by the checkpoints and gunpoints of the Israeli police; Syrian in-fighting makes civilian life risky; Egypt filling antiquities with sand; and Lebanon doesn't suck that much.
More Easter eggs, recipes and fun activities this holiday.
April 20, 2014
Pope Francis I is going to Jordan this May; meanwhile, discover the most gorgeous Easter eggs this holidays!
Today is all about Easter, and this Blogs Roundup has a collection of the prettiest Easter egg creations this year!
April 19, 2014
Now, at any time and in any place, you can see if anyone you know is close by. Amazing- Facebook is finally helping people meet face to face; Lebanon's government finally opens an environmental protection office; and Kuwait Airways has a new first class.
April 18, 2014
Every chlorine bomb, every aerial attack, every starved city and any other move by the Assad administration is with one purpose in mind- re-election; guessing a hijabi's beauty in Saudi; the windows of KSA mosques; and the people demonstrate in Yemen of fuel prices.