April 3, 2014
The longterm pain of the Iraqi war is felt even stronger after a soldier loses his mind and goes on a rampage. How dangerous is this PTSD threat? Abbas moving forwards, alone; 'Seven Girls You'll Date in Lebanon'; and April Fool's for Muslims.
Many Arabs believe heaven is under the feet of their mothers. One spoiled brat decided his mother needed his foot in her face on live TV: Movie Review: Son of God; Maysoon Zayid makes everyone proud; and women in Egypt have no space of their own.
April 2, 2014
The writers of this list have nailed down the likes that frequent the watering holes of the Middle East. Don't worry Europeans- you made the list; baby dies in hot car; U.S. and Israel call Iran a threat; and the perspective of Saudis on American women.
The so-called President of the most “open and free” country in the Arab World just equated terrorists to atheists; an April Fool's to remember; a week in 'Turkish Politics 101'; and Saudi victim of Boston Marathon bombing sues Glenn Beck.
April 1, 2014
Apparently life on the streets can't be that rough, at least for one Lebanese beggar. This guy is living the dream and makes no apologies; film review: 'The Bag Man"; and the Lebanese parliament proves once again that they're morons.
Recently, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Gaza and West Bank occupied. He quickly backtracked but the facts remain- he was right; Assad bringing in family from Iran; Daddy's in an Israeli jail-cell; and why Syria is not trending.
March 31, 2014
Of course your have the "Buckets" guys- 'Mr. Sweats Enough to Fill a Bucket"'. Who else are you sure to run into when pumping iron? Breaking up is hard to do; Tintin in the Middle East? and the Dutch ambassador in Lebanon rocks.
A survey among Saudi women showed they don't trust their husband and hate when he travels for fear he'll return with a second wife; double standards abound in the West Bank; accessing your computer remotely; and Saudi King has some wants from Obama.
March 30, 2014
Despite the commentators calling her a fake Muslim and worse, this little hijabi has found a great deal of support for her bold stance; Iranian merchant ships under attack; helping victims of terrorism; and ho-hum, more rockets in Syria.
Researchers in Pennsylvania have found a way to regrow hair using a person's own skin. We're not talking cut and paster here folks- it's a baldness breakthrough! Boosting traffic using social media; and piracy ain't hurting nothin';
March 29, 2014
Saudi citizens have wondered for years what exactly their king's desert retreat looks like. Thanks to Obama, pics have been revealed; celebrating the care of children in Lebanon; a Western and Egyptian view of Sisi's recent presidential announcement.
March 28, 2014
Breast implants, country sponsored beers, and women that have more education than the men are just a few bias-busting facts about the ME; an Arab James Bond; Syrian refugees crushing Lebanon; and UN, Iran needs your help.
March 27, 2014
Having your own car eliminates the need for those creepy taxi drivers and saves you money but at what emotional and psychological cost? Palestine-U.S. talks losing steam; drones are getting bigger and deadlier; and Anne Rice has shared AndFarAway.
March 26, 2014
An innocent wife left an old photo of herself on a phone she sold. That pic was quickly posted onto Facebook and went viral; Oman is nothing like the UK; springtime in Libya is confusing; and Egyptian clerics and sheikhs should shut up.
For tourists looking for true Lebanon or locals who want to enjoy themselves in their own country, these seven spots are sure to please; new Israeli health laws still discriminate against Palestinians; and Facebook bought Oculus VR for $2 billion.