September 6, 2011
Marketing hair shampoo for veiled hair sells well in urban concentration spots of hijabi women and capitalizes on the excess production of oils, build-up of scalp dirt etc; A report on Saudiazation; An explanation of why Palestinians (still) cannot recognize the state of Israel; Also introducing you to 'Jewish-Palestinians'; and nurse speaks of “Daddy” Gaddafi.
Cancer - while better treated by medicine today than yesterday, is still a force to reckon with and best prevented to the extent you can by a healthier lifestyle; Introducing a comic super-hero to ward off anti-Israeli pubic opinion everywhere, Captain Israel!; Living in single religion neighborhoods is quite the norm for Lebanon and not about to change soon; car-lovers read on- Porsche alert!
September 5, 2011
Jewish settlers stormed the politically charged area of the holy Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem under Israeli police escort at dawn Sunday; Every intellectual's guide to arguing with Zionists; Emirati women in pictures; Arab Idol; and archived commentary on Syria.
If you thought your identity or life story was complicated, look at Freddie Mercuries ethnic origins and life in Zanzibar, India through to Middlesex UK; Over to Lebanon where (apart from setting world records in Sheesh Kebabs and Dabkehs) are doing fine in this season of unrest; And watching child-play reminds you of the simple pleasures.
September 4, 2011
What do Christianity, Egypt's former first lady, and a Lebanon sold flip-flop have in common? A Christian flip-flop scandal strikes through Lebanese sectarian sensitivities; Is Suzanne Mubarak Christian as Wiki-says? The question of Palestine as a Muslim problem; Wikileaks on Palestine; Kuwaiti Kite record attempt; And modern Arab copy-cat thinkers versus ancient Arab philosophy.
A father's honor preserved is a crime against newborn twins left mother-less when Father kills daughter; Finally using Kuwait's scorching sun harnessed to power up the country; The exploitation of African hunger by global businesses; Angry Arab tells us not to fall for Turkey's anti-Israel stance; and the Lebanese can shop for their Prada shoes online saving a trip to ABC!
September 3, 2011
A 'simple' perception of what it is to be Muslim by the FBI who depict Muslims as 'medieval'; Do Lebanese live spontaneously, or do they fork out tons of money & time to be able to 'enjoy' life? Kuwait, a small nation, tip of the Arabian peninsula, made 'largest' kite; Sizing up cars in Jordan? Kuwaiti blogs under the Wiki-spotlight; and Jordan's Friday gang demand a new constitution.
Turkey's move to evict their Israeli ambassador signifying a freeze on diplomatic relations between the two once firm friends shows that 'sorry' can save a lot of summits and round-table talks; Good Dictators, Bad Dictators- about as complex as US cops; A Drive to clean the Dead Sea in Jordan; wounds over Eid; And Aisha Gaddafi strikes a pose...
September 1, 2011
A flawed understanding of Western motivations leaks across the Arab world: Iraq and Libya have both suffered sanctions by the West and have both got wells of oil; A Palestinian protest set to disrupt settler plans to party; "Think-Driving is still better than Drink-Driving"; Steve Jobs gets a tribute apple; And Boxing your memories.
August 29, 2011
Steve Jobs’ biological Syrian immigrant father, Abdulfattah John Jandali speaks to public of his guilt at giving son up for adoption; From paperback to iMac!- a bookworm shares her satisfaction with Apple; in other Syrian smart-phone news, detained Android service (or 'Ardroid') for Arabic users-Ar-droid- founder released; Does your lover 'like' you on Facebook?
Queen Rania comes in at a proud 53 in the Forbes' Power List: World's 100 Most Powerful Women; as Lebanon can celebrate having its first ever Olympic swimmer, Katya Bachrouche, in London 2012; 10 Reasons to Quit Pornography and why it porn addiction is dangerous; Palestinian body parts trafficked by Israel; And find out what Syria's only hope is.
August 28, 2011
Palestine's 'green' olive revolution; and a series of Lebanon bloggers back to their posts: reporting on the longest bar in the world - hosted of course by Beirut, and thoughts on August; and TED Beirut lessons shared. Have you ever really imagined being alone this 21st century, i.e. phone-free, computer free and solitary just for a while; And Egypt is still chronicled.
Anna Hazare wins for the people, and breaks 13- day long power- fast, saying "No" to corruption in Indian government; If you didn't know yet and don't want to wait til his official biography's release next year, more low down on Steve Jobs' Arab American identity; People in photos of Tripoli, Lebanon (not Libya); Couch surf the Middle East; Hired help in old-time US & maids in Jordan today.
August 27, 2011
Gaddafi's secret stash of Condaleeza Rice photos reveals a crush or phot-album's worth of admiration; Homosexuals and Islam- a word from Kugle on coming out twice; Learning Islam independently of family; 27th August and those last holy nights of Ramadan; a look at the pro-Assad side; And Metrosexual or Gay?
August 25, 2011
Who is Steve Jobs? Get to know the MAN beyond the MAC; He's a Jolly Good Tyrant - rendition of the classic- jolly good fellow; Vienna's the choice Mecca for Muslims; Google plus is hotting up jump now on the bandwagon and see for yourself says Roba; and the Syrian struggle battled out in United States policy; Holiest night for Ramadan...