December 8, 2013
Gradly is head over heels for the new Spiderman 2 trailer. With phrases like ' freakin’ spectacular' and 'totally awesome', he's hooked; visit Saudi, be detained indefinitely; old Yemen through new lenses; and Israelis hypocritically eulogize Mandela.
Lawyers are attempting to get English courts to examine whether UK officials at GCHQ share information about targets in Pakistan with the CIA; Obama hopeful about Iranian deal; and Saudi and Iran meeting behind closed doors.
December 7, 2013
“If one has to refer to any of the parties as a terrorist state, one might refer to the Israeli government, because they are the people who are slaughtering defenseless and innocent Arabs in the occupied territories"; Snipers go nuts in Bethlehem; and a tribute to yasser.
December 5, 2013
Dear God, if there are viruses that can live in our computers and memorize all our passwords, then surely the sky is falling! the Arab Spring in Egypt makes itself illegal; tech reviewers arrested in Iran; and Fox in a frenzy over female only swimming.
One of the victims said, "They left the bodies of my two dead friends in the store with us for two days, then fed the bodies to the dogs."; Druze refuses to work for IDF; face it, you're addicted to travel! and Iran's FM going Gulfing.
December 4, 2013
The hits just keep coming for the Middle East and Northern Africa. Where there is corruption rotting away a country, there's a large chance it is an Arab state; Saudi official in Moscow for talks; and poking fun at catching a terrorist rabbit.
Arabs and others residing in the MENA are finding Linkedin to be a great resource to get their names out there on the job market; Hamas is the new policeman in Gaza; ana amazing photo from Yemen; and the Top Ten most expensive engagement rings.
December 3, 2013
A pillar of freedom and bastion of justice it may be, but what's for certain is that the governmental workings of the States is rotten to the core; an activist's view on Egypt's Anti-Terror law; and a Lebanese man playing for Manchester United?
This amazing footage could have very well been a man filming his own death at the hands of Israeli soldiers. Fortunately, his wounds were not fatal; Iran is not out of the woods yet; and a place for transgenders in Lebanon to feel safe.
December 2, 2013
Online cartooning blogger Sareen Archalajian shows that sometimes, women have a distinct advantage over men when it comes to waking up; Yemen's South wants out; Lebanese Tourism Minister responds to the UK; and our place in this world.
With the hope of lifting of sanctions on the car industry “by the end of December”, Iran may soon be flooded with auto merchants; Bedouins have long been persecuted by Israelis; and the origins of foods named after people.
December 1, 2013
In case someone says as an aside," Yea, I think things are getting better in Egypt", drop these four recent events on their warped lap; cold forecast for refugees; Dr Abdullah al-Hamid for the Nobel; and one nun in Syria who is making peace happen.
On an innocent ride at a celebrity car show, Paul Walker lost his life to the flames of a car accident. Needless to say, millions of fans are in shock; Bibi to boot the Bedouins; lessons in daily blogging; and Egyptians abuse their Syrian refugees.
November 30, 2013
The United Nations High Commission on Refugees has issued a new report on the plight of Syrian refugee children and the numbers are shocking; fourth Israeli-US conflict looming; Palestinian talks stalled; and Saudi, France and Israel doubt Iran.
November 28, 2013
Even though this hacker can't stand the Muslim Brotherhood, he couldn't just sit back and watch 14 conservative girls get thrown in the slammer; Turkey and Iran buttering up; "Iran, yea, that's cool, dude." and Israeli attitudes toward the Nakba.