January 17, 2013
Homeland and Zero Dark Thirty are the latest in a stream of increasing media that portays Arabs and Muslims as people to be feared; a beginner’s guide to Lebanon’s oil and gas and Google expands its Street View coverage in Israel .
Are Lebanese Christians really being under represented in their government? Some would say quite the opposite; the growing pains of Salafi politics; and 4 Jordanian gaming startups go out of business.
January 16, 2013
In response to discrimination in Lebanon, Cheyef 7alak decided to reserve a whole restaurant for a group of foreigners and for once turn away the Lebanese who tried to enter! a small step for womankind in Saudi; and bungee in Kuwait?
King Abdullah will likely be remembered as one of the most progressive leaders in Saudi Arabia’s history and particularly in regards to rights for Saudi women; Samsung Introduces World’s First Curved OLED TV at CES 2013; and MTV Lebanon’s website hacked.
January 15, 2013
The picture of a women’s rights pioneer was deleted from a high school textbook because she was not wearing a hijab; Apple has new plans for the new iPhone; animal abused at Kuwaiti Zoo; and two Lebanese woman making a difference.
One Arab blogger gives her takes on the outfits that sizzled and those that fizzled out at this year's Golden Globes; Saudi Arabia: Should Customers Be Levied an Additional Charge for an Unfinished Meal? and the unorthodox Orthodox Proposal in Lebanon.
January 14, 2013
In 2013, there are Syrian people freezing and starving to death in refugee camps and the world can and should help; going to a club without your girlfriend? and entrepreneurs still trying in struggling Lebanon.
With the power of hologram, Arabs can attend a live concert and Egyptian great Ooum Kathoum will sing just for them; French websites hacked due to Mali; No end in sight for Syrian battleground; and iceskating the Arab world!
January 13, 2013
Hamas' flagship university in Gaza has a new diploma on offer — Hebrew, the official language of its nemesis Israel; insurgents have overrun a strategic airbase in Syria; Why Do We Hate? and you can not close the sun's gate.
Thai police have arrested Hamza Bendelladj, a 24 year old hacker wanted by the FBI for hacking into 217 banks and stole millions; propaganda or real nice JIhad; dry terrorists run on plance ignored? and the ME crisis solved!
January 12, 2013
This is the time for the new Obama team to take a step back and think about its longer-term goals for the Middle East; Lebanese Army takes over the LU’s cefeteria in Hadath; and how does one function in a mosque?
January 10, 2013
One Saudi tries to explain how the marriage system works but soon breaks out into a rant on injustice and the loss of his true love; Top 5 tech tools from 2012; storm photos from around Lebanon; and the 2013 Bazaar Dining Guide for Kuwait.
Imagine an organism that has been alive for over 6000 years? There's a whole grove of olive trees in Lebanon that is just that; Syria needs a Plan B or else, it's only Plan Assad; Whatever Happened To The Arab Spring? and “For Assad, one Iranian worth 43 Syrians”.
January 9, 2013
A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison on Monday for insulting the country’s ruler on Twitter; an Arab Reviews 'Django Unchained' ; movies to look forward to in 2013! and Lebanon in under Code Red!
Having sex can actually improve all facets of your health and this blog will tell why you should be shacking up regularly; family only restaurant and malls in Jordan; does Saudi Arabia need a minimum age for marriage? and the lies of the MB.