July 21, 2014
What do ISIS and Hamas have in common; Did Hamas ever really know about the Egyptian cease-fire proposal; Clearing up misconceptions on Palestine; How Israelis and Palestinians can use the cessation of Gaza violence to push for peace.
July 20, 2014
Whether it is true or not, the social media sphere is going crazy with alerts that Hamas has taken an IDF soldier captive; Fuad Massoum for Iraqi President; mope deaths in Gaza; and Sisi mourns with the country over the dead soldiers.
July 19, 2014
Drones prove a bane, not a boon, to global security; Hamas sends drones into Israeli airspace; Why using Yemen as a model will undermine US policy in the Middle East.
More and more, it seems a gas mask is good to have in the Middle East. For those who don't have one on hand, here's an easy way to make your own; a father teaches his daughter how to beat up her brother; and Turkey blows off Sisi and Egypt.
July 18, 2014
Israel deploys dystopian propaganda to depict Hamas as taking its own people hostage; Devil's advocate: an argument for why Israel is a beneficent peacemaker; How Israel and the West destroyed peace in Palestine; What much of the world's media thinks is inconsequential to inform its viewers about the conflict in Gaza.
With the loss of a child, Palestinian and Israeli families promote peace; The lunacy of Israel's self-defense claim; Want peace between Palestinians and Israelis? Don't hold your breath; Tweets and news of Israel's ground invasion of Gaza
July 17, 2014
The UAE is entering the space race with a mission to Mars; Blues legend Johnny Winter passes away; Police still using the banned and shameful "gay test" in Lebanon.
July 16, 2014
Genocidal tweets from Israeli teens shows the difficult path ahead for those who want peace; Poetry gets political. Scottish icon endorses cultural boycott of Israel; Peace derailed: how Israel ruined the best chance for peace in decades with anti-violence Abbas; Media dystopia: Israel's semantic battle for PR victory.
Wanna eat the world's most expensive meal in a day? What happens when Apple and IBM get together?
During the current Gaza conflict, an Israeli thinks back to the time a Palestinian saved his life; US foreign policy supporting the double standards in Israel must end; Hamas is putting Palestinian lives in danger by refusing the ceasefire.
July 15, 2014
Why is the iPhone still on top? Who's changing Lebanon's Map? And why are you still single?
July 14, 2014
Gaza residents spend Iftar afraid of the sky; Jewish synagogue in Egypt hosts interfaith Iftar; Young Palestinians and Israelis eat Iftar together despite political tensions; How to enjoy Ramadan in Malaysia; Corporate America and the lost meaning of Ramadan
US rocker Eddie Vedder spoke out about the war on Gaza during his concert in England two days ago. Meanwhile, Shakira performed at the World Club closing ceremony in a Lebanese designer!
July 13, 2014
Egypt fills prisons with dissidents like there's no tomorrow; Sudanese president accused of massive human rights abuses invited to visit Egypt; Can you spell orientalism? Uproar over sale of Egyptian statue from British museum
Gaza is still under attack by Israel, but you can keep up-to-date with what's happening through this blog. Also, check out some noteworthy stories you might have missed in Lebanon this week.