October 3, 2013
Now that independent groups are joining forces, leadership positions have become even more important. An elect five have risen to the top; 16 year old Saudi boy joins the fight; new iPhone can track keystrokes; and Tirksih anit-facists speak out.
Do you like your cappuccino perfect? You're probably a diva. What and how your drink your morning Joe speaks volumes; Lebanese village finally gets electricity; and American Jews not at all in line with Netanyahu's opinions.
October 2, 2013
In a region divided, there's one thing Arabs can agree on- falafel. In Jordan alone, the masses pound away millions a day; the horoscope for Syrians; the most scarce resource in Yemen; and 10 years after Edward Said's death, his legacy grows.
"If I dated an American woman, I would not tell my family about this relationship because I fear God!' Is this the popular opinion among KSA men? Is Lebanon loving its refugees? and Gazans are hurting because of the Rafah crossing closure.
October 1, 2013
Who has started wars with their neighbors, armed themselves with untold amounts of nukes and refused UN inspectors into their country? Israel, not Iran; Syria's weapons deal could end war; and Facebook bans the Shahada.
NY Times suggests splitting 5 Arab countries into 14 and more than a few Arabs have taken a liking to the idea; drunk driver gets 30 days for killing cyclist; a world of all men; and breaking down Breaking Bad's death toll.
September 30, 2013
Could shoes soon be a 'Control + P' away? The Unifold looks to solve many a crisis with a brand new design that will do just that; Wahhabism creeping into Oman; nine years blogging; and movie nights or being robbed blind!
With cell phone taxes doubled along with more goods and services in line to be taxed more, the hacking group Anonymous briefly hacked to show their disapproval; Bahrainis not happy about Iran-America partnership; and racism in ME advertising.
September 29, 2013
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was asked where Syria got their weapons and he quickly answered, "Russia". Was he right? Qatar has some human rights hurdles to climb; and Lebanon's Omar Sulieman stands tall.
One Arab reviewer begs, "Please don’t wait to watch this at home. Find the best theater near you, put on those 3-D glasses, and prepare to be dazzled"; the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant is tweeting; and see 'Prayer of Fear'.
September 28, 2013
Somehow the rumor made traction that had iPhone users putting their devices in and near water. Guess what? It isn't true; Lebanon now RefugeeStan; 17 Lebanese drowned in Indonesian ferry accident; a cake stuffed with cheesecake.
September 26, 2013
Some diehard Muslims are joining the ranks of some conservative Christians and calling music the tool of Satan and his muggy minions; iPhones are over 1k; happiness leads to intense sadness; and Sudanese government crosses the line.
Love junk food but worried about high calories? Burger King introduces low-calorie fries, oh yes!; An Italian illustrator stuns with real-life drawings; LG come up with yet another prank to promote their new mobile phone release.
September 25, 2013
Too bad for Polish sex-adventurer Ania Lisewska as she was denied entry into Lebanon; Would you give up your phone for a 10% meal discount?; Al Zaatari Camp, a real tragedy.
Have Tunisian female sex-warriors really been engaging in "sexual jihad" in Syria?; Why has Assad suddenly decided to give up his chemical weapons?; Syrian Islamist bloc 'Tawhid Brigade' declares opposition to National Coalition and US Strategy.