September 25, 2013
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.
September 24, 2013
In her quest to sleep with 100,000 men, Polish Ania Lisewska is on her way to Lebanon to have her some of those hunky Lebanese men; Luxury brand Hermes launches new cool app which allows you to play around with their products; The Jewelled Kitchen cookbook has finally been launched in Beirut.
They're back, and they want to drive! Saudi women activists have called for a new day of defiance next month of the longstanding ban on women driving in the ultra-conservative kingdom; Yemen's ex-president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, is using FB to update his "fans" on what he's been up to; On a lighter note, one blogger gives us this year's Emmys best-dressed list.
September 23, 2013
One blogger challenges Western stereotypes about women who wear the veil; a movie review of the gritty 'Prisoners'; attention fashionistas! Here's what one Lebanese blogger had to say about Fausto Puglisi's new collection.
International busybodies: US diplomat superstar Henry Kissinger asked Syria to invade Lebanon in the 70s
Celebrated US diplomat Henry Kissinger was bosom buddies with Hafez Assad and asked him to invade Lebanon; Surfs up! Lebanese expats in Paris surf for peace; and take a look at how stunning Tel Aviv's street art is.
September 22, 2013
Ex Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh seems to be enjoying his life, post Arab Spring; Agent Provocateur sexes up Beirut; Fancy some ancient Egyptian artifacts? Get on eBay!
A date and honey flavored Dubai cola has hit shelves in the UAE; An inside look into why Israel attacked EU diplomats in the West Bank this weekend; Thought Amman was boring? Its budding culture scene will make you think twice.
September 19, 2013
Is it time to let our guard down, as Iran's President has a change of heart and vows to never develop nuclear weapons again?; Activist Afrah Nasser holds a group discussion on the US/UN role in Syria; How will Oman be affected if it were to sign a gas deal with Iran?
UAE bank launches Co-branded MasterCard Credit and Prepaid cards in the UAE in partnership with Manchester United Football Club; If you're heading to Lebanon, check out the top 10 most dangerous spots in the country; Lebanon has a new escorting agency being promoted on FB.
September 18, 2013
Check out four Lebanese movies that are coming out this fall; Now you can shop online with RAGHUNTER; Meet the creators of ChouChic.
The murder of two autistic children by their mothers made major headlines yesterday, but can the killings be justified?; The sad truth behind Syrian refugees attempting to flee Egypt to Italy; What's Bahrain's policy on fighting terror the "legal" way?
September 17, 2013
Since the protests following presidential election in 2009, Iran has blocked Twitter and Facebook. Now, they're back on; Find out how Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani became pen pals; Syria in desperate need of foreign medical aid.
NYFW has been nothing short of fabulous this year and the street fashion has been equally as stunning too; The amazing Hermes have a new furniture line; Why you need a full skirt in your closet this autumn; Like sailors? check out this sailor-inspired outfit.
September 16, 2013
Human Rights Watch have revealed a shocking report: Bahrain security forces routinely detain children without cause and subject them to ill-treatment that may rise to the level of torture; A new website helps Kuwaiti children find their parents who left them when they were young; Syria's supernatural love story: Ladder to Damascus.
September 15, 2013
An inspiration to Saudi and Arab women, Haifaa Al Mansour directs the first film to ever be shot in Saudi Arabia; Once upon a time Lebanon used to manufacture trains; Will Arabs ever go back to their glory and rise up again?