October 20, 2013
After a long break, all of Egypt's funny bones are itching for a tickle and Bassem will not disappoint! Saudi Arabia in withdrawal from UN Security Council; Syria's Eid as expressed in art; and Iran has a new toy- a high tech drone.
Beirut may be one of the most expensive cities in the world but that's not guiding their leaders into even last century's technology; Saudi views on homosexuality; 20 activists killed in Syria; and an IDF love song in a Palestinian village.
October 19, 2013
After doing an 'on-the-ground' survey in Iraq, it turns out the damage done by the U.S invasion is massive; Jewesses- avoid the Arabs! An Arab sings on a plane and 'Caramelized Apple Upside-Down Pancake'.
October 17, 2013
For some, living in adverse conditions will not stop them from celebrating the faith of Abraham and the mercy of God; Turkey's wall with Syria opposed; Lebanon's border is packed with refugees; and so Saudi men satisfy their wives?
October 16, 2013
Even for all of its drama, Lebanon is definitely worth a visit. To make the time as fun as possible, one blogger tells you what to avoid; Yemen's sheep dealer; missing Balochs in Pakistan; and some Israelis might get in big trouble.
October 15, 2013
Have multiple images of lambs being slaughtered outside someone's home confused you? Read here about what's going on during Eid al Adha; starving Syrians rescued; cinemas are haraam in KSA; and the truth behind Iranian sanctions.
October 14, 2013
One Sufi blogger sources the life of Abraham, Jesus and Mohammed to point everyone to the demands of the Eid: obey love; teacher orders student to be beaten; curved phones are coming back! and the EU is making the Mediterranean a graveyard.
As if it isn't hard enough living in Gaza these days, now the Israeli government is clamping down even more after finding a supply tunnel from Egypt; marks of success in Lebanon; and Saudi's Human Rights watch celebrates four years.
October 13, 2013
Just like the Jesus chastising the thieves in the temple, this blogger berates the vendors selling livestock at exorbitant prices; Yemeni film Oscar worthy; and following Iraq's 10 years of violence chronologically.
What was once and still is taboo has been given some attention by a daring new documentary on Egyptian sexuality called Libido; Sudanese at it again; Iran's missiles can't go that far; and Syria's chemical weapons are getting systematically destroyed.
October 12, 2013
Wadih el Safi, one of the three remaining giants of Lebanese music, bid this world farewell today at the age of 92. To many, he was the "Voice of Lebanon'; and in Jordan, one Syrian girl is the Arab version of Malala.
October 10, 2013
For some, holiday means getting away from it all. Fortunately, there are actually still some great deals for those last minute Eid participants; Pakistani men's fantasies are her nightmare; and 'Arabs Got (no) Talent!
Libyan radicals have never liked Zeidan and now that the U.S. has performed multiple covert operations on Libyan soil, perhaps it is payback time; Samsung has a new flip phone; 2013 and the Illuminati in Hollywood; and do Saudi women flirt?
October 9, 2013
For the upcoming Eid al Adha, it's takes more than making a nice stew. One blogger offers up some pointers to make your whole evening a success; #IranJeans: Yes, they wear them; and 'Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East'.
One blogger is left speechless by the image of a dead, completely malnourished Syrian teenager being carried by his mother; the Lebanese Bassem Youssef- Adel Karam; and 'the people want to bring down the regime'.