July 3, 2014
The world's rising obsession with meat is doing massive damage to humanity's collective health and the environment in general; students demand a better education and get pummelled by Egyptian riot police; and Palestinians from Syria mistreated in Lebanon.
July 2, 2014
One blogger sees all the hype by some Muslims yearning for a the return of Islamic rule as short-sighted and a recipe for disaster; Egypt's military could have easily stopped the bombings; and even sympathy can be very ethnocentric. .
The Kings of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates issued pardons and reduced prison sentences for over one hundred Egyptians this Ramadan; remembering the Egyptian youth who stood up; and Ramadan is about the true jihad of the soul.
July 1, 2014
What better way to bring the awareness of the massive percentage of sexual abuse happening within the family tree than using Disney characters to drive home the point; Maliki lingers on; and Wikileaks and the 2008 Lebanese Elections
June 30, 2014
Just as Ramadan is the biggest holiday of the year in the MIddle East, so is the the activity on social media. These charts show the best time to tweet; these old homes in Kuwait still sparkle; and having a little fun with wedding season in Lebanon.
June 29, 2014
The Turkish government is going to introduce new Internet controls with the hope of busting child pornographers. Some believe it's just a guise; Maliki is trying to step it up against the ISIS; and the newest worry for the ISIS is a Twitter whistleblower.
beIN sports is the official broadcaster of the World Cup in the MIddle East and they don't take too kindly to the Lebanese government airing the games without their permission; free clothes for the naked; and chips that are completely innocent.
June 28, 2014
One of many bloggers hopes the best for those fasting this Islamic holy month; the ISIS are featured in a new VICE video dishing out religion as they see it; and there are so many reasons why helping Syrian moderates is not a good idea for the U.S.
June 27, 2014
Who would have thought that the United States and Korea would be among those with the top five goals in the first round of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil! Norway has failed miserably with Syria; and drone-delivered pizzas in Russia.
June 26, 2014
Just when we thought the celling has been reached in term of megapixels and quality from DSLR cameras, the new D810 proved us wrong; French and Saudi bombers in Beirut; can we talk about sex in Saudi? and Bahrain and Iraq not that different.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has pulled no punches in declaring complete support for Iraq's fight against jihadists in all forms; the ISIS threat is secondary to the oil; and nuclear talks with Iran are about to enter a marathon.
June 25, 2014
In a close vote, the council of the PCUSA Churches has decided to remove their investments from three companies in the Israeli settlements; focus on the World Cup, not the lies such as aliens speaking to the world through the World Cup broadcast.
June 24, 2014
So many great artists and merchants in the Middle East have wares the world needs to see and will truly want. Put them online easily! An Egyptian broadcaster's bra slips and the people go nuts; and three books that explain jihadism is not Salafism.
Apparently, new Egyptian President Sisi doesn't have the best interests of the Coptic Christians in mind. He arrested the man reporting on their persecution; Israel using kidnappings to wreak havoc; and Lebanon is not at all secure.
June 23, 2014
One Arab movie reviewer was not at all impressed by the follow-up to the Kevin Hart’s 'Think Like a Man' and suggests that movie-goers should sit this one out; the sham in Egyptian courts; Kerry in Baghdad; and ISIS may already be in Lebanon.