October 23, 2013
When prison visits over Eid were cancelled, the families of the prisoners went to protest so the government just put them all in jail; while tech thrives in Jordan, the system does not; illegal kissing in Morocco; and all iPhone downloads in one place.
Thirty years ago today, a suicide bomber in a truck managed to smash right into the lobby of the main building of the Marine Barracks and kill over 300 Marines; no more Schengen Visa for UAE and Apple announces new stuff!
October 22, 2013
Two hundred words for 'lion' in Arabic-- impossible! This and other tales exist in Arab legend but the truth is, Arabic is like any other language; Malaysia bans Catholic church from using Allah in newspaper and a Syrian writer shares his struggles.
MIllions upon millions of people wake up each day to a live of bondage, hard labor and misery. As the world grows, so does the amount of slaves; the best way to flirt in Saudi; and the ISIS has ramped up their kidnapping scheme.
October 21, 2013
"It's great, but I'll wait" is basically the summary Blog Baladi has of the newest and biggest phone out from Samsung; Jordan's robust IT market; Tunisia's former president slights the Muslim Brotherhood; and the wrong number.
One movie reviewer thinks that the best sequel to the Superman movies is that they just stop making them; Syrian hackers attack Qatar; Lebanese boy enters the Guinness Book of World Records; and Israelis to displace Bedouins.
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.