November 12, 2014
How Israel is destroying itself with its own policies; U.S. needs to work with Iran to defeat Islamic State; the Yazidis have been denounced as infidels and devil worshippers by ISIL;
The latest and best Tweets on #fakeArabProverbs; Chinese boy proposed to his girlfriend in public surrounded by 99 iPhones; Rich kids of Lebanon complain: the Syrians are cramping our style.
November 11, 2014
Israel is not the only player in the game, and it must come to grips with that if the attacks are to be stopped; the Israeli American Council, kicked off its first ever national conference in Washington, DC this weekend; an alleged supporter of the Islamic State (ISIS) is now on trial in Germany.
You can finally edit captions on Instagram; a review of Blackberry Passport; the smartphone market in UAE is expected to US$ 9.3 billion in 2019.
November 10, 2014
Lebanese brides run Beirut marathon in wedding dresses;Annual prediction report from cybersecurity leader reveals that retail and financial institutions outside of the US will feel the wrath of cybercriminals in 2015; The Middle East’s first-of-its-kind superstore has officially opened its doors in Dubai
The Israeli government voted to endorse legislation to extend Israeli law to settlements in the West Bank; the Lebanese and the Army will keep ISIL away; Al-Qaeda’s Syrian Judiciary—is it really what al-Jolani makes it out to be?
November 9, 2014
Who is the beautiful green-eyed Afghan child who appeared on the cover of National Geographic magazine in 1985?; 8 months later, Mark Zuckerberg finally tells us why Facebook Messenger is a standalone app; Want to hold the media accountable for their actions? Now you can with project Checkdesk!
November 8, 2014
Foul play Facebook: The popular social network confesses to helping various governments monitor users
Facebook confesses to helping Arab and Muslim governments, along with the CIA, in censoring and monitoring efforts; Anti-censorship play in Lebanon gets surprise approval from Lebanon's censors; Qatar has concluded a $10mn deal to acquire the legacy of Albert Einstein in a bid to increase its number of Nobel Prize laureates.
November 6, 2014
The new look of Hezbollah's elite forces; this idea that even objective criticism of Islam must be considered a personal or even racist attack is not unpopular amongst the political Left; Tunisian election paves the way for a brave new future
Whatsapp introduced the blue double check feature which means that the message has been read; Alexander Wang X H&M collection has finally landed in Lebanon; based on NOW’s interview with Dr. El-Khoury, there aren’t any scientific studies or proof that this new digital drug is harmful.
November 5, 2014
From ISIL Oil refinery manager to Vogue-selected fashion designer, all jobs are possible in the Middle East!
ISIL is looking for an Oil Refinery Manager at $225,000 a year; Egyptian filmakers take on Hollywood big-budget films with movies shot on cell phones; and Pepsi and Vogue Italia Showcase design talent in the region.
ISIL fighters filmed preparing for the sex slave market day and wanting blue and green eyed girls; Facebook confesses to collaborating with Arab and “Muslim” governments to censor government critics; and is the simple yet charismatic Egyptian mother who famously said "shut your mouse, Obama" the future of Arabic news and entertainment?
November 4, 2014
It started last year with a blind tasting... 10 shawarma places and one clear winner: They said it's called Joseph; Kuwait is the fattest country in the world coming in first place; Two years after its launch, the Virtual Museum of Censorship in Lebanon is still documenting impediments in freedom of expression.
First case of digital drugs detected in Lebanon; half of 52-strong “FSA” force leave Kobani fight after disputes with Kurds; criticism of Islamic fundamentalism is considered criticism of the entire religion of Islam and therefore treated as a red line that no one can fathom crossing.
November 3, 2014
The hidden aesthetic agenda of wearable technology for the internt users; The impact of SEO, Social Media, E Newsletter, Blogging on Digital Marketing; and Lenovo’s Yoga 3 Pro VS. MacBook Air.