February 7, 2014
For most Christians growing up in America, they are taught that the Jews are God's chosen and can basically do whatever they heaven they want; keep Israeli-Palestinians involved; 'Philomena' Movie Review; and Algerian Blogger still in jail.
February 6, 2014
Things just started looking up in Lebanon, at least for AUB. Jamal Daniel and The Levant Foundation gave them 32 million; IKEA opens up in Jordan, but at what cost? Advice for finding a boyfriend and the boyfriend's response.
February 5, 2014
In a sort of knee-jerk reaction to the suicide bombing, Lebanese buses are now requiring all passengers to unzip their jackets; how a space view of earth will give us hope; and Iran is now showing of their new submarine.
With so much daily carnage inflicted in the name of religion in Iraq. many young people are throwing the whole idea of a loving Creator out the window; "The Monuments Men" reviewed; and why new governments never come when reporters claim they are coming.
February 4, 2014
With war drums still pounding for a war in Iran that could cost over 3 trillion dollars and many human lives, why not invest that money into climate stabilization? 'Transformers 4' trailer; Arabs in American snow; and using sex to sell a cheeseburger.
Living in as a female in Saudi has really got Wafa' down- really down. Let us all give her some love and hope in the comments section; Tripoli Vice; Saudi king bans religion? and the Islamic State of Iraq too much for Al Qaeda.
February 3, 2014
In the past two months, so much has happened in the IT Sector of the MENA region and all the juicy details can be found here! Disabled youth in Lebanon use art to speak; and can Saudi men swing their partner round and round?
For most driver's education courses, the student learns proper defensive driving. In Lebanon, driver's safety is an entirely different beast; an IDF killing left unchecked; what's hot in Amman this week; and wearing the hijab in Singapore just got a whole lot trickier.
February 2, 2014
The Yemeni army fired on a group of families while they were attending a funeral. Needless to say the UN and others are hoping for some resolution; World Bank misses it on social inclusion; Iran getting its money back; and Bahrain's Crown prince enters the ring.
Our edgy Saudi professor asks Saudi students they're take on the place for oral sex in the bedroom and for the most part, it's a non-starter; Kerry plan gives Palestinians less than Olmert's; Facebook nixing the 'Iraqi Revolution'; and a documentary on the Lebanese Warlords.
February 1, 2014
The ban has been lifted on movies in Iran and the theater halls are packed with Persians starved for some good ol' Hollywood brainwashing; beware- Putpockets are about! RoboCop coming to the Middle East; and more bad PR for Israel.
January 31, 2014
In the next three years, over 3 billion dollars will be used by companies to market their wares specifically on the internet; Assad intentional in destruction; the numbers are in for drones strikes in Pakistan; and spoofing Blair's speech about Egypt.
January 30, 2014
While daily life in Lebanon is not without its troubles, these four men and women are the ones who keep it bearable. Let's give them a hand; the New BlackBerry OS 10.2.1; and drawings that are better than the actual photos.
January 29, 2014
Mutussam and Yasmeen for "the first time .. have felt truly free- no walls, no borders, no checkpoints and soldiers."; Five things the Lebanese do wrong and well; Obama is still a war-hawk; and Coursera Online Courses blocked for Syrians, Iranians and Cubans.
Google figured that since the US Government is cozying up to Iran, why not let the calendar app be Persian friendly as well; kids used in Egyptian protests; hookah blues in jordan; and sad stories from the Zaatari refugee camp.