January 10, 2013
One Saudi tries to explain how the marriage system works but soon breaks out into a rant on injustice and the loss of his true love; Top 5 tech tools from 2012; storm photos from around Lebanon; and the 2013 Bazaar Dining Guide for Kuwait.
Imagine an organism that has been alive for over 6000 years? There's a whole grove of olive trees in Lebanon that is just that; Syria needs a Plan B or else, it's only Plan Assad; Whatever Happened To The Arab Spring? and “For Assad, one Iranian worth 43 Syrians”.
January 9, 2013
A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison on Monday for insulting the country’s ruler on Twitter; an Arab Reviews 'Django Unchained' ; movies to look forward to in 2013! and Lebanon in under Code Red!
Having sex can actually improve all facets of your health and this blog will tell why you should be shacking up regularly; family only restaurant and malls in Jordan; does Saudi Arabia need a minimum age for marriage? and the lies of the MB.
January 8, 2013
An Arab-American female laments about the striking down of the The Violence Against Women Act in America; women in Egypt learning to read and Morsi tries to pull the wool over the eyes of the foreign press.
What would happen if the Lebanese tried to build a massive ship? Building the Ark would turn into the chaos at the Tower of Babel; a belated Merry Orthodox Christmas; and Breast Cancer awareness in Saudi.
January 7, 2013
What was supposed to be President Bashar al-Assad’s address outlining a roadmap to peace in Syria, transmuted into a war cry; a Turkish model for the Middle East; and religious dialogue in Saudi? Not really.
Iran is developing ”intelligent software” to restrict content on popular social networks and the web is abuzz with reactions; Bassem Yousef is on the edge; a look at Assad's speech; and are newspapers still powerful?
January 6, 2013
Leaked speech notes to the Russian press show us what Assad is going to say, and it does no include any talk of leaving; the influx of Syrian refugees to Lebanon must stop; and active North Sinai journalist and blogger Mohamed Sabry in prison.
A fun cartoon and an explanation of why Armenians celebrate Christmas on January 6th instead of December 25th; 10 Top Trending Arabic Hashtags on Twitter This Week; and a prayer for Egypt as Egyptian Jews and Salafists split.
January 5, 2013
If you are somehow related to every other Libyan or are threatened by your parents to get sent back to Libya, you'll appreciate this list; Israelis give their votes to Palestinians in Facebook campaign; and Canada clamps down on criticism of Israel.
January 3, 2013
The fact remains that Jordan is definitely not Tunisia, or Egypt for that matter. But nonetheless, many still feel stuck; Movie Review: Jack Reacher: start the New Year off right with a cleaning schedule; and bin Laden banned from facebook.
An exhaustive analysis carried out by the UN Human Rights Office reports of a list of 59,648 individuals reported killed in Syria; Syria is not America's fault; Libya’s slapstick democracy explained; and spoiled Arabs and their sports cars.
January 2, 2013
Her passport says 1890, but Lebanese Maimouna al-Amin claims she was born even before then. If so, she could be the oldest living person in the world; New Year wishes from Saudi; and remembering Gaza in 2013.
A Syrian author gives an eloquent but dreary glimpse into how those who have remained in Damascus celebrated their New Year; Revolution leader begs Christians to stay in Syria; and India ranks higher than Jordan in standard of living.