July 25, 2013
Helen Thomas was an Arab icon and member of the White House press corps. She was more privileged that the Yemeni women in our second blog, who are still fighting for a bigger participation share in government.
One girl says it's now turn for the Little White Dress, another's convinced dungarees are the way to go, while another tells us how to look for the perfect, erm, boyfriend!
July 24, 2013
One blogger writes about the lunacy that exist in her country, beautifully seen in a man who was going to start a war if his wife had a girl; Western stereotypes of Saudis; and sick of the royal baby yet?
It seems the next step in convenient social media updating is not with your status on Facebook but with a note on WhatsAPP; Lebanese people are killers; a decade in Amman; and a modest barbie in KSA.
July 23, 2013
Four of the five options for America to institute a no-fly zone and stop chemical weapons involved the use of lethal force; Lebanon gov't passes bill to stop domestic abuse; and can Christianity survive in the MIddle East?
The British Embassy is passing out badges and Meghlé , a sweet the Queen herself couldn't keep her hands off of; Knafeh and Nutella- seriously? The West's deadly love for the Alawites; and a sad Ramadan story from Syria.
July 22, 2013
Ramadan is a Holy Month for Muslims and one of the regulations, at least in Saudi, is no getting hitched! Barbie's message to little girls; Yemeni love story goes viral; and the battered life of a Lebanese woman.
A Lebanese blogger writes about his 'selfless sexuality' and promotes monogamy and humility for the best sex in your life; will a Saudi ever marry a Westerner? Women sacrificed by the MB in Egypt? and Kerry shoots blanks in Israel.
July 21, 2013
One blogger harvested pictures from all over the world showing how different cultures celebrate Ramadan; Dubai official in trouble for attack; and the Red Sea to Dead Sea project may be cancelled.
Many Ethiopians share of their ordeals of kidnapping and abuse. One girl was raped daily for three months and one man is paralyzed; Syrian artist arrested in Lebanon; swimming in a burka; and prayers for Egypt.
July 20, 2013
The EU declares the Israelis are contravening the Hague Convention of 1907 and the Geneva Convention of 1949 on the treatment of populations in militarily occupied territories; Kick Ass 2 trailer; and 70 things to make you go hmmm.
According to Former Interior Minister Marwan Charbel, the jails are so rough that criminals should either be freed or killed; journalist blogs about her attack; getting a raise for women- sex or wasta; and Egypt's two sides standing fast.
July 19, 2013
Mansour spoke with confidence and precision during his first ever speech to the Egyptian nation; Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of Stone; veiled women showing love; and a new trend in wrapping paper.
After finding out her near death experience was a prank, Haifa proceeded to kick and curse anyone in sight; giving to poor during Ramadan; rural northern Syria Islamicised; Syria worse than Rwanda and abortion in Lebanon.
July 18, 2013
Americans don't like that their government sends so much money to Egypt. Here are ten reasons why Obama loves Egypt; Four year suspension from FIBA; oil spill near Yemen; a picture of segregation and why gays love Lebanon.