April 28, 2013
One blogger has a go at some Lebanese politicians who recently dined with Syrian Leader Assad by sending them to North Korea; Iraq and its Shia led government; UNICEF gives the numbers on Egypt's employment; and Obama watches Syria form a distance..
April 27, 2013
Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023 and populate it with your own space babies; Iran’s Shiite counterattack from Syria to Iraq; Arabic's fading appeal; and Arab Media Use Statistics for 2013.
April 25, 2013
After marrying a Yemeni man, Katherine lived and breathed life in the country and says it is an Arab state like none other; Qatar and its crazy democracy; never forget the Armenian Genocide; and Jesus, Mohammed and their modern day relevancy.
Prime Minster Netanyahu's recent declaration that Syria is using chemical weapons hints at Israel's desire to support the Sunni revolt; Palestinian Christians at odds with Israel; Lebanon found oil! and despair clouds first post-US Iraq vote.
April 24, 2013
Think tanks in the West are pushing for “buffer zones” to ensure that the “Las Vegas rules” apply to Syria; an amazing BBC documentary on Iran; topless protestors in Beirut; Kuwaiti writer wins International award; and a message to JIhadis.
A new documentary strives to put on film the stories and legends of the supernatural within Middle Eastern communities; virginity for a price; 'motivated by religion' card played in Boston; and the new Thor trailer is released.
April 23, 2013
Professor Juan Cole says it is naive to think that the political violence in Europe can be separated from the religious culture; Jordan' borders are bursting at the seams; Lebanese Sunni cleric losing his touch; and the secrets of a Kuwaiti football tycoon.
Only a week since the bombings and already some news analysts are calling for a total sweeping ban on Muslims to study in the U.S.; bomber to be charged as citizen, not enemy combatant; Obama's reaction too soft; and look in the mirror America.
April 22, 2013
Send ricin to the President and be tried as U.S. citizen but being a naturalized citizen seems to deny the Boston bomber these rights; Spring is here! Oops; a plea for help from a cancer patient; Nutella pie; and Egyptian Minister of Justice resigns, but why?
April 21, 2013
As if imposing a curfew were not enough, now some municipalities want the embattled Syrian refugees to start paying taxes; CBS hacked by Pro-Assad cyber vigilantes; U.S. to send more money, not arms; and Earth Day in Kuwait.
An extremist playlist and Islamic jihadist propaganda are just a few of the revealing details found in the brothers' accounts; Al Gore is really an Arabic word; the Grand mosque could've been segregated; and the birds of Egypt.
April 20, 2013
It rolls so easily off the tongue to blame terrorism on Islam but how does this argument hold up to empirical data? Politics in Lebanon is like buying a purse; the Smartphone war heats up; and the U.S. shows Lebanon how to enact justice.
This amazing story of a poor farmer helping a starving family highlights the ongoing misery that covers the land of Syria; 50 years of Syrian vendettas; Patriot missiles to Jordan; and why Assad is scared of the Hashemite Kingdom.
April 18, 2013
A Jordanian tech startup just landed over 100K to start a new business and Jordanian born Yahoo! Maktoob has announced the debut of two new web series focused on entertainment and celebrity news for the Middle East!
Quite a few pics show men Middle Eastern in appearance and also two who are white: Solid leads or more Arab fear-mongering? Mubarak's release is no surprise; Abu Dhabi expels 20 Lebanese Nationals; and 10 Arab Comedians compete.