Blogs Roundup

July 28, 2013

How amazing is JuiceBee? (Image: Tech-Ticker)
15:10 GMT
You never have to run out of battery again with JuiceBee's brand new portable charger; if you're a tech fanatic, then we have the most useful Android Codes for ya! Finally, check out what Sony had to say about PS4's RAM debacle.
The Malt Nº16 toothpicks by Daneson. (Image: No Garlic No Onions)
14:42 GMT
Prince George hardly knows the taste of milk, yet there's already a beer in his name! But if you don't like beer, then perhaps you'd like to try the Malt Nº16 toothpicks? Meantime in Tripoli, one little girl keeps fasters intrigued!

July 25, 2013

Helen Thomas was an American author and news service reporter, and member of the White House press who passed away on July 20 2013.
14:15 GMT
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.
The perfect boyfriend jeans! (Image: @theclosetclause)
11:10 GMT
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

This Lebanese man was willing to go to war if he had a baby girl. (YouTube screenshot)
12:07 GMT
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?
WhatsAPP may be overtaking Facebook at the means of communicating with friends.
05:00 GMT
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

Will the U.S. cross the borders and send their own into Syria?
09:23 GMT
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?
Here's what the British Embassy in Lebanon will be handing out to celebrate the birth of the British Royal baby.
05:00 GMT
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

Weddings like this one in Saudi never take place during Ramadan.
12:00 GMT
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.
Practice 'Ladies First' gentlemen and soon you'll see why.
05:00 GMT
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

The colors and sights of Ramadan vary from country to country.
18:44 GMT
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.
An Ethiopian girl speaks of her rape and torture by men dressed as Yemeni soldiers. (screenshot from YouTube)
08:05 GMT
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 will not send aid that supports Israeli settlements.
13:05 GMT
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.
This is Lebanon's Roumieh jail- a place of squalor and misery.
09:55 GMT
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

New Egyptian Interm President Adly Mansour speaks to the nation (AFP PHOTO / EGYPTIAN TV)
22:17 GMT
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.