December 9, 2012
Apparently the opposition to Morsi is not easily satisfied as they have whole heartedly rejected his new constitutional compromise; Health Care Options in the KSA; and a comical look at a doctoral student's life.
December 8, 2012
While some intelligence agencies are really picking up signals of WMD motion on the ground, the dramatic “mixing sarin and putting it into bombs” may be propaganda; a Q&A about Arab and American culture; and why did the Brotherhood protest at the palace?
December 6, 2012
"The irony is that while this is the beginning of a civil revolution, it's based on divorce rather than marriage,"; Morsi's Twelve Days of Christmas; violence and death in Yemen; and where is your country on the corruption index?
The main Lebanese to use the new iTunes store will be those who long for the sounds of home but ar living abroad; easy to make Stuffed Grape Leaves; why being Saudi can be confusing; and Kuwaitis enjoy their flashy motorcycles.
December 5, 2012
Like other activists, Magdulien Abaidas was concerned by what she saw as the growing influence of Islamic fundamentalists; be careful of what you tweet or blog in Saudi! and one of our featured blogs wins a global award.
December 4, 2012
Egyptians marched from Tahrir Square to President Morsi's house and caused the newly elected president to escape in a motorcade. Follow all of these blogs for up to date coverage.
Egyptian president Morsi dismissed questions about the legitimacy of the constitution given the withdrawal of Christian members from the assembly drafting it; Bahraini milkshakes; and a Saudi film student shares his perspective on how change can come through film.
Mobile internet and fixed line operator STC announced on Twitter that iPhone 5 will be available in their store on Friday the 14th of December; Angelina Jolie and William Hague to fight warzone rape; What do Islamists want in Egypt? and questions for the Muslim Brotherhood.
December 3, 2012
Why is Ali Abdullah Saleh still active in his media appearances? Why is Saleh (a dictator) still in Yemen after a relative popular uprising? a draft for a Syrian social contract; and Riyadh is not what it used to be.
Along with concerns over an unstable Middle East after Iran goes nuclear comes the rumor that America is working on a deal with Tehran; a poetic look at the politics of Egypt; and rare birds being hunted in Lebanon.
December 2, 2012
'All the incidents of harassment involved the use of vulgar language, various forms of grabbing, and several vile propositions'; Obama’s escape from the Middle to the Far East; a Syria news roundup; and dismantling the Muslim Brotherhood's revolutionary image.
Internet in Syria appears to be coming back after the whole country went offline on Thursday; Qat ban in Yemen is gaining popularity; and Saudi ladies-- beware of the escalators!
December 1, 2012
Speak2Tweet was first used in Egypt in February 2011 when Internet access was cut-of in the country and hopes to give Syrians their voices to the world; see Lebanon's new Dancing with the Stars celebrity contestants; and more on Syria.
November 29, 2012
This is Morsi's year and what better way to remember it than to put him on the cover of TIME and call him the most important man in the MIddle East; Syria is now off the internet grid; and Sting rocks Beirut!
The opposition in Syria is gaining ground with the downing of 4 jets and a helicopter but how does this make the religious minorities in the country feel? Some reports on Syria are suspect; art exhibit opens in Yemen; and a love note from Saudi.