October 30, 2013
One blogger is furious over the lack of attention given to the attacks in Yemen and even worse, the cold shoulder most Arab news outlets are giving to the topic; the reality of burnt olive groves; and options other than WhatsApp.
Imagine playing a first person shooter game with and against sixty-four other people. Now go buy Battlefield 4 because all your dreams have now come true! Arabic over coffee; Iran's night flights to Syria; and Syria, it's complicated.
October 29, 2013
The Global Gender Report Gap has declared 2013 to be a better year for women and one country in particular takes the cake; handwriting that will make you cry;don't kill the Syrian messenger; and Lebanese twitter is not for the faint of heart.
Six years following the SIx Days War in Palestine, Israel experienced their greatest economic boom. The reason-- building settlements; Lebanon has censored some really stupid stuff; and the Volgograd Suicide Bombing from a Muslim's eyes.
October 28, 2013
After Lebanon's first ever sanctioned marriage between two people disavowing their sects, their child no has "none" on his ID; Bahrainis cry over teargas; Bedouin background to common Arab greeting; and British artist Banksy's latest statement.
A female Yemeni blogger laments the injustice in her testimony being only half as legitimate as that of a man; despite tragedies, migrants still flock; seeing the Occupation in graph form; and Egyptian universities a hotbed for the MB?
October 27, 2013
Not much has changed for the persecuted Shiites in Bahrain and now that America has lost some of its pull in the region, things can only get worse; Bassem's back; Iraq orders more firepower; and the story behind Batman's slap.
One Saudi student who spent time the in US picked up some American culture and made a Bob Marley song to support the driving damsels; handcuffed children in Lebanon; Jews against Separation; and can Obama escape the KSA discontent?
October 26, 2013
One blogger used to support the political process in Lebanon but now he has realized the whole system is heading down the drain; Iran may or may not be cooperating; photo roundup in Palestine; Yemenis still starving; and Saudi women still in the backseat.
October 24, 2013
The US media loves him, but former CIA deputy director of counter terrorism Phil Mudd shows the coldness behind drone attacks; a missile-like goal; Syrian refugees in Lebanon by region; and the truth behind NSA's snooping.
A video has emerged of an Israeli settler attacking an innocent Palestinian in his own olive groves with a metal pipe; Saudi women prepare for the auto-ban; Yahoo shutters in Cairo; and writing a formal letter in Arabic
October 23, 2013
When prison visits over Eid were cancelled, the families of the prisoners went to protest so the government just put them all in jail; while tech thrives in Jordan, the system does not; illegal kissing in Morocco; and all iPhone downloads in one place.
Thirty years ago today, a suicide bomber in a truck managed to smash right into the lobby of the main building of the Marine Barracks and kill over 300 Marines; no more Schengen Visa for UAE and Apple announces new stuff!
October 22, 2013
Two hundred words for 'lion' in Arabic-- impossible! This and other tales exist in Arab legend but the truth is, Arabic is like any other language; Malaysia bans Catholic church from using Allah in newspaper and a Syrian writer shares his struggles.
MIllions upon millions of people wake up each day to a live of bondage, hard labor and misery. As the world grows, so does the amount of slaves; the best way to flirt in Saudi; and the ISIS has ramped up their kidnapping scheme.