November 6, 2012
How does a British Bond appeal to an Arab crowd? One reviewer says it is the best movie he has seen all year. Read why he adores "Skyfall"; Erdgoan adding conditions to using the Euro; Hurrican Sandy and Arab Americans; and the Syrian opposition agrees on restructure.
November 5, 2012
Counting your prayers with beads manually is now easier with the new, handy, dandy digital prayer ring. Is this the new wave of hi-tech religion? Lebanese politician giving Israel a cut; Mickey Mouse , the Nasserite; and the election is days away- who will you vote for?
The Kuwaitis once again want election reforms but the government wil hear nothing of it. Some say they even paid off media outlets to prevent the reporting about any type of protest; even Mercedes has a hatch back; and playing on Americans' white guilt for votes.
November 4, 2012
A government physician at his prime in Egypt makes less than someone on welfare in America. Sometimes it just does not pay to be a doctor; growing hatred against the US in Yemen; Pope Tawadros II is the new coptic Pope; and Prometheus Blu Ray review.
The U.S.-sponsored drive to overhaul the Syrian opposition’s leadership is roller-coasting its way to a November 8 finale in Doha; Sinai is a no-go for UK tourists; Saudi Gangnam Style; and Lebanon's Zaha Hadid is Woman Of The Year 2012.
November 3, 2012
One piece of gossip abut people worshipping Satan and drinking blood became enough reason for the police to break up a Halloween party; Lebanese Politics: The Board Game; will female Muttawa in Saudi work? and MB leader gets preferential treatment at the Hajj.
November 1, 2012
One Arab blogger feels like the White House is stealing hummus from the Arabs and giving the Israelis all the credit; 4G soon in Lebanon; the Uprising of Women in the ME; and 'Are Old Tricks the Solution to Jordan’s Current Problems'?
Two men commit the same horrible crime but it seems the only one getting labeled a terrorist is the one fueled by Islamicist ideology; pavement sleeping in Amman; Syrian War spillover in Iraq will be much worse than in Lebanon; and the Tripoli Human Rights Film Festival.
October 31, 2012
With the price, speed and look of the new phone and tablet by Google, it seems that bulky, high priced gadgets are soon to be obsolete; Hamas' disappointment with Egypt; how to bypass spending in American Foreign Policy; and persecuted Muslims from Myanmar still make it to Mecca.
And then there were three -- the new Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria will be either Father Raphael Ava Mina, Bishop Tawadros or Bishop Raphael; corruption in Libyan government; Syrians are war correspondents too; and early reviews are in for the new Ipad mini.
October 30, 2012
There is a global appeal to the The Norwegian Nobel Committee to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai and Hina Khan; Young Syrian female activist dies under torture; Uruguayan President José Mujica inspires many; and Prof. Richard Falk addresses the UN on Palestine.
After the bombing of Sudan’s Yarmouk military factory, some Egyptians are wondering who is next and after some jets rumbled across Cairo skies, they're now convinced it is them! US Expat tax considerations for Americans working in Saudi Arabia; and ignoring Mikati in Lebanon is the best plan of action.
October 29, 2012
Medina`s authorities are building a mosque so big it will hold 1.6m people – but demolishing irreplaceable monuments to do it; spooked cow tramples Palestinian at Muslim feast; Arab customer service vs. American; Shiite Iraqis defending Bashar Assad; and Skyfall fails for women.
October 28, 2012
The United States’ most watched competition TV Show is coming to Lebanon thanks to MTV. The show’s presenter will be Carla Haddad; politics in the U.S. trump any real help to Syria; Fireworks filled the streets of Lebanon (for better or for worse); and a tough Eid in Yemen.
October 27, 2012
The iPad Mini is here and in a nutshell, it has better specs and it’s thinner and lighter than the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and the Google Nexus 7; how much freedom of religion is there in Jordan? Wikileaks detainee policie revealed; and Friday Prayers for Egypt.