June 25, 2013
Fadel Shaker was singing the blues but now he is a freedom fighter with the Lebanese rebels who kill in the name of Islam; Saudi changes its weekend; Rebels Idlib ready; and Mosireen interviews Hazem Barakat.
Arabia's prodigal son/genius the late Steve Jobs is being honored in an amazing new film about his life; two Arab singers have wondered down two very different roads; Russia's role in Syria; and more on the craziness now in Lebanon.
June 24, 2013
The Lebanese government never really took AHmad Al-NIssir's influence seriously. After four dead soldiers, he is now more than just a clown; bombs or boobs? Arab Idol sings American tunes; and the evolution of Arab public opinion research.
The mothers of all the men and women who died during the Egyptian Spring are not at all satisfied with Morsi's broken promises; Syria, Libya and Qatar; Amman ready to rock; politicians and potholes; and U.S. a constant let down to KSA.
June 23, 2013
The Avenue is a plush mall in Kuwait that recently has been the scene of two stabbings inside the premises; Lebanese government to shut down already struggling restaurants; Insta-video? and Egyptians not backing down.
Jon Stewart made a surprise guest appearance on Bassem Yousef's 'Al Bernameg' and he did not disappoint; Russel Brand backs out of Middle Eastern tour; Kerry about to fail Syria; and the European Council of Foreign Relations talks Syria.
June 22, 2013
Afghanistan's leader Karzai was none too impressed by the Taliban acting as 'political leaders' of his country when they cut the ribbon in Qatar; Obama fills security posts with women; Iran's new president Ayatollah friendly? and floods in Canada.
June 20, 2013
A heart-wrenching look at the Syrian children suffering in a Lebanese camp reminds us that World Refugee Day is not a holiday by any means; Lebanon blocks online gambling; Kuwaiti child rapists hanged; and a glance at the Toyota GT-86.
After a 26-month uprising and over 100,000 chiefly innocent Syrian fatalities, G8 leaders essentially agree with Assad and Putin; Luma's idea swiped by the government? Qatar’s Foreign Policy in a nutshell; and bills in bras at the borders.
June 19, 2013
Former President Bill Clinton challenges Israel to reconcile with Palestinians, if not just for the sake of Israel's own survival; BMW squares of with itself; Kuwait cops going undercover; Anonymous planning big attack; and men getting pregnant.
Most movies such as 'Taken' or 'Spartan' usually have the Arabs as the ones buying sex slaves. In 'Cargo', the Arab is the hero and the kidnapper; more Syrian news on Obama's policies, the G8 summit and what to expect next.
June 18, 2013
Acoording to a Jordanian blogger, this new hybrid can stand up to any regualr petrol powered car.. and then some; Wassim Nasser breaks swimming record; is Rohani the Lord of the Keys? and a wedding with celebrities, guns and fistfights.
With the ups and downs of the Syrian conflict, the consistent value of the Syrian pound is quickly disappearing and leading vendors to be wary; clerics in Egypt call for Jihad against Shiites; and 7 things the Assad regime wants for stability.
June 17, 2013
This teardrop shaped resort is going to be solar powered and will get all of its water from a new system that extracts moisture from the air; Kuwait's military strength; Morsi continues to dumbfound his critics; and Lebanese beaches are not for all.
It seems the glass ceiling exists for anyone with a uterus in Lebanon so one cartoonist decided to have some fun with it; Iranians elated over Rouhani; Yemen's Ministry of Corruption; and finally some fitness for females in KSA.