August 21, 2013
The English Al Jazeera is not what is crossing the Atlantic to America. The claim is that this is news catered to an American audience; do the Lebanese bounce back without healing? and a new mobile app to learn Arabic.
The Hashemite Kingdom is beefing up the dues for any company on their land and IT companies may be paying close to double; who burns a church? Gen, Sisi channeling Algeria's leaders; and kidnapping is just flat out wrong.
August 20, 2013
Shereen el-Feki’s book 'Sex and the Citadel' shows that Arabic was used to write some of the steamiest and passionate love stories to date; lack of resources in Egypt source of anger; and an HTC Windows Phone is coming.
And the hits just keep coming for women in KSA. Apparently, riding a bike is haraam on SO many levels there so ladies better steer clear; Happy Ramadan dates from Israel; and Firefox tries its own mobile phone O/S.
August 19, 2013
All the Charleses and Olivers have been outnumbered. Mohammed is the tag of choice for babies this year in England; Egyptians have America all wrong; who are the Liwaa Asifat al-Shamal? and 10 steps to a dictatorship.
A homegrown cell is fighting terrorism with affection. A movement has begun for a day to celebrate peaceful intimacy in Lebanon; the phone is occupied; is everyone who disagrees a kafir? and not all Gulfies agree on Egypt.
August 18, 2013
The scars of war have pierced the heart of Libya's educational system that now features maimed teachers and lackluster conditions; Copts support the crackdown; and why protests in Cairo are worth the risk.
Who would have thunk it? Apparently the digital interaction with friends on Facebook only makes a person grumpy and depressed; democracy is not democracy; Yemenis for Morsi and a tribute to the victims of the Lebanese bombings.
August 17, 2013
To almost any observer, the mess in Egypt does not need anymore support from America. Yet for many reasons, the funds will keep flowing; Saudis and breastfeeding; 'I told you so Arabs!'; and the Rouweis bombing in Lebanon
August 16, 2013
Some ardent gamers would never give a laptop the time of day, including this tech blogger. But after testing the new Lenovo, he may just take a lap-dance; PhD holding Saudi women; question galore for Egypt; and a car bomb in Beirut.
August 15, 2013
With every act of governmental violence there comes conspiracy theorists - one author shows how all of the chaos in Egypt is premeditated; honoring the mother of Jesus; Saudis and Western Movies; and an Egyptian bishop responds.
August 14, 2013
In Nahdha and Rabba, the new government is cracking down on the pro-Morsi protesters- stores are being burnt and skulls are being cracked; Arab, atheist and proud; and how the Phoenicians created government.
According to nurses who worked with him, Dr. Fata put thousands on chemo who did not need to be; PhD students have far too much time on their hands; this week in Amman; and Eid away from home is always difficult.
August 13, 2013
Over 270 teachers work daily in the camps and approximately 10 babies a day are born; to be Muslim is to be inherently violent? Baghdad is bombed, again; and a royal prince defects from Saudi and spills the beans on his family.
The raw, musings of a girl who grew up in exile from Bahrain and returned to see what was being done to the once beautiful country; kidnapped Turkish pilots; and Saudi families send their mentally handicapped children away.