April 9, 2013
A video has been making the rounds on social media of Muslim men stripping Christian women in Egypt under the guise of Islam; more on the attack of the Cathedral; energy waste in Lebanon; and the importance of knowing history.
April 8, 2013
The great former British PM Margaret Thatcher passed away today and many in the Middle East are reflecting on her career. Those of Kurdish heritage have praised her but other Arabs are still greatly disappointed in her perceived Zionism.
See all the pics and video from Dubai's stellar Comic Con and follow the post festival chatter in the comments sections; a fortune teller predicted Messi’s injury; flirting gone awry; and what to do after and if Assad falls.
The oil in Lebanon gives many hopes for a bright future but the infrastructure and politics may leave these resources untapped; FEMEN should shut up; keep calm and drive in Amman; Bashar Assad at the end of his rope; and Yemen meets the press.
April 7, 2013
The United Nations is warning that the vast scale of the Syrian refugee crisis is straining the resources of the UN, Jordan and Lebanon; History of emigration in Lebanon; rappers go underground in Kuwait, and a Facebook OS, sorta kinda.
Prince Michael Jackson was photographed going bowling with a Kuwaiti Princess. Let the rumor mill start to churn! Coptics being kidnapped in Egypt; Saudi about to be the Lebanese 'Master of Puppets'; and three Lebanese referees sell out.
April 6, 2013
It seems the superiority complex many Lebanese feel and exude actually has some merit since one of their own proved they are the axis of all life; Where is Syrian humanitarian aid money going? and Syrian, Iraqi jihadi groups said to be cooperating.
April 4, 2013
In a clash of the tit-ans, feminists are taking things to extreme to protest Islamists and thier beliefs that they own women's bodies. Specifically, they protest to honor and support Amina, a Tunisian girl who bore it all and is now missing.
Before the law in KSA, women could only ride in restricted area. Now, women will only ride in restricted areas; the Nokia’s Lumia 920 turns heads; Dangerous travel: Countries to avoid; and Col. Riad al-Asaad is an asset to the Syrian Opposition.
April 3, 2013
The Islamists and the MB resorted to using religion once again in the elections in order to win the people back to their side; Virgin Radio Lebanon on air; and three men hanged publicly in Kuwait for fist time since 2007.
The policies and action of the US Military in Afghanistan are the reasons this country is completely screwed up; next two Iphones have Jobs' input; Spring Breakers won’t be released in Lebanon; and Iranian tourists arrive to Egypt.
April 2, 2013
Google had a field day on April 1st and pulled out all the stops to make sure everyone got fooled. See all of their pranks here; Lebanon is like a bus with square wheels; color in Jeddah; and the strong and weak points of the Syria players.
Syria Comment Announces a new web service that maps and aggregates Syrian war videos by tracking a large number of YouTube channels; don’t spy In Saudi Arabia; Independence of the Egyptian Judiciary; and women speak in Yemen.
April 1, 2013
The latest Miss Israel, Ethiopian-born Yityish Aynaw, says it’s about time a black woman wore the crown. Is it? Fight your fears; Kuwait now the fattest country in the world; and more pics and video from Guns and Roses in Lebanon.
"Jews in Egypt" is being shown in Egyptian theaters and of course people are equating it with neutralizing relations with Israel; Amman has new German films and all sorts of art this week; and Muslim fashion by homegrown Kyrgyz designers.