August 26, 2012
Don't get depressed, winter is coming but there are so many things to look forward to; is there anything to fear in the new Libya?; What can Turkey do about its Syrian problem? and what will Egypt's Islamist government turn into?
A light look a the return of "Things Arab's Love" is to cushion the blow of several sober blog entires that follow: another Massacre in Syria, Syrian news roundup, Iran to hold a big, global party; and Jordanians are shamed by their own Olympians.
August 25, 2012
Egypt's counter-revolution unveiled as our wise Egyptian chronicle predicts the riot and gives us the low-down on the morning-after protest; Syrian state TV leaks! Location of FSA fighters disclosed on Twitter; Humoring the legitimate rape debate between states-men; Microsoft's makeover.
August 23, 2012
In an attempt to be helpful, an 80 year old Spanish woman single-handedly ruins a classic painting of Jesus Christ; Egypt makes its own Android Smartphone; and new films to premiere at Lebanese film festival.
Being busted for lewd acts in public apparently means more than a fine in Lebanon-- Is broadcasting the full names and addressees of the two men going too far? Not all Egyptians want the IMF loan; and falafel in Amman is getting new flavors!
August 22, 2012
In this roundup the focus is on Syria, headlining with a painfully sad story of a Japanese woman shot and murdered by Syrian troops. Also featured is an examination of Assad's strategy with the Kurds and more fresh blogs focusing on Syrian news.
August 21, 2012
Be transported back more than a century to the ports of Egypt through this camera footage enhanced by color; Obama says rape is rape; beautiful shots of the natural splendor in Lebanon and nauseating shots of rich kids at play.
The crazy kidnapping spree that took place this holiday week in Lebanon is scary on all levels, with two guilty parties to carry the blame; advice for single women travelers in Saudi; borders tightening in Syria; and two comics for a good laugh on this third day of Eid.
August 20, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood got their choice of mosque this year for the Eid and Morsi did not disappoint – doing prayers in front, unlike back-row Mubarrak; one angle on the kidnappings in Lebanon; a special painting by special kids; and a final craft idea for Eid.
August 18, 2012
For the love of Israel - US recruits pledge their military service to Israel in a show of love and commitment; young Bahraini shot dead in the back for protesting; and Lebanon serves as an example of how to do war and peace well.
Appearing on the cover of Gala magazine in a tight white dress is one way a Lebanese MP keeps her stunning edge; the fine print if a Saudi has a child with a foreigner; and hypocrisy shown towards a disability in Egypt.
August 16, 2012
Enjoy nature and lush greenery by going to Ajloun, Jordan via an amazing set of pictures by a blogger; clan clashes in Lebanon change the stability of the country; and forced abortions in China.
No one would deny its presence, but many would differ as to the degree of importance surgically enhanced body parts play into getting hired in Lebanon. Also, a long, painful farewell to the Blackberry. Finally, a brisk walk through the beauty of Ajloun, Jordan.
August 15, 2012
The only solution to finding work for all these educated Saudi women and maintaining the strict separation of sexes is to build an entire city for just the ladies; video of bank robbery in Lebanon; village justice is largely peaceful in Egypt; and a roundup within a roundup.
August 14, 2012
The final days of the Blackberry may be upon us, as the ping and the ding die out; Cause for concern: is there something off in Libya? Robbers stick-up Lebanon's Blom-Bank.