Blogs Roundup

December 16, 2012

So many great Syrian footballers and athletes have been killed  by the Assad regime.
13:23 GMT
A tribute to the scores of Syrian sports heroes killed by President Bashar al-Assad’s army, security and militia forces; some Christmas recipes and crafts; and some type of agreement made with Iran.
A tearful U.S. President remembers the victims of the Connecticut shooting.
07:22 GMT
In the increasing amount of gun tragedies in America, too often the killer makes the front pages and the heros and victims get forgotten; criticism of Islam helps Morsi; Iranian polygamy examined; and Egyptian Christians pray for a better constitution.

December 15, 2012

Young woman murdered on the way to church- the assailant is going to pay with his life.
08:29 GMT
Syrian Fathi Jabr al-Salatine who brutally murdered Myriam Achkar last year just got the death sentence for his crime; The interactive Lebanese flag, it keeps everyone happy and works for special occasions; and Russia relents on Syria, kind of.

December 13, 2012

Almost 100 nations were represented  at the Second Conference of the Friends of the Syrian People.
20:11 GMT
"Enemies of Syria jamboree in Marrakesh endorses terror" is the offcial press release from the Assad regime about the Friends of Syria meeting in Morocco: High Expectations for Friends of Syria gathering; and Google Maps is back on iPhones.
This photo of Mohammed was taken earlier at school where he celebrated what would be his last few hours of life.
01:58 GMT
The reason Mohammed Salayma left his house today was to buy himself a birthday cake - then the Israeli forces shot him 6 times; U.S..Army increasing Lebanon's air threat by 25 percent; and Saudi's being forced to take paternity tests.

December 12, 2012

Rebels show off their latest invention: A PlayStation controlled tank.
16:44 GMT
Rebels have made their own tank, complete witha PlayStation which controls and monitors the outer gun; Imagine your President is Morsi; Syria coalition and Clinton’s no-show in Marrakesh; and in Syria, cities die slowly.
Obama shouts from the treetops, "We recognize the Syrian Opposition!"
03:17 GMT
Is Obama boosting the rebel's morale or really wedging America's influence further into the Syrian infrastructure; Professor Landis discusses Syria's futures; and an interview with Saudi's Goodwill ambassador.

December 11, 2012

The youth of Egypt are saying no to thugs, as they perceive the MB as pushing them around with the new constitution.
17:25 GMT
Egyptian revolutionary youth have begun to launch a “No for the Constitution” campaign online and on the ground; Yemen's Prime Minister lashes out at protesters; Kuwaitis pimp their rides; and Lebanese films offer 'The Attack".
Over one million Emiraties duped by online spammer and scammers.
06:00 GMT
The UAE will continue to be a target for cybercrime attacks for businesses and individuals in 2013; "The Secular Idiot’s Guide to Syria’s Jihadist Groups"; all the New Year's parties in Lebanon; and a funny look at Secret Santas.

December 10, 2012

Viber has been called out and many Arabs are dropping it out of suspicion.
11:58 GMT
Hezbollah has renounced it and Lebanon has banned it as well. Is Viber really the Israeli Defense League's latest tool in spying on Muslims and other unknowing victims?
True Love is found by self-promotion on Facebook's paid ads... or not.
09:30 GMT
One Arab was going to visit Beirut so he advertised on Facebook to find a lover .. who would spit in his face? Syrian militias establish a new command; and Yemen reaches out the special needs children with a marathon.

December 9, 2012

Many Egyptians don't see President Morsi's new constitution as any different than the first.
21:53 GMT
Apparently the opposition to Morsi is not easily satisfied as they have whole heartedly rejected his new constitutional compromise; Health Care Options in the KSA; and a comical look at a doctoral student's life.

December 8, 2012

Is Assad really planning to use WMDs or is he another victim of Western propaganda?
21:25 GMT
While some intelligence agencies are really picking up signals of WMD motion on the ground, the dramatic “mixing sarin and putting it into bombs” may be propaganda; a Q&A about Arab and American culture; and why did the Brotherhood protest at the palace?

December 6, 2012

Gay marriages in Israel? How about gay divorces too!
13:21 GMT
"The irony is that while this is the beginning of a civil revolution, it's based on divorce rather than marriage,"; Morsi's Twelve Days of Christmas; violence and death in Yemen; and where is your country on the corruption index?
iTunes for the Lebanese might just work!
06:51 GMT
The main Lebanese to use the new iTunes store will be those who long for the sounds of home but ar living abroad; easy to make Stuffed Grape Leaves; why being Saudi can be confusing; and Kuwaitis enjoy their flashy motorcycles.