September 24, 2013
They're back, and they want to drive! Saudi women activists have called for a new day of defiance next month of the longstanding ban on women driving in the ultra-conservative kingdom; Yemen's ex-president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, is using FB to update his "fans" on what he's been up to; On a lighter note, one blogger gives us this year's Emmys best-dressed list.
September 23, 2013
One blogger challenges Western stereotypes about women who wear the veil; a movie review of the gritty 'Prisoners'; attention fashionistas! Here's what one Lebanese blogger had to say about Fausto Puglisi's new collection.
International busybodies: US diplomat superstar Henry Kissinger asked Syria to invade Lebanon in the 70s
Celebrated US diplomat Henry Kissinger was bosom buddies with Hafez Assad and asked him to invade Lebanon; Surfs up! Lebanese expats in Paris surf for peace; and take a look at how stunning Tel Aviv's street art is.
September 22, 2013
Ex Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh seems to be enjoying his life, post Arab Spring; Agent Provocateur sexes up Beirut; Fancy some ancient Egyptian artifacts? Get on eBay!
A date and honey flavored Dubai cola has hit shelves in the UAE; An inside look into why Israel attacked EU diplomats in the West Bank this weekend; Thought Amman was boring? Its budding culture scene will make you think twice.
September 19, 2013
Is it time to let our guard down, as Iran's President has a change of heart and vows to never develop nuclear weapons again?; Activist Afrah Nasser holds a group discussion on the US/UN role in Syria; How will Oman be affected if it were to sign a gas deal with Iran?
UAE bank launches Co-branded MasterCard Credit and Prepaid cards in the UAE in partnership with Manchester United Football Club; If you're heading to Lebanon, check out the top 10 most dangerous spots in the country; Lebanon has a new escorting agency being promoted on FB.
September 18, 2013
Check out four Lebanese movies that are coming out this fall; Now you can shop online with RAGHUNTER; Meet the creators of ChouChic.
The murder of two autistic children by their mothers made major headlines yesterday, but can the killings be justified?; The sad truth behind Syrian refugees attempting to flee Egypt to Italy; What's Bahrain's policy on fighting terror the "legal" way?
September 17, 2013
Since the protests following presidential election in 2009, Iran has blocked Twitter and Facebook. Now, they're back on; Find out how Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani became pen pals; Syria in desperate need of foreign medical aid.
NYFW has been nothing short of fabulous this year and the street fashion has been equally as stunning too; The amazing Hermes have a new furniture line; Why you need a full skirt in your closet this autumn; Like sailors? check out this sailor-inspired outfit.
September 16, 2013
Human Rights Watch have revealed a shocking report: Bahrain security forces routinely detain children without cause and subject them to ill-treatment that may rise to the level of torture; A new website helps Kuwaiti children find their parents who left them when they were young; Syria's supernatural love story: Ladder to Damascus.
September 15, 2013
An inspiration to Saudi and Arab women, Haifaa Al Mansour directs the first film to ever be shot in Saudi Arabia; Once upon a time Lebanon used to manufacture trains; Will Arabs ever go back to their glory and rise up again?
One photojournalist was an eyewitness to four public executions by Syrian rebels in a location outside of Aleppo in August; U.S. Senator John McCain terribly concerned by the US-Syria agreement; What does Israel make of Syria's chemical weapons and Iran?
Wouldn't it be fabulous to get cooking tips from the world's top chefs? Now you can project holograms of world-famous chefs right into your kitchen; 17 talented Lebanese women cook for 600 top world foodies & chefs; The yummy Shake Shack finally opens in Beirut.