September 26, 2012
A 6 year old Syrian boy died from torture and being treated worse than a dog. When children are tortured to death, the train is officially off the rails; the street has grandchildren with lice in Egypt; and King Abdullah of Jordan meets John Stewart.
After announcing on her twitter that she was going to spray paint the ads, blogger Mona El Tahawy sprayed and paid for it with a night in prison; Is Iran’s Khamenei set to blemish the Hajj? Syria's future is certainly not bright; and the Angry Arab is sad.
September 25, 2012
Interviews done at refugee camps reveal the horror that young children have seen right in front of their very eyes; Is the Kuwait PLan B for Syria worth consideration for both sides? and beautiful views from the edges of Lebanon.
If the government in Jordan deems a website unethical or guilty breaking any of Jordan's laws of speech then it gets blocked; Does Free Speech have no limitations? Egyptian Salafis are in a bind; and Iraqi-Kurdish film director Hiner Saleem showcases feature film.
September 24, 2012
Manaf Tlas was hiding for a spell but recent sightings in Saudi and affirmation from the Turks propel him as the best candiate for a possible new leader in Syria; the best 50 1Phone apps for 2012; a comical look at Lebanese mothers; and Arab leaders await the reelection of Obama;
"Jerusalem will be Egypt's new capital!" screamed the Muslim Brotherhood speaker on the advert being used against President Obama this election year; has the Syria State collapsed? NUQAT: Kuwait Design Conference 2012 ; and homemade cheesecake just got a whole lot easier.
September 23, 2012
The majority of Libyans have spoken and they don't want the violent militas in Libya anymore; a two word song is a huge hit in Egypt; laugh with six politically correct videos; and today is Saudi Arabia's 80th anniversary as a nation.
Syrian blogger and citizen journalist Abdelkareem al-Oqda is yet another victim of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s war on truth, freedom and the Syrian people; young boy missing in Jenin found dead; leader of the Free Patriotic Movement targeted... or not?
September 22, 2012
Find out why Arabs are nosy; Syrian ladies take food action; how to make a ginger cardamon jam; and a Jordanian blogger defines "a real woman".
September 20, 2012
New cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed are sure to provide ammunition for Islamists to fire up people and provoke attacks on more embassies; West Bank protests highlight failing economy; Arab women and tattoos; and a review of the new Ford Focus.
Many Syrians need this trip to Mecca now more than ever but the Saudi government seems to be saying no; the latest news from Syria; the Islamist Theology of Protesting; and keeping interfaith bridges from being burned down.
September 19, 2012
If he was tempted in every way, did that include the trappings of married life? Some new evidence might support a married Messiah; the search for a traffic app in Cairo; Jordan's expansion will lead to water problems; and the new Lamborghini in China.
Newsweek tried to get attention with it's new magazine cover but being mocked on Twitter was probably not what they had in mind; Many Syrian Christians head for Tartus; Assad now targeting bread lines and hospitals; and the responsibilities of an expatriate.
September 18, 2012
Apparently the woman's soccer team went to the Czech Republic more for seeing the sites than working on their skills and team cohesion; Newsweek puts on its cover "Muslim Rage" and bearded men raging; and in the grand scheme of things, these protests are rather tame.
A sad day for the remaining few who were holding out hope that the Press and Publication Law in Jordan was going to be vetoed; a Syrian Christian thinker makes an appeal to the Pope; gaining favor in Egypt by blaming Israel; and Lebanon and Iran have a chat.