Blogs Roundup

April 24, 2012

A blogger says Saudis are teaching children to discriminate early
08:37 GMT
One teacher struggles with Saudi schools and rigidity; A comic about public speaking; and setting boundaries to ensure smiles

April 23, 2012

Is quitting Twitter harder than quitting smoking? Don't tell this guy!
13:50 GMT
Should Arabs be more concerned about quitting Twitter before Marlboro? Is it still a risk to look Arab in the U.S.? Do we have too many screens in our lives?
Is only eating our were truly this blissful! Reality check in the Blog Roundup
08:36 GMT
Blogger makes a stand about dining segregation! Omar's Spokesperson loses his cool on film! Is Google inadvertently alienating its Muslim users?

April 22, 2012

Earth Day invokes awe, sorrow and thankfulness in our fellow bloggers
10:05 GMT
Take in some breath taking Shots of Earth; Read the sad story of a Syrian street boy, 27 reasons to be thankful, and Skype comes to the UAE
Steps to Happiness; The Media's Crappiness; Steve's Job's Sappy Bliss
07:14 GMT
It's time to make steps to real joy! Follow the Happiness Project. Did the news really have to show that? Why do people love or loath the Apple guy?

April 21, 2012

God of War Ascension artwork.
12:05 GMT
Sony announces a new part of God of War; and the iPad is a preferred choice of households that have tablets in Kuwait; new photos of Khader Adnan after he was released from prison.

April 19, 2012

Has Jordan Shut the Door in the Face of Hassan Blasim?
13:07 GMT
Hassan Blasim and other authors getting blocked in Jordan; Khader Adnan's release from prison; and who and why others are on hunger strikes right now

April 18, 2012

Top 10 Ways to be Happy and 6 Apps to Tweet Your Happiness with Others
21:34 GMT
This Top Ten List was put together by a woman who really is not that happy; Attention Droid Users! We got a Top 6 Apps list! KSA beats out Japan and Oman for most cell phones.
Are the doors closing on Jordan's online freedom of speech?
12:31 GMT
Could the noose be tightening on free expression through the worldwide web in Jordan? What do miserable Saudi women dream about? Are you ready for a tear-jerking story of love and renewal?

April 17, 2012

Does the Israeli government need help dotting their I's and O's?
07:21 GMT
Does the Israeli Government need an English tutor for their Flyilla response? Soon Google will be in the streets of Jerusalem; a Catholic Professor covers for almost a week

April 16, 2012

Five Annoying Facebook Updates for Facebook Addicts
09:04 GMT
5 annoying Facebook updates; More drama from Cairo; What has changed since the Lebanese Civil War?

April 15, 2012

Oh man! A man on man honor killing in Oman?
11:45 GMT
Honor Killings in Oman; Revolutionary Interview with Wael Ghonim; One Year After Assad's Speech; Did You Get a Card?
New Resident Evil 6; Tahrir Brotherhood; Dream Homes for Syrians
09:14 GMT
More clues into new Resident Evil 6; Muslim Brotherhood takes residence in Tahrir Square; Syrian children draw residences to forget evil

April 14, 2012

The Arab world can remember the Arab passengers on the 100 years' anniversary of the Titanic's sinking.
14:38 GMT
Did you even know there were Arabs on board the Titanic? Find out which class they travelled on this gilded dream liner; Lebanon commemorates the Civil War in a dramatic re-enactment on Hamra street; and Easter's Egyptian crucifixion is a hunger striker in protest.

April 12, 2012

Can a Grand Prix and a Country in Grand Conflict mix?
14:13 GMT
The Circassians of Syria have something to say; Will Iran drop of the Internet Grid? Is Bahrain Road Worthy for the Grand Prix?