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.
Out with the old and in with the new in Egypt --the new military brass step into their new positions; is the new Libya the same old Libya for woman? and the new Nokia Lumia 900 is a sweet little phone.
August 13, 2012
Viva Forever - the Spice Girls proved that even as 30-something-year-old women, they still have enough heat to light up a stadium as they rocked the Olympic closing ceremony last night. Elsewhere, westerners get a skewed idea of the babes of Beirut. One blogger takes a look at Michel Samaha's legal troubles, while another wonders what to do in Cairo when the lights go down.
A suitcase of cash and explosives? A pen with a camera in it? This stuff sounds like a movie but it is sadly very real in Lebanon; awaiting Ramadan’s Laylat al-Qadr; and a fun idea for a box to collect Zakat money.
August 12, 2012
Will we see Arab cab drivers stealing a sneaky spiked puff for their coffee breaks? It may soon be a possibility if the public has their druthers; Who are the highest earners in wealthy Kuwait; and dip into a pre-Libyan Spring read and connect to the story of life under dictatorship through a boy's eye.
An aggregate of some of the funniest, most intriguing and wildest videos from Lebanon. Some you're not going to believe! Another look at Samaha's Syrian detainment; The 23rd installment in the Ramadan Arab Nights series and a review of Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter .
August 11, 2012
A virus that is invading Iranian bank accounts look to be the work of a government and not some random computer hacker; a Quranic manuscripts exhibition in Dubai; and the next Egyptian Pope is emerging