October 13, 2012
The Department of Health is pulling out all the stops to ensure as much as possible that no disease will be spread during the upcoming Hajj; Injustice remains for those killed in Tahrir; and a book review of Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad, by David W Lesch.
October 11, 2012
The international community honors two Syrian free-thinking women; One blogger remembers the blues of TV sitcom 'Becker'; A look at the latest news from the Syrian rebels.
No justice for those killed in the revolution as defendants from a key battle are acquitted; can Kuwait and Iraq handle their snake border issues?And no more excuses, now is the time to eat healthily.
October 10, 2012
A panel of inspiring Saudi women hand-picked by the discerning eyes of this cosmopolitan blogger; Size may not matter but for Kuwaits there's Big meets Bigger; and Lebanon's United Colors of Benetton really care.
Just because you're in the region doesn't mean you shouldn't cast your vote; is the earth about to tilt off its axis? And racism at Lebanon's airport - the follow-up;
October 9, 2012
Al Arabiya news sparks off conspiracy stories of Assad's regime stirring trouble in next door Jordan; And another rumor lands in the MIddle East - mega-legend Fairuz to release a new album?; 2Pac stuck in traffic; And what to do in Kuwait- a visitors to-do guide.
A totally unknown Christian nun is in the running for this global prize for Egypt; making garbage beautiful with this modern kind of art crossing Arab borders; heads-up on a crash landing in Kuwait and what really happens to the Bibles in hotel rooms...
October 8, 2012
A former CIA man and commentator tells us why he really doesn't have that much time for Israel; Racism rages on in some Beirut and Lebanese quarters; and some Milky Way and universe big talk; And Gaza's refresher in violent times as sporadic violence breaks out.
With religious extremists joining the FSA, has individual freedom become a lost art?; Morsi's speech: dissected and how are the Saudis tackling breast cancer?
October 7, 2012
The Arab world - arguably still in a state of war-- is awash with anniversaries of wars past and today new Egypt marks the auspicious 1973 war; Lebanon's phone networks get with the iPhone 5 agenda; and paying homage to the canon's literary brave new worlds.
October 4, 2012
The crux of Tunisian turmoil is the people not coming to terms with the role of their religion, drafting a constitution, and getting new jobs; the beauty of an Egyptian flea market; and video of Mad Max ins Saudi and it is for real!
Car bombs and golden eggs in Syria-- trying to make sense of the most recent conflicts in Aleppo and how they fit into the bigger picture; deep thoughts on life and what matters; and the Lebanese are surprisingly happy people.
October 3, 2012
Even the people in impoverished South Africa have more to smile about than the wealthy country of Kuwait; why Lebanese politicians deserve higher wages; and how Syrian forces killed key Christian al-Qaeda leader.
Thinking about double parking in Beirut? You might want to think again because you will be posted online for your bad driving! Saudi Arabia/Qatar: Dueling Monarchies; London sells human meat? and a Nutella cookie delight.
October 2, 2012
One blogger is not at all impressed at the question and answer portion done by the new Miss Lebanon, but he still sees her as an improvement; Intra-Alawite fighting in Qardaha and Five Simple Steps to Rob People in Jordan.