Blogs Roundup

May 2, 2012

These guys scored 20 out of 20 on the computer programmer list. How about you?
12:41 GMT
A computer programer shares how to spot his kind; Dark Knight to hit theaters in July. See the trailer! The Winds of Change blow into Lebanon.
A Moroccan tries to sell some sex toys but does not make it far
07:02 GMT
As quickly as it went up, a kinky shop was shut down in Morocco, many Jordanian bloggers speak out against the abuse of women, and the abuse of Hebron is still heavy on one bloggers heart

May 1, 2012

The Egypt Necrophilia Law a bigger hoax than Bigfoot
10:06 GMT
A collective sigh of relief from the blogosphere as it turns out the Egyptian Necrophilia law was not real. Our bloggers explain how it happened and one blogger defends the law.
Many Jordanians are shamed by the lack of justice for a 14 year old rape victim
07:51 GMT
An article in Jordanian Law allowed a rape to go unpunished, Egyptian college students may get computers, and Lebanon still lags in Internet speed.

April 30, 2012

If you're single and you mingle in Saudi, you'll be imprisoned
09:42 GMT
No more picking up ladies at the mall for Saudis, imagining a smoke-free America, and giving away the new Mercedes Benz SL Sting to unsuspecting Spainard
The list of hunger strikers is striking with at least 2000 on strike
06:59 GMT
Over 2000 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strikes, the ever-changing parliaments of Jordan and Egypt, and a new social media dictionary in Arabic

April 29, 2012

CBS Blames Israeli policies for the exodus of Christians from Palestine
10:04 GMT
After CBS blames Israelis for the exodus of Christians, one Orthodox Jew calls it a ruse, others call it truths, and a Palestinian Christian keeps the blame squarely on the Jews.
Has fatigue set in for the media when reporting on Syrian casualties?
08:45 GMT
Who will finally stand down in Syria; Can't stand your government? Try this!; Libya's new rules of governance are explosive.

April 28, 2012

The Gender Wars Unleashed in the Middle East. Image used for illustrative purposes:Website Under Fire For Profiling Men Women Should Not Date
13:39 GMT
Who started it anyway? A girl hates back! Haters gonna hate when Jordanian blogger shares her man-hatred, diving female neck deep into the gender wars unleashed by Mona Eltahawy asking Why 'They' Hate Us; Flirting with the debate on misogyny; and catching up with Syria's cloudy conflict.

April 26, 2012

A Muslim woman tries the Niqab for a day, " I don’t think I’ve ever felt less special. "
11:29 GMT
One Day in the Niqab in Cairo; The parliament in Amman is a mess; Mona missed the point on Woman's rights
If Jews and Palestinians can cook together, what else is possible?
09:25 GMT
You Say Bassal; I Say Batzal: What happens when an Israeli chef and a Palestinian chef share a kitchen; Is Libya about to explode again? Sometimes red is not the color of love in Saudi Arabia.

April 25, 2012

Imagine all the stories this guys has to tell the IDST
13:03 GMT
Putting the stories of Iraq in digital format; A woman blogger and other find issue with Mona El Tahawy's "Why They Hate US"; Google announces 5gb of ree space!
A Kuwaiti couldn't wait! He soiled Blair's front door!
07:51 GMT
It's shocking to pee on Blair's front door; some people yawn when they're tired but this guys whines; and a Palestinian Christian says who's really bludgeoning the believers.

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?