Blogs Roundup

April 22, 2014

Saudi young men change wheels while the car is still driving.
08:48 GMT
When there isn't much to do, Saudi young men get creative with their time and this stunt has to be seen to be believed; hashtag abuse is hurting you and your victims; and a funny guide to being a successful politician in Lebanon.

April 21, 2014

Arab Christians in Jerusalem claim not to have freedom of worship.
10:09 GMT
Welcome to the Holy Land where celebrating Christian holidays is made as difficult as possible by the checkpoints and gunpoints of the Israeli police; Syrian in-fighting makes civilian life risky; Egypt filling antiquities with sand; and Lebanon doesn't suck that much.
Painting eggs is a traditional Easter activity. (Image: Moyea Media)
08:48 GMT
More Easter eggs, recipes and fun activities this holiday.

April 20, 2014

Pope Francis I meets with King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan in the Vatican. (Image: Jordan Times)
12:38 GMT
Pope Francis I is going to Jordan this May; meanwhile, discover the most gorgeous Easter eggs this holidays!
A beautiful egg Easter egg creation by Artisan du Chocolat. (Image: The Telegraph)
08:13 GMT
Today is all about Easter, and this Blogs Roundup has a collection of the prettiest Easter egg creations this year!

April 19, 2014

Facebook's newest mobile app, "Nearby Friends'. (image from Tech-Ticker)
20:32 GMT
Now, at any time and in any place, you can see if anyone you know is close by. Amazing- Facebook is finally helping people meet face to face; Lebanon's government finally opens an environmental protection office; and Kuwait Airways has a new first class.

April 18, 2014

Syrian President Bashar Assad.
14:02 GMT
Every chlorine bomb, every aerial attack, every starved city and any other move by the Assad administration is with one purpose in mind- re-election; guessing a hijabi's beauty in Saudi; the windows of KSA mosques; and the people demonstrate in Yemen of fuel prices.

April 17, 2014

A photographer who looks ready to call it a day.
13:28 GMT
For all the photo junkies, these are the absolutes must for any photographer heading to Lebanon to beef up their portfolio; the EU's lift of the Oil Ban in Syria may come back and bite them; and an Easter craft that takes just a few buttons.

April 16, 2014

Marijuana plants like those found in Lebanon.
22:31 GMT
For many Lebanese, they figure since weed and prostitution are so rampant, why not legalize it? The powers that be stand in the way; Palestinians mourn woman who died after inhaling tear gas; and Assad is not as permanent as people may think.
The new Sony Xperia Gaming phone.
12:27 GMT
More and more, users are going to their mobiles for gaming as well. Sony has just put out a cell that will revolutionize playing on your phone; Lebanese politicians using Tinder; and an Egyptian girl's perspective on hasrassment.

April 15, 2014

A yet confirmed video of a chlorine bomb used by Assad's forces in Syria. (YouTube)
23:11 GMT
Among the chemical weapons, chlorine is considered the least lethal. So, despite five people now dead, Assad seems to be getting a free pass to use them; blogger rights; rich Arabs unite! and how the Salafis supported the constitution in Egypt.
Photographer Khaled Hussein from Youm 7 was shot by the Egyptian government at today's rally.
08:22 GMT
As a sign of things going from bad to worse in Egypt, live ammunition was used against students and now reporters at Cairo University; Lebanon was once really cool; a Syrian inventor reduced to selling water; and a daily look at Jeddah

April 14, 2014

Google's newest gizmo 'Google Glass'.
14:45 GMT
For all the techies waiting to get their hands on the glasses that will turn you into some sort of demigod, the Google Glass hits the shelves tomorrow; West Bank village blocked for Passover; Iran not going to Atlantic; and last week in Lebanon.
Mussolini's motorcade drives through Libya. (YouTube)
10:20 GMT
An archived video from 1937 shows just how entrenched Libya was by the colonization of Italy- even the minarets were crying out "Viva Italia!"; sometimes the commercials just flat-out lie; sexy in a face veil; and the Ethiopian Dam is making controversy again.

April 13, 2014

A nuclear tower like this one may be in Iran's future.
14:30 GMT
From the information made available to the foreign press, it appears it's always sunny in the Geneva Two room. The forecast, however, may be calling for storms; April 13th- a solemn day in Lebanon; 2014- the year of the woman in KSA; and confusion between the U.S. and Iran.