June 9, 2011
The Mystery of Amina escalates: in a story of mistaken identities, lazy journalism and cautionary tales
Is there an Amina? Is she a fictional blog persona or alter ego? Living in the sun doesn't mean you get your dose of sunshine if you're staying indoors, Zionism, and Twitter usage peaks in the Gulf.
The last Jew living in Kabul trades business from the only synagogue in Afghanistan, A sofa fit for a King, Getting rid of Saleh, and rethinking your own Islam.
June 8, 2011
Homing in on Jordan's news, tech, and web start-up prowess this last decade, more on that Rafah crossing that maybe proved to be an illusive victory for Gaza?
A mood of intrigue and speculation is growing on possible misinformation surfacing from Syria lately- including the missing lady blogger and Al-Jazeera's alleged bad misconduct. Otherwise, mosques under construction, un-banning the Gaga, and something of a 30-something crisis.
June 7, 2011
A new movie to capture our fertile imaginations, hating on bosses is bound to cause a commotion!, Can you keep up with Apple releases, Losing patience with a courier service, Another charged date in Egypt's calendar, and some gritty Arab social media stats.
An unlikely and even less straight hero of revolt in a conservative country, Breaking up with one of your social networks when you feel used, a few of a friendly blogger's favorite things, and eavesdropping into workers' minds leads to cross-purposes between Mars and Venus.
June 6, 2011
Enjoy this piece of devilish cartoon satire on what to avoid doing with your baby, the hidden thrills and roller-coaster experience that is cab-rides in Jordan, One person's Naksa is another person's Jerusalem day, Arab world latest digest, and looking at the lackeys of Syrian Leader.
This Saudi guy has money to burn, so he's entertaining us with his bounty: strippers, dough, we can only wonder what else went on behind the scenes...; Skimping on local news while you've been distracted by the Arab world or cucumbers, here's a lens to Jordan; when Kuwaiti kids can't ask questions; and honk for Saudi women; or get meditative with monks in Egypt.
June 5, 2011
What do Sarah Palin, Star of David, Donuts, Rainbow Street Amman, concubines for Kuwait ,Ali Abdullah Saleh and Arab Grafitti have in common? This Blog roundup might leave you none the wiser...
Questioning Lebanon's Gaga album ban, looking at Starbucks but not at the coffee or the Zionist-affiliation, and find your Geek zodiac sign!
June 4, 2011
A Yemeni opposition leader captures the media's imagination with his predictions and flamboyant toupee hair, Jordan beggars can't be choosers, but it seems charitable citizens are more selective, Nuclear Jordan is a bad idea, and the Levant's view of a Lunar spectacle this month set to shadow other troubles.
June 2, 2011
A series of posts on Greater Syria (or Blad il Sham): Lebanese notions of their genius genes, eaves-dropping in a Lebanon beauty salon can lead to all sorts of revelations, and dumbing down; Syria should take it's protests to the capital if they really want to effect change and Bashar al-Assad's downfall.
We have no unique style or maverick quality, says Susu, Did World No Tobacco Day lead to any results or just a showy stunt as in Kuwait? Plastic in Lebanon... can be found in the population! America is still pandering to a country that slaps it in the face.
June 1, 2011
Is the veil a permanent headpiece or does it get removed from time to time? Who's footing the cost of the Arab Revolutions, and seeing Kuwait's Emir un-thobed and suited-out.
When finding a bride turns into a shopping trip, and bilnguality, Syria's struggle set to music, and the unluckiness of being 13 in Syria's revolution.