November 17, 2011
Kuwait acquires a hashtag and a raison d'aitre to join the revolution against corruption; Designer medicines in a pharmacy near you; The Syrian revolution finds its way into an Apple application; And Benetton gets 'unliked' to boost its marketing.
November 16, 2011
Egyptian revolutionary politics gets steamy; Lebanon Beats South Korea in Football (updated); Lebanon Beats Own Record in Political Farce; Internet tips and tricks, and more.
There is every reason to panic ahead of Egypt's imminent first post-Mubarak election, says Lynch, but don't; Is Lebanon's football victory a premature celebration by a very excitable nation? Early warning signs of fascism straight from Occupied Wall 'Pogrom'; And the 'art' of reading and writing transposed into the Sciences as the new 'maths and physics'.
November 15, 2011
Egyptian women on a mission to keep their women safe from the (forced) veil or hijab try to involve men; New York Times and Iraqi break dancing; a sleepless night with mosquitoes for company; One Wedding and 3 Suitors; And how to sculpt an apartheid state with a calculator.
Marking King Hussein's birth anniversary, and pondering how he would have felt about the new Awakened Middle East of 2011; Haifa Wehbe and Snoop Dog?; Solving Lebanon's electricity shortage chronic dilemma; And a gift that requires a manual and a will to learn and create.
November 14, 2011
Are you a slave-owner? Count your slaves!; Qatari Taxi drivers trained; And to settle or not to settle, (and we don't mean Palestinian land, but relinquishing singledom)-- from the diaries of a single Arab woman.
Do Arab women have it hard? Miss World 2011 in photos- look, watch and stare! And find out what happens when you flush a toilet in the world's tallest building.
November 13, 2011
The world unites together for another song calling for peace. Thanksgiving in coming soon, will Arabs be part of the big turkey dinner?
November 12, 2011
From Saudi girls flirting with their eyes to Lebanon's lost 7 wonder opportunity; Dealing with rejection; Settlers sabotage Muslim graves in Jerusalem; A guide to the Lebanon Twitter names; And Gaddafi's death and the hypocrisy of leaders who dined with him.
November 10, 2011
This blogger once postulated that 'nerds make the best lovers' -- now, this her own sequel or rejoinder; Egyptian female candidates running for office have no hidden agendas, but must keep a hidden face; When Palestine meets Martin Luther King; Another day, another blogger-poet arrested in Arab lands; Pledging allegiance to a flag online; and Post-graduate reality 'bites' in Gaza.
Remembering the day that shook Jordan to the core -- the Hotel Bombings of Amman came about as 'terrorism' was already doing the rounds in the Middle East; a Bahraini makes the mistake of staying tuned to Twitter; A comedic sketch of Palestine's earth-shattering UNESCO move; And a sidelong glance at Algeria's Arab rule.
November 9, 2011
Eating the unspeakable and inedible -- eating clay, wood, charcoal -- is not just a condition afflicting the pregnant, hormonally out of synch, or mouth-centered toddlers, but children through adults can indulge in 'mud'-pie & clay, in favor of cake; Sexism by Israelis is common among Ultra-Jewry; Ronald Reagan offers King Hussein special fish; A Homs Eid; And Lebanon Censors Hollywood names.
An appeal to Arab women to start popping the question, if it's true love, and sweeping their good men off their manly feet; Fairuz coming to a place near you before Christmas!; Ordinary lives under siege in pictures of Gazans; Homs- and a glimpse at a Syrian protest broken down into what, when, where how; Copycat crimes against Apple 'committed' by Samsung, documented.
November 8, 2011
When Obama and Sarkozy have a little tete-a-tete off camera, French journalists intercept and an embarrassing intimate chat griping about Bibi Netanyahu is leaked; World War 3; And a look back at Hajj.
November 7, 2011
A 9 year-old boy's tragic death in a an Iraqi suicide mission is fully the fault of his 51 year-old mother who volunteered him to die as a 'martyr'; A Eid greeting-speech from Syria's opposition; Egypt's nominated woman of 2011 should by rights receive better acclaim than J-Lo! And Emirates Palace does luxury professionally.