January 12, 2012
Saudi is a country of wealth, so it comes as a surprise that it has a growing homeless population; The Syrian regime learns that the zoom button has the magical powers to to turn hundreds of people into thousands; The art of weight loss is paved with common sense; The diverse cultural environment of Palestine.
It seems that the Middle Eastern beauty standard still favors fairer skin at the expense of diversity; A Lebanese multilingual apparently doesn't have a full grip of his 58 languages; The nostalgia of old family photographs; The workplace is no place for nice girls, according to one Lebanese blogger.
January 11, 2012
Has Bashar Al Assad bit off more than he can chew with yesterday's speech? ; This blogger shares his personal dictionary of Lebanon's double meanings; A Jordanian blogger looks back on her late father's memory and invites us to share in her remembrance; Does the heartbreak of love override its pleasures?
Is this man's act of self-burning going to make the same kind of impact on Jordan? ; A Palestinian man tells off Israeli soldier in front of cameras; Could an Arab film finally be getting an Oscar? ; The sights of Lebanon's of eternally beautiful cedars; The power of "No"!
January 10, 2012
An Arab website that ranks Tweet-worthy YouTube videos for your viewing pleasure; Politics: a vicious cycle apparently; Is the Naguib Sawiris melodrama an unwanted distraction? This Egyptian blogger thinks so; The truth behind the Arab League and Syrian relations is proving to be hard to find.
Amman's cultural and cinematic landmarks reduced to cheap porno theaters? ; Gender issues should not take the backseat in Middle Eastern politics and rhetoric; Sheikh calls for KSA students studying abroad to be tested for drugs and alcohol; The beautiful sights of Iran!
January 9, 2012
Lebanese feminist activist group Nasawiya are planning a march in support of criminalizing all forms of rape in Lebanon; Jordan's Petra is still attracting great numbers; A Saudi blogger tries to keep an open mind by reading an anti-Muslim book- by Syrian former-Alawite Wafa Sultan.
Amidst all this "revolutionary" talk, one Egyptian blogger thinks that people are giving women in politics the wrong kind of attention; Let's not forgot our other "martyrs": female rape victims; Parental advise that may help enhance your child's performance.
January 8, 2012
The Bahraini government does not take social media discretion lightly, as Australian Tony Mitchell has experienced; Walid Jumblat's ethics: winners over rich donors; What is your abaya of choice? ; Religion dujour to be approved in Sweden: the Church of Kopimism.
A Lebanese blogger gives his prognosis on the situation in Syria; Twitter: Welcome to the jungle; Is Qatar playing the role of peace-keeper with the Taliban? ; The US Ambassador in Yemen sticks his foot in his mouth.
January 7, 2012
In honor of Bouazizi's martyrdom, the Tunisian government releases stamps celebrating the "icon of the Arab Spring"; Is the NUIS more of an Israeli government tool than a protector of student rights? ; Israel is training children as border control; Yet another reason to fear the internet; Internet memes reach Jordan's protest banners!
January 5, 2012
A Saudi bride seeks divorce over her husband's bizarre behavior; Moroccan man kidnaps and cooks up a stew of three-year-old infant victim; Israel could be building another wall- on the Lebanese border; Muhannad & Samar are back!
10 ways Ammani citizens can make their native city a better place; An 8-year-old boy is Iraq's youngest photographer; Kafa continues its battle for criminalizing marital rape; Is Ron Paul the answer to our political dreams?
January 4, 2012
NGO Kafa is targeting marital rape as a criminal act, but is that enough? ; Looking back and looking forward, a Jordanian blogger is trying to find the middle ground in 2012; With news of it possibly opening an embassy in Qatar, is the Taliban America's friend now? ; And so phase three begins for the Egyptian elections.
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