For the first time, Kuwait has a female swimmer in the Olympics
Published July 8th, 2012 - 06:32 GMT
Find out about Faye Sultan, Kuwait’s first female Olympian swimmer; some parts of Egypt are not for Egyptians apparently, Libyans vote for their first general elections; and the dangers of photography in Amman
"I just found out about Faye Sultan, Kuwait’s first female Olympian swimmer who’s going to be heading to London this summer to represent Kuwait in the Olympics.
She’s only 17 years old and blogger Ali Almawash managed to get an interview with her which you can check out "
In 2012 In their own land , Egyptians are not allowed in …
Some hotels in Sharm el Sheikh do not allow Egyptians to enter:
"This is discrimination and despite I know that these resorts think that they do not need domestic tourists , their owners must realize that in hard times they will need domestic tourism.
Strangely I believe that the goals of the #Jan25 revolution are actually the #July23 Coup goals that have not been fulfilled throughout the 60 years but I can not believe that in 2012 Egyptians are not allowed in certain places in their own land , this is 2012 for God sake !!"
What happens when you take a picture of a homeless man in Jordan?
"Anyhow, while i was taking pictures of him i noticed that there were men watching me from a distance and just when i was about to finish they approached me saying “Excuse me, do you speak Arabic?”. I answered that yes i do speak Arabic, when they knew that hell broke loose"