Iftar yearnings during Ramadan expressed in a YouTube song
Published July 26th, 2012 - 06:20 GMT
Some young Arabs make a parody video about the Iftar meal but does it go too far in embracing stereotypes about themselves? Kurds fly their own flag in Allepo; Romance in Lebanon; and a parody of Thomas Friedman;
The Kurdish Flag Flies over Parts of Syria as Aleppo Ignites
"Many Kurdish towns in the Northeast of Syria are now flying the Kurdish flag as Syrian troops have withdrawn from the region to fight back the offensives in Syria’s two largest cities. BBC reports that fighter jets strafed parts of Aleppo.
This seems to be their first use and a clear escalation. Turkey has closed its border with Syria, halting the passage of all commercial vehicles between Turkey and Syria. Only refugees can cross into Syria. The borders are too dangerous."