More Arab pride with flags being placed at the far flung spots of the colder extremes (Who said we like to stay near the desert). Will the region be sending anyone to the Moon yet? Or was Neil Armstrong Lebanese as the rumor goes....
The long jail term for high school student Tal al-Molouhi, under arrest since 2009 and now 19 years old, is another sign of an intensifying crackdown on opposition in Syria in the wake of the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions. Molouhi had written articles on the Internet saying she:
"yearned for a role in shaping the future of Syria, which has been under the control of the Baath Party for the last 50 years".
This reminds us of many an Iranian blogger, let's not forget Hossein Derakhshan who has been imprisoned in recent times.