A call to bring Raad Kawar -who was arrested at the Syrian border- to bring him home, humorous musings on how to kill a lover, the top 15 Blogs in Oman and a lot of talk on the sexuality of Filipina women in Lebanon.
"Momentum is building up online to pressure the Syrian authorities to release Jordanian Raad Kawar, who has been held since April 19. The 26-year-old was in Syria returning by car from vacation in Beirut to Fuheis, Jordan, where he lives, when he was arrested."
It appears that it's not only Al Bawaba that is interested in featuring blogs, Oman collective intelligence lists his top 15 Omani Blogs.
"I've done this Top 15 based on two factors; the number of followers shown on the blogs as well as their popularity, which is probably what counts the most''
The public and hidden sexualities of Filipina women in Lebanon
"There are about 200,000 migrant women domestic workers – the majority from Sri Lanka, Ethiopia and the Philippines – in Lebanon. Based on 37 interviews with Filipina women, 14 in-depth interviews with Lebanese employers, two interviews with recruitment agencies, and participant-observation mostly carried out in Beirut in 2007, this essay explores the sexuality of Filipina women."