The Americans Are Trying Hard To Take Credit For The Arab Spring
"First came the Gene Sharp affair, where supposedly an American philospher’s ideas strongly influenced the demonstrators in Egypt. That article was widely mocked by Arab bloggers and activists everywhere."
An apology from Egypt to Syria: on appreciating the non-sectarian nature of Syrian people- and making sure to get the message from the Syrian people right and clear, and of a single voice.
"First Happy independence day Syria , may Allah bless the souls of your martyrs .
Second Just from few hours ago we found out that the official website of the Syrian ministry of justice has been hacked by an Egyptian hacker in solidarity with the Syrian people."
"some people in Egypt ignore the fact that Syria has this wonderful mosaic of religions and ethnics".(sic)
More running commentary from the TEDxRamallah via Amman! (You might want to read around this entry, from Kinzi herself or else from other bloggers who covered the event (See previous Blogs Roundup, Al Bawaba for reference points.)
"Wow, got the internet connection back just in time for Fadi Ghandour!
Applauding the accomplishments of Ruwwad graduates:
Hanan in Jabal Nadeef mobilized her community to get enough garbage cans for her neighborhood. Instead of sitting and complaining, she calculated what they needed, and well, she just did it (Hanan is in the room, stands and is overwhelmed by the attention."