Al Bawaba - Blog Roundup http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Gaza Assault by numbers: One out of every four deaths was a child http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/gaza-children-dead-599842 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/gaza-children-dead-599842" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/BlogRoundup/gaza_stats_final.jpg" alt="This chart shows the death toll in Gaza. ( @mohassouna )" title="This chart shows the death toll in Gaza. ( @mohassouna )" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://im7mad.wordpress.com/2014/08/28/israeli-assault-on-gaza-by-numbers/">Taste of Freedom</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.madamasr.com/content/uae-loan-egypt-us9-billion-energy-purchases">Mada Masr</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/newsandpolitics/561672-assads-new-reforms">Now Media Online</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/gaza-children-dead-599842#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:08:22 +0000 599842 at http://www.albawaba.com Arab and German scholars urge Germany to rethink unconditional Israeli support http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/germany-israel-support-599820 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/germany-israel-support-599820" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Merkel_Netanyahu_Germany_Israel_AFP.jpg" alt="German Chancellor Merkel and Israeli PM Netanyahu have a cozy, awkward relationship." title="German Chancellor Merkel and Israeli PM Netanyahu have a cozy, awkward relationship." class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/08/26/scholars-and-experts-are-urging-the-german-government-to-rethink-its-unconditional-support-for-israel/">Global Voices Online</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://thegulfblog.com/2011/05/17/map-of-religion-in-the-middle-east/">The Gulf Blog</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.plus961.com/2014/08/some-fact-checking-never-hurts/?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Plus961+%28Plus+961%29">Plus 961</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/germany-israel-support-599820#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:18:53 +0000 599820 at http://www.albawaba.com Rafah border opens, UN aid floods into Gaza through Egypt http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/gaza-aid-rafah-599696 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/gaza-aid-rafah-599696" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/gaza_rafah.jpg" alt="The Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza is now open under the cease-fire agreement. " title="The Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza is now open under the cease-fire agreement. " class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.madamasr.com/content/wfp-sends-first-aid-convoy-through-rafah-2007">Mada Masr</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.1971-reviewae.com/2014/08/10-upcoming-sequels-to-classic-80s-and.html">1971 Review AE</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://leewritings.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/words-of-a-concerned-resident-of-amman/">Lee&#039;s Blog</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/gaza-aid-rafah-599696#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:21:11 +0000 599696 at http://www.albawaba.com The Big Apple in Dubai? Largest Apple store ever to open in 2015 http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/apple-dubai-largest-599504 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/apple-dubai-largest-599504" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/AppleCo.jpg" alt="Apple is taking applications from those who want to work in the biggest store ever in Dubai." title="Apple is taking applications from those who want to work in the biggest store ever in Dubai." class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://blogbaladi.com/apple-to-open-the-worlds-largest-apple-store-in-dubai/">Blog Baladi</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://ritachemaly.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/aliaa-magda-elmahdy-a-way-of-mobilising-against-isis/">Rita Chemaly</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/08/27/ceasefire-peace-deal-israel-hamas-gaza-50-days-of-war-and-damage/">Global Voices Online</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/apple-dubai-largest-599504#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:47:28 +0000 599504 at http://www.albawaba.com Holocaust survivor tells Palestinians, "Don't give up the fight" http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/holocaust-survivor-palestinians-599353 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/holocaust-survivor-palestinians-599353" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/BlogRoundup/auschiwitz_survivor.jpg" alt="Hajo Meyer was a Jewish survivor of Auschwitz who campaigned against Zionism. 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(YouTube)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/adri-nieuwhof/last-interview-auschwitz-survivor-urged-palestinians-not-give-their-fight">Electronic Inifada</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.andfaraway.net/blog/2014/08/26/are-you-a-rational-person-heres-a-checklist-to-remind-you-to-be/">And Fay Away</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://natashatynes.com/online-resources-to-help-your-audience-understand-the-israeli-palestinian-conflict">Natasha Tynes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.madamasr.com/content/tv-host-ridiculed-claiming-sisi-foiled-us-naval-attack-egypt">Mada Masr</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/holocaust-survivor-palestinians-599353#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:33:55 +0000 599353 at http://www.albawaba.com Movie Review: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is too little, too late http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/sin-city-review-599181 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/sin-city-review-599181" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/BlogRoundup/sinc_city_2.jpg" alt="&#039;Sin City: A Dame to Kill For&#039; premiers now in most move theaters. " title="&#039;Sin City: A Dame to Kill For&#039; premiers now in most move theaters. " class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://ageeksblog.com/2014/08/25/movie-review-sin-city-a-dame-to-kill-for-2014/">A Geek&#039;s Blog</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://pow.photos/2014/international-pow-19-25-august/">POW</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://beirutista.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/how-to-spot-lebanese-abroad.html">Beirusta</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/sin-city-review-599181#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:46:53 +0000 599181 at http://www.albawaba.com The 'Ol Switcheroo: Yemeni men marry each other's sisters http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/yemen-sister-swap-598929 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/yemen-sister-swap-598929" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/BlogRoundup/yemeni_bride.jpg" alt="A Yemeni man with his child bride. " title="A Yemeni man with his child bride. " class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://afrahnasser.blogspot.com/2014/08/yemens-swap-marriages.html">Afrah Nasser</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.beirut.com/l/35265">Beirut</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.madamasr.com/content/dar-al-ifta-launches-campaign-against-%E2%80%98islamic-state%E2%80%99">Mada Masr</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/watch-short-film-gazonto-john-greyson-imagines-toronto-bombed-gaza">Electronic Inifada</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/yemen-sister-swap-598929#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:53:21 +0000 598929 at http://www.albawaba.com Do as they say, not as they do: Iranian leaders block Twitter yet remain active users http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/iran-internet-hypocrisy-598905 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/iran-internet-hypocrisy-598905" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Twitter_Home_page.jpg" alt="Twitter is not for all in Iran, according to some." title="Twitter is not for all in Iran, according to some." class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/08/22/iranian-minister-says-government-never-promised-to-end-web-censorship/">Global Voices Online</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://thegulfblog.com/2014/08/24/can-qatar-saudi-arabia-ease-tensions-at-gulf-cooperation-council/">The Gulf Blog</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://arabcrunch.com/2014/08/twitter-suspends-thousands-of-isis-islamic-state-fans-and-anti-iraqi-government-activists-and-independent-iraqi-news-accounts.html">Arab Crunch</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://inkontheside.com/2014/08/25/your-brain-during-meetings/">Ink on the Side</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/iran-internet-hypocrisy-598905#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:16:52 +0000 598905 at http://www.albawaba.com Gaza's 9/11: Israel destroys an entire apartment complex http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/911-gaza-israel-598788 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/911-gaza-israel-598788" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Screen_Shot_2014-08-25_at_1.20.36_AM.png" alt="Israeli warplanes destroyed the 12-story “Zafir 4” residential tower in Gaza City’. 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