Al Bawaba - Blog Roundup http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Between Iraq and a Wet Place: Weather now threatens Yazidi refugees http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/yazidi-refugee-weahter-615139 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/yazidi-refugee-weahter-615139" 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/yazidi_refuggee_camp.jpg" alt="A Yazidi refugee camp in Khanek (photo: Saad al-Avdal)" title="A Yazidi refugee camp in Khanek (photo: Saad al-Avdal)" 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://972mag.com/after-surviving-isis-yazidi-refugees-brace-for-harsh-winter/97920/">Plus 972</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.juancole.com/2014/10/proposes-alternative-coalition.html">Informed Comment</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.beirut.com/l/36393">Beirut </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/10/22/irans-conservative-media-see-a-reformist-plot-in-coverage-of-acid-attacks-against-women/">Global Voices Online</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/yazidi-refugee-weahter-615139#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:08:00 +0000 615139 at http://www.albawaba.com Not a question of if, but when: Palestinian State is inevitable http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/palestinian-state-yes-614877 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/palestinian-state-yes-614877" 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/British-flag-Big-Ben-London-AFP.jpg" alt="England&#039;s vote for recognizing a Palestinian State build the push for statehood." title="England&#039;s vote for recognizing a Palestinian State build the push for statehood." 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.juancole.com/2014/10/recognize-palestinian-unstoppable.html">Informed Comment</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://blogs.aljazeera.com/blog/middle-east/how-can-we-tackle-idea-behind-isil">Al Jazeera Blog</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.uskowioniran.com/2014/10/iran-accuses-arab-oil-producers-of.html">Uskowi on Iran</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/palestine-news-websites-including-ei-knocked-offline-internet-attackers">Electronic Inifada</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/palestinian-state-yes-614877#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:35:25 +0000 614877 at http://www.albawaba.com Lebanese MP Fattoush punches woman in the neck, she apologizes to him http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/punch-neck-politician-lebanon-614763 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/punch-neck-politician-lebanon-614763" 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/punch-316605_1280.jpg" alt="A man&#039;s fist punches a table." title="A man&#039;s fist punches a table." 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 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odd"> <a href="http://www.juancole.com/2014/10/sunnis-coalition-houses.html">Informed Comment</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://972mag.com/ultra-orthodox-jews-tear-down-bat-mitzvah-ads-in-jerusalem/97905/">Plus 972</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://248am.com/mark/news/ebola-kuwait-2/">248 AM</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/10/20/barbados-muslims-reject-isis-but-still-face-anti-islam-bigotry-online/">Global Voices Online</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/iraq-sunni-is-614715#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:10:18 +0000 614715 at http://www.albawaba.com Hubby Bubbly, Hookah or Argeelah. No matter how it's said, it is deadly http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/hookah-deadly-cigaretttes-614497 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/hookah-deadly-cigaretttes-614497" 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/Hookah_death.jpg" alt="A man prepares the coals on his water-pipe." title="A man prepares the coals on his water-pipe." 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://ginosblog.com/2014/10/21/26-ways-living-in-lebanon-can-kill-you-a-arguileh/">Gino&#039;s Blog</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://blogbaladi.com/lebanese-american-journalist-serena-shim-killed-in-turkey/?utm_source=lebanese%20blogs&amp;utm_medium=website&amp;utm_campaign=referrals">Blog Baladi</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://roussweetcorner.wordpress.com/2014/10/20/chocolate-walnut-roll-with-coffee-butter-cream-filling/?utm_source=lebanese%20blogs&amp;utm_medium=website&amp;utm_campaign=referrals">Rou&#039;s Sweet Corner</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/hookah-deadly-cigaretttes-614497#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:39:06 +0000 614497 at http://www.albawaba.com Lack of leeks! No Jerusalem artichokes in Jerusalem? IDF vegans steaming mad http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/vegan-idf-protest-614247 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/vegan-idf-protest-614247" 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/Jerusalem_artichokes.jpg" alt="The Jerusalem artichoke plant." title="The Jerusalem artichoke plant." 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://worldnewsproject.org/1389373/vegan-soldiers-beef-not-enough-nutritious-food/">World News Blog</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://idfvegan.tumblr.com/post/90064145899/epilogue-after-the-deluge">IDF Vegan</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://thearabobserver.wordpress.com/2014/10/20/queen-rania-extremism-is-everyones-battle/">The Arab Observer</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.nadsreviews.com/2014/10/movie-review-gone-girl.html">Nads Reviews</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/vegan-idf-protest-614247#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:22:59 +0000 614247 at http://www.albawaba.com Al Ahram apologizes for misquoting NY Times reporter in English, bashes him in Arabic http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/ahram-times-apology-613963 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div 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El-Darawi was beloved by the Egyptian media before he killed himself in Syria." 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://egyptianchronicles.blogspot.com/2014/10/when-former-egyptian-police-officer.html?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+EgyptianChronicles+%28Egyptian+chronicles%29">Egyptian Chronicles</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://972mag.com/photos-palestinians-watch-harvest-season-disappear-before-their-eyes/97741/">Plus 972</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.juancole.com/2014/10/iranian-officials-confidant.html">Informed Comment</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://lfadi.com/2014/10/18/fail-human-stupidity-threatening-civilizations/">Ifadi</a> </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/egypt-is-policeman-613629#comments Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:14:57 +0000 613629 at http://www.albawaba.com These guys need a hobby! 24 Syrian babies born daily In Lebanon http://www.albawaba.com/blog_roundup/syrian-refugees-fertile-613501 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog_roundup/syrian-refugees-fertile-613501" 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/two_babies.jpg" alt="Two young Arab babies." title="Two young Arab babies." 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/24-syrian-babies-are-born-every-day-in-lebanon/?utm_source=lebanese%20blogs&amp;utm_medium=website&amp;utm_campaign=referrals">Blog Baladi</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://mideastwire.wordpress.com/2014/10/18/iraqis-turks-and-even-kurds-said-to-be-selling-isis-oil-in-exchange-for-trucks-at-cut-rate-prices/?utm_source=lebanese%20blogs&amp;utm_medium=website&amp;utm_campaign=referrals">MidEast Wire</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a 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