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  • Oct 17th, 2011 - 15:24 GMT

    European 'indignance' with a touch of Arab flare has brewed and begun to boil over. Europe has stolen the thunder from the Arab spotlight. Protests are no longer the preserve of the Middle East. Not even Palestine going the UN-way, or not, or indeed Syria still unfurling could draw our attention away from European plazas, piazzas and squares in financial hubs last week.
  • Oct 9th, 2011 - 14:43 GMT

    An introduction, or a reminder if you prefer, of who's who in this year's winner line-up for the Nobel Prizes, 2011, across all categories. Regionally the prize that created the biggest stir in the climate of Arab Spring and the fight for woman's rights was nabbed by Arabia's very own Chammpion of Peace, journalist Tawakkul Karmen, the Yemeni lady and mother. The chemistry category could have proved 'combustive' in its prized Israeli winner, given the Arab in the winners draw, but the spirit of the occasion, not to mention the Peace Prize principle, ensured that all stayed on best behavior.
  • Oct 7th, 2011 - 15:34 GMT

    October 6th, 2011 marks the passing of a 'Beautiful Mind', Steve Jobs; a heroic, resilient man, co-founder of Apple computers and former CEO. His legacy and history, including the un-sung Arab within.
  • Oct 2nd, 2011 - 13:04 GMT

    The Latest News in Pictures of Celebrities and Entertainment in the Arab World. (Part 6)
  • Sep 28th, 2011 - 15:59 GMT

    Women for Gaddafi are today few and far between however. Understandably so, given the precarious and highly unstable situation of their fugitive Boss/ Father/ Leader who is the most Wanted Man in the World for heinous crimes against a nation. It would have to be a brave woman to stand by this man.
  • Sep 26th, 2011 - 13:12 GMT

    The Latest News in Pictures of Celebrities and Entertainment in the Arab World. (Part 5).
  • Sep 22nd, 2011 - 17:40 GMT

    Tomorrow the day of reckoning for Palestinian statehood is upon us. Will Palestinians be granted an upgrade to statehood, whether of the fully-fledged kind or the observer non-member variety? And how will such a 'state' look anyway. Will it be the present day splintered reality of 'Palestine' dispersed between Gaza and fractions or pieces of the West Bank, barring East Jerusalem?
  • Sep 18th, 2011 - 17:19 GMT

    Since Gaddafi left our screens to only enter the picture through mythical reports of his legendary flight details, The Colonel - considered now to be the most wanted man on earth - has reappeared to us only in the form of Kodak moments. We have been seeing the emergence of an intimate family portrait of his direct tribe, replete with special and ordinary dictator-family memories, from circumcision to wedding, baby pictures and snap-shots of lives lived in luxury. Muammar Gaddafi and offspring in all their stolen splendor: compiled in one picture show for easier viewing.
  • Sep 14th, 2011 - 10:36 GMT

    The first outing of Mubarak for his court trial was quite sobering to see, but by the second and third hearings we had acclimatized to seeing the former President of Egypt in his night gear, doubling as patient and defendant-dock clothes. Instead, we were left wondering if he's had to supplement his wardrobe with pajamas to see him through the end of his public trial (now banned from the camera).
  • Sep 8th, 2011 - 22:58 GMT

    As we commemorate the 10-year anniversary of September 11 and remember the tragic victims who expected to start another day of work, only to end up victim to one of history's most dramatic human-made acts of destruction, we can survey the new altered reaity we inhabit - all of which seems to be a result of that incident.