So you've heard of the Cronut, now meet Lebanon's Cronefeh! When knefeh meets croissant...

Published March 17th, 2015 - 12:50 GMT

The knefeh-croissant or “cronefeh” is the greatest thing to happen to Lebanon since EVER

Stop what you’re doing because you’re about to fall in love. You’re also about to develop type two diabetes, but that’s beside the point. 

Have you ever looked at a picture of food that looks so delicious that your stomach starts churning in anticipation? That is exactly what happened to so many of us last week when this photo emerged on the Internet. We strongly advise all nutritionists to stop reading right now. Go no further into this realm of sinful decadence.



An open letter to 47 Republican senators of the United States of America from Iran’s hard-liners

Dear senators:

Thank you for your letter of March 9 explaining your system of government. We were unfamiliar with the complexity of your laws. For three years we have been negotiating a nuclear energy agreement with your president. We now realize our mistake. As your letter makes clear, the authority to establish such agreements on behalf of your country rests with your Congress.

Source: Slate


The curious case of Rula Amin in Jordan: undermining the rule of law?

On Monday 16 March 2015, Jordanian police arrested Rula Amin, a veteran international journalist, in Amman, Jordan. Rula had refused to give up physical custody of her five-year-old daughter, Dina, to her ex-husband. However, the exact legal pretext for Rula’s arrest is still unclear.

Source: Jadaliyya

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