Added on 22/03/2014
AIDS denialism , Chadian–Libyan conflict , FACEBOOK INC. , Gaddafi family , Government , Hosni Mubarak , Libya , Middle East , Military dictatorship , Muammar Gaddafi , Pan-Africanism , Political geography , Politics , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Social Media , Technology/Internet
JUAN COLE: Let it be a warning to dictators around the world – a clumsy attempt to shut down Twitter in Turkey back-fires.
Added on 21/03/2014
Asia , Audiovisual Commission , Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice , Communications and Information Technology Commission , Instagram , Internet pornography , media websites , Microblogging , Real-time web , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Social Issues , Social Media , Technology/Internet , Text messaging , Twitter , Websites , World Wide Web
CROSSROADS ARABIA: The authorities in the Kingdom admit that they’re fighting a losing battle to stem a flood of pornography
Added on 18/03/2014
mai abdul rahman
America , Arab , Arab citizens of Israel , Arab people , Arab world , Asia , Diane Rehm , Donna Shalala , Ethnic groups in the Arab League , Iraq , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , North Africa , Racism in the Arab world , Social Issues , United States , Zaha Hadid
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: They have played, and continue to play, a vital role in U.S society but their voices go unheard.
Added on 24/02/2014
Beit Safafa , Gadi Gvaryahu , Human rights in Israel , Human rights in the Palestinian territories , Israeli settler violence , Israeli-occupied territories , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jewish religious terrorism , Palestinian Territories , Politics , Price tag policy , Religion/Belief , Sharafat East Jerusalem , War/Conflict , Zionism
IRA GLUNTS, MONDOWEISS: There’s another good reason to support BDS – the increasing prevalence of planned vandalism against Palestinians
Added on 17/02/2014
Ariel Sharon , Daniella Weiss , Gush Emunim , Israel , Israeli settlers , Israeli-occupied territories , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Jewish religious terrorism , Jewish Underground , Jews , John Kerry , Knesset , Meir Kahane , Minister , Moshe Levinger , Nachala , Politics , Price tag policy , Underground
ALISON DEGER, MONDOWEISS: Her audience of giggling teenagers seemed blissfully unaware of Daniella Weiss’s dark past.
Added on 17/02/2014
Al Qaeda , America , American Muslims , Antisemitism in the United States , Anwar al-Awlaki , Central Intelligence Agency , Department of Justice , Edward Snowden , Eric Holder , Extrajudicial killing , Islam , Islamic terrorism , Islamism , Obama administration , Pakistan , Politics , Presidency of Barack Obama , President , Religion , Robert Gibbs , United States , United States government , Unmanned aerial vehicle , White House , Yemen
PETER VAN BUREN, INFORMED COMMENT: Drone attacks on U.S nationals overseas could be a portent of things to come at home.
Added on 13/02/2014
James M. Dorsey
Al Nasr , Al Shabab , Asia , Outline of Saudi Arabia , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , teacher , The Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia , Western Asia
JAMES DORSEY: The attendance of American female senators at a soccer match in Riyadh has sparked a massive debate
Added on 09/02/2014
Arab world , Downtown Cairo , Egypt , Egyptian revolution , Egyptians , Entertainment/Culture , Islam in Egypt , Islamist groups , Middle East , Mubarak , Muslim Brotherhood , Politics of Egypt , Tahrir Square
NASEEM TARAWNAH: I have my personal memories of that tumultuous time. But ‘The Square’ is a vision that all Arabs and non-Arabs should view.
Added on 05/02/2014
Abdullah Yusuf Azzam , Al Qaeda , Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula , al-Zawahiri , Ayman al-Zawahiri , Egyptian Islamic Jihad , Entertainment/Culture , FBI Most Wanted Terrorists , Iraq , Islam , Islamic terrorism , Osama Bin Laden , Terrorism , Videos and audio recordings of Ayman al-Zawahiri , Zawahiri
JUAN COLE: The insistence by many commentators in speaking about a single Al Qaeda entity in Iraq and Syria is plain wrong.
Added on 28/01/2014
Dhofar , Dubai , Hospitality/Recreation , Literature , Night , Oman , Salalah
DHOFARI GUCCI: If the Swiss are at one end of the planning spectrum then my fellow Dhofaris at the furthest extreme
Added on 24/01/2014
ambassadors , American Israel Public Affairs Committee , Avigdor Lieberman , Benjamin Netanyahu , Defense Minister , European Union , Israel , Israeli settlement , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , John Kerry , Middle East , Palestinian Territories , Politics , Reactions to the Gaza flotilla raid , United States , West Bank
RAMZY BAROUD: There are a lot of confused people sitting in Washington waiting to hear how they should keep Israel happy.
Added on 24/01/2014
Aida Bamia , American University in Cairo Press , Arabic literature , author , Barbara Romaine , Entertainment/Culture , Hanan al-Shaykh , Hoda Barakat , Lebanese people , Marilyn Booth , Michelle Hartman , Paula Haydar , Radwa Ashour , Sahar Khalifeh , translator , William Granara
M. LYNX-QUALEY: I’m a less than enthusiastic participant in the ‘Women to Read’ movement but here are some writers worth spending time with.
Added on 20/01/2014
James M. Dorsey
Association football , Beitar Jerusalem , Beitar Jerusalem F.C. , Bnei Sakhnin F.C. , Definitions of Palestinian , Faysal Khatib , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , John Kerry , Nationalism , Palestinian Territories , Palestinian terrorism , Politics , Soccer , Social Issues , Sports , Zionism
JAMES DORSEY: It’s a depressing story that only seems to worsen by the day – racism in Israeli soccer is blight on its society.
Added on 19/01/2014
Arab localities in Israel , Asia , Basilica of the Annunciation , Benjamin Netanyahu , Christian Scout , Fertile Crescent , Hanna Swaid , Israel , Israeli government , Jesus and history , Knesset , leader , mayor , Middle East , Nazareth , Palestinian Christians , Palestinian people , Politics , priest , Ramez Jeraisy , Religion/Belief , Yariv Levin , Zionism
JONATHAN COOK: It’s one of the oldest tricks in the book – divide and rule – but it could be the spark for another Intifada.
Added on 17/01/2014
Abu Dhabi , Asia , Dubai , Hospitality/Recreation , Umm Suqeim , United Arab Emirates
SARAH WALTON: It’s going to be a very busy year indeed on the dining front in Dubai. Here are my predictions.
Added on 16/01/2014
Abdel Nasser , Ariel Sharon , Asia , Beirut , Israel , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Lebanon , Middle East , Nationalism , Palestinian terrorism , Politics , Prime Minister , Sabra and Shatila massacre , Second Intifada , South Lebanon conflict , United Nations General Assembly observers , War/Conflict , West Bank , Zionism
JUAN COLE: Arial Sharon’s legacy is one of disaster for Palestinians, Israelis and the wider Middle East.
Added on 15/01/2014
Ethics , Human behavior , law banning tobacco advertisements , Public health , Smoking , Smoking ban , Smoking in the People's Republic of China , Tobacco , Tobacco advertising , Tobacco control , Tobacco packaging warning messages , United Arab Emirates
ALEXANDER MCNABB: As an ex-smoker I’ve vowed not to become a frothing-at-the-mouth anti puff ranter. The latest UAE legislation has turned me, however.
Added on 12/01/2014
African cuisine , Agriculture , Biology , Breastfeeding , Camel , Camel milk , Camels , diseases , Food and Drink , Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals , Human breast milk , Livestock , Milk , Pasteurization
LAYLA: Its healing properties have been known by residents of the Middle East for generations. But there is increasing scientific evidence of its power
Added on 11/01/2014
Abuse , Arab News , Asia , Bullying , Business ethics , Gender-based violence , Harassment , King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue , Saudi Arabia , Sexual harassment , Social Issues
CROSSROADS ARABIA: A new poll reveals widespread public support for stronger action against individuals who abuse women in the Kingdom
Added on 07/01/2014
Blank Canvas , Delphi , Fatherhood , Human Interest , King , Know thyself , paint , Plato , Selfish , Socrates , Spirituality
NASEEM TARAWNAH: There seemed no point in committing my thoughts, views, opinions feelings to print until now.