Added on 12/01/2013
The View From Fez
Harley Davidson , Journalist , Marrakech , Morocco , Spain , US Federal Reserve , Valencia City
DEREK WORKMAN, VIEW FROM FEZ: Some traders and residents in the Medina have had enough of the speedy, ill-disciplined moped riders.
Added on 27/12/2012
Bashar al-Assad , Beirut , Education , Egypt , First Lady , Lebanon , Susan Mubarak , Syria , Syrian National Council , Tripoli , United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees , United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund , US Federal Reserve
ESTELLA CARPI, TABSIR: Classes are being organised for refugee children and it’s clear that the Assads no longer feature in a Syrian present or future.
Added on 14/10/2012
Common Ground News Service
Al Watan , Alice Hackman , Cairo , Cartoonist , Cartoons , Charlie Hebdo , Egypt , Iran , Islam , Middle East , news site , Newsweek , US Federal Reserve , YouTube
ALICE HACKMAN: In all of the uproar and furore of the past few months in the ongoing West vs Islam narrative a few voices have risen above the heat of rage.
Added on 30/09/2012
China , Economy , Education , Energy , Food and Drink , head of steam , Japan , Middle East , Mobile Phones , mobile telephony , OECD , Real Estate , South Korea , United Kingdom , US Federal Reserve
STEVE ROYSTON: The ‘Education Industry’ as I call it is failing to deliver and everywhere you look there is clear evidence of same. I have some ideas
Added on 16/08/2012
Assad , Assad government , BBC , Citizen Journalism , Damascus , Foreign media , Homs , Internet connection , John F Kennedy , Journalist , Latakia , Mobile Phones , President , Reporters Without Borders , smartphone , Social Media , Syria , Tal al-Mallouhi , Twitter , US Federal Reserve
MICH CAFE: With traditional media officially locked out of Syria since the start of the revolution there in March 2011, citizen journalism has taken over the mantle, at a great cost.
Added on 26/06/2012
Dubai , Food and Drink , IPad , iPads , Kenya , US Federal Reserve
ALEXANDER MCNABB: The food had been very good indeed. But we had picked our way carefully around an outrageously expensive menu and wine list.
Added on 30/03/2012
Africa , America , Civil society , Democracy , Europe , Federal Bureau of Investigation , good journalist , Journalism , Middle East , Middle East Opinions of America , New York Times , Oil , the National Review , Thomas Friedman , United States , US Federal Reserve , Yemen
DANIEL M. VARISCO: The U.S should only support regimes that believe in ‘our values’, says Tom Friedman. Really?
Added on 28/02/2012
Asghar Farhadi , Iran , Iranian cinema , Israel , Oscar , Oscars , United States , US Federal Reserve
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: I hope every Israeli and U.S. foreign policy official sees this film: How can bombs stand up to the moral acuity represented by this film?
Added on 25/02/2012
Barak , Bibi , Iran , Israel , Jeffrey Goldberg , Joel Greenberg , Larry Derfner , Meir Dagan , Mossad , Netanyahu , Obama administration , Paranoia , Ron Paul , US Federal Reserve , Washington Post
PHILIP WEISS, MONDOWEISS: When the former Mossad chief stands alone in opposition to war the position looks inevitable.
Added on 15/02/2012
Conservative Party , Democracy , Elections , Emir , Guantanamo Bay , Iraq , Kuwait , Kuwaiti Government , MP , Prime Minister , United States , US Federal Reserve
DAVID ROBERTS: Until these groups can come together bitter arguments, recriminations and stalled political and economic sectors will typify Kuwait.
Added on 09/01/2012
Afghanistan , Ali Khamenei , Alternative Energy , Anders Breivik , Brezhnev , Cambridge , China , Christmas , communications technology , Education , Europe , Facebook , Food and Drink , Google+ , Harvard , India , Internet users , Iowa , IPad , Iran , Iraq , Kim Jong-il , Kindle , North Korea , Norway , Oil and gas , Online media , Oxford , policeman , Politics , Qatar , Ron Paul , Russia , Saudi Arabia , Skype , Social Media , Social services , Society , Taliban , Technology , Twitter , Ukraine , United Kingdom , United States , US Federal Reserve , Vladimir Putin , Warren Buffett , YouTube
STEVE ROYSTON looks at the arts, society, education, politics, business, technology and the environment as we move into 2012, the Year of Fear’.
Added on 08/01/2012
Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice , Education , Jeddah , Ministry of Higher Education , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , US Federal Reserve
CROSSROADS ARABIA: There is a huge problem with third level education in the Kingdom. But will anything ever be done about it?
Added on 28/12/2011
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Angela Merkel , Bangladesh , Belgium , Chechnya , Egypt , Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , Europe , France , India , Inspirational , International Monetary Fund , Kate Middleton , Kuwaiti MP , Liberia , Manal Al Sharif , Nicolas Sarkozy , Obedient Wives Club , Pakistan , President , Prime Minister , princess , Salwa Al Mutairi , Saudi Arabia , Tawakkol Karman , US Federal Reserve , Women , YouTube
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMMED: How could I possibly include all the women who filled our headlines over the past 12 months, for bravery and impact?
Added on 26/12/2011
Al Qaeda , Army , Beirut , Cairo , Christianity , Christmas , Egypt , George W. Bush , Hizbullah , Hosni Mubarak , Iraq , Lebanon , Middle East , Mosul , Nancy Ajram , Northern Iraq , Palestine Liberation Organization , President , US Federal Reserve , Wafd , Wafd Party , West Bank
JUAN COLE: The some 12 million Arab Christians (out of plus 350 million Arabs) are very much agents in their own fates. They make alliances, and sometimes switch them.
Added on 24/12/2011
Rania Al Malky
Adel Emara , Army , Egypt , Israel , Jordan , Mubarak , Propoganda , Protests , SCAF , Sinai , Supreme Council of the Armed Forces , Tahrir Square , US Federal Reserve
RANIA AL MALKY: What SCAF did not take into consideration deploying its “Clockwork Orange” conditioning scheme, was the vigilance of new Egyptians.
Added on 07/12/2011
Baghdad , Oman , Oxford , Royal Opera House , US Federal Reserve
NADIA: The Grand Mufti of Oman has deemed it unacceptable for Muslims to visit the newly opened Royal Opera House in Muscat. Much debate has ensued.
Added on 09/11/2011
Anthony Weiner , Benjamin Netanyahu , France , G20 , Gordon Brown , Michele Bachmann , New York , Nicolas Sarkozy , Obama , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Republican Party , United Nations , United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization , United States , unnamed official , US Federal Reserve
NEWS ANALYSIS: As if life isn’t difficult enough for President Sarkozy now he has to contend with the consequences of a leaked ‘private’ conversation.
Added on 05/11/2011
The View From Fez
Casablanca , EUR , Europe , London , Morocco , Music , Sahara , United Kingdom , US Federal Reserve
DEREK WORKMAN, THE VIEW FROM FEZ: What should you do once your life’s work has been destroyed? Instead of brooding Nick Wilde went to Morocco…
Added on 05/11/2011
Ali Al-Naimi , Angela Merkel , Apple , Barack Obama , Benjamin Netanyahu , chancellor , China , co-chair , David Cameron , Dominique Strauss-Kahn , Egypt , Forbes , France , Germany , Hamad Bin Khalifa al Thani , Iran , Israel , Japan , Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan , King Abdullah , Libya , Mark Zuckerberg , Melinda Gates Foundation , Mexico , Middle East , Oil , Oprah Winfrey , Osama Bin Laden , President , Prime Minister , Qatar , Recep Erdogan , Russia , Saudi Arabia , Steve Jobs , The National , Tunisia , Turkey , United Arab Emirates , United States , US Federal Reserve , Vladimir Putin , Wael Ghonim
NEWS ANALYSIS: So how does the Middle East do? Not great, but Saudi’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud is in the top 10, at number 7.
Added on 05/10/2011
Common Ground News Service
Beirut , Civil society , Cross Cultures Project Association , Lebanon , Programme Coordinator , South Lebanon , US Federal Reserve , Women's issues
JUUL PETERSEN, CGNEWS: Young women throughout Lebanon are benefitting hugely from an initiative to set up sports clubs throughout the country