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Posts Tagged ‘Arabs World’

February 21st, 2017 - 1:20 am § in Misc.

Chinazor: Of Racism and Bigotry in Tunisia

Chinazor Onianwah  Thank you for this Chioma. Tunisia was one of the places I dreamed of visiting before my time expired. Tunisia, which used to be Carthage, was where Catholicism evolved from an African religious ritual of the burning of incense, the breaking of kola nut and the pouring of libatio[...]

June 21st, 2016 - 7:37 am § in Misc.

DAVID PRESTON: The Battle for Fallujah: Herosim of Iraquis

David Preston  These guys have the courage of despair, like the Russkies at Stalingrad. You could say: Oh, they’re just fighting cuz they have to, that doesn’t take courage. –But it still does, you see, because these guys can’t call in airstrikes or get medivacked when they go d[...]

June 2nd, 2016 - 8:31 am § in Misc.

The Arab Holocaust

BDS and other pro Intestinal groups see their campaigns as moral.  Moral, however needs to be judged by history. Antisemitism was not just the sin of Christian Europe.  While Jews did live better in Islamic Arab lands, that life was at best parlous.  The Quran itself records the Prophet’s [...]

February 21st, 2016 - 9:02 am § in Misc.

The media are misleading the public on Syria

Abstracted form a Boston Globe:OPED by Stephen Kinzer The Syrian war will be remembered as one of the most shameful episodes in the history of the American press. Reporting about carnage in the ancient city of Aleppo is the latest reason why. For three years, violent militants have run Aleppo. Their[...]

February 13th, 2016 - 2:22 pm § in Misc.

Does anybody remember the Spanish Civil War?

Saudi Arabia sends troops and fighter jets to military base in Turkey ahead of intervention against Isis in Syria Saudi Arabia is sending troops and fighter jets to Turkey’s Incirlik military base ahead of a possible ground invasion of Syria.   The Turkish foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu[...]

February 5th, 2016 - 12:07 am § in Misc.

Saudi Denialism

“there (is) no logic in these arguments because the Kingdom has been targeted by terrorists for several years.” Arab News JEDDAH: Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir has slammed reports alleging that Saudi Arabia supports extremist groups, saying there was no logic in these arguments becaus[...]

December 13th, 2015 - 11:21 am § in Misc.

Muslim Shame

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November 15th, 2015 - 8:47 am § in America

Comic books of childhood under Arab dictators

  © Riad Sattouf, Allary Editions The much-awaited second volume of “The Arab of the Future” by Riad Sattouf, a French cartoonist of Syrian origin, hit the newsstands across France last June and is now coming to the US. (excerpted from FRANCE 24) Little Riad, his blond curls “bl[...]

September 28th, 2015 - 10:01 am § in Misc.

The Internet Economy Comes to ….. Beirut?

 HUFF POST BLOG By Alexandra Talty Recently called “the Silicon Valley of the Middle East” by CNN, and “the Middle East’s Tech Hub” by TechCrunch, Beirut’s tech scene is the darling of international media of late. (Though Techonomy first wrote about it over two y[...]