Posts Tagged ‘Arabs’

April 3rd, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Misc., Saudi Arabia

When Arabia was Jewish

The Ancient Jews of Arabia .. before Mohamed.  In 2014, researchers from a French-Saudi expedition studying rock inscriptions in southern Saudi Arabia announced they had discovered what could be the oldest texts written in the Arabic alphabet. But they did so very quietly, perhaps because the conte[...]

January 16th, 2016 - 3:33 pm § in Misc., Saudi Arabia

What is Wahabi-ism?


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[...]

November 5th, 2015 - 3:17 am § in Misc., Saudi Arabia

The Perils Of Making Woman Sell Lingerie in Saudi Arabia

The decision made by the Saudi Ministry of Labor and the Ministry of Commerce to feminize employment in women’s stores has created panic among saleswomen,  (Arab News, SA) Sarah E., an employee who was hired a week ago at a women’s lingerie shop, said: “I am thinking of submitting my resignat[...]

April 14th, 2015 - 10:10 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Politics, Saudi Arabia

Does GOP Support a Saudi Led Crusade: Who is Mohammed bin Salman ?

While the Republicans are hysterically denigrating* the Lausanne agreement with Iran, the GOP seems all to happy about the war like actions of Saudi Arabia. The GOP perhaps does not remember the 1950s when Standard Oil (or was if Gulf?) ran commercials on TV showing how American oil companies were [...]

May 15th, 2013 - 11:04 pm § in Uncategorized

Parents spoiling children with chaperone ‘services’

JEDDAH: Parents and teachers have criticized the treatment of maids forced to accompany children to school and act as their personal assistants or chaperons. ……“As soon as students leave their classes, maids are usually seen waiting outside to carry children’s bags to the cars and of[...]

November 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Hamas Taunts Israel: Nyahh, Nyahhu, Nyetahhu, Netanyahu,

If you were going to invade, ‘you would have done it’: Hamas head taunts Israel as airstrikes continue GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas leader Khaled Meshal remained defiant Monday as Israeli jets pounded targets in Gaza, saying the prospect of a ground war was an empty threat. “If you wanted [...]

November 4th, 2012 - 12:28 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Alan Dershowitz Proposes Peace Talks in Palestine/Israel

Resume Mideast Peace Talks After the Election By Alan Dershowitz from NewsMax I was invited to meet with President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority just before he spoke to the General Assembly of the United Nations. I came to the meeting with an agenda: to persuade him to sit down with the[...]

September 26th, 2012 - 9:05 pm § in Jews, Religion

Asking Forgiveness Without Conditions is The Tradition at Yom Kippur

Photo: AP JEWS DO BAD THINGS TOO: Last year Israelis and Palestinians protested together after  a firebomb was thrown at a synagogue followed by two dozen Muslim and Christian graves being  vandalized by graffiti in the mixed Arab Jewish neighborhood of Jaffa, Israel, October 8, 2011, Yom Kippur, [...]

June 24th, 2012 - 10:56 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt ELECTS a President!

EGYPT’S NEW ERA Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Declared Country’s New President After Years In The Shadows, Islamic Group Vows Islamist Democracy While many Jews and Americans are frightened of the word “Islamic” I am impressed with Reza Aslan’s argument that the extremis[...]