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Gaza Wishes Sedrot a Happy New Year!

It’s already 2010 in Palestine. Gaza kicked off the new year by sending the city of Sedrot homemade Palestinian fireworks; the only kind that is available in Gaza. This comes as a Genuine attempt to light up their neighbors to the north night. “Well, last year the Israeli Grinches stole our Christmas, we felt compelled […]

Ten Palestinian Crappy New Year’s Resolutions

With things looking worse than ever for Palestinians, I can only say “Crappy New Year.”

Still, what would the start of the new year on the Gregorian calendar be without new resolutions? Like the United Nations’ resolutions against Israel, the vast majority will go unenforced; but their proclamation has become a tradition of sorts. This list is of ten suggested resolutions for the Palestinian people.

Stephen Harper and Perogies

So, uh, here’s a bit of concerning news for those of you who happen to be of the Canadian persuasion and for those of you considering Canada as a backup plan come the (albeit slight because I believe in God and His boundless mercy) possibility of a Palin presidency. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured here moments before strangling the kitten to death…

Some Tips on Taking a Class on Middle East Politics

This past semester, I had the wonderful opportunity to TA a political science class on the Middle East. While an introductory ME class – from a domestic politics perspective – it was a 300 level class, intended for really anyone other than straight outta high school first years.

Holocaust Survivor Goes on a Hunger Strike for Gaza, Egypt Doesn’t Care

An 85-year-old Holocaust survivor who gave a wonderful interview for Democracy Now about her planned trip to Gaza as part of the Gaza March had made it known that she is pissed at the way the Egyptian government have been treating her and follow activist who came in support of Gaza. American activist Hedy Epstein […]

ADC Condemns Homeland Security, Delta’s Endangerment of Arab Americans

The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee plans to issue a statement condemning the gross negligence by security officials over the weekend, which put in danger America’s largest Arab community, when a passenger tried to blow up an airplane over Detroit by igniting a plastic explosive he carried on his person past airport security.


Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Seen around this joyful weekend… You think you can do better, try your hands at it, and email it to KABOBfest if you think you can impress the force. [Traboush Tip: QuiQui, the Sweater Fairy ]

Santa vs. Israeli Soldiers

[Image source Mahjoob]

South Asia Has a New Gender

So, while we’re still trying to figure out the physical and epistemic ontology of our genitals here in North America, India and Pakistan have decided to give legal recognition to those without any.

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