How many are there?
Where’s Dan Aykroyd when you actually need him?
“None of the MENA countries rank in the top 50,” according to the Reporters Without Border 2011-2012 ‘Press Freedom Index’.
Sacha Baron Cohen loves to mock all things Arab and Muslim. All three of his most popular movies have gone out of their way to vilify Arabs and Muslims. Now, as brave men and women in the Arab world courageously and resiliently face down the despots that have beaten and killed them, Baron Cohen portrays a dictator.
Nabil Hanna takes a look at ‘peace talks’ ..or something.
A funny thing happened the other day. Michael Oren, the Israeli Ambassador to the United States, tried to convince readers of the Wall Street Journal that the “only place in the Middle East where Christians aren’t endangered but flourishing is Israel,” while blaming Islam for the plight of Christians in the Middle East, specifically the plight of Christian Palestinians in the West Bank.
Four fashion journalists, a specialist in counter-fashion-insurgency and four Hezbollah men take on a Beiruti strip mall.
Those things you just wish weren’t there.
Syrian-American hip hop artist Omar Offendum lyrically delivers Syria to your ears. Enjoy and spread the good word.
Migrant domestic workers across the Middle East have almost no legal supervision and their abuse gets even less media coverage, meaning that the slavery that makes the region run is generally hidden from view. And then, once every so often, someone takes out their camera phone and reminds you just whose exploitation is making this all run smoothly.