Yemen’s youthful democratic movement needs the support of outside powers – otherwise the stalemate, the and worsening economic and humanitarian crisis, will continue.
Instead of calling on the Israeli government to let a flotilla of unarmed civilians sail to Gaza, the United States government is pressuring its own citizens to refrain from legal acts.
A rebellious dictator can be handled (some shrapnel and an airplane ride to Riyadh will do). But an entire country?
By Mahmoud El-Yousseph June 2, 2011 How funny it is that people will support our Constitution and the right to free speech only when it applies to them, but when it comes to Israel, the rules never applied. You can question the existence of God Almighty, insult Jesus (peace be upon him), or even call […]
To be an Arab tyrant these days is not easy. Watching protests calling for their removal can be hurtful to one’s feelings and sense of stability. Don’t fret, here’s what you can do to stay hot.
Two Transgender passengers from Jordan flying into Cairo caused a “Crisis” last weekend when they attempted to enter the country with their passports which had their birth names and assigned genders written on them. The passport officer said he was startled by a “strikingly beautiful woman” presenting her passport to him which had her name […]
Calling for change in Syria, let alone any of the Arab authoritarian states, is a daunting task. The inevitable response for seeking minimal rights is pure violence. Still, this Syrian regime has shown itself to be slick in international affairs. Will it find the right balancing act to stop home-grown dissent? The LA Times reported […]
With Gaddafi on the ropes, and Ben Ali and Mubarak relegated to the history books, we are getting a better sense of the delusions that Arab dictators propagate to justify their authoritarian powers.
It was a small size protest in comparison with other protests I have seen in the DC area. There were virtually no media outlets to document the protest. Why are most people leaving the people of Libya at the mercy of this lunatic bloody clown?
Rep. King poses a threat not only to Americas’ Muslims, but to our national security. He ignored an appeal letter from 51 community based organizations, by stating publicly ,” it not worthy of his response.” He was elected to office and supported by American tax-payers like you and I. This man should be challenged and […]