Archive for 2013

The Son by Philipp Meyer – review

  • 26 July 2013 - 07:16
The Son by Philipp Meyer – review

In his 2001 memoir, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen, Larry McMurtry offers a succinct, yet highly poignant, account of the inherent tragedy of Texan culture, culminating in the observation that "the first explorers, marvelling at the glories of the west, began to destroy those glories as soon...

Yousra pushes for politics at ‘Rotana’ Ramadan dinner

  • 26 July 2013 - 07:13
Yousra pushes for politics at ‘Rotana’ Ramadan dinner

Production company ‘Rotana’s Ramadan feast was surely one we wouldn’t have wanted to miss with hot celebrities and press all in attendance. During the feast, Egyptian controversial director Enas Al Dughaidi and actress Nabila Obeid sat together and took the conversation political. We...

Noura rushed to hospital after maid drugs the actress and robs her home

  • 26 July 2013 - 07:12
Noura rushed to hospital after maid drugs the actress and robs her home

Actress Noura had a horribly tough night this week when her apartment got robbed. But on the same night, Noura learnt a little lesson about trusting those closest to her. The actress, who resides in the Sheikh Zayed District in the city of October, suspected none other than her own maid with he...

Front Lines of the Libyan Revolution (A Documentary)

  • 26 July 2013 - 07:01
Front Lines of the Libyan Revolution (A Documentary)

Hague UN discussing mission to Libya

  • 26 July 2013 - 06:59
Hague UN discussing mission to Libya

Amazigh in Libya boycott the vote of the new Constitution

  • 26 July 2013 - 06:58
Amazigh in Libya boycott the vote of the new Constitution

Rocket attack on United Arab Emirates Embassy

  • 26 July 2013 - 06:56
Rocket attack on United Arab Emirates Embassy

Official: U.S. will not make Egypt ‘coup’ determination

  • 26 July 2013 - 06:41
Official: U.S. will not make Egypt ‘coup’ determination

Washington (CNN) -- The Obama administration will not make a formal determination as to whether the ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy by the military was a coup, a senior administration official told CNN's Jill Dougherty on Thursday. A coup determination would force the United States...

Car Bomb Explosion in Damascus

  • 26 July 2013 - 06:39
Car Bomb Explosion in Damascus

At least seven people were killed and 62 wounded in a car bomb explosion in the Damascus suburb of Jaramana, Syrian state television reported. The condition of several of the wounded was described as...

Thousands take to streets in Tunis

  • 26 July 2013 - 06:38
Thousands take to streets in Tunis

Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead outside his home in Tunis on Thursday in the second such assassination this year, setting off mass protests against the Islamist-led government in the capital and elsewhere. "He was shot in front of his house when he was with his...