Archive for March 27, 2007
I fly either from Oakland airport or from San Francisco airport. Today, I printed my boarding pass at home, and drove to Oakland airport. I parked my car, and proceeded through security. The security person told me that my boarding pass says: San Francisco airport. I realized that I was at the wrong airport, and [...]
“The American strategic expert, Richard Murphy, Director of Middle East Studies Center in Washington, former Assistant Secretary of State department said that the Leader was born a mentor and that he is open to others and accepts others opinion. bThe Tunisian A`shoruok newspaper quoted his statements in which he underscored that the Third Universal Theory [...]
Israeli occupation forces destroyed her house.
I do follow the Saudi media. This so-called Saudi source, for example, informed me that the Saudi King drank 14 cups of coffee today. Where else would I find such important information.
The official Saudi greeting slogan on the occasion of the Arab summit (plastered in posters around the city) is: “Welcome to the country of peace and humanity”. I kid you not, this about a country in which slaves are still being held by Saudi royals.
How come we don’t hear much about Prince Sattam bin `Abdul-`Aziz? I mean, aside from serving as the deputy to his brother the Prince of Riyadh–how cute.
This article really captures the spirit of Lebanonese standards: “It is not uncommon for a Lebanese to join the club of the rich and famous. One of the first names that come to mind is late former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who made his huge fortune in Saudi Arabia in construction and contracting. But many [...]
I saw many Arab leaders arriving to Saudi Arabia and greeting their Saudi hosts. None of them looked as pathetic, as submissive and subservient as Fu’ad Sanyurah, who when meeting a Saudi prince, acts like meeting his long lost beloved. Unlike all the other guest, Sanyurah first insists on kissing a Saudi prince at least [...]
“Many of the intellectuals and policymakers who supported the invasion of Iraq and theorized for the war have been backtracking in terms of their expectations of the new Гўв‚¬Е“democratic polity,Гўв‚¬Вќ which the war, in their minds, was designed to create. Notably, the war’s supporters (on the American and Iraqi sides) seem to have abandoned the [...]
Ghassan Al-Imam on the political role of Sa`dun Hammadi. (The writer was a champion of Saddam before championing the Saudi King).