Archive for May, 2010

Protest in Beirut

For those who are in Beirut, there is a protest rally against Israeli war on peaceful activists at noon near the ESCWA building in downtown Beirut.

Posted on May 31, 2010 by As'ad

The Jewish Question

My weekly article in Al-Akhbar: “The Jewish Question: We and the Holocaust.”

Posted on May 29, 2010 by As'ad

Chomsky regards himself as a supporter of Israel

Chomsky regards himself as a supporter of Israel and brags about meeting Walid Jumblat. (Thanks Raed)PS It is an extremely disturbing interview (forget about the Israeli reporter here) but the reference to Israel “harming itself” as Chomsky put it, is …

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

Flash

The mouthpiece of Prince Salman, Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat, reports that Prince Salman attended the wedding of his nephew, Prince `Abdullah bin Sultan. A picture was provided. You may go to sleep now.

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

Lebanese Army heroism

Somebody has told the Lebanese Army that real heroism is not by defending Lebanon from Israeli attacks but by having its soldiers bite snakes in annual rituals. (thanks Daniel)

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

Look at this trash that is published in the Western press

Can you imagine if this is being said about any other people? I can say that writer is himself frozen in time: in classical racist times. And notice that Western writers measure the Middle East by how it feels to them personally. So if this guy misse…

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

Zionist pirates

” “Either they take over our ships and force us to come to Ashdod, or intercept and sink us — or we’ll make it to Gaza. If we make it, we will have broken the siege. If they sink us, they will be showing the true face of a country gone insane. And if…

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

Arabic being antiquated

Tell this genius in the Los Angeles Times this: if the language is antiquated, how come Arabs (except him and his friends) still write it and read it? “Although “Modern” Standard is a beautiful language, it is antiquated — 1,300 years and 800 mi…

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

The Palestinians, the Washington Post tells you, merely relocated

“”When Israel was created in 1948, the Palestinian Arab community was split between those who remained inside Israel’s borders — and became Israeli citizens — and those who relocated to the West Bank, Gaza or farther abroad. Today, Arab Israelis cons…

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

Queen Youtube

Jordanian Queen Youtube told a German magazine that she does not care what is over the head: that she only cares what is inside the head. But in her case, I would care about what is over the head. There is not much inside there.

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

Saudi censorship

Saudi government bans the Lebanese political website, Sawtakonline, because it is “explicit” sexually. Imagine. When the Saudi website, Elaph, wins annual awards in being the most disgustingly sexist and sleazy of all Arab websites. (thanks Ahmad)

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

Over 100 Palestinian minors reported abuse in Israeli terrorist custody in 2009

“Most Palestinian children arrested by the Israel Defense Forces and police are intimidated, abused and maltreated in custody, according to the sworn testimonies of minors who were arrested last year. This happens both before and during interrogation, …

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

All that you have done to our people is registered in notebooks

“Palestinian medical sources reported that ten residents, including a pregnant women, were wounded on Thursday at night by Israeli army fire during clashes that took place in Silwan town, near Jerusalem.” (thanks Olivia)

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

Privatiztion

Comrade Khalid on the meaning of privatization in Lebanon.

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

suing the Samir Qasir foundation

fighting normalization with Israel in Lebanon. (thanks Farah)

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

shame of my school

” Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will receive $75,000 to appear at a California State University campus fundraiser next month, two sources at the university have confirmed.The sources, who have seen the contract for the appearance — at Cal State Stani…

Posted on May 28, 2010 by As'ad

suicides in Jordan

“Suicides in Jordan peak”. Are you kidding me? I mean living under the rule of King PlayStation and Queen Youtube would do that to you.PS By the way, the way suicide is dealt with in the report is extremely irresponsible and unprofessional.

Posted on May 26, 2010 by As'ad

Look at this guy

“Abbas: 2nd intifada was a mistake.” I don’t know about that but what i do know is that there is no mistake bigger than you.

Posted on May 26, 2010 by As'ad

This is Zionism

“Iyad Sami Zindah, 5 yr old, died today of cancer after Israeli occupation forces prevented him from leaving #Gaza 2 get treatment #Palestine” (thanks Olivia)

Posted on May 26, 2010 by As'ad

controversial

“Afghan President Hamid Karzai is weighing approval of an expansive new business deal that could give his controversial half-brother, Ahmed Wali Karzai, increased influence over the lucrative security business that protects supply convoys for U.S.-l…

Posted on May 26, 2010 by As'ad