“There is a big need to re-brand the Middle East. Not just to change the bad image we have in others minds, but also to change the bad image we hold for ourselves inside. And maybe this would be one of the most efficient steps towered resolving the most complicated conflicts in mankind history,” Wael Attili said.
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25 December 2006
What is the relation between religions and suicide bomber? Is religion the only factor behind it? Who and why a person commit a suicide bombing? All these questions and more are answered in a series of posts by Lawrence of Cyberia. To start, follow the posts here and here then don't miss the coming interesting posts to follow.
“Egypt, where Mary, Joseph, and Jesus fled seeking shelter. But the Christmas spirit has apparently not returned, at least not to the Qalubia governor who just attempted to shut down a local NGO for reporting on poor civic conditions,” Or Does it Explode reports.
19 December 2006
Eid Ul-Adha is just around the corner and will be coinciding with the end of the year this time around. This Eid marks the end of the Hajj (pilgrimage) each year to Mecca and is known as the feast of sacrifice. Muslims who can afford it buy and slaughter animals and distribute the meat among the poor and relatives. However, many Muslims in Western countries are unable to perform the ritual because of the laws of the countries they live in. To solve this issue, MMM says that they can scarify animals online.
11 December 2006
“You're a street vendor in Cairo. You're 23 years old, unemployed, and selling merchandise such as clothes and fruits is the only way for you to survive. You can't afford to have your own shop and you don't have a place to display your goods. So what do you do? You sell on the streets,” Big Pharaoh said.
“Next week there are a ton of things to do in Jerusalem if you are into the Interfaith thing,” Leah said.
“A strange phenomenon has been taking place over the past few years. Israel has been carrying out a systematic plan to try and separate Gaza from the West Bank. Little attention has been given to this effort separating people – and a country – using administrative measures,” Daoud Kuttab said.
A newspaper report said that the Yemeni government fights terrorism by arranging marriages for the captured terrorists. Yemeni official confirmed that this is proving an effective counter terrorism technique because marriage provides the terrorists with the familial and social stability that they need in order not to return to their old bad ways. I don't know whether to laugh or cry. Amal don't know if she should laugh or cry. “Nothing like a wife to break a man,” she said.