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Arabs agitate in Ahwaz after seizure of farm lands

Friday, 8 December 2017

Thousands of Arab citizens demonstrated, on Friday, in the streets of the city of Ahwaz, the center of the Arabistan province, protesting against the confiscation of lands of Arab farmers. The demonstrators were showing solidarity with the residents of al-Jalizi village in the north of the region, who were violently attacked by the Iranian internal security. 60 people were arrested after being violently suppressed last Monday during their demonstrations against the confiscation of their lands by ...

Five apps that contributed to the West’s progress

Thursday, 23 November 2017

How did the West advance more than the rest of the world? Books and researches have been published to answer this question and reveal its secrets so others can catch up. Famous historian Niall Ferguson provided an easy and modern recipe for this progress. In one of his interviews, he said there are five apps which the West has downloaded before the rest and which contributed to its progress. If other countries want to follow suit, they must download some of these apps. However, these apps are ...

Mamdouh AlMuhaini

Arab coalition to open port of Hodeidah, Sanaa airport on Thursday

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The  Arab Coalition in Yemen announced today, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, that the relevant departments within the Command have completed a comprehensive review of the inspection and verification procedures used to implement the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2216, reported Saudi Press Agency. Houthi Militias launched an Iranian-made ballistic missile, which was smuggled into Yemen, and used by the Houthis to target Riyadh, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The resolution ...

Iran, the battle of all Arabs

Monday, 20 November 2017

Is the problem with Iran limited to Saudi Arabia? The question may seem strange to some. However, most Arab media coverage implies this.What is more strange is that there is no direct and apparent Iranian invasion of Saudi Arabia. This is a suicidal adventure anyway. However, there is an invasion of Yemen, Iraq and Syria and semi-occupation and tutelage over Lebanon through the local proxy, Hezbollah.There is destructive Iranian activity in Saudi Arabia through terrorist cells in Qatif and Ahsa, ...

Mashari Althaydi

Gargash: Arab consensus needed to confront Iran’s influence

Friday, 17 November 2017

UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash has voiced the importance of Arab consensus to confront sectarian projects concealed as resistance plans and said Arab consensus is actually the solution to confront Iranian influence. “The Arabs’ options are clear in this regards. We either bet on an Arab consensus that rejects regional domination and sectarianism or promote regional tutelages and (depict) them as resistance,” Gargash said via Twitter.   He ...

Why did the Maronite Patriarch visit Riyadh?

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Before commenting on Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi’s visit to Riyadh, and his historic meeting with King Salman, it is important to take a step back. We should also learn about the new Saudi leadership project, which is determined to fight fanaticism and enhancing religious and sectarian rapprochement. Rahi’s visit adds another chapter to it. In fact, expressions such as “war on extremism” or “promoting the culture of tolerance” have echoed so ...

Mamdouh AlMuhaini

How New York Arab-American comedy festival laughed off fear, stereotype

Monday, 6 November 2017

On a warmly lit, underground stage with an iconic brick wall behind the microphone, the 14th annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival kicked off on Thursday. The sold out show packed audiences members shoulder-to-shoulder in one of Manhattan’s famous comedy clubs, The Stand. The festival brings together Arab-American comics from all over the country. It ran through Saturday, with shows across New York City. The big Arab family Luai Hodi is a comedian from Chicago, whose act finds ...

Arab coalition allies discuss Yemen in Riyadh meeting

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Foreign ministers, chiefs of staff of the member states of the Arab coalition forces in Yemen are holding a meeting in Riyadh on Sunday. The meeting will discuss means of enhancing integration and coordination of all the humanitarian, political and military activities of the coalition to ensure the implementation of their set goals. The initiative is meant to ensure that the legitimate government would extend its authority over all lands under unified Yemen, secure its territory, independence ...

Meet Diana Alabbadi: The Arab world's first Manga author, illustrator

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Diana Mekhled Alabbadi is a Jordanian illustrator specializing in Japanese graphic novels and Manga art. Al Arabiya interviewed Alabbadi who is the first Arab writer of the Manga comics genre known among the lovers of the art of anime, for her series “Gray Is..” since 2010. Alabbadi who is a self-published artist spoke of her creative projects in an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya. After graduating college with a degree in Architecture, Diana pursued her passion in storytelling ...

‘It is not PSG; it is UNESCO’

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

On paper, it was a captivating battle. In the name of geographical rotation, an Arab should have taken the lead of UNESCO’s leadership.In the end, that is not what happened. Yet in the first round of voting, the four Arab candidates (Moushira Khattab for Egypt, Hamad Al-Kuwari for Qatar, Vera El Khoury Lacoeuilhe for Lebanon and Saleh Al-Hasnawi for Iraq) had obtained a total of 34 votes, i.e. 4 majority votes.However, Audrey Azoulay is the new Director-General of UNESCO. On the starting ...

Christian Chesnot

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