On 21st March the TSA and Homeland Security are expected to announce their banning of electronic devices larger than a mobile phone on some flights to and from the USA. This ban will be in effect on certain airlines and countries. There appears to be ten airports from eight Muslim countries affected, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, […]
My all time favourite columnist and activist – Mona Eltahawy – has finally inaugurated her own blog! Well done Mona, and thank you. It’s about bloody time you joined us! Watch her go to the very top of Technorati’s lists in no time… and deservedly so too.
As if that was in any doubt whatsoever. What are they going to achieve is preordained of course; here’s a glimpse: Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations grudgingly agreed Friday to attend next week’s U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, despite failing to get any guarantee of Israeli concessions. See, this is politics, it is the art […]
I couldn’t believe the stuff carried in the papers this morning about the palava in parliament yesterday. MPs are “absolutely” incensed that our foreign minister shook hands with the Israeli foreign minister on the sidelines of a meeting at the UN. That minister being female and and Israeli is a double whamy for them. I […]
There must have been quite a run on dental surgeries over the last couple of days which continues today and possibly for a few days to come. The reason is not a sudden national oral hygiene awareness, but a condition borne of gnashed teeth to the point of shattering! Why I hear you ask? Well, […]