Middle East

Iranian Supreme Leader Allegedly Tweets Graphic of Obama with Gun to Head

Iranian Supreme Leader Allegedly Tweets Graphic of Obama with Gun to Head

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei allegedly tweeted a graphic on Saturday that appears to show President Obama with a gun to his head, USA Today reports. The image surfaced days after the U.S. and its allies reached a deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program in exchange for lifting economic […]

by · July 26, 2015 · Middle East
Judy Mozes, Wife of Israel's Interior Minister, Tweets Racist Obama Joke (Photo Credit: Twitter Video Screengrab via @JudyMozes)

Judy Mozes, Wife of Israel’s Interior Minister, Tweets Racist Obama Joke

Judy Mozes, the wife of Israel’s interior minister, tweeted a racist joke about President Barack Obama on Sunday morning. Mozes tweeted:  “Do you know what Obama Coffee is? Black and weak.” Wow, really? She issued an apology after deleting the tweet. Judy Mozes is a talk-show host. So much for […]

Damas Pakedeh, Ethiopian-Israeli Soldier Beaten by Cops, Meets with Netanyahu

Damas Pakedeh, Ethiopian-Israeli Soldier Beaten by Cops, Meets with Netanyahu

Ethiopian-Israeli soldier Damas Pakedeh beaten by cops meets with Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls for unity against racism after meeting with Ethiopian Jews. This comes after a video of Ethiopian-Israeli soldier Damas Pakedeh being beaten by Israeli soldiers in unprovoked attack. The attack sparked protests, which turned violent on […]

by · May 4, 2015 · Middle East
Ethiopians Protest Police Brutality, Racist Attacks by Israeli Immigration Officers

Ethiopians Protest Police Brutality, Racist Attacks by Israeli Immigration Officers

Ethiopians protest police brutality, racist attacks in Israel Hundreds of Ethiopians marched in Jerusalem to protest the racist attacks rampant in Israel. The protests were sparked by a video which showed an Israeli of Ethiopian descent being attacked by Israeli immigration officials. In the first of two videos that surfaced […]

by · April 30, 2015 · Middle East
President Obama Issues Statement on Death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz

President Obama Issues Statement on Death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz

President Obama issues a statement on the death of Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz: “King Abdullah’s life spanned from before the birth of modern Saudi Arabia through its emergence as a critical force within the global economy and a leader among Arab and Islamic nations.  He took bold steps in […]

by · January 22, 2015 · Middle East
Moroccan Women Stage March in Rabat Demanding Gender Equality

Moroccan Women Stage March in Rabat Demanding Gender Equality

Morocco women march to demand gender equality (via AFP) A group of around 800 Moroccans, mostly women, staged a march in the capital Rabat on Sunday demanding that a constitutional guarantee of gender equality be applied in the kingdom. The march from the city centre to parliament was led by […]

by · April 13, 2014 · Middle East
Giant Artwork of a Child Shows Drone Operators Face of Targets in Pakistani Region

Giant Artwork of a Child Shows Drone Operators Face of Targets in Pakistani Region

An art collective to raise awareness about civilian casualties of U.S. drone strikes, has installed a giant portrait of a child facing upward in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan, which is frequently hit by drone strikes.   The portrait, entitled #NotABugSplat, when viewed by a drone camera, shows the face […]

by · April 7, 2014 · Middle East, Politics
Afghan Cop Kills Photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus, Wounds Reporter Kathy Gannon

Afghan Cop Kills Photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus, Wounds Reporter Kathy Gannon

A police unit commander is in custody after two female journalists working for the Associated Press were attacked in eastern Afghanistan leaving one dead and one wounded. Anja Niedringhaus was killed and Kathy Gannon wounded, BBC News reports. The attack occurred in the Khost, located near the border with Pakistan. […]

by · April 4, 2014 · Middle East
Eritrean Baby Stabbed in Head by Mordechai Zertzky Amid Racial Tensions in Israel

Eritrean Baby Stabbed in Head by Mordechai Zertzky Amid Racial Tensions in Israel

Jesus Take the Wheel: An Eritrean baby was stabbed in the head by a Tel Aviv resident, identified as Mordechai Zertzky, in an attack motivated by the ongoing racial tensions in Israel. via Jerusalem Post A man arrested for the stabbing of an Eritrean baby on Friday night in Tel Aviv was […]

by · January 11, 2014 · Middle East
Reality TV: Bravo’s ‘Shahs of Sunset’ Really Concerns Me

Reality TV: Bravo’s ‘Shahs of Sunset’ Really Concerns Me

There is a RealityTV show now into its 3rd Season that airs on Tuesday Evenings on BRAVO – SHAHS OF SUNSET!  Now, I can’t tell you what made me watch a single episode of this show outside of the fact that a few weeks ago I had a couple of […]

by · January 2, 2014 · Middle East, Reality TV News