Who doesn’t love country music? Well there’s actually a good number of people that don’t but there are also a lot of people that do, and I’m one of them. Country music is definitely unique to the United States in that it doesn’t resemble any other form of music and its lyrics usually pertain to […]Read more "Country Music in the Middle East?"
In light of the recent accomplishments by the European Space Agency to land a probe on a comet for the first time today, I thought it would be interesting to explore the activities of space programs in the Middle East. It turns out that the only country making any serious moves to join space expeditions […]Read more "The UAE… in Space"
Coming in at number 5 is Faiza Hussain from Captain Britain and Ml:13. Faiza Hussain was a British Muslim whom received the power to control objects on a sub-atomic level after being truck by a laser beam from aliens that were invading Earth. This allowed her to be able to physically control multiple people. Before, […]Read more "Meet the top 5 Middle Eastern Superheroes"
It appears that all people are talking about on the news lately is Ebola. I shouldn’t have to explain what the disease is or does to you at this point but as a reminder, it has about a 60 percent mortality rate. I recently began to wonder what the Middle East is doing to keep […]Read more "Keeping Ebola Out of the Middle East"
I’ve personally never been to the Middle East but I have always heard about their hospitality and how welcoming they are to everyone in their home, even if it’s a stranger. It seems that America has recently gotten a bad reputation for our hospitality and I wanted to see what the comparison would be like. […]Read more "Being a stranger in the Middle East is perfectly fine"
“We just want freedom to fish.”- Said a fisherman from the Gaza strip who has lost almost everything due to the ongoing Israeli/Palestinian war. Gaza is home to nearly 1.8 million people with over 30,000 of those people being directly dependent on the fishing industry to survive. Since 2007 Israel has began to place harsher […]Read more "“We just want freedom to fish.”"
Recently, ISIS has been all over the U.S. news and I assume the global news as well. The Islamic extremist group aims to establish an Islamic Caliphate unified under Sharia in Iraq and Syria. They are renowned for their violent beheadings and torture of prisoners from all parts of the world. Something I have been […]Read more "Being a Prisoner of ISIS"
If you haven’t heard about the controversy behind Qatar being chosen as the host country for the 2022 FIFA world cup by now then you must live under a rock or be an American. FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Futball Association) chooses the host country for their future world cups years ahead of time and when […]Read more "Did Qatar Cheat?"