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🇰🇼🇪🇬🤝 Kuwait's fund for development invests in Egypt's North Sinai region

🏙️🇰🇼🇪🇬 The Kuwaiti fund for development is investing in infrastructure in the North Sinai region of Egypt. The minister for investments and international cooperation of Egypt , minister Sahar Nasr, has signed today two deals worth 1 billion Egyptian pounds with the Kuwaiti official to support development projects in the North Sinai region, including water desalination projects, cultivation projects, and residential development. 63 more words

Egypt

The magnificence of Petra.

Most times, high expectations lead to an anticlimactic downfall. I can safely say that a visit to Petra is not one of those. Infact, it surpasses your expectations and quite literally takes your breath away. 646 more words

Travel

"What Christian Artifacts of the Middle East Can Show Us About Tolerance" -- and let's rethink "Tolerance"

Not much.  Though this Times review of Parisian exhibit seems to think so.  The money quote is still…

On one news channel Jack Lang, the former culture minister who is the director-general of the Institut du Monde Arabe, called Christianity an “essential component of the Arab world,” and warned of…

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Peace Through Stupidity

Some years ago, shortly after Kitchener built its new (third) City Hall, I had cause to be walking in front of it. On the sidewalk were two earnest-looking young men, with a folding plastic table covered with papers.  937 more words

Trivia

President Al-Assad: Hitting National Belongingness Weakens Defense Line against Cultural Invasion Attempts

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 17:28

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has stressed that “hitting national belongingness weakens our first defense line, as a society,  against cultural and intellectual invasion attempts that seek turning us into helpless machines that act according to foreign-prepared plans.” 3,634 more words

War On Syria

PEOPLE OF KOBANI RISE AGAINST SDF

People in a town in Northeastern Aleppo took to the streets, opposing forced recruitment by the Syrian Democratic Forces.

The sources said that a large number of residents of the town of Kobani (Ein al Arab) took to the streets, condemning the SDF’s forced recruitment in the region. 54 more words

Syria

Be a good Israeli and learn Arabic

Today I had some phenomenal experiences in Israel- only because I speak Arabic. Rather than write a post with facts and figures about why my fellow Israelis should learn the language, I’m going to simply share my story. 1,151 more words

Coexistence