High-Ranking Egyptian Official Finds Source Of Violence and Extremism . . . In Tom and Jerry?

The rise of ISIS and other groups has left the entire region of the Middle East in smoking ruins with tens of thousands of innocent victims. 249 more words


Egyptian President Announces That Civil Liberties Are Just A "Western Perspective" That Has No Place In Egypt

Backed by the United States, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has led a crackdown on civil liberties in Egypt, particularly when it comes to critics and journalists. 419 more words


Quote of the day, May 5

Gustav Mahler, on music

“If a composer could say what he had to say in words, he would not bother trying to say it in music.”


Kumy's Daal

Of course Kumy is a wonderful cook, if he ever cooks. He has been known to add red pepper flakes, extra black pepper and garlic to just about anything, which guarantees that it will be delicious. 165 more words

Main Dishes

khajoor/Bursagh-khajoor Sweet Fried Dough

Last night was Isra and Mi’raj, also known as Al Isra’ wal Miraj, locally known as Shab-e-Meraj. This event marks the night that Allah (God) took the Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) on a journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and then to heaven . 630 more words


Philippine Government To Sue Dolce&Gabbana For Copying Filipina Dress

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – The kilt is Scottish. The kimono is Japanese. The terna is Filipino.

Make no mistake about, the Philippines will go the distance in protecting the unique identify of its national dress, and it is suing the Italian Fashion House Dolce&Gabbana for being a copycat. 154 more words


Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada’s main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee. 946 more words