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The President and the imprint الرئيس والبصمة

The President and the imprint

Written by Nasser Kandil,

Every observer of the biography which is full of events, positions, confrontations, and battles of the… 1,766 more words

War On Syria

Intermission: Tuna Empanada

Empanadas are a staple of Hispanic cuisine, with fillings ranging from the common, to the wildly unusual.

Each country has their own style of empanada, but this easy to make pepper and tuna empanada comes to us from our special guest Ana, a professional chef, originally from Ecuador, now living in Spain. 159 more words

Food

Special: Little Dollops of Shite

Martino da Como was the West’s first celebrity chef, his seminal cookbook The Art of Cooking broke new ground never thought of before, but we didn’t quite bring his ‘Puff Fritters’ to life as he would like. 195 more words

Food

Syrian forces press on in Aleppo, as attacks kill civilians

November 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A barrage of artillery fire struck a housing area for displaced residents in rebel-held eastern Aleppo Wednesday, killing at least 21 civilians, activists said, as another eight civilians were killed in shelling on the government-held western side of the city, according to state media. 265 more words

Islamic History

Syrian forces press on in Aleppo, as attacks kill civilians

November 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A barrage of artillery fire struck a housing area for displaced residents in rebel-held eastern Aleppo Wednesday, killing at least 21 civilians, activists said, as another eight civilians were killed in shelling on the government-held western side of the city, according to state media. 265 more words

Levant

In Turkey, Rate Increase Opens Fault Line

Our concern in Turkey shifts to the role of now-independent monetary policy. Last week, the Turkish Central Bank raised interest rates by 50 basis points to bolster the lira and clamp inflation. 113 more words

Levant

Syrian troops capture northern parts of rebel-held Aleppo

November 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies captured another major eastern Aleppo neighborhood and several smaller areas Monday, putting much of the northern part of Aleppo’s besieged rebel-held areas under government control for the first time in four years, state media reported. 491 more words

Islamic History