Ramadan In Rabat

Moroccan male at a makeshift juice stall during Ramadan, Rabat

For the fifteen and a half hours of scorching sunlight hours and temperatures in the high 30s, not a single drop of water nor a morsel of nutritious food passes the lips of the Muslim people of Morocco; it can…

UN Geneva II and the Communique

Photo from @Garyjoelclement

Geneva Two, the international summit on Syria is now over and declared a failure; so no news there. The outcome from the summit was always going to be disappointing and the expectation low. Some point to Iran’s withdrawn invitation as…

Inside Hezbollah District

Flag of Shiite Muslim Hero: Abu Al Fadl Al Abbas flown in Hezbollah area of Beirut

You know when you have entered the Hezbollah district of Beirut. You cannot fail to miss the flags proudly and defiantly on display that demonstrate allegiance to groups and individuals that Western governments would regard as terrorists and evil to…