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About Blog - The Middle East Monitor (MEMO) is an independent media research institution founded to foster a fair and accurate coverage of Middle Eastern issues and in particular the Palestine question in the Western Media.
About Blog - Middle East Eye is an independently funded online news organisation that was founded in February 2014. We aim to be the primary portal of Middle East news and our target audience are all those communities of readers living in and around the region that care deeply for its fate
About Blog - Al-Monitor is an award-winning media site dedicated to in-depth coverage and analysis of the Middle East. It brings together, on one platform, many of the region’s most prominent journalists, and translates their work into English. The site also provides reporting from a diverse array of independent media partners throughout the Middle East
About Blog - Exploring the Middle East and South Asia through their media, MEMRI bridges the language gap between the West and the Middle East and South Asia, providing timely translations of Arabic, Farsi, Urdu-Pashtu, Dari, and Turkish media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and religious trends
About Blog - Al Bawaba combines the most substantive content licensing system in the Arab World with a unique and growing news community, cutting edge technology and first rate journalism. Get Middle East News & Arab Headlines From A Local Perspective
About Blog - The Middle East Forum, a think tank founded by Daniel Pipes (its president), seeks to define and promote American interests in the Middle East and protect the Constitutional order from Middle Eastern influences.
About Blog - The Arabist was launched in Cairo in November 2003, by Issandr El Amrani, partly in response to the the lack of interest in the domestic politics of Arab countries in much Western media. It has long focused on Egypt but also follows broader issues in the Arab world, US policy in the Middle East, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and cultural developments throughout the region.
Port Orford, OR
About Blog - An acknowledged Middle East expert, dynamic speaker, author of "Ally to Adversary - An Eyewitness Account of Iraq's Fall from Grace," and CNN military analyst, retired intelligence officer Lt Col Rick Francona offers his thoughts and opinions on various Middle East topics.
About Blog - The Atlantic covers news and analysis on politics, business, culture, technology, national, international and life on the official site of The Atlantic Magazine. Shadi Hamid is a contributing editor at The Atlantic and a senior fellow at the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World at the Brookings Institution.
About Blog - LSE MEC builds on LSE's long engagement with the Middle East and provides a central hub for the wide range of research on the region. The LSE Middle East Centre aims to increase LSE capability to engage with countries in the Middle East.
About Blog - Jihadic is a clearinghouse for materials related to militant, transnational Sunni Islamism, commonly known as Jihadism. At the moment, much of this material is diffuse, known only to a few specialists, and inaccessible to the public and policymakers unless they pay a fee. Jihadica provides this material for free and keeps a daily record of its dissemination that can be easily searched and studied.
About Blog - Huda Beauty is a Makeup and Beauty Blog with How To, Makeup Tutorial, DIY, Drugstore Products, Celebrity Beauty Secrets and Tips. It is owned by Huda Kattan, a Hollywood trained makeup artist and beauty consultant based in Dubai.
About Blog - A blog about politics in and policy toward the Middle East, written by Brookings experts. Our mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level.
San Francisco, CA
About Blog - Reddit is a community of millions of users engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Get the latest Middle East news from Reddit
About Blog - Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region
About Blog - Blog Baladi is the most popular Lebanese blog out there. Najib offers commentary on everything in Lebanon. Blog Baladi's mission is to showcase Lebanon and the Lebanese in all their true, gritty, depressing, beautiful, ever-hopeful and absolutely hilarious glory.
United Arab Emirates
About Blog - Chef in disguise is a blog dedicated to sharing easy and authentic middle eastern recipes. My passion is to share the rich and beautiful middle eastern cuisine and heritage with my readers.
Exploring Saudi Arabia
About Blog - A Finnish woman on a mission to explore Saudi Arabia since 2008. The aim of Blue Abaya website is to showcase the unique heritage, landscape and wildlife of Saudi Arabia, a land which still remains mysterious and unknown to so many.
About Blog - Taste of Beirut started in 2009 and its main purpose is to share Lebanese heritage with the world through recipes, anecdotes, and cultural tidbits. The Taste of Beirut Blog is filled with recipes, anecdotes, and cultural tidbits about Joumana Accad's Lebanese heritage.
Harbor Springs, Michigan
About Blog - Hi I'm Maureen Abood. I write about my Lebanese family, food, and life upnorth in Michigan on my blog. Browse Lebanese recipes, techniques and stories in my blog. From my Lebanese kitchen to yours, welcome!
About Blog - Turkish Travel Blog is a blog about my Turkish Travel experiences. It includes guides on destinations, people, culture and traditions in Turkey. I also post articles and photos from around the Internet that showcase just how wonderful this country really is
About Blog - The Palestine Chronicle is an independent online newspaper that provides daily news, commentary, features, book reviews, photos, art, etc, on a variety of subjects. However, it's largely focused on Palestine, Israel, and the Middle East region.
About Blog - Matters of the Belly is a food blog by Noha Serageldin,an Egyptian expat currently living in Australia with a focus on whole foods, healthy recipes. She shares the food she likes to cook and eat and the memories it evokes.
About Blog - Myfashdiary is a celebration of what I love in Women's Fashion, Beauty, Travel & Food. It includes style and tips fin dressing and beauty for women. Myfashdiary has been nominated in Ahlan! Magazine’s Best at the Dubai awards, as well as at the Marie Claire, UK Blog, and Twitter awards.
About Blog - Travel inspiration from all around the world for the leisure & business traveller. Get information about Cultures, nature, activities, accomodation, itineraries, tips & tricks on Chris Travel Blog
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
About Blog - Dubai Travel Blog is a travel blog about tourist places, food, hotels, culture, lifestyle & events in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is a Dubai tourism blog from the eyes of an expat.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
About Blog - Welcome to Ya Salam Cooking! I'm originally from a tiny little town in the South, east Tennessee to be exact. In 2006 I started teaching myself how to cook, and tried to learn about Saudi cuisine on my journey. I try to share beautiful recipes with stories, thank you for enjoying my site and keeping me intrigued to do it even after all these years.
About Blog - Hi, I’m Yasmeen. I’m an Arab-American writer, mother, wanderer and cook. Wandering Spice is a recipe and story journal, bringing together food from my Arab roots with inspiration from my travels, motherhood and the trials of daily life. My philosophy is that the best cooking is simple and aromatic, and that no matter what, there’s always room for Seedo’s knafeh.
About Blog - Qunfuz is the Arabic word for ‘hedgehog’ or ‘porcupine’. I am Robin Yassin-Kassab, born in west London in 1969. Except for six months in Beirut, I grew up in England and Scotland. I have lived and worked in London, France, Pakistan, Turkey, Syria, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Oman. Now I live in Scotland. In this space, i share my comments on Middle Eastern issues and politics.
Dubai United Arab Emirates
About Blog - Welcome to ‘My Custard Pie’.I’m Sally Prosser, food and travel blogger, a keen eater of good food and for me that’s about using the best, freshest, tastiest ingredients cooked from scratch. Draw up a chair at my kitchen table, come with me to the market, consider difficult choices about food (especially when you live in a desert) and share my cheese obsessions.
About Blog - Dalal Al Doub is one of the most prominent names and faces in the Middle East for fashion beauty. She launched onto the scene in 2012 with her blog Dalalid, sharing her daily personal style and make up tips. Her most important goal is to empower women in the region and continue contributing to the industry with high quality content.
About Blog - Ottomans and Zionists- Blogging about Turkey and Israel, the two most interesting countries in the Middle East. It is written by Michael Koplow, Turkey and Israel observer, Red Sox obsessive, and father of three adorable kids.
About Blog - Marriam Mossali is THE Middle East's Fashion Ambassador. She is the Middle East fashion scene, and also an entrepreneur, cultural activist and founder of Shoes and Drama, a super fun fashion and gossip blog.
About Blog - I’m Rachel, a 25 year old English girl who lived in Austria for 6 years before moving to Dubai. I currently work as cabin crew for a well known international airline that flies all over the world. I love travelling, exploring new places and trying new food! I hope you enjoy reading about my experiences and travels!
About Blog - Najla Kaddour is a Dubai based make-up artist & blogger who is committed to providing the very best in makeup design and application. Her unique sense of artistic style, passion and a proven record of success have made Najla Kaddour the premier make-up artist for the region’s most prominent personalities.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
About Blog - My name is Eman Al Nafjan and I’m a mother of three or at least I try to be. I am also an assistant professor of linguistics at a university in Riyadh. So many non Arabs and non Saudis out there giving “expert” opinions on life and culture here, hence my blog. Get it straight from the source: Saudi, genetically wahabi and a woman.
About Blog - Founded by Natalia Shustova, Shoestova has seen large success in the past three years and now runs over multiple media platforms with high level of exposure. Shoestova showcases Natalia’s personal work as a model, stylist and digital creative in addition to her collaborations with leading fashion brands and industry professionals.
About Blog - Ahmed Al-Refaie is an Illustrator from Kuwait. My mind is always spinning with ideas and I love to express them through art. I'm sparked with everything around me, spinning old cultures with a modern twist to bridge the gap between what’s modern and what’s traditional
About Blog - The Fierce Diaries was founded by Nadya Hasan, a young UAE national, who thinks, lives and breathes fashion. With a flare for elegance and luxury, she accentuates each piece of her wardrobe, mixing both high street and luxury high end brands, to create a style as unique as her persona.
About Blog - I, Fadi Zaghmout, started my blog The Arab Observer a few years ago with an urge to talk about social issues that was not addressed in the traditional media in Jordan, issues of gender and sexuality that have big effect on the lives of people around me yet neglected by mainstream media.
About Blog - Qifa Nabki is a blog about Levantine politics, history, and culture, written by Elias Muhanna, the Manning Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University. A specialist in Classical Arabic literature and Islamic intellectual history, Elias also writes frequently for such publications as The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Nation, Foreign Policy, and The Guard
About Blog - I have developed my interest in the field of the GEOPOLITICS of ENERGY (OIL & GAS) in the MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA (MENA) over the course of several years. I help gathering timely intelligence and developing scenarios in relation to energy issues in the MENA.
About Blog - The New Middle East Blog is the blog of The Centre for Islamic and Middle East Studies (CIMS), an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Oslo that aims to promote understanding of key developments within the Middle East and the Islamic world through a range of academic approaches.
About Blog - Expat Panda is where I share the journey of my life as a 20 something, married, South African expat living in the Middle East. I began Expat Panda because I wanted to keep and share a record of my life and encourage other teachers to travel. So you can expect all sorts of tips for what it’s really like to live in the Gulf.
About Blog - Syria Stories (previously Damascus Bureau) is a platform for independent Syrian journalists to share powerful stories from the conflict. These original pieces tell unique stories and provide honest and human perspectives on the personal struggles and suffering of Syrians both inside and outside the country.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
About Blog - I am an American woman. In the fall of 2007, we uprooted our lives, our teenaged son, and left life as I always knew it for the desert sands of Saudi Arabia. I write this blog for the benefit of my friends and family that I left behind back home in America. These are my feelings, impressions, and experiences - the good, the bad, and the ugly.
About Blog - Welcome to The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer by James Dorsey. Soccer in the Middle East and North Africa is played as much on as off the pitch. Stadiums are a symbol of the battle for political freedom; economic opportunity; ethnic, religious and national identity; and gender rights. This blog explores the role of soccer at a time of transition from autocratic rule to a more open society.
About Blog - Doha-based Anum is the Communication Officer for Qatar Museums by day and a rocking style and fashion blogger by night. She loves fine art and even finer dress. Her style is funky and sophisticated, and we admire her playfulness.
About Blog - Dalia is a Syrian-German food author, presenter and entrepreneur. A culinary nomad born in London, raised in Paris and having lived many years in NYC, Dalia moved to Beirut when she founded Kitsch Bakery & Café. Dalia currently resides in Dubai and is a prominent culinary personality, contributing to leading food magazines, acting as Harper's Bazaar Arabia's food editor.
About Blog - Diving into the journalism ocean since 2008, Yemeni blogger and freelance writer, Afrah Nasser has been telling the untold stories about Yemen. Such stories had a high price for Nasser that she had to pay. She's been a political refugee in Sweden since May 2011 after receiving death threats for her anti-regime writings during Yemen's 2011 uprising.
About Blog - We are scholars concerned about stereotypes, misinformation and propaganda spread in the media and academic forums on Islam and the Middle East. We are committed to fair, open-ended scholarly assessment of the current political issues of terrorism, gender inequality and intolerance
About Blog - Middle Eastern recipes and cooking video tutorials made healthy, modern, and easy for the home cook. Check for recipes, cooking tips, information about exotic ingredients, family stories, and videos of my cooking journey
About Blog - The Middle Easterner is a publication of the UCLA Center for Middle East Development (UCLA CMED), part of the International Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. We aim to provide commentary, opinions, insight, and resources related to the Middle East & North Africa from a diverse range of voices in the UCLA community and beyond.
About Blog - A Syrian awakening in a modern world that's gone insane. Maysaloon is significant to all Syrians and is remembered every year on July 24th. I am now sufficiently motivated to add my voice to the growing community of Arab bloggers giving a critical and Arabic perspective on the events and people of the Middle East, free from Orientalist assumptions and prejudice.
About Blog - ‘Beauty By Eljammi’ is a journal that shares everything about beauty , fashion and lifestyle . topics that you want to know the most , covering and talking about trends in everything , reviewing the best and worst and sharing harsh opinion ! ‘Beauty By Eljammi’ was created in 2013 by Eljammi Gozalli , who has been working in fashion/beauty industry for 5 years.
About Blog - Welcome to the Middle East Today. The Middle East has traditionally been important for the world economy. The Middle East situation today has an impact on all aspects of life in America and much of the world. Middle East Today provides an enlightened discussion of important topics in the Middle East
About Blog - Hammonda is your source on Mideast history, language, media and culture. It is written by Andrew Hammond who is a Doctoral researcher in Islamic intellectual history at St Antony's College, Oxford, with previous work at the European Council on Foreign Relations, BBC Arabic and Reuters.
About Blog - The HX Report started out as something else. In the distant past, it was about news & local news from back home, for HX locals who had departed to foreign shores. But it’s moved on a bit. If it’s about anything now, MB would say it’s about demonstrating that, at the end of the day, whether we live in HX or in the Middle East or wherever, we all have far more in common
About Blog - Between Deserts draws on first hand experience of travel and study in the Middle East and Asia as well as study of topics including international relations, Islamist politics, radicalisation, Arabic language and cross-cultural dialogue.
About Blog - Middle Eastern Affairs enlightens readers on Middle Eastern current affairs, points of view about the current affairs in the Middle East. Our aim is to obtain and share objective articles and essays that clarify (we hope) the current events in the Middle East.
About Blog - I am an Associate Professor in History at Shippensburg University, where I teach courses in Middle Eastern and world history. My two major research areas are the Middle East from the 7th through 10th centuries and the Persian Gulf from ancient times to the present. My blog includes commentary on the politics, history and culture of the Middle East.
About Blog - My name is James Devine. I am an Associate Professor at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick Canada, where I teach international politics. My research focuses on the politics of the Middle East, and the domestic politics and foreign policy of Iran in particular.
About Blog - Heleen Murre-van den Berg writes about Globalization, Christianity and the Middle East – with and referring to in, of, from or about, and globalization referring to entangled histories and fluid boundaries between Christianity, the Middle East and the rest of the world.