Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Charter of the Syrian Islamic Front

Below is a translation of the charter of the Syrian Islamic Front, a coalition of Islamist brigades working to topple the Assad regime. (Original document here, posted January 21.) Most immediately evident is that the Front is essentially fighting a … Continue reading

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Dodge Middle East: “Are You Dodge?”

They keep showing this ad while I’m watching episodes of 04 online. I guess it grew on me? (Was this an English-language ad?  It must’ve been.)

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Bassem Youssef: “Why you do this?”

From the January 4 episode of “Bernameg al-Bernameg” (“The Show Show”), Bassem Youssef responds to the lawsuits filed against him: He’s obviously petrified. Also, just to say, I’ve seen people translate the name of the show as “The Program Program,” … Continue reading

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“Just a second, Mister President.”: Morsi look-alike at Alexandria demonstration

This really has no broader significance. I was just entertained. President Morsi look-alike on Nahda stage From the “Sada al-Balad” writeup: Video: “Sada al-Balad” has exclusive meeting with President Morsi look-alike on Nahda stage On the main stage, there could be … Continue reading

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