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The 'Tarboush' Caused Egypt-Turkey Flap

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.29.2014 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

What an eye-catching headline! The tarboush, a/k/a the fez of Middle Eastern and Arab lore, was pegged as the root cause of the recent flap between ...

Instead of Bombing Dictators, Stop Selling Them Bombs

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

If protecting civilians from evil dictators were the goal, there's an easier, safer way than aerial bombardment for the U.S. and its allies to consider: Simply stop arming and propping up evil dictators.

IMF: Economy Can Survive Oil Price Surge As Long As Its Short-Lived

Bloomberg | Simon Kennedy and Lizzie O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The world economy can withstand the surge in oil prices sparked by unrest in the Middle East and North Africa so long as the increase proves short-liv...

What You Need To Know About Libyan Strongman Moammar Gadhafi

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite a heavy government crackdown on protests, Libyan demonstrators are calling for another night of defiance against leader Moammar Gadhafi's regi...

The "Tarboush" Caused Egypt-Turkey Flap

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.29.2014 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

What an eye-catching headline! The tarboush, a/k/a the fez of Middle Eastern and Arab lore, was pegged as the root cause of the recent flap between ...