Category Archives: Middle East

On being appalled and outraged; Mubarak’s promise of a “better democracy” as Obama reminds him of responsibility

The protests against the June 2009 election results in Iran, brought forth this condemnation from Pres. Barack Obama The United States and the international community have been appalled and outraged by the threats, the beatings, and imprisonments of the last … Continue reading

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…and what a Friday it was

I had ended by my previous post saying “[l]et’s hope Friday prayers (on 28th January) finally end with something more meaningful than a nauseatingly boring sermon.” I had obviously written this prior to the announced demonstrations in Egypt. The Egyptians … Continue reading

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