Thursday, March 13, 2008

Meanwhile, in the Middle East:

From the newspaper, more bloodshed, more violence: US soldiers kill young girl in Iraq, 41 Taliban killed in south Afghanistan and here at home 'Jihadi' venue closure could spur lawsuit and Burberry Burka: ABC News punked Update: Scratch that. They’re serious! Somewhat related: Document drop: Unclassified memo warns military personnel of anti-war threats to recruiters, Army installations/facilities.

From Tunisia, Subzero Blue [AR] shares with us the list of the 50 richest Arabs - led by Al Waleed bin Talal from Saudi Arabia.

“...a man named Said Abdul Ghafour Khouri has agreed to pay AED 52.2 Million (US $14.3 Million) for Abu Dhabi license plate labeled “1″ at an auction at the 7-star Emirates Palace Hotel here, making it the world's most expensive license plate,” blogs Fahad Inc from the UAE.

Jordan continues with its Christian deportations, says Mental Mayhem.

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