Tag: Humor and Satire

The Syrian Mark Twain

tabsir , January 13th, 2022

Read the article here.


Who Owns the Holy Land?

tabsir , January 1st, 2022

As another year draws to a close, it is hard not to think in larger terms of the course of the last century. The world has seen two…


Google Fail: Making Asses of Himyarites

tabsir , September 6th, 2021

Google’s attempt to translate can be charming at times and completely wrong as well. Here is how Google translated a post on Facebook about an old article regarding…


Afârit on Parade

lrepublican , February 21st, 2021

When I was young, one of the major sci-fi programs on television was Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone. It was fun because it was fiction. Now it seems that…


Egypt and the Puppet Regime

tabsir , August 3rd, 2015

Politics rules the news cycle on Islam and the Middle East. Given the colonial history of the region, there have been numerous puppet leaders installed or allowed to…


Tsk, tsk Tesco

dvarisco , June 26th, 2015

Commercial giants are playing fast and loose with the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. These days it can be a big juicy Ramadan deal, wherever you live, when…


A funny thing happened on the way to the Islamic State

tabsir , May 20th, 2015

Newsweek has an interesting article by Christiane Gruber, an associate professor and director of graduate studies at the University of Michigan, about Muslim cartoons against ISIS. Check it…


Clausewitz Updated and downsized

tabsir , May 15th, 2015

There is a nicely done satire by Sean McFate on how to take over a small country. Check it out here. Note: Only the rich may apply.