Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

Dubai: Tilt-Shifted, Time-Lapsed

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Time-lapse, tilt-shifted video featuring the two iconic towers of Dubai: The Burj Al Arab and the world’s tallest building, The Burj Khalifa. Found at Vimeo from Philip Bloom.

5000 Years Of Middle East Rule In 90 Seconds

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Maps of War demonstrates that pretty much everyone–Egyptians, Turks, Jews, Romans, Arabs, Persians, Europeans–has ruled the Middle East during the past 5000 years. Found at Maps Of War.

Arab Spring Explained By Angry Birds & Three Little Pigs

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

This fantastic mashup of Angry Birds and Three Little Pigs explains the uprisings in the Middle East. Found at YouTube from egorzhgun.

Moral Beauty Pageant

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Excerpts from a TV report on a Saudi moral beauty pageant, which aired on Al-Arabiya TV. Found at YouTube from 1001Phoenix.

Prison Break at Abu Zabaal, Egypt

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Cell phone footage from prison break at Abu Zabaal prison, near Egypt’s Libyan border, given to Human Rights Watch by detainee, Omar Shaath. Found at YouTube from HumanRightsWatch.