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Arab World: Stories in Pictures

Armed with their cameras, two bloggers in the region took pictures of habits and things which caught their attention and commented on them.

In Syria, beshr094 posted this photograph and wrote:

An ugly wall

An ugly wall

الحقيقة هي أني أغار على وطني وأريد له الصورة الأبهى و الأحلى بعكس اولئك …. الذين لايتمتعون بلمحة من التفكير , واتسائل ألا يوجد ضوابط على أصحاب المطابع في سوريا ؟ فمن المعروف عندما تريد طباعة إعلان أو أي شيئ آخر يرسل صاحب المطبعة ” الصبي ” لـ لصق الإعلانات وكأن الشوارع ( مطوبة أسمه ) :( فيجوب الصبي شوارعة المدينة وأينما وجد حائطا ً صافيا ً كالسماء يذهب ويضع الإعلان المحترم لصاحب المطبعة المحترم وللمُعلن القدير .

هذا مايحدث فما هو رأيك ؟

The truth is that I am concerned for my country and want to see it in its best form, which is quite the opposite of those who don't have a shard of intelligence.
My question is, are there any regulations for printers in Syria? It is known that if you wanted to print an advertisement or anything else, the printer would send a worker to stick those posters on all the walls, as if he owned them. This worker walks across town, and sticks those posters on every clear gap he sees.

This is what happens, so what do you think?

Kuwaiti Frankom saw this golden metallic Lexus, which caught his attention and said:

 The Golden Lexus

The Golden Lexus

أقرأ عن تلك السيارت التي يتم تعديلها وصبغها بالوان وحركات غريبة !! ولكنني لم اتخيل أنني شأشاهد أي من تلك السيارات أمامي .. هذه صورة التقطها مساء أمس أثناء خروجنا من مجمع الافنيوز .. سيارة ليكزس أل أس 460 تحمل لوحات أبو ظبي – الامارات وهي مصبوغة بالكامل باللون الذهبي
I have read about those cars which have been modified and painted weird colours!! But I have never imagined that I would see such a car parked in front of me. This is a photograph I took last night as I was leaving The Avenues Mall. It is a Lexus 460, with Abu Dhabi number plates, and is completely painted in golden.

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