Jad Soubra

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A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Russia

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Exercise

The map that shocked Obama.

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a …

Israel

Delicious Shrimp Recipes You Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

1 of 10<p>Chilled Shrimp with Saffron Aïoli<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Mini Shrimp Rolls<p>3 of 10<p>Southern Shrimp Rolls<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Smoked …

Cooking

The Maps of Israeli Settlements That Shocked Barack Obama

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a map that he had never seen before. Lowenstein was the Obama Administration’s special envoy on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, a position that …

Israel

Creamy Bacon Mushroom Thyme Chicken

Creamy Bacon Mushroom Thyme Chicken<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>25 mins<p>Total time<p>35 mins<p>Creamy Bacon Mushroom Thyme Chicken is honestly one of the best …

Fabulous Chocolate Cremoso with Espresso Parfait

The ultimate creamy and chocolatey dessert with a coffee flavor! This fabulous chocolate creamoso with espresso parfait is so yummy! If you want to …

Recipes

When the Poor Turn Against the Poor

The American fairytale is far from enchanted, argues Matthew Stewart in his June 2018 cover story for <i>The Atlantic</i>. Power and wealth are concentrated in an anxious aristocracy, comprised of 10% of the population, that reigns by dividing the lower classes and pitting them against each other. It’s how …

Slavery

13 Picnic-Perfect Pasta Salad Recipes

Whether you’re packing for a picnic or whipping up a side dish for your backyard barbecue, make sure to have one of these 13 pasta salads on the menu.<p>…

Healthy Eating

Moussaka recipe

Put the lamb, onions, garlic, oregano, mint, bay and cinnamon in a large heavy-based frying pan and cook over a medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up the meat.<p>Stir in the flour, salt and plenty of pepper. Add the wine, tomatoes, tomato purée and bring to a simmer. …

Recipes

I'm a Trainer, and These Are the Meals That Power Me Through the Week

As a personal trainer, people always ask me what I eat, and they're surprised to find out that it isn't just a diet of chicken, rice, and asparagus. I don't have much time to experiment and meal prep, so I typically eat what I know I'm good at cooking and won't take an eternity to make. Another pro …

Healthy Eating

10 documentaries that will make you a lot smarter about money

There’s no escaping its vast power and utility for the human enterprise. Stories, great tales, and songs have all been written about the all-mighty …

Financial Services

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil Recipe

"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) box …

The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida

1 of 16<p>The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 16<p>Anna Maria Island<p>3 of 16<p>Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Amelia …

Peter Gordon's creamy chicken, mushroom and parsnip pie recipe

This open-top pie is rather like a quiche. The “mushroom custard” on top hides the juicy chicken filling beneath. You could serve it hot, but I prefer it at room temperature, and it’s just as good served the next day. Serve with either a green salad or steamed veggies.<p>Creamy chicken, mushroom and …

Recipes

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

RVs

The Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

"I received this recipe from a co-worker about 5 years ago. This is by far the best chicken fried steak I've ever had. I've made this numerous times …

36 Hours in Seville

Seville is more than its Holy Week and Feria celebrations, when prices go up and the lines to major sites like its famed cathedral and Royal Alcázar palace grow longer. The Andalusian capital reveals itself as a walkable — and bikeable — city with layers of its Christian, Muslim and Jewish heritage …

European Travel

Best Road Trips in the World: 8 Drives Worth Flying For

There’s no shortage of stunning road trips here in the United States. However, some of the most beautiful drives are worth <i>flying</i> for. Here are eight …

Potato and butter pie with mushroom gravy and wilted spinach recipe

For the filling, pour one litre of cold water into a medium pan and bring to the boil. Peel the potatoes and cut into roughly 5mm slices. Carefully drop the potatoes into the hot water and return to the boil. Cook for 4-5 minutes, or until just tender but not breaking apart, then drain in a …

Baking

Stalin’s Handy and Ruthless Henchman

The commissar’s body lay in the corridor of the government building, bleeding from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Facing false charges …

What Happens When a Bad-Tempered, Distractible Doofus Runs an Empire?

One of the few things that Kaiser Wilhelm II, who ruled Germany from 1888 to 1918, had a talent for was causing outrage. A particular specialty was insulting other monarchs. He called the diminutive King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy “the dwarf” in front of the king’s own entourage. He called Prince …

World History

Quick Baileys Chocolate Mousse Recipe

This quick Baileys chocolate mousse recipe is so chocolaty and delicious and guess what – it will take you just 10 MINUTES to make it!<p><i>Servings 4</i></b> …

10 Vegetarian Dishes to Bring to the Potluck — Recipes from The Kitchn

Whether or not you know there will be vegetarians at your next potluck, it's never a bad idea to bring something meatless just in case. Plus, more …

Pea, Asparagus, & Avocado Salad With Burrata Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This easy-to-make, feel-good salad is full of seasonal ingredients. Creamy burrata and avocado are a perfect textural contrast with the crisp butter lettuce and snappy peas and asparagus. The dressing has a lovely tangy brightness thanks to the citrus and yogurt. Plus, the …

Ancient Rome – 6 burning questions

They invented books, created the Julian calendar and developed a vast network of roads. But how much do you know about Ancient Rome – when was it …

Baklava with rose, cardamom and pistachio or orange, cinnamon, walnut and almond recipe

Preheat the oven to 160C/325F/Gas 3 and grease two large baking trays.<p>For the rose, cardamom and pistachio baklava, make a syrup. Put the sugar, honey, lemon juice and 150ml/5½fl oz water in a saucepan. Bring to the boil and simmer for about five minutes, or until the sugar is dissolved and a syrup …

Baking

The lake escape: 20 great European holidays beside the water

Sometimes, even the most turbulent seasons can be soothed into serenity by a sighting of waves flowing softly to land. Ask Maxim Gorky. Exiled from Russia in the wake of the Moscow uprising of 1905 (a pre-cursor to the revolution that would ensue in 1917) and his imprisonment in St Petersburg, the …

European Travel

Florida undersea memorial to honor lost U.S. submariners

(Reuters) - Almost exactly 50 years ago, the USS Scorpion became the last U.S. submarine to be lost at sea when it disappeared while on patrol in the North Atlantic in 1968, with the nearly 100 officers and crew lost and presumed killed.<p>This weekend, those who went down with the Scorpion - and …

This Florida Beach Was Just Named the Best in America

If you're looking for an incredible beach vacation, Florida has no shortage of spectacular sandy oases. But one Tampa Bay beach can boast of a new …