Archive for September, 2010

The Ministère de l’Environment has published a campaign concerning our precious shores. Bahr Loubnan is an association formed in Lebanon in December 2002 following a report on the dramatic consequences of the pollution of our Earth, and deep reflection on our environment. Take a moment to read an open letter by Former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.


Back in 2007, Lebanese students in Montréal launched after much realisation, a need for a Lebanese Student Federation. Tollab – serves as an umbrella for the rest of the associations, it prospers based on the idea that it was formed through an LSA initiative. Committed to facilitating Lebanese students’ stay in Montreal, while safeguarding their cultural […]


Co-Founder Elie El Khoury of Woopra Real-Time Analytics, Habib Haddad of Yamli the Arabic Search Engine, and Sami Shalabi a Google Engineer, have teamed up to launch Start-up projects over a weekend. Many great companies started as a weekend project and have invited local talent to next event! It’s all about being passionate in building […]


Full text of the message of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution to the Muslim world in the wake of the unequivocally detestable act of desecrating the Holy Quran and plans to burn copies of it in the USA. In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. “Surely We have revealed the Reminder, and […]


The European Union was not present at the initial round of direct talks between the Israelis and Palestinian Authority in Washington and was again excluded from the current gathering at Sharm el Sheikh. This is not the first time that EU involvement in the peace process has been stalled, a situation that is untenable for […]


Pour réduire les embouteillages sur les routes, la Chine s’apprête à tester un nouveau type de transport en commun : le “bus volant”. Installé sur des rails, le véhicule permettrait aux voitures de passer sous lui.


Surely, you’ve heard of the absurd “Burn the Quran” day to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11. While it is clear that Terry Jones does not represent Christians, I was forced to appologize for Terry Jones’ ignorance and lack knowledge of reading the Quran or the meaning of Islam; Whats worse, is that the media’s propogation of […]


Au nom de la lutte contre le terrorisme, nombre de pays ont déployé des systèmes d’écoute, en dehors de tout contrôle judiciaire. Le réseau Echelon, le plus célèbre d’entre eux, associe notamment les Etats-Unis et le Royaume-Uni. Ignorée jusqu’ici, la base israélienne d’Ourim est l’une des plus grosses stations d’espionnage du monde. Par Nicky Hager […]


The ability to analyse social connections is proving increasingly useful. Where is network analysis headed? The next step beyond mapping influence between individuals is to map the influences between larger segments of society. A forecasting model developed by Venkatramana Subrahmanian of the University of Maryland does just that. Called SOMA Terror Organization Portal, it analyses […]



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