Archive for February, 2011

I’ve been recently introduced to a great Lebanese blog, full of articles and quality video content. I strongly encourage checking out trella.org.


À l’occasion du « Mois de la francophonie », qui se tiendra tout le long du mois de mars 2011, le ministre sortant de la Culture, Salim Wardy, a organisé une rencontre avec la presse au siège du ministère en présence des ambassadeurs de France, du Canada et de Suisse pour annoncer les moments forts d’un […]


The Orthodox Gathering rejected the marginalization of the Christian Orthodox sect in Lebanon, Tuesday, pledging to work on restoring its role. Former MP Salim Habib, the Gathering’s secretary-general, said that the group’s action plan was to restore “what was stolen and what we allowed to be stolen from us.” Speaking during an expanded meeting for […]


U.S. government officials have discovered that Raymond Davis, the American arrested in Pakistan after shooting two men at a crowded traffic stop, was—as Pakistan officials predicted—spying on militant groups in the country as a clandestine operative in the C.I.A. Davis’ arrest and detention, which came after American officials described the shooting as self-defense in response […]


Israel is intimidated, the Suez canal is being tested after the fall of Mubarak. Imad Mughniyeh’s death has not been avenged, some media outlets are claiming a showdown. The Suez Canal does not (stop) any commercial ships from passing as long as we are not in a state of war,” said Ahmed El Manakhly, a […]


Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir will not go unnoticed. In addition to the obvious representation he held, Cardinal Sfeir’s personal commitment accelerated liturgical reforms in the 1980s and 1990s, bearing fruit in 1992 with the publication of a new Maronite Missal. This represents an attempt to return to the original form of the Antiochene Liturgy, removing […]



The Developer Day aims to draw engineers, the foundation of the web industry, from across the region, and address their technical concerns. It will feature programming case studies, tutorials, and presentations led by engineers at global platforms and regional development houses as well as allow developers to demonstrate their skills in exciting competitions. Participants will […]



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