Archive for the ‘American Culture’ Category

The Rafik B. Hariri Building is named in memory of the late two-time prime minister of Lebanon, noted philanthropist, and ardent advocate of education, through a gift from his son, Saad Hariri, the newly designated prime minister of Lebanon and a 1992 alumnus of the McDonough School of Business. “This facility will provide a world […]


“She’s a great girl,” said Donald Trump, who owns the pageant with NBC in a joint venture. Ms. Fakih, a Lebanese-American from Dearborn, Mich., told pageant organizers her family celebrates both Muslim and Christian faiths. She moved to the United States as a baby and was raised in New York, where she attended a Catholic […]


WikiLeaks, a Swedish-hosted website that publishes anonymous submissions and leaks of sensitive documents from governments and other organizations, while preserving the anonymity of its sources. Within a year of its launch, the site said its database had grown to more than 1.2 million documents. The video speaks for itself.


Franklin Lamb, Beyrouth – In Washington and Beyrouth the response to Lebanon’s legitimization of Hezbollah’s arms was publicly subdued. The US Embassy, for the second year in a row, mistakenly sent Eid al Fitr greetings to Lebanon’s President Michel Suleiman, whereas this week’s holiday, which commemorates the annual Hajj Pilgrimage and the 1,400 year old […]


I’m a fervent fan of Family Guy (watch all episodes), to my shock many in Lebanon are still not aware of such humour. This comes a bit late for an introduction with Season 8. Relations between Catholicism and Judaism Continuing tensions in the Middle East impacts on the relations between Jews and Catholics in the […]


A teacher experiments the effects of segregation and racism on third graders. & part 4


When Lebanese and the Arabs talk about ‘powerful & influential Jews‘ in the U.S.; knowingly or unknowigly, they’re refering to AIPAC – the American Israeli Public Affairs Commitee. While not all Jews are pro-AIPAC, an emerging decency in viewing the Middle East and the U.S. role in it is shaping up, rather unexpectedly, in the […]



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