Archive for February, 2008

Not sure what their relation is to Beirut the city, but it sure sounds like our cafe bars.

Prior to my comment at Beirut to the Beltway, the Lebanese Daily Star, have stated that Seniora answered back in London, that “Israel is our only enemy”. Seniora added Lebanon was seeking “good relations” with Syria and Iran. “However, relations must be based on mutual respect. It is not acceptable for Iran to view Lebanon as […]

L’Orient-Le Jour’s editor Issa Goraieb points out today, an interesting idiosyncratic idea on Lebanon’s social acceptance of the “other’s” grievance. I wonder, would a Lebanese march 14 supporter, sympathize with the rest of Lebanon on Mughniyeh’s death? Inversely, would a Lebanese Hezbollah supporter sympathize with the fact, that the majority of Lebanese feels Syria killed […]

France 24 covers: Une vingtaine de blessés dans des affrontements (video) Sunnies against Shiites – You want war? The words echoed throughout the Arab world, where already sunni-shiite sensitivities are rising. Late Saturday night, in the heart of centre-ville; 20 god-knows-who started shooting at each other. The media claims they were members (don’t know what […]

Whats with Jumblats’ devorce to Hezbollah and Federalism popping up? Are We Lebanese Dividing ‘gracefully’ as two states? briefly, One fighting Israel, and another continuing the progress of the last 15 years (?) If I’m not mistaken, this is the first time in Lebanon’s history a politician asks to modify Lebanon into a federal system. […]

If you’ve got an hour to burn – I encourage expats’ to watch a video I’ve stumbled on that may interest you. (Lebanese locals your connection sucks). I was just in Lebanon for Christmas. For those with broadband – I invite you to watch an entertaining documentary involving capitalism, globalization, and world affairs – streamed […]

I was astonished to see from all across the world on TV – my fellow Lebanese, all of them standing for a cause, or several. There was a huge amount of people at the demonstration today as much as my screen was able to show me. Which demonstration? The one running on All Lebanese stations. […]