Archive for May, 2009

Nous allons déployer 30.000 soldats et policiers autour des bureaux de vote et des régions avoisinantes et 20.000 ailleurs à travers tout le pays“, a indiqué à l’AFP le ministre de l’Intérieur Ziad Baroud dimanche. Ziad Baroud est un indépendant au sein du gouvernement d’union nationale. Le plan établi par les autorités “tient compte des […]

To all those living abroad, LBC has made it easy for us to keep an eye on the Lebanese Elections this time around. has an interactive map of the elections in Lebanon, and my favorite, a legal way of watching the most viewed political (and independent) show of the charismatic Marcel Ghanem’s Kalam el Nass. The portal unfortunately does […]

Sir George Anthony Arab 87. It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of a truly distinguished gentleman. A beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, George Arab passed away on May 25, 2009, at home, surrounded by his loving family. George was born in 1922 in Diman, Lebanon. The […]

The Lebanese Interior Ministry launched Wednesday a website,, devoted entirely to the June 7 parliamentary polls. The website contains relevant elections-related information for candidates, monitors, journalists and the public. The ministry also launched an four-digit (1790) elections hotline for queries and complaints. The site is in Arabic, French and in English. Keep track of personal observations […]

You may have heard of the Angry Arab News Service. Yesterday, Asad Abu Khalil, author of the blog, stated the following: March 8 and their supporters are denying the obvious*: that Gen. Aoun has lost support among Christians since 2005. I saw one survey in Metn* which indicated that Aoun support among Maronites stands at no more […]

Search for Common Ground (SFCG), an international conflict transformation NGO, created Kilna Bil Hayy, or “All of Us in the Neighborhood,” in the hope of enlightening young viewers to the commonalities shared between Lebanon’s different communities. The 13-part series, which was funded by Denmark’s Rockwool Foundation, focuses on six families who live in the same […]

Nothing inspires me to put this among this circle than a deep conviction of a well worth viral.