Archive for May, 2010

Occupation, édification du mur, colonisation, spoliations, accaparement de Jérusalem… Plus que jamais, le gouvernement israélien est dans le déni total des droits des Palestiniens et noyé dans sa politique de la force. Dans l’opinion publique des principaux pays alliés d’Israël, cette situation est de plus en plus dénoncée et les initiatives menées par la société […]

fi:af’s World Nomads Festival, which opened May 1st with a concert by Bassam Saba ensemble, seems to be the core of the Big Apple’s Lebanon mania. The annual event is comprised of multidisciplinary attractions that explore identity through the arts of one specific location and its expatriate community. Lebanon is this spring’s invité d’honneur. Given Lebanon’s large expatriate […]

As you know, the Tabacco Free Initiative project of law is being currently discussed in the Commission for Administration and Justice. Your support is very important to show the people responsible of these discussions that an important part of the Lebanese population supports a law based on 3 main points: 1- Total ban of smoking in […]

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 […]

(Reuters) – The Obama administration is looking for ways to build up “moderate elements” within the Lebanese Hezbollah guerrilla movement and to diminish the influence of hard-liners. John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, met with Lebanese leaders during a recent visit. Hezbollah is a very interesting organization,” Brennan told a […]

“There should be no more excuses for low connectivity in Lebanon,” Yvon Le Roux, Cisco vice president in Middle East said on Wednesday. The remarks were made during a press conference that took place at the InterContinental Le Vendome Hotel. The conference announced the launching of the Cisco Entrepreneur Institute (CEI) in Lebanon, a school-like […]