Archive for May, 2011

   We hope to select an impressive array of entrepreneurs who are running companies that will not only change industries, but also create value-added jobs that are necessary for growing our country’s economy.” Endeavor announced from New York that it will launch a new affiliate office in Beyrouth, Lebanon, expanding its efforts to select and […]

Al Jazeera for All Mobiles (except the Playbook which happily reads Flash from the browser) brings you all the latest news and live broadcast of Al Jazeera English, free of charge. The 24-hour news and current affairs channel is the first international English-language news channel to broadcast across the globe from the Middle East. Al […]

Some wonder if the U.S. intervention in Iraq in 2003 made things better. With all the stand ups of nations, people throughout the Arab World stood up to their Governments, from Tunis to Bahrain, BBC Radio 4 just released an audio documentary about Lebanon during the current empasse faced in the Arab World. Tune in.

My friend Samir Kassir’s ‘Beyrouth Spring’ made flowers bloom in Syria and other countries in the Arab world,” said the vice president of the SKeyes Media Foundation, Malek Mroueh, at a gathering on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. “They [Syrians] will soon realize, more than others, that the Arab Spring, when it flourishes […]

Palestinian organizations, parties and institutions are organizing for a rally to be held on May 15 under the slogan “The right to return to Jerusalem.” “Those to participate in the rally will march toward the Lebanese borders with occupied Palestine,” the correspondent said, adding that rallies for the same cause will be held in other […]

By Emily Holman Without a second thought, fearless kids take risks that their parents would balk at. They ski backwards, jump out of windows and dangle their bodies out of speeding cars. This is one reason child performers are so appealing: youngsters throw themselves entirely into their practice; they are ever keen to push their act […]