Archive for the ‘Lebanese Blogosphere’ Category

Happy New Year 2008!! Will we re-elect our MPs again in 2009? hah! If I get enough support, I’ll try to push an Anti-Campaign to demean all our elected MPs for blocking what the people that elected them, really want. Today, for the 12th time; the opposition and the majority have failed to agree on […]


People have been flooding in to Lebanon, in an apparent overmass of Lebanese from Canada, Dubai, France, Australia and throughout the world!  Inbound flights are overbooked, as Lebanese are joyful to join their families for the festive season. The New York Times has a descriptive article on Lebanese flowing in, if you haven’t noticed it on your […]


By HANNAH ALLAM McClatchy Newspaper He stepped down about the time you were tucking into Thanksgiving leftovers this weekend, after the umpteenth round of negotiations failed. The Western-allied, so-called moderate March 14 forces and the Hezbollah-anchored, Syrian-allied opposition just couldn’t decide on a replacement for President Emile Lahoud by the time his term was up.


Discussions between the Opposition and the Government is still going strong. This observer feels ongoing collaboration will truly be very helpful on the long term, regardless of the final decision on a candidate’s name this Friday. With the last crucial two days ahead in the hope that it would probably conclude a two year struggle […]


KHALASS! Petition Signing Action this Saturday in Greater BeirutDemanding an End to the Political Deadlock KHALASS! will continue its efforts to raise public awareness on the civil role for ending the political crisis and spread the word to demand for dialogue. Join KHALASS! volunteers in collecting petitions from all over Beirut by bus and on […]


Reports have been coming in that Myanmar’s government has taken the country’s Internet connections offline. These reports have been confirmed from the outside. A post on the NANOG mailing list (an insider list for Internet Service Providers) details some research that shows the following:


The Lebanese parliament was held today for the first time in ten months. At the top of discussions, before the heated debate of the Presidency, was to get an official statement from the parliament on what has really happened to the Lebanese National Army and Fatah al Islam in northern Lebanon in May of 2007. […]



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