Stories about Lebanon from May, 2006
Lebanon: Looming Clash
lebanon.profile: published in anger over the recent Israeli bombing of Lebanon, the Israeli threat to bomb Beirut, and the need to call in Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice to halt Israeli military action given the impotence of Hezbollah and the Lebanese and Syrian governments. A dangerous war of ideologies is...
Arabisc: Arabic Bloggers Ken
From Egypt… Malek who was scheduled to be free few days ago is now officially free. He just made his first post, titled: Free Morning. Malek writes: الحمدلله تم الافراج عني اليوم في حوالي الساعه الرابعه والنصف من قسم ترحيلات الخليفه لحد دلؤتي مقريتش حاجه اتكتبت عني بس بجد شكرا...
Lebanon: Flags Raised
Lebanon has become infected with World Cup fever spread from migrating satellites.
Arabisk – The Arabic Bloggers Ken
The following is an abbreviated translation from some of the Arabic-language blogsphere. Music… Amal, in her latest cartoon: “See my Wawa, kiss my Wawa.” The Wawa is the little tiny hurt “ouch”.. In this cartoon; a poor bleeding Palestinian child is begging from a wealthy Arabian man who seems not...
Lebanon: Chomsky's visit
lebanon.profile thinks that the American University of Beirut, the institution that paid for Chomsky's visit, should provide a more rounded view of the United States rather than present only the opinions of – what in the United States is deemed – the radical left.
Lebanon: The National Dialogue
Abu Kais sums the existing National Dialogue by saying; they hug, kiss and gently disagree.
Lebanon: Lebanon Spying on Syria
This is how Lebanon spies on Syria: Lebanon sends IT experts to inflict modernity on the Syrian government. Those experts design a network for the telecommunications ministry, and help them create a password. And when one day those experts access the system that they had designed using a password they...
Lebanon: Violence & Democracy
Violence taking over democracy again in Lebanon. This time inside one of the Lebanese universities. Cedar-Guardian has some details.