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· January, 2007

Stories about Lebanon from January, 2007

25 January 2007

Arabisc: Hijab-clad Doll Under Fire in Tunisia

This is Fulla, the Hijab-clad Arab Muslim adaptation of the decadent West's Barbie doll. Our Barbie wears the Hijab (head scarf) and Islamic attire – a long dress with long...

Lebanon At the Brink of a Civil War

24 January 2007

Lebanon: General Strike

A general strike that was called for by the opposition brought Lebanon to a standstill today. Bloggers posted photos, video clips, analysis and updates on the strike and the activities...

Egypt: Spotlight on Beirut

18 January 2007

Lebanon: A Bouquet of Topics

A variety of subjects were brought up in the Lebanese blogosphere this week. Following are some of the topics with links to selected posts about each. Hope you enjoy reading...

9 January 2007

Lebanon: Politics of Economy

The Lebanese blogosphere seems to be in a semi-lull this week. Nevertheless some bloggers reflected on topics such as the theory of evolution, the economical situation in Lebanon and the...

6 January 2007

Saddam execution video re-ignites death penalty debates worldwide

Human Rights Video

Over the past four months, we've tried to feature and contextualise videos we felt should be seen and debated by a wider audience. Today's featured human rights video is something...

2 January 2007

Lebanon: Saddam Hussein and Lebanese Politics

The last week in 2006 wasn't just about the celebration of the holidays. There's also the anti-government protest, the hanging of the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, and politics in the...