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· February, 2007

Stories about Lebanon from February, 2007

Lebanon: Academia, Agriculture and Construction

Let us begin this week’s roundup of the Lebanese blogosphere with non–political posts. Let us start from a post about two Lebanese salads that are used as appetizers during meals:...

Syrian Blogsphere: Free Kareem, Towards a Democratic Syria, Arabism and More

The Syrian blogsphere reacted to the news about the sentencing of Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabil Sulaiman with disgust. Abu Kareem from Levantine Dreamhouse wrote… The language of the charges is...

Lebanon's War, Again

How will the Lebanese get over their past if they don't discuss it, says Syrian blogger Abu Kareem. “Many if not most Lebanese children get their education in non-secular schools...

Lebanon: Cold Civil War

You have heard of the cold war and you know what a civil war is. But what is a cold civil war? You need to read about it at Mustapha’s...

Did Hizbollah Rebuild Itself?

Issandr El Amrani posts a question by a reader on the point of the summer war on Lebanon if “Hizbollah can build itself back up to pre-war capabilities after just...

Lebanon: The Ship in the Bottle

Ever wondered how the ship got into the bottle? Lebanese blogger Mark shows us how here.

Lebanon: Can Politicians Fast?

Lebanese blogger Liliane is wondering whether politicians can fast or stop doing what they love for the 50 days of Lent.

Lebanon: Observing Lent

Lebanese blogger Rampurple is observing Lent this year. “Let the countdown begin. 49 days left until Easter and until I have chocolate and burgers again. Those are what I am...

Iran Flooding Archaeological Sites

Ancient archaeological sites dating back to the pre-Islamic invasion era are about to be flooded in Iran, writes Lebanese blogger Publius Pundit. The writer urges readers to sign an important...

Arabisc: Pictorial Tour of the Middle East

Fed up of all the politics in the Middle East? Me too. This week we will take a pictorial tour of the region, making stops in Qatar, Bahrain, Tunisia and...

Lebanon: Terrorist Attack and Hariri’s Commemoration

Two years ago, on February 14, a massive terrorist explosion targeting Rafic Hariri took away his life and the lives of many others. Fast forward, two years and many dramatic...

From Lebanon to India

Respect for the rule of law is what separates Lebanon from India, according to Lebanese blogger Ms Levantine.

Lebanon: Anti-Syria Sentiments ‘Real’

Lebanese blogger Mustafa says although a rally in Beirut yesterday was tarnished by useless gimmicks, it showed that the anti-Syrian majority ‘is definitely not “fictional”.’

Valentine Special: Is Love in the Air in the Middle East?

If a picture says a thousand words, this is the image Cece, who is based between Bahrain and Kuwait, has posted to sum up how she feels about Valentine's Day....

Lebanon: Sectarianism and Peace Groups

The fears of sectarian strife may be the reason why a good number of bloggers wrote about sectarianism this week. However, as one may expect, bloggers do not agree on...

Lebanon: Know Thy Neighbour

Lebanese blogger Ms Levantine gives us a brief outline of the history of Shia in Lebanon here.

Lebanon: We Want the Truth

Lebanese blogger EDB wants to know the truth and is calling for an international tribunal to “try the drug dealers who supplied Anna Nicole (Smith) with a lethal overdose.”

Lebanon: Hip Hop and Public Diplomacy

Want to learn more about the relationship between hip hop and public diplomacy? Read what Lebanese blogger Abu Aardvark has to say about it here.

Arabisc: Egyptian Women a Cut Above the Rest

Prostitution, female circumcision and lesbianism aren't vices restricted to Egyptian woman, says Egyptian blogger Tamr Heneh, in an open letter to Egyptian talk show hostess Dr Hala Sarhan. According to...

Lebanon: So Lebanese

Lebanese blogger Nancy D describes this picture as ‘So Lebanese.’

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