Stories about Lebanon from July, 2007
Lebanese Jamal Ghosn admits he has only travelled to Damascus five times in his life.
Lebanese Maze, who lives in Kuwait, travelled to Jordan and shows us how people party in summer.
Palestinian Haitham Sabbah suggests that Hillary Clinton apologises to the UN for the death of a peace-keeper in Lebanon, after approving the sale of cluster bombs to Israel.
“I understand why cleavage or nudity is usually covered with a black marker, but covering this man completely from head to toe I don’t understand…” writes Lebanese Mark, who lives in Kuwait.
Issandr El Amrani, who blogs from Egypt, tells us why one in three Lebanese wants to leave his county.
MMMMMMM from Lebanon posts pictures of his home in Lebanon and muses: “I wonder if one day my children are gonna grow up where I grew.”
Charles Malek, from Lebanon, is wondering: Is France turning the tables on Syria?
Muslim Bloggers have published a logo on their collective blog to remember what they call “Hezbollah's victory in 33 days war against Israel in July 2006.”
Varesin writes[Fa] about last year war between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon.The blogger says “the victory of Hezbollah proves that investing in Islamic groups can be very fruitful.”The blogger reminds that supporting Islamic groups is one of foundations of Islamic Republic.
Last year, around this time, Israel was waging what it later dubbed as "Second Lebanon War" against Lebanon. So last week, most Lebanese bloggers wrote about this war. The posts were about their recollections, reflections, analysis, etc, focusing on the 33 days of summer 2006 in Lebanon. The posts reflect the diverse opinions and perspectives regarding this conflict. This summary attempts to give a sample of as wide a variety of points of view as possible.
Palestinian Haitham Sabbah gives us his thoughts on the war in Nahr el Bared, Lebanon, and asks: “Who is benefiting from this ongoing crisis? You may ask the Lebanese government and the ‘brave’ Palestinian leaders inside and outside Lebanon.”
Lebanese blogger Mazen writes about a new service with a twist in its provider's name.
Riemer Brouwer from Lebanon writes about a memorial service held for fallen soldiers after Lebanon cancelled its Army Day celebrations, scheduled for August 1.
Serene from Lebanon brings us the story of Sobheiya, who lives in the Sinai desert.
Golaniya writes about attending a memorial service for three Palestinians shot dead by the Lebanese Army during a peaceful demonstration in Baddawi.
The UN team investigating the Hariri murder has identified the individuals involved in the planning and execution of the Hariri murder, reports Abu Kais from Lebanon.
Bob from Lebanon reflects on last year's war with Israel, saying it was “another battle in a very long war.”
Lebanese Faysal gives us his views on last year's war in Lebanon here.
“It is a shame some people cannot make a distinction between politics and everyday life,” writes M from Lebanon in the wake of Israeli blogger and journalist Lisa Goldman visit to Lebanon.
Israeli Lisa Goldman writes about her trip to Beirut and her coverage one year after the war with Israel and the reactions it received.
Lebanese Rampurple gives us a sneak preview of two events she enjoyed – a wedding and a school reunion.