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· September, 2007

Stories about Lebanon from September, 2007

Kuwait: 1,000 Women in Swimsuits

A 1,000 women in swimsuits? Fonzy, a Lebanese blogger living in Kuwait, wishes the record would be broken over and over again.

Lebanon: Language Differentiating Islamic Movements

Bech raises this question among others: “Is there something that differentiates Islamic movements from other movements?“ And he answers, tentatively: “The difference is in the language used as representative of...

Lebanon: Politically Apathetic

I am politically apathetic.I prefer this to being engaged in a political party whose leaders will deceive me, double-cross their ideals and sell their martyrs to the highest bidder… declares...

Lebanon: Explosions Depressing

“It’s really gotten to a point where there isn’t much more that can go wrong. I’ve honestly lost count on how many politicians have gotten assassinated in the past couple...

Lebanon: Calling for the boycott of a book

Arch.Memory at Lebanese Blogger Forum is calling for the boycott of the bestselling book “1000 Places To See Before You Die” because it has a “gaping omission that is simply...

Lebanon: Assassination Foreseen

“‘Something big will happen after Ramadan.’ ‘People will start fighting outside of Beirut.’ And the most popular one: ‘Someone will get killed during the presidential elections.’ [snip] Well, it seems...

Lebanon: MP Antoine Ghanem Assassinated

Member of the Lebanese Parliament Antoine Ghanem was assassinated today by a bomb that targeted his car in Beirut’s suburb of Sin el-Fil, Hursh Tabet area. Mr. Ghanem, 64, was...

Lebanon: Terrorist Explosion

“A large terrorist explosion targetted the Sin el Fil area on the outskirt of Beirut. LBC is reporting that the explosion is near Antoine Library. The reporter is saying that...

Lebanon: Ramadan Kareem

A bountiful and peaceful Ramadan to all from Lebanon. In this post Moussa Bashir takes us to the homes of Lebanese bloggers who break their fast with their families, showing...

Lebanon: Historic dates and decline of Lebanese blogosphere

Phil at Libanismes (Fr) notes three historic dates that greatly affected the Lebanese blogosphere during the past two years. The first was February 2005, the date of the assassination of...

Lebanon: Maids Abused

Sursock and UrShalim posted excerpts and links to reports of cases of abuse as well as dire working conditions that some maids from Africa experience while working in Lebanon.

Iraq: Vacationing in Lebanon and Syria

Iraqi blogger Faiza Al-Arji posts pictures from her last vacation to Syria and Lebanon here.

Lebanon: HRW Blames Israel for Lebanese Civilian Casualties

In its latest report, the Human Rights Watch made the point that Hezbullah did not use civilians as human shields while fighting against Israel in the war during summer 2006....

Lebanon: Celebrating the Return of Soldiers

My Beloved Lebanon and Blacksmiths of Lebanon posted many photos of the jubilant crowds welcoming the returning soldiers their months long battle with Fateh el Islam in the Naher el...

Lebanon: Army Ends “Fateh el Islam”

The siege of Nahr el Bared refugee camp is finally over. The Lebanese Army ended the warfare with the so called “Fateh el Islam” militants after 105 days by killing...

Kuwait: Dedicated Post

Lebanese blogger Fonzy, who is based in Kuwait, dedicates this post to “a blogger friend, who became an email friend, then a chatting friend, then a real-life friend. And this...

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