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· November, 2007

Stories about Lebanon from November, 2007

Special Coverage: Middle East Peace 2007

The Middle East Question has grabbed the international headlines for more than half a century. It is now the turn of the region's netizens to vent off and add their...

Israel: Blogger's Views on the Annapolis Summit

The Annapolis Conference, held on November 27, 2007 at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, ended with the issuing of a joint statement from all parties. Over the...

Annapolis: The View from the Middle East

With leaders and politicians from the Middle East and far afield meeting in Annapolis, US, over brokering a peace deal between Israel and its Arab neighbours, the mood remains somber,...

Lebanese: Indentification by Sect

Lebanese blogger m. accuses the BBC of following the crowd, and identifying people it interviews by their sects.

Lebanon: Unconstitutional State of Emergency

The government is going to announce that the state of emergency is unconstitutional because apparently the constitution says that the government must announce it and it should be signed by...

Lebanon: State of Emergency..Or Not

Lebanon is in a political limbo after parliament failed to elect a successor for President Emile Lahoud today. Hours before the end of his term, Lahoud ordered the army to...

Arabeyes: Halal Pork?

Islam, like Judaism, bans its adherents from consuming pork. But what happens when rumours about 'Halal' or religiously sanctioned pork appear in the market? Here's what some bloggers and participants...

Lebanon: Pessimistic About the Elections

Lebanese blogger Maze is pessimistic about his country's presidential elections. “Tomorrow is the presidential elections in Lebanon after months of killing,destruction and pain…personally I'm pessimistic and don't think that a...

Kuwait: Motorbike Trip

Kuwaiti blogger Hellraiser continues to update us on his motorbike trip from Kuwait to Beirut, Lebanon, and back on this blog. The blogger has just arrived in Amman, Jordan, from...

Lebanon: Presidential Elections Debate Continues

Yesterday, November 22, was officially Lebanon’s Independence Day. Today is the constitutional deadline for the election of a new president of the republic. Bloggers reflections range from optimistic and pessimistic...

Lebanon: Becoming a Successful Politician

Lebanese blogger Life Flaw suggests ways of becoming a successful politician in Lebanon. “If you are not a fortunate son of a… leader, you need to find an alternative way...

Lebanon: Introducing Yamli.com

Lebanese blogger m. introduces us to a new site, developed by Lebanese programmers. Yamli enables you to search the Arabic website, using English fonts.

Lebanon: You Are Interfering

“After a publicly open back and forth discussion between the U.S. of A. and Syria, each, blaming the other for interfering in the Lebanese presidential elections; I see no room...

Lebanon: Compromise President

The Blacksmiths of Lebanon discuss who the ideal ‘comprise’ president of Lebanon could be in this post.

Lebanon: Presidential Elections Debate

Lebanon has officially entered the constitutional period for the election of a new president, the deadline for which is November 23. Here are a few reactions from the Lebanese blogosphere...

Algeria: Fouad Ajami as Undersecretary

Algerian blogger Nouri argues why he doesn't think Lebanese born academician Fouad Ajami should not be an undersecretary in the US cabinet.

Lebanon: Phoenician DNA

“It’s possible now to test yourself if you are descended from the the ancient mariners: the Phoenicians, or simply migrated from another part of the world,” writes Lebanos.

Lebanon: Presidential Selection

“Alas it seems Beirut isn't that important in deciding the outcome of Lebanon's presidential selection,” writes Jamal.

Lebanon: Car accidents

Lebanon, 2007, recorded the greatest number of car accidents to date – 830 casualties and more than 10,000 injuries, reports Liliane.

Jordan: Fairoz in Concert

Jordanian Roba Al Assi attended a concert by legendary Lebanese singer Fairuz and here‘s her preview of the event.

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