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· February, 2008

Stories about Lebanon from February, 2008

Lebanon: Finding Leila Abu Saba

Leila Abu Saba writes about how readers find their way to her blog.

Lebanon: US Embassy in Serbia on Fire

From Lebanon, Sophia keeps us up-to-date with the attack on the US Embassy in Serbia in this post.

Lebanon: Danish Cartoons Again

“Oh, no. Not again. Not Danish cartoons. Ayatullah Muhammad Husayn Fadlallah sent an official letter to the Danish government regarding Danish cartoons (not pastries). He express his concern that “some...

Lebanon: Escalations Continue

“Hizballah and Amal continue to pit the Lebanese Shiite community against the rest of their compatriots in an effort to satisfy the agendas of their regional allies,” remarks Blacksmith Jade,...

Lebanon: Two Republics; One Country

“It is official: Lebanon is now made of two separate and distinct republics: a Sunni republic versus a Shi`ite republic, and each republic enjoys an outside regional and international patron....

Lebanon: Queen Rania and Palestinians

“Finally. The queen of Jordan finally commented on the regular Israeli killing of Palestinians. She urged Palestinians to avoid…reckless driving,” writes Lebanese commentator Asad Abu Khalil.

Imad Moughniyeh's execution without trial

Lebanese blogger Frencheagle discusses the assassination [Fr] of Hezbollah leader Imad Moughniyeh, described as an execution without trial, and its impact on Lebanon.

Egypt: Mughniyeh's Assassination

Zeinobia from Egypt sheds light on the assassination of Lebanese Hizbullah second in command Imad Mughniyeh in this post.

Bahrain: Response to Hezbollah leader's death

Hezbollah has wide support in Bahrain, and there has been an immediate response to the news of the death of Imad Mughniyeh, a top Hezbollah leader, reports Ayesha Saldanha.

Syria: Imad Mughniyeh Assassinated

The latest headlines from Damascus talk of a car bomb explosion in the uptown neighborhood of Kafar Suseh. The explosion - as was discovered later today - was a successful...

Lebanon: Fairouz Attacked for Singing in Syria

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia expresses her annoyance with the way legendary Lebanese singer Fairouz is being attacked after singing in Syria.

Lebanon: Winograd's Lamentations

From Lebanon, M Bashir Winograd’s report in this post.

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