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· August, 2008

Stories about Lebanon from August, 2008

27 August 2008

Lebanon: Maid is Lebanese for Slave

How are some housemaids or domestic helpers being treated in Lebanon? Nash Suleiman sums up the reactions of Lebanese bloggers to this tragedy, following the release of a report on...

24 August 2008

Lebanon: Israel threatens while Syria seeks to buy arms

"What’s cooking?" is probably the most common question people in Lebanon are asking since Israel Environment Minister Gideon Ezra’s speech few days ago and the recent news of the Russian-Syrian...

22 August 2008

Lebanon: The Memorandum of Understanding…or Controversy?

Shia Hezbullah and Sunni Salafist groups in Lebanon have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that prohibits Muslims from killing each other. Hours later, the agreement was revoked. Nash Suleiman...

15 August 2008

Lebanon: Terrorist Attack in Tripoli – II

The terrorist attack that took place in Tripoli, Lebanon, is the most fatal since the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Al Hariri in February 2005. The place and the target...

Lebanon: The image of Islam

14 August 2008

Lebanon: Tripoli's Attack – More Online Reactions

Lebanon is back in the headlines after an explosion ripped through a bus in Tripoli, killing 18 people, including soldiers, and injuring tens more. And although the day the explosion...

Lebanon: The Presidential Visit to Syria

As the Lebanese president Michel Suleiman wraps up his first official visit to Syria, the regional media outlets are dedicating their resources and efforts to broadcast every event, announcement and...

Lebanon: Prisoners in Syria

13 August 2008

Lebanon: Terrorist attack in Tripoli

A terrorist explosion killed 11 people, including nine soldiers, and wounded 30 others in Tripoli, Lebanon. Moussa Bashir gathers the Lebanese bloggers first reactions to the tragedy.

Egypt: Singer Killed in Dubai, Not Cairo

Lebanon: Citizen vs Economy

8 August 2008

Lebanon: An Italian Lesson for Lebanon

What are the similarities between Lebanon and Italy, other than the fact that they both overlook the Mediterranean? Blogger Antoun Issa, in his latest post at Lebanese Chess argues that...

7 August 2008

Lebanon: The Beirut Spring Family

Lebanon: Fires and Global Warming

Summer forest fires have been erupting in what is left of the Lebanese wilderness for years now. And every year, the blame game is played; starting with parties and politicians...

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