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· September, 2008

Stories about Lebanon from September, 2008

Lebanon: Lyrical Internet Usage Map

A Diamond's Eye View of the World, an American who lives/lived in Lebanon, draws our attention to Lumeta’s Internet mapping project, which “includes this lyrical (okay, slightly alien-looking) map of...

Lebanon: Hommus and Tabbouli

Lebanese blog Hommus & Tabbouli provides a list of mouth watering cuisine from Lebanon and beyond.

Lebanon: Army Soldiers Targeted…Again

Forty five days after the first bombing of a bus transporting army soldiers in Lebanon, another bomb exploded in Tripoli today, killing at least four soldiers and wounding over 20...

Lebanon: Terror strikes in Tripoli again

A remote control car bomb ripped through a military bus this morning killing four soldiers and a civilian in the northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon. Today’s bombing is the second...

Lebanon: A Blogger's Debut

In his blog debut, Only Lebnane talks about his opinion regarding the Lebanese society and how its foundations are becoming more sectarian and political.

Lebanon: Homosexuality in Lebanon

Although Lebanon stands out as a more tolerant space for homosexuality in the Middle East, the real life for this section of the community is not paved with roses. A...

Lebanon: Political Tensions are Escalating

While the people in Lebanon were under the impression that the latest negotiations between the leading political groups might translate into a glimpse of a brighter and calmer days to...

Lebanon: Ramadan ‘not that great’

Kuwaiti blogger Ray is in Lebanon where she says: “lebanon isn't that great in ramadan. [But]bas the weather is AMAZING.”

The Middle East Remembers 9/11

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the US, a pivotal day in history and a day which brought about so much heartbreak and destruction not...

Lebanon: The Assassination's Echo

Mr Saleh Aridi was about to drive his car when a bomb planted under the driver-seat went off, killing him on the spot. Mr Aridi a well known top adviser...

UAE: Iran Quake's Tremors Felt in Dubai

Tremors from an earthquake in nearby Iran were felt in Dubai and other parts of the UAE, sending thousands of office workers and residents to the streets as high-rise buildings...

Lebanon: An Unformal Interview

When the government shows no signs of responsibility and when the economy provides very little opportunities , some people turn to any means to support their families. Rawaa writes a...

Lebanese: Kufi Scripts Makes Fashion Debut

Lebanese blog Letters features summer fashions which highlight Arabic Kufi calligraphy patterns in this photo post.

Lebanon: Political Tension Takes Over The Blogosphere

The political tension in Lebanon is escalating to critical levels with each passing day. The latest helicopter downing by Hezbollah managed to add more conflicts between the politicians and the...

Egypt: Tycoon Arrested in Singer's Murder

An Egyptian billionaire has been arrested in connection to the murder of a Lebanese singer in Dubai, UAE. Following are some reactions from Egyptian bloggers.

Lebanon: More Signs of Corruption

With consumer goods hitting a new record in Lebanon this summer, Lebanese are starving for electricity in their homes as well. Ms.Tee writes about the power-shortage situation and the corruption...

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