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· March, 2009

Stories about Lebanon from March, 2009

Lebanon: First Embassy in Syria

Blacksmiths of Lebanon report on the opening of Lebanon's first-ever embassy in Syria which seals the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Lebanon: Graffiti in Hamra Street

“The REK crew” (Red Eye Kamikazes) have been doing graffiti in Hamra Street, Beirut, for several Saturdays. As they told Rami who also snapped a few photos and posted on...

Lebanon: “Help” censored

“HELP!” is a new Lebanese film addressing sex, prostitution, drugs and homelessness. Mazen posts about the the Censorship Department in the General Security withdrqwing its permission for the planned screening...

Lebanon: Pink Taxis for the Ladies

“A taxi firm in Lebanon has unveiled a new concept geared toward women, complete with a fleet of pink cars and pink-attired female drivers ready to keep the sexes apart,”...

Lebanon: Ends blog to delete past

“Over the past four years, sometimes on the pages of this blog, I shed all the broken pieces of the heart that Lebanon broke…It became harder to blog. …My new...

Lebanon: Demonstrating for Migrant Workers rights

“I worked for three years and never received my salary” and “The Mister Beats Madame Everyday” are some of the slogans raised during a demonstration to support migrant workers in...

Lebanon: Israel Apartheid Week Ends

UrShalim, from Lebanon, posts a video to mark the end of the Israeli Apartheid Week 2009.

Australian film on Lebanese gangs talk of the town

An Australian film depicting Lebanese gang life in Sydney's western suburbs has sparked more than a series of reviews. “The Combination“ was pulled from several cinemas in Sydney after brawls...

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