Stories about Lebanon from January, 2010
Ethiopia-based bloggers rushed to defend the safety record of the country's national airline on Monday after one of its planes crashed near Beirut, with all 90 people on board feared dead.
Condolences poured in on Twitter after an Ethiopian Airlines jet plunged into the Mediterranean minutes after its take off from Beirut, Lebanon. All 90 people on board are presumed dead after the plane caught fire during a lightning storm and crashed into the sea.
Sean at “The Human Province” talks about how he was robbed at gunpoint in a cab in the capital Beirut.
Armigatus presents several views on valet parking in Lebanon, encouraging people to walk instead of drive, in this post.
"Kolena Laila"(We are all Laila) is an online initiative that aims to spread awareness about the Arab women in the Middle East and North Africa. In its fourth year, "Laila" got to be Lebanese. Here are some of the Lebanese bloggers' contributions.
Matthew Cassel reports the suicide of Theresa Seda, a Filipino domestic worker in Beirut. Read the chilling details of how such suicides- which have been increasing in numbers- are going ignored at Justimage.
Global Voices author and translator Layal Al Khatib from Beirut, Lebanon has a special interest in making sure that languages right to left (RTL) look attractive when viewed on computer screens.