Stories about Lebanon from February, 2010
Lebanon: Stolichnaya and the Girl in the Bathtub
Lebanese blogger Rami at “Plus961” posts some photographs of Stolichnaya‘s latest advertisement which included a girl in a bathtub in the streets of Beirut.
Lebanon: The Return of the Kamikaze
Lebanese Blogger and Illustrator Maya Zankoul shares her story of watching a mother crossing a very crowded and dangerous highway with her two children on foot.
Egypt: One year on from Gaza
Philip Rizk writes his thoughts and memories, a year after his abduction by Egyptian authorities – during his participation in the “To Gaza” march. He then covers a protest organized in Cairo in coordination with activists in Beirut, calling for an end to the construction of the Wall of Shame...
Lebanon: Parking Stories
Lebanese blogger Qifa Nabki shares two parking stories he has encountered recently in Lebanon.
Lebanon: GeekFest Beirut
Jessica at the “Social Media Exchange(SMEX)” covered in this post the “GeekFest Beirut” event, which was held on Febraury 6th in the capital Beirut, where Lebanon’s online community emerged offline.
Lebanon: The Better Daily Star Project
Annoyed by the current design of the news website "The Daily Star", Lebanese Blogger Beirut Spring redesigns the website to show that it can be done.
Lebanon: Bloggers push for Daily Star revamp
Lebanese bloggers are waging an online campaign to push the country's only English online newspaper to revamp its website. One blogger even takes the effort to redesign a mock - which his colleagues hope will prompt a change at The Daily Star, turning the "1920's Russian steam boat" into a 21st century cruise liner.