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· July, 2010

Stories about Lebanon from July, 2010

Lebanon: Felesteen 2.0

Felesteen 2.0 is setting up a series of new blogs as part of their social media project. The new bloggers are residents of the Shatila camp, ranging from 14 –...

Lebanon: Tweet Up Date Set

A tweet up (a meeting for Twitter users) will be held in Hamra, Beirut, on July 28, from 7pm to 10pm local time. Here are the details.

Lebanon: Sex and the City

From Lebanon, Guy Meets World reviews Sex and the City, the movie.

Lebanon: “Looks like Beirut” Award

Lebanon News: Under Rug Swept periodically awards the “Looks Like Beirut” Award “in recognition of the work done to keep the overused, worn-out, tired cliché “…looks like Beirut…” alive. It...

Lebanon: The Rule of Dinosaurs

Shortly after the recent cyber censorship incidents in Lebanon, the term "The Rule of Dinosaurs" started to be used by the e-activists in their campaign against this invasion of their...

Lebanon: FTP for Non Geeks

Lebanese blogger and freelancer Mir explains what FTP (File Transfer Protocol) means to the non-technical people in this post.

Lebanon: Saving the Planet and Sustainability

In this post, Ghassan Karam argues that “the biggest threat to human civilization and biodiversity as we know it is the human species itself” since the increase in the population...

Lebanon: The Plight of Palestinian Refugees

“We can work in any field or industry, they can’t. We can learn for free, they aren’t allowed. We have access to free healthcare, they don’t. We enjoy our dignity...

Lebanon: Swimming Pool Discrimination

“A group of independent activists organized a direct action on a number of touristic resorts that adopt racist policies towards migrant workers in Lebanon on the basis of color, race,...

Lebanon: Don't kill your language!

Is the Arabic language being murdered? Dany Awad comments on a new awareness project taking part on the streets of Beirut, imploring passers-by not to kill their language. See photos...

Lebanon: Round up of the Lebanese Blogosphere

Lebanese blog +961 posts this week's round up of links from Lebanese blogs here.

Lebanon: Three Arrested for Facebook Postings

Lebanese Naim George Hanna, 27, Antoine Youssef Ramya, 29, and Shebel Rajeh Qassab, 27, have been arrested for posting Facebook statuses against the Lebanese President Michel Suleiman. The Lebanese online...

MENA: CNN Journalist's Comment Sparks Controversy

The passing of Lebanese religious leader Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah was, for many, a major event. And yet, a passing remark on Twitter by an American CNN journalist of Lebanese...

Arab World: Remembering Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah

Lebanon's Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, a leading Shiite figure, has died at the age of 75 yesterday. The religious leader, with a huge following, was remembered by bloggers from...

Syria: All About the Lebanese

Syrian Maysaloon has a lot to say about the Lebanese in this post.

Lebanon: Najwa Karam's New Video Clip

Hanitizer at Arab-American group blog KABOBfest remarks on a new video clip by Lebanese signer Najwa Karam, which was produced with help from the Lebanese Army.

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