Stories about Lebanon from November, 2010
Iraq: Connecting the Dots
Iraq, Lebanon and South Africa. What have they all got in common? IraqPundit connects the dots in this post.
Lebanon: Remembering the Armenian Genocide
Adon posts (Ar) that the demonstration which took place to protest the visit of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Lebanon last week, should have included all of the Lebanese and not only Armenians. He asserts that the demand to recognize the Armenian Genocide or any other genocide should not be...
Lebanon: Man Sentenced for Abusing Domestic Worker
Mount Lebanon criminal court sentenced a Lebanese to six years hard labor, reduced to three years prison term, for attempting to rape a Filipino domestic worker in his place of work, reports Ethiopian Suicides.
Lebanon: Warmer than usual
Seif and Beirut writes about the warmer than usual weather in Lebanon around this time of the year and its possible effects on water supply and other environmental issues.
Lebanon: Lebneneez Calendar 2011
Artist and blogger Nadine Feghaly posts about the collaboration of 12 Lebanese artists who made a calendar out of their illustrations of their favourite Lebanese saying.
Lebanon: Blogoshpere Embraces LGBT Bloggers
“…as blogging in general is becoming more and more popular in Lebanon, so are Lebanese LGBT blogs. The blogs are very new, less than a year old… The themes of the blog are as diverse as the Lebanese LGBT community itself,” wrote Daisy, who also linked to some of the...
Lebanon: Blogging Lebanon – the Convention
“After its unfortunate cancellation last May due to student protests at the American University of Beirut, AUB's Online Collaborative is announcing the relaunch of AUB's First Lebanese Bloggers Convention, now renamed to Blogging Lebanon,” writes Moudz, who posts details about the event.
Lebanon: Le bonheur
In a blog dedicated to paintings and illustrations, Ella posts this painting about a happy moment of a girl and her cat.
Lebanon: CBC Report on Hariri Assassination Sparks Debate
An in-depth CBC report on the high-profile assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Al Hariri has sparked intense discussion in the Lebanese blogosphere.
Iran: Online Rage against Lebanese Hezbollah Leader
Several Iranian bloggers have reacted to an online video where Lebanese Hezbollah Leader, Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah, makes the controversial claims that Iran does not have any Persian civilisation and that the Islamic Republic's founder was of Arab ancestry.
Lebanon: Jismi, One Day, One Struggle
Lebanon-based groups Nasawiya, Helem and Meem launched a new website named “Jismi” (Ar) (My Body) dedicated to the annual “One Day, One Struggle” campaign, a unique effort to underscore the joint struggle against the violation of sexual and bodily rights in Muslim societies.