Stories about Lebanon from November, 2014
All Set for Global Voices Meetup in Beirut, Lebanon, on November 26
Our next Global Voices Meetup is scheduled for November 26 to take place in Beirut, Lebanon. Please join members of our GV community for this special gathering.
‘Coup Today, Gone Tomorrow’ and Other Hilarious #FakeArabProverbs
With the current state of affairs in the Middle East "troubling," Arab Twitter users have launched the satirical #FakeArabProverbs to lighten the mood with a little humor.
They Vote So You Don’t Have To: Lebanon’s Parliament Extends Its Own Term in Office
In a move that could be a serious, dangerous even, setback for Lebanon, the national parliament has postposed elections for the second time.
Druze Leader Walid Joumbulatt Takes to Twitter
Lebanese politician and Druze leader Walid Joumblatt is on Twitter – and had a hard time proving it really was him. The account set up on October 27 has attracted about 17,000 followers so far — and a confirmation from the man himself. Yes it is me — Walid Joumblatt...
This Virtual Museum in Lebanon is Winning Censorship Battles
Thalia Rahme reports on the state of censorship in her country Lebanon, through an interview with those behind the Virtual Museum of Censorship.