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Antoun Issa · March, 2011

I'm a Lebanese-Australian journalist and current News and Opinion Editor at Lebanon's Al-Akhbar English. My personal website is antounissa.com and I can be followed on Twitter.

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Latest posts by Antoun Issa from March, 2011

29 March 2011

Syria: Complexity Behind the Protests

Unrest in Syria enters its second week, as anti-government protests continue in their bid to oust President Bashar al-Assad. Whilst it may seem that the unrest in Syria is a...

18 March 2011

Lebanon: Is Politics a Social Media Taboo?

Are Lebanese bloggers politically apathetic? Bloggers react to a Global Voices article that claimed a rally organised by former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Sunday 13 March was "snubbed" by...

16 March 2011

Lebanon: Bloggers Snub Hariri Rally

Inspired by uprisings across the Arab world, former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri held a rally in Beirut on Sunday calling for the disarming of the powerful Shi'ite Hezballah movement. Despite...

4 March 2011

Libya: Death Toll Rises to 6,000, US Mulls Intervention

Human rights groups have put the latest death toll in the Libyan crisis to over 6000, as pro-Gaddafi forces continue to pound opposition-held cities with air strikes. Libyan bloggers and...