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Moussa Bashir · July, 2008

I live in Beirut, Lebanon, where I work in education as a Head of Division and as a physics teacher. I'm married and blessed with two kids. My personal blog and twitter.

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Latest posts by Moussa Bashir from July, 2008

Lebanon: Clashes in the North

Blacksmiths of Lebanon posted a video (about 2 minutes) showing live clips of the clashes currently taking place in North Lebanon as shown on a local TV station.

Lebanon: Reviving Lebanon’s Jewish Community

“Lebanese Expatriates are helping to fund and renovate the ancient Magen Abraham synagogue in the heart of the Lebanese capital, one of the largest in the Arab world. Renovation is...

Lebanon: Defying Political Unstability

“The will to live is stronger than death, happiness is stronger than sadness, and peace is stronger than war,” writes The Lebanese Inner Circle, who is reporting on the musical...

Lebanon: “Lebanon Cluster Bomb”, the Film

“The film is a primer on the cluster munition problem in Lebanon, but much more so an intimate portrait of those struggling to rebuild their lives after the devastating 2006...

Lebanon: “Wild Recycling”

“This little truck passes through my street every morning… It stops at every bin, and 2 young men (almost kids) open all the garbage bags and empty them of their...

Lebanon: Mental Laziness and Stereotyping

“That common American/Israeli refrain that Arabs have a cult of death, whereas Israelis/the West love life is older than, e.g., suicide bombings. It is, I think, a thought well-embeded in...

Lebanon: Forest Fires and Land Mines

“Wild fires near Aley are causing civil-war-era mines to explode and are proving hard for the firefighters to contain,” reports Mustapha with photos of the fires.

Lebanon: Women's Rights

“I remember a friend of mine… who was quite worried during the latest armed confrontations… because her estranged husband won’t give her permission to take the children out of the...

Lebanon: Flashmobbers

Lebanese Flashmobbers hit the streets of Beirut on Saturday (July 19) and slept on the sidewalks of Ain el Mreisseh for five minutes and that was captured in photos by...

Lebanon: Return of Prisoners – Part 2

Moussa Bashir takes a second look at the posts of Lebanese bloggers and their reactions to the latest prisoner swap with Israel. While some are celebrating - others are warning...

Lebanon: Return of prisoners

Today was declared a public holiday in Lebanon, which is giving five of its citizens/fighters a hero’s welcome. These resistance fighters have just been released from Israeli prisons. The release...

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