Moussa Bashir · January, 2011

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 January, 2011

Lebanon: Fears of Instability

  23 January 2011

“I want the stress of my day to revolve around how much heart-clogging saturated fat was in my lunchtime sandwich, not around whether there are going to be a few armed thugs shooting at each other in the streets tonight. Or whether a car bomb is going to go off...

Lebanon: Fears of Escalation

  23 January 2011

“So again I tell you, I am not a political analyst nor a fortune teller; however, I am strongly pessimistic when it comes to our political situation. In the end, it makes me sad to say I am almost certain that the current “cold war”, which has been crippling the...

Lebanon: Twitter 101

  23 January 2011

Nadine Moawad posts a beginner's guide to Twitter in Lebanon starting from signing up for an account passing through building connections and ending with useful tips.

Lebanon: Kuntar Remembers Prison Days in Israel

  23 January 2011

 “Just wait another week and you will realize that the Lebanese Resistance is playing ATARI with Israel “defense forces”.”  Adonis quotes Samir Kuntar's response to the warden, at Hadarim prison, who was boasting that Hezbollah will be crushed in a couple of days during the 2006 war. Kuntar was released from Israeli...

Lebanon: Negotiating the fate of STL

“He [PM Saad Hariri] has already brought his “price” down by exonerating Syria … He has also exonerated Hizbullah’s leadership from any connection with the crime … All that’s left is for him to join his opponents in claiming that the STL [Special Tribunal for Lebanon] was infiltrated by Israel and that...

Lebanon: Fighting Drugs

Salmanonline posts an article (Ar) about drugs addiction among the Lebanese youth. He discusses the role played by some political parties and other specialized organizations to combat its widespread.

Lebanon: Banning land sale between religions

“This law is an insult to each and every one of us. It lays bare the state of bankruptcy that our sectarian democracy has reached,” states Mustapha in describing the draft law, authored by the Lebanese labor minister, that would prevent Christians and Muslims from selling property to each other...

Lebanon: Iraqi refugees and Lebanese sectarianism

“If I do not wear my cross, and I speak in the Iraqi dialect, automatically people think I am Shiite, and I get the very lousy treatment…”, said Joseph, an Iraqi refugee living in Lebanon, in an interview with Seif. The contact and interview for this post took place through Facebook.

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