Daily Archives: January 18, 2011

Your place in my heart (Matrahak bi albi)

I would have called the series like this if I had a choice. That’s because I can’t forget this son, Elias, who played this Majida El Roumi song on the piano for his dead father. But I will be called something … Continue reading

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Wiam Wahhab’s coup

Sometimes I seriously think that becoming a politician in Lebanon is a question of chance, pure chance. Like the lottery. Wiam Wahhab for example.  In another country (of course) he’d be arrested for instigating to a coup d’etat. “The Internal … Continue reading

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Here we go again

“Naharnet: The Lebanese army sent reinforcements to Fanar, al-Zaatarieh, al-Ruweisat and patrols were seen roaming the streets.” These are mixed Christian- Shia areas in Jdeideh, North Metn, where there’s already a lot of tension because of Hezbollah’s activities in the region. And then … Continue reading

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Waiting….

STL prosecutor Danielle Bellmare, after filing the indictment last night: “According to the Rules of the Tribunal, I cannot reveal either the charges or the name of the person or persons referred to in the indictment. This continued confidentiality is … Continue reading

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