Daily Archives: January 25, 2011

March 14’s Protest

One can easily spot around 100 people gathered in Martyrs’  Square in Downtown Beirut. Most of the people here haven’t seen each other since the last protest, so they are being quite courteous, shaking hands and kissing each other three … Continue reading

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Najib Mikati is the new Prime Minister

He won already. With 68 votes out of 128 in the Lebanese Parliament. But what does the people want. That is not clear at all.

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May 7 – but the other way around

An Nahar reports that Future Movement supporters protesting on the streets of Beirut attacked several media outlets (perceived as supporting March 8) crews. Protesters set ablaze a vehicle that belongs to Al-Jadid television crew. 11:41am LBC: Media outlets in Beirut and … Continue reading

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The recycled “democracy” argument

I heard it a lot last night. I keep hearing it and reading it this morning.I also heard it a lot in May 7. But from different people. I googled “Lebanese democracy” and i found these two pretty chickies. Prettier … Continue reading

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Morning news

No more fires, no more burning tires, army deployed everywhere. Expected organized peaceful sit-ins, according to Future movement. Well yes, nothing is spontaneous in Lebanon.

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