Category Archives: Egypt

The ousted dictator syndrome

Tunisian Ben Ali deposed president and Egypt’s Moubarak both caught the same virus and suffered strokes. Just when people started to talk about corruption under their rule. Does anybody know a provider of that voodoo dust which makes you seem … Continue reading

Posted in bahrain, Beirut, Egypt, Lebanon, Special Tribunal for lebanon, View over Beirut | 1 Comment

The wind of change – memories of a revolution

I was just a little girl when the Berlin Wall fell. Then I saw a revolution on television when I was 10 years old in my own country. I also saw an execution live on television on Christmas day. My … Continue reading

Posted in bahrain, Beirut, Egypt, Iran, protests, Syria, View over Beirut

The “not-talked-about” protests -Bahrain

I’d love to know what’s going on in Saudi Arabia… Not only infamous CNN is biased here. It seems Al Jazeera English has all its reporters in Egypt or covering Iran, Yemen, Algeria. Because Bahrain is not by far covered … Continue reading

Posted in Beirut, Egypt, media | 1 Comment

When kids spy

Or how do you sentence a teenager to 5 years of prison because she has a blog right after you just decided that bogging is “allowed”. “Syrian woman blogger Tal al-Mallouhi has been sentenced to five years in prison by … Continue reading

Posted in Arab-Israeli conflict, Beirut, Egypt, Syria, View over Beirut

How the Syrian “day of rage” was dodged

Article in Christian Science Monitor. Of course, there is no byline on the piece. And here’s a good analysis by Ammar Abdulhamid, a Syrian activist living in Washington. Why Syria is not ready for a day of rage. I’d report … Continue reading

Posted in Beirut, Egypt, Lebanon, protests in Egypt, Special Tribunal for lebanon, Syria, View over Beirut

Lebanon is back in the news

I just saw the headlines of Al Jazeera this morning at 9 30.The second news was about Lebanon, STL and Bellemare’s hearing. I guess most of my Lebanese friends who were “complaining” that Egypt stole the spotlight from Lebanon throwing … Continue reading

Posted in Beirut, Egypt, protests in Egypt, Special Tribunal for lebanon

Pro-Mubarak protester confessing he was paid

Twitted by Angie.

Posted in Egypt, protests in Egypt, View over Beirut