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Lebanon’s first expatriate voters show true colors

There is a fantasy among many in Lebanon- liberals in particular– that a silent majority of Lebanese do not support the country's political establishment....

Who has been attacking protestors in Beirut?

"Listen you f**ks," the man wearing military style pants and boots yelled at dozens of young male and female activists gathered in front of...

Political posters removed except…

There has been much fanfare about the removal of political signs and posters from Beirut, as part of a reported reconciliation deal between the...

The Republic of Amal

In light of yesterday's Lebanese Forces post, I thought I would introduce you to Amal land:Home of Imam Musa Sadr and Hard Rock Cafe:More...

Pick a flag, any flag

Tyre, yesterday.Supposedly there is a 1945 law which states no flag other than the Lebanese one should be raised over its territory--"under any circumstances." 

Nabih Berri…forever?

Nabih Berri has been speaker of Lebanon's parliament for over 20 years. Finally, he's getting some recognition.The folks at Take Back Parliament have put...

Pro- Hezbollah/Syria parade through Hamra

Around 12:30 PM today while trying to get some work done, I heard a cacophony of honking that went on for longer than the...

Salim Slem squeeze

The Army had blocked off all roads leading to Salim Slem this afternoon, following clashes after a rally by supporters of the Salfist preacher Ahmed...

On Coffin Draping

A picture can tell a thousand words and this one is all too Lebanese. Where else in the world are caskets routinely draped in...

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