Monthly Archives: April 2012

شعب لبنان نائم مستسلم، حتى أمام سرقة الرغيف من فمه

حين قرّر مجلس الوزراء معاقبة ذوي الدخل المحدود جداً بحرمانهم رغيفاً واحداً من كل رزمة خبز إرضاءً لأصحاب المخابز والأفران ومن إليهم، قفزت من ذاكرتي قصة توفيق يوسف عواد “الرغيف”، والصبي الأعرج، وقميص الصوف، والحرب ثم مرّت أمامي صورٌ وحكايات … Continue reading

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A glimmer of hope in Lebanon

I could not believe that I was actually doing this. The excitement was keeping me from going to sleep, even after a strenuous long day and the late hour. I could feel the sense of pride running through my veins. … Continue reading

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Carpooling in Lebanon – خود رفيقك عطريقك

Enough frustration, negativity and criticism! I decided to continue where I first started, to use this log to highlight good news about Lebanon for both Lebanese residing in the country and those abroad. The Lebanese war lords will always be … Continue reading

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شو بعدو ناطر الشعب اللبناني؟

قررت إنو إكتب هلمرة بالعربي، وباللهجة اللبنانية بالاخص، يمكن لأن بخجل فرجي الأجانب مستوى التخاطب السياسي ببلدي، خاصةً من بعد ما كون جربت فرجيون صورة حلوة عن مجتمعنا وتقاليدنا والغي فكرة الهمجية والتعصب الديني يلي بتزرعها وسائل الإعلام بافكارهن….. واخترت … Continue reading

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Raise Your Voice

Raise Your Voice now or Forever Be Silent. Take action against the tyranny of the corrupt politicians hijacking our country, or be willing to lose your right as a Lebanese to bitch around the system and criticize constantly. Wherever your … Continue reading

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37 years

The 13th of April marks the day the civil war started in Lebanon in 1975. Today, Lebanese will be bombarded by the significance of the 37th memory of the civil war with the famous slogan (Remembered but not repeated – … Continue reading

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You reap what you sow ( كما تكونوا يولى عليكم)

With the price of the gallon of unleaded gasoline fuel reaching $6 per gallon, the nonchalant Lebanese wake up and start criticizing the government and the system. Why, because now, they can feel the economic burden of such prices seriously … Continue reading

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The war of comments!!!!!

As a Lebanese currently residing abroad, I try to stay up to date with the news of Lebanon through the various websites that provide such news, be it television, newspapers, political parties or even the social media. With the deterioration … Continue reading

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Lebanese everywhere, even the Titanic ( اللبناني بكل عرس إلو قرص)

We all know by now the wide-spread of the Lebanese diaspora all over the world. We have all heard of the names of very successful Lebanese descendants across the world, from the richest man Carlos Slim to the third best-selling … Continue reading

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