Category Archives: Make a difference

Young, educated, new faces in the Lebanese cabinet

It is quite interesting how some ironic statements become normal acceptable jargon in the world of Lebanese politics. If you have been following the news over the past, let’s say 2 months, you should have noticed the rise in the … Continue reading

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What can WE do? Let’s start the conversation

Dear Lebanese, Whether you reside inside or outside Lebanon, you are probably aching due to the situation that our country is facing at the moment. It is not easy to live amidst fear, not knowing whether today your path crosses … Continue reading

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Civil Marriage in Lebanon: a victim of personal interpretations!

As a life-long advocate for civil marriage in Lebanon, and as a true believer in its inherent power of combating sectarianism in Lebanon, I  follow this matter closely and try to use this medium to lobby for it. In April … Continue reading

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A tribute to Mohammad Chaar : An innocent 16-yr old victim of the Starco bombing in Lebanon

As a Lebanese slightly updated about the news of your homeland, you are probably aware of the bombing that took place in Starco hotel area in Beirut on December 27, 2013. The victims of the estimated 40-kg explosive were directly … Continue reading

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Lebanese Policemen: To serve and protect or to infect and stay erect?

I never had respect for the policemen of my country, that and I am a law-abiding citizen who does his best to obey all the laws in my country and respect all the security bodies that aim to ensure stability … Continue reading

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Syrian Refugee Clothing Drive

To all the Lebanese, Syrian and other Arab expats, this goes out to you. There is a crowd-sourcing initiative going on to ship 300 boxes of clothes to the Syrian refugees, mainly children in Lebanon. The initiative is seeking funding through … Continue reading

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Lebanese expatriates take back parliament

  If you are living abroad, you are familiar with the Skype conversations. You are used to the  pixelated box with limited angle of vision.That box eventually becomes your reality and unique perception of family, relatives and loved ones far … Continue reading

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MeshKal: When a 7-year old goes tire burning…

When I started this blog, I did not have specific purpose to what I want to do with it. I was sitting in my house in Beirut, after a year of living abroad. I was so eager to be in … Continue reading

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What Lebanese Expatriates need to know about 2013 elections

Are you already lost and cannot keep track of all the election reform plans being discussed? Well, don’t feel bad about it because even those living in Lebanon are completely lost, and maybe, JUST MAYBE, it is the intention of … Continue reading

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Lebanon Mountain Trail : A treasure to be revealed

  It is easy to fall into the trap of going along with the current of events in Lebanon and be taken adrift the continuous flow of political and socio-economic events that the TV stations and social media bombard us with. It is utterly … Continue reading

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