Category Archives: Make a difference

Support Green Glass Recycling Initiative for Lebanon

It was the summer of 2013, I was on a short visit to Lebanon. I woke up early, drove to the industrial area of Abou Mizane in Bickfaya to meet a man who inspired me through a TedX talk. I was … Continue reading

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Dance to the sound of the Lebanese Cedar

To the Lebanese people, the cedar is more than a tree, it is a symbol of identity and national pride. While the Lebanese diverge and disagree on all other aspects of their identity, Muslims and Christians, left and right, March … Continue reading

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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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