Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

“Noun” to support the Christians of Mousl – Iraq?

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Mousl in Iraq has been emptied of its Christians. They fled amid threats to convert or die. Mosul is considered the second largest city in Iraq. It housed around 60,000 Christians. Today no Christian is left in Mosul. Muslim extremist group ISIS ordered all Christians to convert to Islam or get killed.  They left. The end of […]

Ancient Phoenician Relics Unearthed in Lebanon

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Alan Boyle wrote the following article to NBCNEWS Archaeologists have found a treasure trove of ancient artifacts at a dig in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, including a 4-foot-high (115-centimeter-high) statue of a Phoenician priest dating back more than 2,500 years. “Nothing comparable has been found in Lebanon since the early 1960s,” Lebanon’s Daily Star quoted […]

The ninth anniversary of the evacuation of the Syrian army from Lebanon

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On this day, I found the words of a friend, Selmen Smeha, are the best to describe, this day and what many of us are thinking about. Sorry it is in Arabic: الى ابي و امي و اخوتي، اليوم الذكرى التاسعة لجلاء الجيش السوري من لبنان… في هذا اليوم اقدم اعتذاري لكم، لكل ما قضيتموه […]

Regional differences in the conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

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A good paper written by Sam van Vliet and Guita Hourani. “This paper explores these variations by analyzing, first, differences among host communities and, second, by examining the dissimilarities among geographic settlements. The paper reveals that the conditions of Syrian refugees depend on the geographical areas of their settlement within Lebanon. Host-refugee relations also show a direct […]

2013 closed on yet another assassination

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2013 closed on a yet another ugly picture, the assassination of ex-minister Mohamad Chatah. How many car explosions and assassinations do Lebanese need to stand up together and restore the sovereignty of the country? How many innocent people need to be killed so the Lebanese will understand that they MUST find a way to coexist together. […]

To bomb or not to bomb

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For the past two days the news buzz around is “to bomb or not to bomb”. According to American intelligence sources, Assad regime used chemicals weapons on his people. The results over 1,400 people killed. A friend wrote on his Facebook status something interesting and maybe many had missed. He asked how come the U.S. […]

Lebanon in Danger! ACT before it is too late

 

Who killed them?

Yesterday, they assassinated Brigadier-General Wissam al-Hassan. Before him, they killed Rafik al-Hariri, Bassel Fleihan , Samir Kassir, George Hawi, Gibran Tueni, Pierre Gemayel, Walid Eido, Antoine Ghanem, Brigadier-General Francois Hajj. They also attempted to assassinate Marwan Hamadeh, Elias Murr and May Chidiac. The majority of the Lebanese point their fingers to Syria and its agents in Lebanon and accuse them for […]

Our True Colors

The Lebanese flag was adapted on December 7th, 1943 prior to independence from France. It was designed to be a neutral flag, not allied to any one of Lebanon’s religious groups. The flag of Lebanon consists of two red stripes at the top and at the bottom. In the middle portion of the Lebanese flag there […]

Division on every single issue

Is it election year? Are they all flexing their muscles for votes? Are they really divided on these major issues? In any case, what they are doing and saying will lead to total destruction. You have Lebanese supporting Islamists, Jihadists, Salafist, … in their demonstrations, sit-ins, roads blocking and others opposing. You have Lebanese demonstrating in support of […]

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