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There is a green area in Baabda which is open to the public, unlike the Horsh of Beirut (the national urban park in Beirut). Although there is no fixed entrance fee, yet you’re expected to donate, any amount, to help maintain the area. I visited Baabda Forest today. It is a beautiful green space and conveniently in the neighborhood […]

Michel Collon, a Belgian journalist and author, in his book “Israel, let’s talk about it,” has slammed European media over decades of “lying” to people in order to support Israel. Collon, in his book, has recounted “10 big lies” spread by Western media in order to “justify the existence and actions of Israel”, which are […]

In early April, silly flags were already flapping all around Beirut. A non-resident would think that dignitaries from the entire United Nations were about to make an appearance, adding a touch of color to our city. According to numerous sources, the flags had sprouted much earlier. As early as January, my sister made sure to […]

The three year old siege on the Gaza Strip and its 1.5 million inhabitants is a testament to the Israeli regime’s disregard of law, decency and morality. This siege amounts to collective punishment, an action outlawed by various conventions and humanitarian laws. This is not to mention the suffering and humanitarian crisis caused by this […]

Over the new year 2009-2010, an international group of 1500 men and women from 42 nations went to Egypt to join a Freedom March to Gaza. They did this to protest the current blockade of Gaza. To protest the fact that the people of Gaza live in a virtual prison. To protest the fact that […]

The simmering discontent with Israeli conduct reached a boiling point in December 2008 when Israel invaded Gaza. The merciless Israeli assault on a defenseless civilian population evoked widespread shock and disgust. Deep fissures opened up in the Jewish communities, especially among the younger generations. Many of Israel’s erstwhile supporters who did not vocally dissent chose […]

تحت المجهر – السلاح في ايد ناعمة فيلم وثائقي يحكي تجربة نساء لبنانيات حملن السلاح في الحرب الأهلية وضد إسرائيل يحكين بعضا من تجاربهن وكم أثر السلاح على أنوثتهن السلاح في أيد ناعمة من إنتاج قناة الجزيرة بحث وتحقيق : رياض قبيسي وجوزفين ديب إعداد وإخراج : بلال خريس نور زعزع بدور الشهيدة سناء محيدلي […]