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Local Seamstress Needs Your Help


Local Hamra tailor, Nouhad, has recently been widowed and left with no financial support, leaving her facing eviction from both her home and her shop. Should you need to have … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

I wanted to write…


I haven´t blogged for a while. There were many things I could have written about for the past few months. I could have written about the militia kidnappings for ransoms … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

Beirut Balconies – By Diane Aftimos


Based between Dubai and Beirut, Diane Aftimos is one of the most renowned photographers in Lebanon. A graduate of USEK, she continued to take workshops in France before coming back … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Inside the Karantina Slaughterhouse – Reblogged from Joey Ayoub


Originally posted on Hummus For Thought:
The white bull I petted. Taken with a mobile phone. The following post is an eye-witness account of the horrors happening inside the Karantina…

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beirut Heritage murdered by the silent Ministry of Culture – And a follow-up to the Minister’s ridiculous defense


What do you say when the Ministry of Culture in your country allows rich investors (local and foreign) to destroy a national heritage? A 2500 year old Phonecian Port in Beirut that … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

SSNP to freedom of the press: When an apology is not enough…


An event that was not reported well enough to give it the justice it deserves was the attack last week on Al-Jadeed reporter Ghadi Francis who was brutally beaten outside … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beirut Lady of the World


In honor of Beirut, and to commemorate the anniversary of the Civil War of 1975, I have posted below my favorite poem in English and Arabic of my beloved capital … Continue reading

April 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interview with the actor Chadi Haddad


Tell us about the character that you play Farid is a young 23 year old Jordanian man, is a contradicting young man who lives a modern free life, who drinks … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

“A Grain of Sand – in the eye of the sun” – an interview with Nagy Souraty


 “A GRAIN OF SAND in the eye of the sun” is a representation of a scientist/scholar who has become blind because he was able to “see”. He refutes accusations that … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interview with the director Jean Claude-Codsi


Brahim a lonely car seller in Lebanon has a chance encounter with Leila, for whom he committed a murder 20 years ago in Jordan. Due to that, he was forced … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · Leave a comment