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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

My review on the film Man of Honor (Insanon Charif)


As a subject, Jean Claude Codsi should be applauded for tackling it so passionately. As a story line idea, it was an interesting perspective that would have been part of … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

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 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

Taxi el Ballad – Cinemoz review


My review on Taxi el Ballad on Cinemoz  When you enjoy a film that doesn’t really have a plot, it must be a really pleasant film to watch, because that means … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Middle East: Abuse of the female body is out of fear and want of power


Lebanese like to claim that women here are freer than in other Arab countries. Because we are allowed to wear what we like in public. Because we are allowed to … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 7 Comments

Letter to Terry Jones… From an Arab Catholic priest, Elias Zahlawi


Respected Pastor Terry Jones, I have read your worldwide call for the burning of the Quran on this coming 11th of September. Your message stated that you are a pastor … Continue reading

September 9, 2010 · 8 Comments