Archive for February 28, 2005
“How Dubai, the playground of businessmen and warlords, is built by Asian wage slaves”
“Hind el-Hinnawy shocked conservative Muslim Egypt when she publicly declared herself a single mum and launched a paternity suit.”
Not seen in the coverage of Lebanon: An armed gunman in Beirut.
This is also taking place in Lebanon, but the US media and the Saudi-funded Arab media have not noticed. Armed men take to the streets in Tripoli. France, Syria, and US are all playing with fire in Lebanon. Watch out.
The Lebanese Army has already split: What has not been reported in the press (not even the Middle East press) is that there are signs of mutiny in the ranks of the Lebanese Army, which was something that the prime minister warned from, and for that he was attacked by the opposition. You see, the [...]
Lebanon’s Pandora’s Box: This is missing from the coverage about Lebanon. In sectarian terms, the majority of Lebanese are Shi`ites (at least 55 % of the population). And they are not in the opposition, and their two major movements (Amal and Hizbullah) are still aligned with Syria, for whatever reasons. And then there are those [...]
For those who care, I will be on Flashpoints tonight live around 5:30PM (Pacific Time) and tomorrow morning on KPFA at 7:00AM (Pacific).
For those who care, and know how to operate a radio, I shall discuss Lebanese developments tomorrow Tuesday on Democracy Now at 5:00AM (Pacific Time). You may listen live.
ABC of the Lebanese opposition and Dirty politics of Lebanon: Developments are moving fast in Lebanon. Karami tendered his resignation. The ultra-nationalists will now demand that the president resigns. And the Syrian government–out of complicity, incompetence, and stupidity or all of them combined–is refusing to budge, thereby strengthening that lousy group of fascistic militia supporters, [...]