Archive for April 25, 2006
Visiting Jordan, Abu Mazen expressed his “total care for the security and well-being of Jordan, just as Jordan cares over the security and well-being of Jordan.” Oh, ya. Jordan really cared about the well-being of Palestinians when Jordanian troops shelled the hell out of refugee camps.
“The Overseas Class”
“Lebanon’s Sri Lankan maids tell their story”
“Oh, I normally would not accept such a role, but this one was compelling.” Ya. “Playing a Terrorist: An Actor’s Dilemma”
Another evidence of the Bush Doctrine: “In Egypt, resurgence of militant Islamists”
I will wear my Ghawwar’s Qibqab: “Webb was wearing combat boots with his suit Tuesday, in contrast to the cowboy boots that Allen is known for. He said he is wearing them to show support for his son and others in the military and urged supporters to put on boots — “any kind other than [...]
Non-Muslim suicide bombers don’t get any press coverage.
Lies and Fabrications…FROM LEBANON. The daily From Lebanon segment continues on LBC-TV. The other day, they featured Gavin Malouf. Yes, that Gavin Malouf. The world famous Gavin Malouf who apparently played ping pong or some other sport while attending a university in New Mexico. According to LBC-TV, Malouf inherited some company form his American father, [...]
Now this one. Nadim Gemayyel wants to be a leader. Oh, ya.
The racist Hariri rag, Al-Mustaqbal, uses the phrase “Syrian barbarism” (under the picture below).
Here, Munah As-Sulh describes Faruq Al-Baz as the “greatest physicist in the US.”
804 innocent Syrians are still missing in Lebanon.
The Absurdity of Lebanonese Nationalism. Finally: a cure for cancer…from Lebanon. This Lebanonese newspaper would like to report to you that the internationally-known Lebanese chemist, Nabil Habib, discovered a cure for cancer (and that he registered his breakthrough in US and Belarus–oh, ya). He–the proud Lebanonese that he is–named the medicine Lebanus Cedra, after the [...]
“Journalists of color represented only 13.87% of the staff in America’s daily newsrooms in 2005, according to the American Society of Newspaper Editors’ (ASNE) 29th annual newsroom census released Tuesday.”
I received an email addressed to me as “Dear Tikkun Ally.” Please put me on the Dear Tikkhun Enemy list. Thanks.
I never enjoy Lebanese imports from the West: and that applies to everything. I now have been reading and hearing about the play, Haky Niswan, playing in Beirut, and based on the Vagina Monologues. Has any of my friends in Lebanon seen it? I saw the director on NBN-TV and she did not strike me [...]
So Lebanese economist, Marwan Iskandar, who never ever held a principle and who was made known only because An-Nahar Inc promoted him, has a book-homage to Rafiq Hariri. I am told that Robert Fisk, whose writings on Lebanon for the last year should be ignored, discarded, and refuted, has a blurb for the book. (thanks [...]
Rich kids and their advantages: “Ms. Viswanathan said that while she was in high school, her parents hired Katherine Cohen, founder of IvyWise, a private counseling service, to help with the college application process. After reading some of Ms. Viswanathan’s writing, Ms. Cohen put her in touch with the William Morris Agency, and Ms. Viswanathan [...]
“Al Jazeera International, the 24-hour English-language news and current affairs channel, headquartered in Doha, announced today that they have appointed Ghida Fakhry as lead female news anchor at their Washington DC broadcast centre. “Ghida Fakhry is an accomplished on air and print journalist, in both English and Arabic, with extensive international experience, which makes her [...]
The Petit Bras of the Seine at Argenteuil, 1872. Monet.