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Mustapha

I am a Lebanese blogger that lives and works outside of Lebanon. I keep my identity half-hidden for security reasons, but I hope this will change soon. I come from both Graphic Arts and Business backgrounds, and I write regualrly in The Beirut Spring

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Latest posts by Mustapha

30 April 2006

The Lebanese Bloggers Last Week: looking outside and building bridges

Although last week witnessed the seventh Lebanese “National Dialogue” session, Lebanese Bloggers didn’t seem to care. Apparently, many of them are resigned to the sessions being just talk shops. Raja...

23 April 2006

The Lebanese Bloggers last week: Remembering The War, Plus Some Kisses

April 13 marked the day of remembrance of the Lebanese Civil War. Lebanese Bloggers have pitched in to give their personal accounts of that terrible war. But before reading their...

26 March 2006

The Lebanese Bloggers This Week: Less Politics, More Diversity

This week has seen a flurry of varied and interesting posts in the Lebanese Blogosphere. It seems a month of observing the dull and disappointing national dialogue has left the...

19 March 2006

This week on the Lebanese Blogosphere: Mom, Dad and God.

While the squabbling in the National Dialogue continues, the English side of the Lebanese Blogosphere went on about the various intricacies involved. Ur Shalim observed the similarity between the Lebanese...

12 March 2006

The Lebanese Bloggers this week. Pessimism and a sense of foreboding, but life goes on.

Last week, I wrote about how the Lebanese bloggers were not optimistic about the outcome from the National dialogue. As if they were sensing trouble, it happened: One of the...

5 March 2006

The Lebanese Bloggers On the National Dialogue: Cynicism, skepticism, and a ray of hope

The most important event in Lebanon this week was the long-awaited “National Dialogue” taking place between various Lebanese group leaders. The meeting is important because the country was becoming dangerously...

12 December 2005

Lebanese Bloggers Outraged at Journalist Slaying

(Artwork, Beirut Spring) Today, a prominent anti-Syrian politician and Journalist was killed in a car-bomb explosion in Beirut. The Lebanese bloggers were quick to show their disgust, shock and fury....

4 December 2005

The Lebanese Bloggers on Husam and Hezbollah + Miscellaneous

Last week started with a press conference by a Syrian witness who withdrew his testimony from the Mehlis investigation. The witness, Husam Husam, announced that he was forced, coaxed and...

28 November 2005

Welcome To The Lebanese Blogosphere

Yesterday, Anton Efendi from Across the Bay, posted this picture: It shows the Prime Minister planting a fatherly kiss on May Chidiac's forehead. May Chidiac is the Journalist who lost...

20 November 2005

The Lebanese Bloggosphere On The Meanings Of The Opposition's Victory in University Elections

This week, the issue of Syria has taken the back seat (with a few exceptions); the Lebanese bloggers were mainly concerned with the students’ elections in various Lebanese University campuses....

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