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Entries from May 2008

Explaining Lebanon

May 10th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Very good explainer on the parties and militia of Lebanon.

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Hariri militia surrenders completely

May 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

The Hariri militia has surrendered in the last area under its control – Tareek al-Jadeedi. It’s a Hariri stronghold. It means the Opposition now controls the whole area of Beirut which has seen feirce fighting in the past three days. It’s a major blow to Hariri’s Future Movement. Earlier this morning, his TV station was […]

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Hariri militia surrenders

May 9th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Hariri gunmen are in talks to surrender to the Opposition. The Opposition now controls all of West Beirut – except for Tarek al-Jadeedi. where Hariri fighters are trying to negotiate their escape, according to the Army. Earlier this morning, Hariri TV station, Future TV was forced off air. It is leading to hopes the violence […]

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The London post

May 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Dashed hopes, tears and the death of left-wing politics. My love for London is paralleled only by my love for Damascus. I’ve never campaigned for any politician – mainly because most don’t deserve my energy. But I’ve spent the past week on the streets of London, knocking on people’s doors, plastering stickers all over London’s […]

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