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19 February 2007

18 February 2007

Lebanon:sectarian system and democracy mix.

Power shared along sectarian lines in Lebanon between Lebanon’s Christians, sunni Muslims and Shiite Muslims. Under the Taif accord that ended Lebanon’s civil war the president must be Maronite Catholic, the prime minister must be Sunni Muslim and the Parliament speaker must be Shiite. Parliamentary seats are divided in half between Muslims and Christians.

Lebanon:goverment deliberately inflating the cost of reconstruction.

Two weeks after the August 14 cease-fire, the Council for Development and Reconstruction estimated the cost of the war at $3.5 billion but subsequently revised the figure to $2.8 billion. The Consultative Center for Studies and Development sent 1,400 volunteers to survey all the damage. Fayad said that “in some instances the government exaggerated the cost of some infrastructure six times about the real value.”

Lebanon: Rice on Lebanon

Beirut- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said Lebanon is “on the front line of the struggle between extremism and responsible states” and slammed Syria for trying to stir trouble in the country.

News in Lebanon:Shiite Mufti: Hezbollah on the wrong political track

Tyre - The Shiite Mufti of Tyre and south Lebanon Sayyed Ali el Amin insisted that the International Tribunal court to find and prosecute the killers of former PM Rafik Hariri is an important factor in the stability of Lebanon

16 February 2007

13 February 2007

12 February 2007

11 February 2007

Iam for Unite Lebanon In White

Yesterday while at a birthday party the subject came up as it always does the endless debate about what party is right or wrong in Lebanon. Who supports which side and why. I’ve listened to all the arguments over and over again in

27 January 2007