فصل شعري مع أبو الحسن الششتري ،المتوفى سنة 668 هجريةِ

سُلُوِّي مكروهٌ وحبُّك واجبُ وشوقي مقيمٌ والتواصل غائب وفي لوح قلبي من ودادك أسطرٌ ودمعي مدادٌ مثلما الحسنُ كاتب وقارىء فكري للمحاسن تالياً على درس آيات الجمال يواظب أُنزِّه طرفي في سماء جمالكم لثقاب ذهني نجمها هو ثاقب حديثٌ سواك السمعُ مِنِّي محرمٌ فكلي مسلوبٌ وحسنك سالب يقولون لي تُبْ عن هوى مَنْ تحبه فقلت […]

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Why?

Yes why out of all instruments the Scottish bagpipe? This is at a Palestinian camp during demonstrations against the murderous encircling of Gaza. But there is a Hizbullah song that has it too, and in its video clip, there is a guy filmed dressed like a soldier, playing bagpipe on the top of a hill […]

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Iranian nationalism oblige

I went to the annual exhibition of Iranian products today, right next to the Phoenicia hotel where some of our parliamentary members are being hosted with American and French money(got it from an insider source…). Well at the very least, it is not the Lebanese state that is paying for their expenses there, a good […]

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Hizbullah and resistance by print

Timur Goksel has a chapter on the “Implications of the July 2006 war on the future Israeli wars” in a book published by a think-tank that is affiliated in some way to Hizbullah (al markaz al Islami lil dirasat al fekriyah). Goksel, for those who don’t know, was the former official spokesman of the UNIFIL […]

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Happy new year!

Lebanese spent 50,000,000$ during New Year’s eve. In certain places, tickets sold shot up to 800$, which is practically 4 times the minimum wage for the average worker who in any case can’t find a job. In Phoenicia hotel for example, one glass of wine was for a mere 100$ and, accordingly, 250,000$ were spent […]

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