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 […]Read More فصل شعري مع أبو الحسن الششتري ،المتوفى سنة 668 هجريةِ
(there are two updates at the end of this post) Al Akhbar ran a front page article responding to Sanyura’s claim (yesterday) that the responsible for the electricity crisis in Lebanon are “those who hang wires on the public network, put pressure on the power reserves that eventually explodes, which cuts the current, and then […]Read More Myths and realities of the electricity sector in Lebanon
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 […]Read More Why?
I have been meaning to write for quite some time, and ideas are piling up in the draft section of this blog without ever having a chance to click on the “publish post” icon. I came back to London a couple of days ago and have been overwhelmed by a new event that will come […]Read More The nay to break the silence cycle
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 […]Read More Iranian nationalism oblige
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 […]Read More Hizbullah and resistance by print
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 […]Read More Happy new year!