Nabih Berri the Ax Wielder. (Or بلطجي)

That word is but a weak one to describe Berri, Gebran Bassil, their friends, the ruling class. I’d rather use words like “vampires, zombies” or worse, “bankers”. But the word بلطجي has an interesting story. It originates from the Turkic* family language. Arabic obtained it with the spread of the Ottoman empire in the region.…

If I am against Assad, it doesn’t mean I am with…

A simple explanation for simple minded pro dictatorships people. If I am against Assad, it doesn’t mean I am with Daesh nor any form of regressive Islamist forces in Syria. (And by the way, you have a MULTITUDE of sides in Syria). If I am against Assad, it doesn’t mean I support the USA nor…

Russia Today and the post-truth virus

Originally posted on P U L S E:
A video is circulating of a woman revealing “the truth” on Syria that is being withheld from us by “the mainstream media”. The woman is introduced as an “independent Canadian journalist”. She is said to be speaking  “at the UN”. The date is December 9, 2016. The video has…

Students Harassed by Online pro-Hezbollah Crowd.

At the moment of writing, Aleppo rebel held areas are collapsing one after the other under the heavy bombardments of Assad and Putin. The aerial bombing is helping the ‘Syrian army’ and various militias on the ground, mainly funded or trained by Iran. The bombing does NOT differentiate between civilians and rebels. Aleppo has been…

قبل عشر سنوات، كنت معجباً بحزب اللّه

قبل عشر سنوات، بما يُعرَف اليوم بِ” حرب تمّوز”، كان لإسرائيل هدفٌ معلنٌ وهو تدمير حزب اللّه في لبنان. ولكن ما فعلَتهُ في المقابل كان تدمير البنى التّحتيّة في لبنان، قصف المناطق المدنية، وتشويه الأطفال. كانت الحرب بوضوح ضدّ لبنان بحدّ ذاته.  كنت قد وصلت إلى لبنان، بلدي الأصلي، بعد أن عشت خارج البلاد لمدّة…