A nice informative lead into the holy month from a pan-Arab voice (a Lebanese based in Dubai):
"Some 1.6 billion Muslims around the world today begin celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan.
It is an obligation on every adult and healthy Muslim to fast -- abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from dawn to dusk. But it is also a spiritual journey to avoid immoral behavior, anger and show compassion."
A post-mortem on Syria before any dust has settled.
"It’s time for the “morning-after pill.”
Supporters of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad are wailing and his opponents gloating over the killing of three men at the heart of his crisis team."
Not only were they on the Titanic but apparently they're entering the London 2012 Olympics!
One week left to the London Olympic Games 2012 (27 July – 12 August), lookout for the 10 athletes that will be representing Lebanon in different Categories.
I’ve been in the US for a few months now, and have been having an amazing time. The places I’ve seen, the people I’ve met, and the experiences I’ve had have been nothing short of wonderful. At the same time, it is sometimes very difficult to avoid being homesick, especially this week, when we are a mere hours away from the beginning of Ramadan.