In advance of Women's Day 8th March...we take a look at the 'demands' of Lebanese Women. Jewels, plastic surgery, an apartment in Saifi Village? Well yes of course, but in addition to those basic (Lebanese) human rights, they would appreciate the rights they are deprived of in Lebanon.
Maya's Amalgam features for Women's Week.
What NOT to Say When Meeting the Boyfriend’s Parents
Always humor around 'meeting the parents' since the acclaimed movie starring Robert De Nero took off with its sequel Meet the Fockers. Sareen offers us her 2 cents on the hilarity potential of a meet the parent scenario:
Does lightning strike twice or three times? Leave the Syrians to decide their own fate before egging on their own upheaval, says an outspoken and presumably Syrian voice.
"I’ve learned a lot in the past few weeks. Most of what I knew about the Arab World has been turned on its head."
"I didn’t think a largely peaceful uprising could overthrow a dictator. And I certainly didn’t think it could happen twice. In three weeks."....
"I’m not saying Bashar is as popular as Abdullah, but it’s certainly not black and white."
Unimaginable right? Even if you’re not into women, you know this place would loose its identity without its better other sex.
That’s what the ladies behind the campaign No Rights No Women are threatening to do – turn into men in exchange for their rights!
Still sticking with Lebanon- well he's a Lebanese honorary type, with much experience and sympathy for the country (having penned Pity The Nation)- Susie delivers Robert Fisk's Independent piece on the House of Saud's 'worst nightmare' '– the arrival of the new Arab awakening of rebellion and insurrection in the kingdom'.