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[27 May 2012 | No Comment | 224 views]
Khaled Khalifa arrested and released

The rumor this afternoon, May 26th, was that Khaled Khalifa was arrested in the morning while attending the funeral of a friend in Damascus. He was released with a broken arm and contusions to the head. On the phone, Khaled Khalifa said he was now alright. The LA Times gives the following details.

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[6 May 2012 | No Comment | 150 views]

In the prestigious Mulhaq Annahar Lebanese cultural supplement (April 24th, 2012), Aasem Badr Al Din asserts that the Lebanese war is dead. Analyzing cultural expressions such as cinema and fiction, the journalist argues that a new trend is perceptible in Lebanon. An important figure of this new trend is Hilal Chouman: