سخّفتم حتى أحلامنا – You Ridiculed Even Our Dreams

October 15th 2012, my first post on WordPress. The time I was blogging alone thinking that this is even blogging! This post was written and published in 2010 in the Lebanese Newspaper Annahar (Nahar Ashahab), it’s a political article about our internal problems and issues, some days they are better and some days they are worse. https://huguetteantoun.com/2012/10/15/%d8%b3%d8%ae%d9%91%d9%81%d8%aa%d9%85-%d8%ad%d8%aa%d9%89-%d8%a3%d8%ad%d9%84%d8%a7%d9%85%d9%86%d8%a7/ So even if […]

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Day in Hometown

We had couple of days OFF here in Lebanon on Tuesday and Wednesday for Fitr holiday, the official institutions are still closed today as well because some people celebrated on Tuesday and others on Wednesday and the government should respect them all as a diverse country with many religions and sects (2 days for each sect) but not for private […]

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Is It A Happy Labor Day?!

We celebrate on May 1st from each year the Labor Day or “The Workers’ Day “as we call it in Lebanon: Eid El Oomal! Working is a healthy sign; a working person is usually or should be independent, active and full of energy. We always associate work with energy and success, as we associate laziness with doing nothing and failure, […]

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Happy Easter & Happy Holidays!

Here in Lebanon, we are celebrating this week the Catholic Easter, the Maronite and Catholic Church celebrate it the same (since the Maronites follow the Catholic Church). The Orthodox Church celebrate it the next week, there’s always one week between the two celebrations, and every few years we celebrate together (pure coincidence).They couldn’t unify it because there are lot of […]

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Why Lebanon is special? 2/2

Lebanon is proud of its rich culture, from prehistoric times, Phoenicians, Romans, Ottomans and French, this small country has seen a myriad of human activity. This crowded history has left its markings littered all over Lebanon and in its people. Lebanon is a truly diverse country with varying religions, lifestyles and even genetics. Lebanon is the most religiously diverse country […]

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