Tag Archives: Palestine

“Gaza: I saw the tunnel, he saw the darkness at the end of it”

You may think this is fiction, but it’s not. You may wish this were fiction, but you know better….especially if you have any sense of what the Middle East and Arab World has been, is as we speak and seems … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Nakba

These days, it isn’t only a picture, but an infographic, that is also worth a thousand words. In commemoration of the Nakba (catastrophe) on May 15, when the State of Israel was established in 1948 after over 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly … Continue reading

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Je suis…hypocrisie

If I were asked to sum up this whole week of Charlie Hebdo debates and discussions, it would come down to one word: hypocrisy.

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Eye on the East wishes you a Happy New Year

Having welcomed 2015 from the agitated waters of the Mediterranean Sea, especially when looked upon from Beirut, Eye on the East wishes a Happy New Year to you and all your loved ones. May 2015 be all that you wish … Continue reading

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“A century of war and peace in Lebanon”: Eye on the East for Lacuna Magazine

“…resilience might have kept the country from falling apart, but has not helped in truly bringing it together. Resilience is surviving but not coming to terms with the past.”  As part of their World War I centennial issue, University of … Continue reading

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A walk along the Berlin Wall

Note: This is the first of two posts recounting Eye on the East’s recent visit to Berlin. Part two can be found here. I hate to admit it, but until very recently, I still associated Berlin almost exclusively with the … Continue reading

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This is Gaza

After the pain from the heartbreaking pictures coming out of Gaza and the frustration towards a world seemingly unwilling to stop the bloodshed, what is left for you and me to do, for Gaza? If you ask me, I say what … Continue reading

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