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by zeez
Sat Jan 15, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: Computer & Internet
Topic: I have many questions about Lebanon's internet
Replies: 2
Views: 34856

Re: I have many question about lebanons interntet

You ask a lot of questions at the same time. Maybe you need to hire someone to gather and present all this info for you. This little free forum is not an information company or a state agency. Here are some partial answers to some of your questions :wink: * In Lebanon, DSL became available only a co...
by zeez
Sat Jan 15, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: Computer & Internet
Topic: Lebanon Cracks Down on Internet Freedom - NY Times
Replies: 0
Views: 27042

Lebanon Cracks Down on Internet Freedom - NY Times

Lebanon Cracks Down on Internet Freedom By JOSH WOOD Published: November 3, 2010 Source: http://www.nytimes.com BEIRUT — Two officers from the Mukhabarat military intelligence came for the blogger Khodor Salameh one midnight in March, soon after he had written articles critical of the president and...
by zeez
Sun Jul 19, 2009 1:05 am
Forum: Computer & Internet
Topic: Internet Services: Cable, ADSL, DSL in Lebanon?
Replies: 156
Views: 1282009

Slow internet driving foreign companies away from Lebanon

Slow internet driving foreign companies away from Lebanon By Dana Halawi Daily Star staff Friday, July 17, 2009 Slow internet driving foreign companies away from Lebanon BEIRUT: Many foreign investors are reluctant to establish businesses in Lebanon due to low speed of broadband connectivity which ...
by zeez
Wed Jul 08, 2009 10:40 am
Forum: Politics in the Middle-East
Topic: Israeli Spy Parachutes Invade Sky above South Lebanon 07/09
Replies: 0
Views: 27784

Israeli Spy Parachutes Invade Sky above South Lebanon 07/09

source: http://www.naharnet.com/domino/tn/NewsDesk.nsf/getstory?openform&6035FBDA4CC662E8C22575EC00197CF2 Beirut, 07 Jul 09, 07:45 Parachute-like objects lit up the sky above southern Lebanon overnight in what appeared to be a new Israeli spy method. Security reports said a "shining object&...
by zeez
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:05 am
Forum: Computer & Internet
Topic: Internet Services: Cable, ADSL, DSL in Lebanon?
Replies: 156
Views: 1282009

When will the Internet get up to speed in Lebanon?

When will the Internet get up to speed in Lebanon? By Will Donovan Source: The Daily Star Beirut on Monday, November 24, 2008 Amid rave reviews and the glow of high-definition television screens as far as the eye could see, the 13th edition of the Levant's Information Technology Exhibition at the B...
by zeez
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:01 am
Forum: Computer & Internet
Topic: Internet Services: Cable, ADSL, DSL in Lebanon?
Replies: 156
Views: 1282009

Summary: November 2008

This post was started on Dec. 2003. Today we're in Nov. 2008. Five years later. After five (5) years, UNLIMITED high speed internet is still NOT available in Lebanon for a DECENT price and the country is the one of the worst place in the world on this particular subject. This country could have been...
by zeez
Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:48 am
Forum: Politics, Sex & Religion in Lebanon
Topic: The film "Persepolis" has been banned in Lebanon
Replies: 1
Views: 27585

The film "Persepolis" has been banned in Lebanon

Daily Star staff Beirut / Thursday, March 27, 2008 It's official: 'Persepolis' won't screen in Lebanon Officials with the Lebanese Interior Ministry's General Security department have confirmed that the film "Persepolis" has indeed been banned in this country. Speaking to AFP on Wednesday...
by zeez
Mon Dec 31, 2007 8:17 am
Forum: Politics, Sex & Religion in Lebanon
Topic: Opposing views on gender roles in Lebanon
Replies: 1
Views: 71888

Opposing views on gender roles in Lebanon

Study underlines opposing views on gender roles in Lebanon Women more likely than men to reject traditional social norms Daily Star staff Saturday, December 29, 2007 Beirut A newly published study on identity and gender roles among Lebanese youth revealed that while young women showed a more libera...
by zeez
Thu Nov 15, 2007 3:55 am
Forum: Politics, Sex & Religion in Lebanon
Topic: Censorship of Cultural Expression in the Middle East
Replies: 0
Views: 29461

Censorship of Cultural Expression in the Middle East

One man's filth is another's tour de force 'How Free Is Art?' symposium in Beirut stirs up passionate if sometimes unfocused declamation and debate By Jim Quilty Daily Star staff Thursday, November 15, 2007 BEIRUT: Censorship is one of those topics that never seems to go stale. It occupies the spac...
by zeez
Fri May 11, 2007 7:22 am
Forum: Politics in the Middle-East
Topic: Syria jails rights activist for 12 years...
Replies: 1
Views: 27160

Syria jails rights activist for 12 years...

Syria jails rights activist for 12 years for 'encouraging' US to attack country Verdict harshest sentence against opposition member during bashar assad's rule Source: AFP / Compiled by Daily Star Friday, May 11, 2007 Syrian dissident Kamal Labwani was jailed for 12 years Thursday, in the harshest s...
by zeez
Fri Nov 24, 2006 5:39 pm
Forum: Computer & Internet
Topic: Compare Lebanon ISP's : Terranet, Cyberia, IDM, VISP...
Replies: 21
Views: 223492

The worst shit hole on earth

Nice feedback! It's an excellent summary of "internet in Lebanon"... I am on a sort of illegal cable for less than 50$, I get a 128k (symetrical!), and it works very well for what it is... I can't tell more about it because it is "illegal" houha... & with that, I am suppose t...
by zeez
Wed Sep 13, 2006 5:46 pm
Forum: Politics, Sex & Religion in Lebanon
Topic: Beirut in the TOP 10 of Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards
Replies: 1
Views: 28727

Beirut in the TOP 10 of Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards

Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards Mon Jul 31, 10:31 AM ET NEW YORK - Florence, Italy, has replaced Sydney, Australia, as the No. 1 city in the world for travelers, according to Travel+Leisure's annual "World's Best" awards. The list of award-winners is based on an annual survey of 23,000...
by zeez
Mon Aug 07, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: Politics, Sex & Religion in Lebanon
Topic: Lebanon Under Attack - JULY 2006
Replies: 3
Views: 37885

Hizbullah's attacks stem from Israeli incursions in Lebanon

I don't think it is serious to assume that Israel is a SELFISH and HUNGRY MACHINE who wants to eat ALL of the Middle-East. This is a typical anti-jewish attitude that pretends the jews want to control the World... I think this is the case with ARABISM and now ISLAMISM... But not Zionism... which has...
by zeez
Mon Jul 24, 2006 8:19 am
Forum: Computer & Internet
Topic: Israel bombs Lebanon telecom infrastructure
Replies: 0
Views: 30223

Israel bombs Lebanon telecom infrastructure

Monday, July 24, 2006 Israeli bombardment leaves telecom infrastructure in tatters By Osama Habib Daily Star staff - dailystar.com.lb BEIRUT: Lebanon's mobile networks and satellite antennas are being targeted by Israeli warplanes, causing at least $10 to $15 million in material damage and a drop i...