"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)

Lübnan Marunîleri / Yasin Atlıoğlu


Saturday, October 18, 2008

Syria's Choice (Hassan Mneimneh- The Weekly Standard)

Beirut, Damascus earn praise for new diplomatic ties The Daily Star

Berri schedules House session to revive Constitutional Council The Daily Star

Arab press hails Syria-Lebanon ties BBC News

Syria, Lebanon Formally Launch Official Relationship VOA

Syria and Lebanon formalise ties Al Jazeera

Syria to open embassy in Beirut after historic decree The Guardian

Syria's blowback problem International Herald Tribune

Ban Ki-moon calls Hezbollah threat to Mideast security Ha'aretz

US frustration as Syria and Iran weigh joint bank venture The Financial Times

Syria sends first ambassador to Iraq in decades Tehran Times

Syria-Turkey Gas Link Extension Planned The Moscow Times

Russians Build Turkey-Syria Kommersant

Beirut homes Lebanon's largest mosque PRESS TV

First Friday prayers at Mohammad al-Amin Mosque draw thousands The Daily Star

Upbeat UN Report on Lebanon Reflects Geopolitical Changes The Middle East Times

Lebanon's Gemayel warns against oppressing Iraqi Christians Gulf News

Lebanon condemns Iraq Christian displacement Alsumaria

Ban report on Resolution 1559 notes positive developments The Daily Star

Charities dressed for fight Lebanon Daily News

LEBANON: Key 'terrorist cell' figure still at large The Los Angeles Times

Rice: US will never permit Syrian military intervention in Lebanon DEBKA file

UN Chief: Hizbullah a Danger to Middle East Arutz Sheva

Falling commodity costs 'will help Lebanon' The Daily Star