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Lebanese Cabinet Shelves Phone/Net Snooping Request -- For Now?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.20.2012 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

An online clarion call last week halted -- if briefly -- a Lebanese Internal Security Force (ISF) request to poke into mobile phone data sessions, SMS traffic, citizens' browsing logfiles, IP addresses and passwords, chats, emails and apps used in a bid to decipher unsolved crimes.

A Woman's Place, in Lebanon

Nadya Khalife | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nadya Khalife

Lebanese women won the right to vote in national elections 19 years before women in Switzerland. Yet political participation by Lebanese women remains dismal at the national level.