Nur al-Cubicle

A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Druze Community Welcomes Refugees

The Druze town of Aley in the Shoof Mountains has welcomed more than 36,000 refugees from Southern Lebanon. The refugees are sheltering in schools, auditoriums, hotels, private homes and administration buildings.

Hatred for Israel and disgust for do-nothing Arab states are growing by the minute throughout the country. A common sentiment is, Where's a suicide vest? Fill it with explosives and let me at the Israelis!


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