Haifa J Church

Biographical Information on Haifa J. Church

I am a writer on the topic of World News at www.surfaceearth.com, and I live in Lebanon (the Middle East). I was born and educated in America, so I hold a varied perspective on World News and Events. I have a Master’s Degree in Education from the United States.

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Avatar Image: ‘Her Eyes’ by Ranoush on Flickr. Creative Commons Licence.

Joined since November 8, 2011

Lebanon life and the arts

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

If one were living in a romantic, old seaside village in Lebanon; tending to gardening and the simpler life; without TV; without newspaper; without internet news stories about the world; then Lebanon would seem a pretty calm place to live. (more…)

The Syrian Crisis

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Viewpoint from a Syrian in Lebanon whose family is still in Holms

On March 23, 2012, a Syrian man named Hussein was walking by the Sea Port in Lebanon with a sad look on his face. His heart was somewhere else. (more…)

The Free Syrian Army; the West;

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Road to/from Bekka Valley between Lebanon and Syria [Photo: Haifa J. Church]

and Syrian President Bashar Assad


Belly dancing, female Muslim attire and Nargila smoking pipes

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Nargila pipes in the Bekka Valley,  Lebanon [Photo: Haifa J. Church]

Traditions of ancient Middle Eastern culture in Lebanon


May Chidiac: a noble Lebanese journalist and the tension in Syria

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Annaya Lebanon [Photo: Haifa J. Church]
May Chidiac, a courageous Maronite Christian Lebanese Journalist, literally lost an arm and a leg in an assassination attempt (more…)

Pope Benedict XVI to visit Lebanon

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Our Lady of Lebanon [Photo: Haifa J. Church]
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati has invited the Pope to visit Lebanon. (more…)

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