Crime

My Two cents on Samaha Verdict

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The Lebanese military court on Wednesday convicted former minister Michel Samaha on charges of plotting a wave of bombings at the behest of neighboring Syria and sentenced him to four-and-a-half years in prison. The court also stripped former Information Minister Michel…
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Syria killed my father

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“Syria Killed my father”, Kamal Jumblatt was killed in 1977 by Syrian intelligence. Since that date, his son, Walid, “was forced” and “Based on my conviction that I am an Arab nationalist and based on the threats that were surrounding…
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Shaving your beard and a Saudi connection can set you free

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The Lebanese singer who became a Jihadist and joined Sheikh Ahmad al-Asir group, shaved his beard and is asking for forgiveness. He is planning on surrendering himself to authorities after being a fugitive for 2 years. Fadel Shaker is wanted…
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2014 starts as 2013 ended

Haret Hreik Car Explosion

At least five people were killed and 20 others wounded in a car bomb attack that rocked the Beirut southern suburb of Haret Hreik. The booby-trapped car exploded near al-Manar television’s old building on al-Arid Street in Haret Hreik, the TV…
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Jabhat al-Nusra in Halat Lebanon

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According to LBC news, the Lebanese General Security arrests Al-Nusra Front militant in Halat as he prepared explosives. Let’s see if those whom I previously criticized concerning their stand in Maaloula, will comment on this event. Didn’t they want Halat…
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Smell of death

Tripoli bombing (Reuters)

We thought that we will not have to smell it again. We thought that those days are over. We thought that after all these years of war and destruction we had learned our lesson. We thought we will not see…
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Sex offender deported to Lebanon

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According to Global News, a Lebanese man (Louay Khalil) was deported from Canada on July 17, 2013 for “serious criminality”. He was convicted of two sex offences. One of the charges allegedly involved a developmentally disabled woman. He served his prison term…
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Chapeau to Sejaan Azzi

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A car bomb late Thursday afternoon went off on the main road between the Al-Roueiss and Bir al-Abed areas of Beirut’s Hezbollah-stronghold of Dahiyeh, leaving at least 27 people dead and 230 injured. There are different ideas on who placed…
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Lebanon and Internet Privacy

“This leaked request asks the Ministry of Information to turn over the contents of all ‘DATA Sessions,’ Meaning the Data sessions of all 3G and 2G data subscribers in Lebanon. These include log files. The log files detail access to…
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Increase in Bank Robberies

Two bank robberies in three days. Today The Fenicia Bank, Achrafieh branch was robbed by two masked gunmen. On Tuesday, Bank Byblos in the town of Shouaifat was robbed by armed men. The same bank was robbed six months ago. The Fenicia…
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