Tag Archive: Lebanon

LF-FPM Declaration of Intent


Finally, Michel Aoun and Samir Geagea met today and revealed the declaration of Intent between both parties. After the meeting Samir Geagea said:” I’m happy to be here in Rabieh (Aoun residency) … We should have this meeting years ago…
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Violence against Women: He shot her 20 times

She filled charges against her husband for allegedly beating her over 20 years so he emptied 20 bullets in her body. Ali al-Zein killed his wife, Sara al-Amin, using an AK47 in the suburb of Dohat Aramoun, about 10 kilometers south…
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Only in Lebanon


Only in Lebanon …. Terrorism trial for suspects in the Sidon clashes between Army and militants delayed because one of the suspects is sick and the other is in a football training camp with the Lebanese national team. Source: Daily…
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Another September 14

bachir gemayel

Its September 14. Its our yearly appointment. Both of us far away from the homeland. Both sad and disgusted to where our country ended up. I’m not like others who write pages and pages about you, your character, your dream…
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“Noun” to support the Christians of Mousl – Iraq?


Mousl in Iraq has been emptied of its Christians. They fled amid threats to convert or die. Mosul is considered the second largest city in Iraq. It housed around 60,000 Christians. Today no Christian is left in Mosul. Muslim extremist group ISIS…
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Ancient Phoenician Relics Unearthed in Lebanon


Alan Boyle wrote the following article to NBCNEWS Archaeologists have found a treasure trove of ancient artifacts at a dig in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, including a 4-foot-high (115-centimeter-high) statue of a Phoenician priest dating back more than…
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The ninth anniversary of the evacuation of the Syrian army from Lebanon


On this day, I found the words of a friend, Selmen Smeha, are the best to describe, this day and what many of us are thinking about. Sorry it is in Arabic: الى ابي و امي و اخوتي، اليوم الذكرى…
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Regional differences in the conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

A Syrian refugee holds a baby in a refug...A Syrian refugee hold

A good paper written by Sam van Vliet and Guita Hourani. “This paper explores these variations by analyzing, first, differences among host communities and, second, by examining the dissimilarities among geographic settlements. The paper reveals that the conditions of Syrian refugees depend…
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2013 closed on yet another assassination


2013 closed on a yet another ugly picture, the assassination of ex-minister Mohamad Chatah. How many car explosions and assassinations do Lebanese need to stand up together and restore the sovereignty of the country? How many innocent people need to be…
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To bomb or not to bomb


For the past two days the news buzz around is “to bomb or not to bomb”. According to American intelligence sources, Assad regime used chemicals weapons on his people. The results over 1,400 people killed. A friend wrote on his…
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