No More Political & Religious Slogans on Tripoli’s Roundabouts?

Tripoli's municipality is trying to cut down on political & religious slogans in the city by removing all barriers across its roundabouts. Technically speaking, there's no official decision taken yet to ban these slogans but it's really hard to place them now especially on The Nour or Allah square at Tripoli’s entrance. I think it's good step forward but they should make it official once and for all. The Nour or Allah square at Tripoli’s…

Meet the Lebanese Who Hijacked Six Planes – A Record to This Day

Plane hijacking was unfortunately quite common in the 1970s and 1980s and a certain Lebanese named Hamza Akel Hamieh, holds the record for the largest number of hijackings between 1979 and 1982 and one of the longest hijackings in history after he took over a Libyan Arab Airlines 727 in midair between Zurich and Tripoli, "flying 6,000 miles with multiple stops throughout Europe and the Middle East before landing in Lebanon three days later". No…
Middle East

Several Lebanese Reported Missing And/Or Injured At The Istanbul NYE Reina Attack

3 weeks ago
39 people, including at least 15 foreigners, were killed in a terrorist attack on one of Istanbul’s most famous nightclubs, Reina. At least 69 people are being treated in hospitals according to Turkey’s interior minister ...
Lebanon

Good & Bad News For The Families of Captive Lebanese Soldiers

3 weeks ago
16 Lebanese Army soldiers were released a year ago by Al Nusra front in exchange for 13 prisoners and 5 women, but nine are still ISIS captives and there are still no news regarding their ...
Gossip & Rumors

Follow Lebanon’s Fake News Watch Page

1 month ago
Spreading false rumors and fabricated stories has unfortunately become a trend in Lebanon (and worldwide) and most of the TVs and news outlets don’t even bother verifying a story before publishing it. If we look ...
Lebanon

New Lebanese Government Announced: Who are our New Ministers?

1 month ago
The new government was just announced few minutes ago from Baabda palace by Council of Ministers secretary-general Fouad Fleifel. It’s quite shameful that there’s only one female minister and that the minister of state concerned ...
Lebanon

Three Lebanese Banks Robbed in One Month

1 month ago
Four gunmen, wearing masks and black clothes, robbed BLF (Banque Libano-Francaise) in Mreijeh a month ago. On December 6, four gunmen also robbed Credit Libanais in Mkalles and today the same number of gunmen robbed ...
Lebanon

Julian Assange Gives Rare Interview At The 2016 Free Connected Minds Conference in Beirut

1 month ago
The 2016 “Free Connected Minds” Conference, which is organized by the May Chidiac Foundation, took place on November 26 at Phoenicia Hotel, Beirut and the highlight of the event was an interview the founder of ...
Lebanon

Bashir Gemayel Assassination Trial Reopen After 34 Years

1 month ago
Bashir Gemayel was assassinated on September 14th 1982 when a bomb exploded in the Beirut Kataeb HQ in Achrafieh. He was only 34 years old and had just been elected President of the Lebanese Republic. ...
Lebanon

Prominent Cellphone Dealer (Amhaz) Arrested After 16 Years

2 months ago
Kamel Amhaz was arrested today by the Lebanese authorities on charges of smuggling phones into the country. We are talking about over a million and a half mobile phones smuggled since 2000 and worth $45 ...
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