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

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 and the suspect is still on the run, noting that it's not clear how many attacked the club yet. You can follow updates on CNN & The Guardian. As far as Lebanese are concerned, there are still no official reports…

Good & Bad News For The Families of Captive Lebanese Soldiers

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 fate. Few weeks back, four dead bodies were found near the Lebanese-Syrian border and there were fears that they might belong to the captive soldiers. However, the General Security took DNA samples from the corpses and compared them with those…
Gossip & Rumors

Follow Lebanon’s Fake News Watch Page

11 months 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?

11 months 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

11 months 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

11 months 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

11 months 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

1 year 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 ...
Lebanon

Arab News/YouGov Poll: 44% Would Vote for Hillary Clinton, 9% Only Would Vote Trump

1 year ago
An Arab News/YouGov poll surveyed 3,017 people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) on the US elections and presidential candidates and found that: – 47% of Arabs wouldn’t vote for any of the ...
Lebanon

Three Important Draft Bills Approved By the Lebanese Parliament

1 year ago
The Lebanese Parliament was able to convene for the first time since 2014 and approved over 20 pending bills, including three crucial bills: – An anti-gunfire law proposed by MP Ghassan Moukheiber that heavily penalizes ...
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