#NotAMartyr Campaign on CNN

Sad Gino The #NotAMartyr campaign was started following the unfortunate death of 16 year old Mohammad Chaar who was taking a selfie with some friends when the car behind them exploded. The bombing was targeted against ex-Minister Mohammad Chata7 who unfortunately died along with 5 other people. The #NotAMartyr campaign spread quickly and the latest mention was in an article by CNN International Correspondent Mohammed Jamjoom, whom I had the chance to meet once during…

Lebanese Restaurant Taverna Du Liban Attacked by Taliban In Kabul

The restaurant's chef, Abdul Majid, was among those injured via BBC Apparently the restaurant was a popular attraction in Kabul's Wazir Akbar Khan area and a lot of foreign nationals and diplomats used to visit it. Unfortunately, the restaurant's owner Kamal Hamade, grabbed a gun and tried to defend his beloved restaurant and guests but was shot dead by the assailants. According to BBC Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet, Kamal "made the best chocolate cake…
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Time Top 10 of Everything

2 years ago
Check out the Top 10 of everything according to Time.com. I love how they added Top 10 Pope Moments, Top 10 Miley Moments and Top 10 ‘Breaking Bad’ Moments. ...
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Good Reads on Beirut’s Latest Explosion and Mohammad Chatah’s Assassination

2 years ago
Picture taken from Reuters Mohamad Chatah’s Open Letter to Tehran – The Wall Street Journal A Talisman for Tolerance – Lebanon loses Mohamad Chatah – Tom Fletcher The Death of Two Mohammeds – BeirutSpring 16 ...
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NowLebanon Mistakes Brig. Gen. Ibrahim Chamseddine For Ex-Minister Ibrahim Chamseddine

2 years ago
I had kept a screenshot from NowLebanon‘s frontpage last week but forgot why until today. As you can see, they are talking about the Customs General Ibrahim Chamseddine who beat up Al-Jadeed crew, but instead ...
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Nelson Mandela Becomes First Politician To Be Missed

2 years ago
via Chicago Tribune Even The Onion found a way to honor this great man and they’re spot on! “Certainly people have felt a sense of sorrow at the deaths of politicians in the past, but ...
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Steven Sonneveld Still Searching For His Lebanese Roots

2 years ago
[YouTube] Steven was born in Achrafieh in 1974 but his parents gave him away to a Dutch family who adopted him and raised him in the Netherlands. I don’t know how it feels to be ...
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Tripoli Explosions in Pictures

3 years ago
I refrained from posting the graphic pictures. via LBCI News Source Reuters ...
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FAIL: Al Jadeed News App

3 years ago
I downloaded the Al Jadeed News App few days ago and it seems they always show their numbers in reverse order, which means that the 18 reported kills from last night’s blast turned into 81! ...
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Lebanese Brazilian Tony Kanaan Wins his first Indy 500

3 years ago
[YouTube] “It is still hard to describe how it feels to have won the Indy 500,” Kanaan said. “It is something that I have always wanted to have that I have worked so hard for ...
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