MBC Streaming Service Shahid Already Has a Series on Beirut’s Blast

Just when I thought LibanPost mushroom cloud stamp was a bad idea, I found out yesterday that leading regional streamer Shahid somehow managed to produce a series revolving around the August 4 Beirut Blast. The series is composed of 15 short films that look at the tragic events of August 4 and supposedly narrate the stories of survivors and victims. It hasn't been 3 months since the explosion took place, yet somehow they managed to…

WTH Were LibanPost Thinking With Their New “Beirut Blast” Stamp?

Libanpost issued a stamp featuring a photo of the Beirut Port explosion, calling on Lebanese to buy it to help out the Civil Defense and contribute to the ongoing reconstruction efforts. I don't know who advised them on including a photo of the deadly explosion, but this is so wrong on so many levels. How do you commemorate such a tragedy by displaying the explosion? Why not include photos of the firefighters who lost their…
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F.B.I On Beirut Blast: No Conclusion On Cause of Beirut blast

5 days ago
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation stated today that “it has reached no firm conclusion about what caused the Aug. 4 explosion in the port of Beirut that killed nearly 200 people and caused billions ...
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Lance Armstrong Leads “Bike for Beirut” To Raise Money For Beirut Explosion Victims

2 weeks ago
One of the most popular and most controversial sports figures in the biking world Lance Armstrong took part in the “Bike for Beirut” event today along with tens of other cyclists to raise awareness and ...
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Meryl Streep Donates $25,000 to KAFA’s Beirut Relief Work

1 month ago
Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep, often described as the “best actress of her generation”, has donated a generous $25,000 to Kafa’s relief work supporting women who lost their houses, or have been injured/traumatized as a result ...
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Instead of Encouraging Volunteering, Lebanese State is Cracking Down on Volunteers

2 months ago
Beirut governor issued a memo yesterday requesting that all volunteering organizations obtain a permission from the army’s emergency room, and prohibiting those without a permit from entering the affected areas by the blast. At a ...
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#BeirutBlast Aftermath: 640 Historic Houses Were Damaged, 60 Are At Risk of Collapse

2 months ago
At least 640 historic buildings, including museums, houses, art galleries and religious site were damaged due to the Beirut Port’s blast, and 60 are at risk of collapse according to UNESCO. The agency is leading ...
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Pictures of the French Carrier “Tonnere” Stationed at Beirut Port

2 months ago
The French Navy’s Navy’s helicopter carrier Tonnerre has arrived to Beirut few days ago in order to deliver aid supplies to the Lebanese people. “Tonnere” is an amphibious assault helicopter carrier of the Marine Nationale ...
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What Lebanese Born in the 80s Had to Go Through So Far

2 months ago
Yesterday I stumbled upon a New York Times article from 1984 written by Thomas Friedman about “Lebanon’s Haunted Youth” and how harsh life was for those “who have grown up during the last nine years ...
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Parliament Just Approved Two-Week State of Emergency: What Does That Mean?

2 months ago
Berri headed a parliament session today where they approved a two-week state of emergency imposed by the government. While people are still looking for their loved ones and cleaning the rubble, the authorities are finding ...
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