Lebanese-British Farah Dakhlallah is The New NATO Spokeswoman

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has appointed this week Farah Dakhlallah as the new NATO spokesperson. Farah had worked before as a communications manager at the WHO and an Arabic spokeswoman for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth office between 2014 and 2016. She will succeed Oana Lungescu, who served as spokeswoman from 2010 to 2023. Farah went to school at IC in Beirut and then majored in Audiovisual Arts at USJ. She then moved to…

Lebanese Renowned Actor Fadi Ibrahim Dies at Age 67

One of Lebanon's most prominent actors has passed away today at age 67. Fadi Ibrahim's health deteriorated last year after a kidney failure and he later on had one of his legs amputated due to diabetes. He had been admitted to intensive care recently and unfortunately did not make it. Fadi Ibrahim leaves behind a wife and two children Stephanie and Omar, not to mention a long lasting legacy through his performances on TV, in…
Lebanon

Israeli Shelling Has Destroyed Over 40,000 Olive Trees in South Lebanon

5 months ago
Few months back, I was posting about the gold medal awarded for Darmmess, an olive oil proudly produced in the village of Deir Mimas located South of Lebanon. Today, the olive oil harvest in Der ...
Lebanon

Sprinter Aziza Sbaity Was Once Questioned Over Her Lebanese Passport at The Airport

7 months ago
Imagine being the country’s fastest female sprinter and one of its most celebrated athletes, and being interrogated at the airport by a security officer and questioned over the validity of your Lebanese passport. That’s what ...
Lebanon

Stray Bullet Shootings in Lebanon Kills & Injures at Least 23 People Yearly

7 months ago
According to a study by Information International, a Beirut-based independent regional research & consultancy firm, stray bullet shootings kill 8 people and injure 15 yearly in Lebanon. The numbers are based on data acquired from ...
Lebanon

Leading Lebanese Media Issue Powerful Joint Statement Against Hate Speech

7 months ago
LBC, MTV, Al Jadeed, Annahar, Nidaa Al Watan, L’Orient Lejour, Raseef22, Daraj, the Legal Agenda and other leading newspapers & media outlets in Lebanon issued a powerful joint statement yesterday condemning the “hate speech and ...
Lebanon

Riad Salameh Making Sure He Remains Untouchable

7 months ago
Lebanon’s former Central Bank governor left his office with a ZaffĂ© and is nowhere to be found ever since. He’s supposedly still in the country given the travel bans imposed on him and international arrest ...
Lebanon

U.S. Treasury Sanctions BDL Ex-Governor Riad Salameh

8 months ago
Reuters Iraq Bureau Chief reported this morning that the U.S. Treasury has sanctioned former Lebanese central bank governor Riad Salameh, along with his brother Raja, his son Nadi, his aide Marianne Howayek and his lover ...
Lebanon

Lebanese Government OKs Seven-Fold Increase in Ogero Internet Fees

8 months ago
The Lebanese government met today and agreed to increase the internet fees for Ogero users by 7 folds, which means that if you’re paying 90,000 LL for a 50mb (100GB quota) connection, you will soon ...
Lebanon

What’s Next After Salameh?

8 months ago
Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh left office today after 30 years on the job. Unfortunately, him leaving doesn’t change much as Lebanon’s caretake government has failed to appoint a permanent successor, and Salameh’s deputy Wassim ...
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