Why Fairouz?

French President Macron began his trip today to Beirut by visiting Fairouz, and was met by protesters outside the diva's house denouncing the newly appointed government and the ruling parties. Why did Macron choose Fairouz? Simply because she's the only person all Lebanese agree on. She has been Lebanon's symbol of unity for as long as one can remember and her soothing voice, the voice of hope and love brings comfort to all the Lebanese.…

French President Macron to Meet Fairouz Upon Arriving to Lebanon

L'Orient Le Jour confirmed this morning that French President Emmanuel Macron, who is coming back to Lebanon on September 1st, will visit Lebanon's voice of hope, unity and love Fairouz at her house in Antelias. Macron is also set to meet with Lebanese politicians after he had called for a 'New Political Order' in Lebanon on his first visit earlier in August.
Lebanon

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Critiques

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Lebanon

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BeirutBlast

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BeirutBlast

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BeirutBlast

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BeirutBlast

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Baladi

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