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There is no ‘silver bullet to defeat extremism,’ says Whispered in Gaza creator Joseph Braude ...

Arab News 05 Feb 2023
He highlighted that the real danger, which affects many beyond Gaza’s borders, is posed by Iran and its proxies, including Hamas ... Meanwhile, high-profile Hamas leaders lead luxurious lives abroad and retreat to ritzy hotels in Beirut and Istanbul, where they also own profitable real estate businesses, AFP reported last month.

What kind of camouflage do you use with snow?

Beatrice Daily Sun 19 Jan 2023
lnichols. Winter and snow often make hunters think about coyotes ... They were gearing up for some coyote hunting ... People are also reading… ... He noticed that these guys ran around a lot in US military issue woodland camo patterns, yet there were no trees or real vegetation for miles. “If you wanted to hide in the streets of Beirut,” Carlin asked ... +1 ... .

DJ Dan Shake recalls his ultimate travel moments: ‘My best souvenir was a record deal!’

Metro UK 09 Jan 2023
Musician and DJ Dan Shake talks about eating ‘the best pasta’ at a volcanic retreat near Naples, bagging a record deal in Croatia, ‘mind-blowing’ hot-air ballooning in Myanmar, and falling in love with bustling Beirut ... I fell in love with Beirut when I went there ... The Yacht Club in Saint George Bay in Beirut, Lebanon (Picture.

Couple celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary By Patrick Joubert |29 December 2022

Nation 29 Dec 2022
Mrs Bibi noted that she gave him a false name as she did not like to reveal her real name to strangers while Mr Bibi on his part said that he later found out her real name and from there after she left for Beirut, they kept in touch until she returned after two years later when they got married.

Painting over the facades: Behind Lebanon’s NGO-addiction

The New Arab 22 Dec 2022
... out an art project in this small town located 75 km north of Beirut ... At the end of the country’s civil war (1975-1990), reconstruction efforts channelled billions to real estate projects such as downtown Beirut’s Solidere scheme, while slashing social services and redistribution.

Women in Lebanon strive for accountability and justice

The New Arab 21 Dec 2022
When 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate at the Beirut port ignited a blast on 4 August 2020, killing more than 220, injuring around 7,000 others, and destroying buildings many miles away, people across the Lebanese capital were thrown into shock and disbelief watching powerlessly a catastrophe that could and should have been avoided.

Will murder of Irish UN soldier in Lebanon end in justice? - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 18 Dec 2022
Seán Rooney of Newtwoncunningham, Ireland ... There are no real laws in Lebanon, especially not when it comes to Hezbollah and armed groups. That is also why chemicals exploded at Beirut port in 2020, killing 200 people. It's not exactly a failed state like Somalia, and it’s not in the midst of a civil war like Yemen ...   ...   ... .

Is the Syrian Regime the World’s Biggest Drug Dealer?

Vice 14 Dec 2022
The actual numbers of this trade are absolutely astronomical.” Fake oranges filled with captagon pills found in boxes containing real fruit seized at the port of Beirut, Lebanon, in December 2021 ... they are buying real estate or storing it in bank accounts in Dubai.

Daily blackouts put Lebanon’s ancient artefacts at risk

Al Jazeera 25 Sep 2022
Beirut, Lebanon – The severe power shortages plaguing Lebanon are not only hitting homes and private institutions, but are also affecting major cultural centres and putting priceless exhibits at risk ... El Museo Nacional de Beirut completamente a oscuras por la enorme crisis energética que asola el país.

Lebanese banks to close next week after more branches are stormed

Al Jazeera 16 Sep 2022
Friday’s incidents followed two others in the capital, Beirut, and in the town of Aley on Wednesday in which depositors were able to access a portion of their funds by force, using toy pistols mistaken for real weapons. Last month, a man was detained after he held up a Beirut bank ...

Marvel’s ‘Captain Apartheid’ reveals Zionism’s kryptonite

The New Arab 14 Sep 2022
The original comic’s ugly racism and valorization of Mossad are sickening. We cannot be silent ... Shaheen noted. ... Two years from her comic debut, the character’s name will also be inescapably tied with Israel’s bloody behaviour in the real world as a colonial xenophobic state with the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut in 1982 ... Join the conversation.

Blood-Soaked Lessons of the Munich Olympics

The Algemeiner 07 Sep 2022
The Beirut attacks killed 341 people, including 58 French military personnel and hundreds of Americans ... Commemorating horrific moments in history has real value, but we dishonor the dead—from Munich to Beirut to Tel Aviv—when we forget the lessons their losses have taught us.

'Wrath of God': Israel's response to 1972 Munich massacre

The Times of India 02 Sep 2022
The team anticipated that more than a dozen young men walking through an upmarket area of Beirut could arouse suspicion ... D, in a 2019 documentary aired by Israel's Channel 13, described his time undercover as "my real life" in Beirut, where he frequented a sports club with Salameh and studied his habits and movements.

The Lebanese House; Shattered Glass of Beirut; Maurice Broomfield: Industrial Sublime – review

The Observer 28 Aug 2022
In August 2020, some 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate carelessly stored in Beirut’s ancient port suddenly exploded ... Some of the marble and sandstone fragments of this intricate facade are from a real house that Kassar was restoring when the port of Beirut exploded ... The Archaeological Museum at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Gilas PH ready for Lebanon 5; Clarkson, Sotto impress Cone

Manila Standard 25 Aug 2022
26 (Manila time) in the fourth window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers at the Nouhad Naufal Sports Complex in Beirut, with NBA prospect Kai Sotto and Utah Jazz star Jordan Clarkson impressing coach Tim Cone during the team’s preparations ... But at this level, he’s a real deal.

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