Sometimes I ask my self, are we meant to stay sad, or are we just living with everything happening around us and not doing anything to change?
From the Lebanese seeking asylum in Australia to the ever lasting clashes from place to place and recently in Baalbeck.
Maybe one of the few good thing that is happening in this country, one of them is discovering a grotto similar “somehow” to the one of Jeita, and letting the electricity reach for the first time a town in Akkar, north of Lebanon.
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Two people were killed and three others wounded in a gunfight in the eastern city of Baalbek, Lebanon. (Ratib Al Safadi / Anadolu Ajansi)
A photo taken inside the newly discovered grotto in the town of Nabiyeh, near Baabdat, Lebanon. (Shady awwad/ Aljoumhouria)
Villagers help survivors from a boat that sank off Java island, on Sinarlaut beach in Agrabinta, West Java, Indonesia. The boat carrying dozens of asylum seekers sank en route to Australia off the coast of Indonesia’s main island of Java on Friday, an official said. (AP via cellphone)
An overhead shot of an asylum seeker boat before it sank 50m off the Indonesian coast. (stringer)
Protesters carry placards at a ‘Welcome Refugees’ rally in Sydney, Australia, which comes after a report that a vessel carrying an estimated 120 asylum-seekers from Lebanon, Jordan and Yemen, sank in rough seas of of Indonesia, claiming 22 lives — including multiple children — with dozens more passengers unaccounted for. It is the first fatal sinking since conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s election win and comes ahead of his arrival in Jakarta on September 30, 2013, on his first foreign trip as leader where Australia’s controversial new people-smuggling policies — including plans to turn back boats to Indonesia — are likely to dominate talks(William West/AFP)
Boston city in Massachusetts, America, celebrated “The lebanese day” by honoring Lebanese celebrities such as Ray Lahood and Darrell Issa, Salma Hayek,Tony Shalhoub and Joseph Abboud. (Almustaqbal)
According to the 2013 Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index, Lebanon is among the worst countries in the world when it comes to freedom of travel and visa restrictions. (gulfbusiness Via henleyglobal)
Key persons from “WADI MISHMISH” village in Akkar, north Lebanon, switching the first ever power switch in town to deliver for the first time electricity to approximately 30 houses.
The Ministry of Finance transferred about six billion Lebanese Liras to the Ministry of Education to give away free books for students in public schools. (Houssam Eddine Hariri High School)
A plan made for the famous landfill in Saida published in the newspaper before the media tour that is planned to witness the rehabilitation of the landfill. (Almustaqbal)
Lebanon To Get Its First HD TV Channel With LBC ( lbcblogs)
Le Gray hotel is throwing an Instagram Competition, why not be part of it? ( blogdechanty)