News Lebanon » Social: Lebanon Allows Spielberg Film ‘The Post’ After Censorship Threat
Bassam Eid, product manager for Empire Cinemas in Lebanon and distributor of “The Post,” said social media campaigns have started to put more pressure on Lebanon’s government over films. Last year, Lebanon banned the film “Wonder Woman” over the ...
News Lebanon » Social: Dark Caracal Malware Is a Threat to All Mobile Device Users - The Merkle
The MerkleDark Caracal Malware Is a Threat to All Mobile Device UsersThe MerkleIt is unclear if the Lebanese government has any relation to this project, but for now, nothing seems to indicate that is the case. The applications containing this malware were not found in or downloaded from the Google Play Store either. Instead ...and more »
News Lebanon » Social: VIDEO - State of panic as shots fired during Swiss Lebanon Bank robbery
The Lebanon Swiss Bank in Bir Hassan was robbed on Thursday. A video of the robbery filmed from inside the bank was shared on social media, depicting a state of panic among the employees and customers, as shots were fired.
News Lebanon » Social: Woman fled unclothed to safety after being raped by Lebanon man she met online, police say - Lebanon Daily News
Lebanon Daily NewsWoman fled unclothed to safety after being raped by Lebanon man she met online, police sayLebanon Daily NewsA woman fled unclothed to safety Thursday after a Lebanon man raped her, choked her and threatened to kill her, police said. Norman Boltz III, 35, of Lebanon, met the victim on a social media dating website and they agreed to meet at his residence in ...and more »
News Lebanon » Social: Steven Spielberg's The Post will screen in Lebanon despite ban rumours
Prime minister steps in Italia Film's marketing manager, Carlo Vincenti, told The National that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri had intervened following growing pressure on social media: "This is a big victory as it is the first time in Lebanon that a ...
News Lebanon » Social: Lebanon County real estate transactions - Lebanon Daily News
Lebanon Daily NewsLebanon County real estate transactionsLebanon Daily NewsLebanon County real estate transactions. Chris Feaver, email@example.com Published 6:23 a.m. ET Jan. 19, 2018. CLOSE. A licensed social worker from South Lebanon Township formerly employed at the Dauphin County Prison agreed to surrender her ...
News Lebanon » Social: Blast destroys car in southern Lebanon, wounds 1
Images posted on social media and used by Lebanese TV show a mangled car, a large fire and black smoke rising above the city. Lebanon's official National News Agency says the area has been cordoned off.
News Lebanon » Social: 500 Hacks From Beirut Show Any Government Can Spy On Google's Androids - Forbes
Forbes500 Hacks From Beirut Show Any Government Can Spy On Google's AndroidsForbesResearch from cybersecurity firm Lookout and digital rights NGO the Electronic Frontier Foundation published Thursday proves just that, detailing a successful surveillance campaign on around 500 phones running Google's Android operating system, tracing ...and more »
News Lebanon » Social: Bomb placed in car wounds Palestinian in southern Lebanon
The official Lebanon News Agency said the explosion went off as Hamdan was getting into the car. Sidon Mayor Mohammed Saudi said Hamdan was undergoing surgery in a local hospital. Images posted on social media and aired on Lebanese TV showed a mangled car ...
News Lebanon » Social: Armed robbers attack Lebanese Swiss Bank, steal $15000 - An-Nahar
An-NaharArmed robbers attack Lebanese Swiss Bank, steal $15000An-NaharBEIRUT: Authorities are looking for two gunmen that stormed the Lebanese Swiss Bank in Bir Hassan Thursday, making off with an estimated $ 15,000. At around 9h30 am, the two masked gunmen made their way inside the bank before firing shots into the ...and more »
News Lebanon » Social: Syrian refugees in Lebanon became poorer, more vulnerable in 2017, UNHCR
The VASyR survey is the fifth of its kind and involved researchers visiting some 5,000 refugee families randomly selected from 26 districts across Lebanon. It is key in shaping humanitarian aid programmes in Lebanon and revealing social and economic trends.
News Lebanon » Social: Researchers learn the social function of babies' babbling - Cornell Chronicle
Researchers learn the social function of babies' babblingCornell ChronicleTo answer this, the research team – Rachel Albert, Ph.D. '13, assistant professor of psychology at Lebanon Valley College; Jennifer Schwade, senior lecturer in psychology; and Michael Goldstein, associate professor of psychology – recorded and ...
News Lebanon » Social: UN agency for Palestinians seeks funds after US cuts
The agency focuses on providing health care, education and social services to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. In Gaza, more than 1.3 million residents — half the population — rely on food and other services ...
News Lebanon » Social: Lebanon allows Spielberg film 'The Post' after censorship threat - KFGO
KFGOLebanon allows Spielberg film 'The Post' after censorship threatKFGOIn 2017, Lebanon banned two films but permitted 317 commercial and 766 festival films to screen, Hanna said. This year, it has already banned another film, "Jungle", pulling it from cinemas after several days of screenings. It is based on a book by a ...and more »
News Lebanon » Social: ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : New Permanent Representative of Lebanon Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service) The new Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, Amal Mudallali, presented her credentials to United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today. Prior to her ...
News Lebanon » Social: UAE envoy places foundation stone of new embassy building in Beirut - Gulf Today
Gulf TodayUAE envoy places foundation stone of new embassy building in BeirutGulf TodayBEIRUT: Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamsi, UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, has placed the foundation stone of the new building of the UAE Embassy in Ramlet El Bayda, Jnah, under the patronage and attendance of Saad Al Hariri, Prime Minister of Lebanon. The ...
News Lebanon » Social: Lebanon’s ‘outdated’ film censors under fire after banning Spielberg’s The Post
Lebanon has repeatedly banned films over the years that are ... The Lebanese censorship board includes representatives from the foreign, information, education, economy and social affairs ministries. The board also includes a member of the General Security ...
News Lebanon » Social: Lebanon announces 16 bn infrastructure plan - ANSAmed
ANSAmedLebanon announces 16 bn infrastructure planANSAmedBEIRUT - The Lebanese government is to present an infrastructure modernisation plan worth 16 billion dollars at the upcoming international conference to discuss economic support to Lebanon, which is scheduled to take place in Paris in April. The ...and more »
News Lebanon » Social: Anti-Syrian hostility in Lebanon spawns social media backlash
Media captionLebanese activist: "If my country can't be self-sufficient, the fault lies with the authorities. It shouldn't blame its failures on the refugees" "Once upon a time one Lebanese called for racism while one thousand said no to racism".
News Lebanon » Social: Blast destroys car in southern Lebanon, wounds 1 - An-Nahar
An-NaharBlast destroys car in southern Lebanon, wounds 1An-NaharSidon Mayor Mohammed Saudi told Al-Manar TV that one person was wounded in the explosion as he opened the car door. He said it was not clear if the individual was a member of Hamas. Images posted on social media and used by Lebanese TV show a mangled ...and more »