March: COVID-19 spreads rapidly in Matn, Mount Lebanon.
#27 Pope Francis in an exciting move
December 20th: Opposing the resistance of many Catholics against anti-coronavirus vaccinations as “morally unacceptable,” Pope Francis announced that he will be getting vaccinated with the Pfizer Vaccine and urged the world Catholics to accept vaccinations.
#28 An embassy, an ambassador, and a calamity
April 2nd: The Philippine Ambassador to Lebanon dies due to COVID-19 complications
#29 Yes, there is emigration, but it is ‘temporary’
April: Lebanese expatriates choose to return to Lebanon in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
#30 A state of panic and fear in the Italian street
March: Italy becomes the new epicenter of the pandemic.
#31 A painful surprise shakes New York City
March: New York City becomes an epicenter of the pandemic as infection cases soar.
#32 A scene of loyalty around Leila Al-Solh
April 6th: Leila Al-Solh, the vice president of Alwaleed bin Talal Humanitarian Foundation, helps direct the foundation’s repatriation initiative for Lebanese abroad.
#33 Riad Salameh: One day he governs, the next he’s condemned
#61 Armenia’s magic causes traffic on the Beirut-Yerevan road
Sep. 27th: Fighting erupts between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, prompting many members of the Lebanese-Armenian community to offer a helping hand to their motherland.
#62 Walid Al-Muallem on a big mission that is ‘probably his last’
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