Renowned Syrian sculptor Wael Qastun ‘tortured to death’

RENOWNED Syrian sculptor Wael Qastun has been tortured to death in the flashpoint central of city of Homs, an artists’ association has said. A statement released by the Syrian Coalition of Artists for Freedom said Qastun “died under torture”.

Lebanese artist flees homeland after Syrian death threats

Resigned Lebanese singer Fadel Shaker has left his home in the Lebanese capital Beirut and took his family to reside permanently in Qatar. According to the Lebanese newspaper Al Nahar, the reason behind the sudden move is death threats the singer began receiving over his political views with regards to the Syrian government.

Prominent Lebanese musician received death threats from Syrian government

Prominent Lebanese singer Fadel Shaker has announced that he resigned from his singing career permanently. Fadel made his decision after taking part in a recent demonstration opposing the Syrian government’s cruelty against its people and standing by the side of the Muslim group Salafying and announcing that he is one of them. Fadel also revealed […]

Lebanese artist Wahib Bteddini passed away

Lebanon lost today one of its most famous artists . Wahib Bteddini passed away today in his home town Kfarnabrekh in the Shouf region of Mt Lebanon. Ya Libnan spoke to Bteddini’s eldest son Shadi who revealed that his dad died from cancer in the liver. He was diagnosed with the deadly disease only about […]