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THE PULSE OF LEBANON

In Zgharta, a story of families, pigs and despair


In Zgharta, a story of families, pigs and despair

Sarkis, a carpenter living in the former Zgharta, will vote for Michel Moawad on May 15. Tempted by civil society, he prefers to give his voice "to a heavyweight rather than to another team which risks not passing." (Credit: João Sousa/L'Orient-Le Jour)

Samer Karam does not have a minute for himself. Here, in his print shop nestled in the main road in downtown Zgharta, he is multitasking.“My father is a Karam. My mother is a Dweihi. I am 100 percent Zghartawi,” he proudly said, as he placed ...

Samer Karam does not have a minute for himself. Here, in his print shop nestled in the main road in downtown Zgharta, he is multitasking.“My father is a Karam. My mother is a Dweihi. I am 100 percent Zghartawi,” he proudly said, as he placed ...A Zghorta, une histoire de familles, de cochons et de ras-le-bol...