SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 2 December 2021, Thursday |

Tripoli, Lebanese Forces’ revived love

In the past, simply mentioning the name of any of the Lebanese Front parties in Tripoli was considered one of the “restrictions” of the left’s visions and the Syrian occupation’s strength. Hence, if you were a youngster in the 1980s and saw a photo of Samir Geagea posted in Tripoli to support him, you could have felt the end of the world was approaching…

How quickly do things change? The adversaries are no longer enemies, and the forbidden love between the Lebanese Forces and the streets of Tripoli has turned into an eagerly awaited celebration: the festival of the 2022 elections.