October 23 – Simultaneous suicide truck-bombings destroy both the French and the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, killing 241 U. servicemen, 58 French paratroopers and 6 Lebanese civilians.
Well said by the previous pinner: Next up: the explanation as to why, in the GOP voted to cut funding to US embassies. Could it be because soldier's lives (like women, people of color, the poor) don't actually matter to them at all?
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Uber drivers protest against interior minister Nouhad Machnouk warning against using Uber, after a driver was arrested in connection with the murder of a British working with the U.K. Embassy, in Beirut, Lebanon, (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star) https://pow.photos/2017/lebanon-pow-21-27-december/
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Michael D. On This Day In The Navy: A suicide truck bomb explodes at the Marine Barracks at Beirut Airport and kills 241 Americans Marines, 18 Sailors, and three Army Soldiers).
Activists put flowers on pictures depicting women who were killed due to domestic violence, harassment and physical assault, among them British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes, during a sit-in In front of the National Museum in Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA) https://pow.photos/2017/lebanon-pow-21-27-december/
British diplomat found dead in Lebanon - Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph.co.uk British diplomat found dead in Lebanon Telegraph.co.uk A young British diplomat has been found murdered in the Lebanese capital Beirut after reportedly being sexually assaulted and strangled. Rebecca Dykes 30 who was working at the Department for International Development was killed after meeting friends ... British diplomat Rebecca Dykes who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut has been found dead Devastated family of…