Zaitoun is one of Kessrouan district’s villages that have a great number of Maronite inhabitants. However, this village is not Maronite
A tranquil town in the Qada’a of Jezzine, Mlikh made headlines when its resident Amal Abou Zeid won one of the Maronite seats in the Qada’a, breaking- although not for the first time- the long established norm that the Qadaa’s MPs should be from the city of Jezzine.
Resting on the fringes of Beirut, Hazmieh is a town within the Mount Lebanon Mohafaza most known for its orderly planning, beautiful houses and well-off residents. Another village in the North Mohafaza in the Mennieh-Dennieh Qada’a is called by the same name, Hazmieh.
Hilan is a small town on the fringes of the Qada’a of Zgharta which has residents from both Sunni and Orthodox communities. Media attention was focused on the town in early January 2014 when Anas Sharkas, the sister-in-law of An-Nusra Front military commander, and her brother were arrested by the...