It’s official. I was told this afternoon but I did not believe it.
Joseph Samaha died today of a heart attack in London.
Samaha was a prominent journalist who, during his lifetime, wrote, co-founded and held administrative positions in the Lebanese news media, among them are newspapers such as as-Safir and al-Hayat.
He was the editor in chief of the newly published al-Akhbar newspaper before he death.
He will be missed.