A losing fight: Najwa Karam’s father lost battle with cancer
Tears filled Najwa Karam’s eyes as she said her final farewell to her father. The Lebanese singer is devastated after losing her father to his battle with cancer.
She’s not left alone in her sorrow, though. As soon as word got out about the starlet’s deep loss, celebs from around the region Tweeted their condolences, and many even showed up at the funeral that took place at the Dayr Mar El Elias Al Touq Church in Zahleh, Lebanon, including Majida Al Roumi, Haifa Wehbe, Fares Karam, star of Arab Idol Ziyad Khoury and journalists Jumana Bu Eid and Nisham.
According to Sayidaty.net, Najwa placed flowers on her father's coffin and wrote, "To My Sweet Affectionate Father," signed “Najwa”.
Fellow stars like Ragheb Alama wrote words of kindness to her page, "My dear Najwa, I give my condolences to you and your family. God wanted to end your father's suffering and lay his soul to rest and you did all you could to help him heal. May God bless his soul and we need you to remain strong in this hard time. May his soul rest in peace and I wish I am in Beirut to stand by your side. God bless you."
UAE singer Ahlam also posted, "We are very sorry over your loss and may you remain strong." Lebanese singer Carole Samaha wrote, "I send my deepest condolences to our Lebanese star Najwa Karam for the death of her father. May his soul rest in peace."
Lebanese singer Elissa wrote, "My heart is with Najwa Karam. My deepest condolences, may his soul rest in peace, and may God give her the strength to overcome her sadness."
Nancy Ajram wrote, "Dearest Najwa, my deepest condolences and may his soul rest in peace."
The list of condolences by celebrities from Lebanon and around the Arab world is endless, with everyone attempting to show sorrow over the singer's loss.