Recent

BLOM Bank in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
BLOM Bank is in talks with HSBC to take over the bank's operations in Lebanon.
Lebanese soldiers in Arsal. (AFP/File)
July 25, 2016 - 07:48 GMT
Amid fears of militant spillover, Lebanon has enacted strict restrictions on the movement of Syrian refugees in Arsal.
Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon is home to different extremist factions, and is sometimes used as a base for militants to plan attacks. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The men had been hiding in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp and were affiliated with the Jund al-Sham group.
Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Lebanon dropped the daily minimum wage by roughly $2.65, and activists are protesting the change.
A PokéStop at a church in Beirut, Lebanon (Al Bawaba)
July 22, 2016 - 17:58 GMT
An opinion piece in Hrar News accuses the game of spying on Lebanon’s religious centers and public spaces.
Litani river, Lebanon (Wikipedia Commons)
July 21, 2016 - 12:11 GMT
Soon-to-be MP Mohammad Qabbani made the remarks in reference to Beqqa valley’s Litani river, The Daily Star reports.
A file photo of a Hezbollah rocket launch. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Hezbollah launched a rocket to destroy a Nusra Front bulldozer protecting the militants' hideout in Wadi al-Khail.
Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah acts as a parallel government in parts of the country, providing a range of social services. (AFP/Rouba El Husseini)
July 21, 2016 - 07:13 GMT
Salameh said the U.S. law must be enforced to keep Lebanon's banks within the global financial system and stabilize the hugely indebted economy as neighboring Syria's civil war hits tourism and growth.
Jason Derulo tweeted a picture of himself relaxing backstage before a recent concert. (Twitter)
July 20, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Jason Derulo brought the party to close out Lebanon's Jounieh International Festival.
A Syrian child stands in the snow in a camp in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley (AFP / File)
July 19, 2016 - 21:19 GMT
A new report details a crisis in education for refugees in the country.
Models Walk the Georges Chakra Show at Paris Fashion Week. (File photo)
July 19, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Paris Fashion Week sees a large number of celebrities attending shows to scope out looks from the big names for their upcoming red carpet events.
More than six years have passed since the ratification of the Offshore Petroleum Resources Law. (Shutterstock)
July 19, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Despite announcement of a breakthrough in the six-year battle to develop Lebanon's oil and gas reserves, the hopes of passing vital decrees have hit another stumbling block.
The artists showed yet again that he and his hits have passed the test of time.
July 18, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Seal performed at the exquisite Beiteddine Palace in Lebanon Thursday night and belted out all his biggest hits "Crazy", "Killer" and of course "Kiss from a Rose."
Despite negative elements, Moody’s noted that the private equity of Lebanese banks will remain stable in general. (File photo)
July 17, 2016 - 10:18 GMT
Moody’s latest report about the credit rating of Lebanese banks, maintained its negative outlook of the local lenders amid a volatile regional situation and lower GDP growth.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of a church where a suicide bomber blew himself up the previous day in the Christian village of al-Qaa. (AFP/File)
July 14, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Investigations revealed that one suspect had links to the group responsible for carrying out the Al-Qaa bombings. Two of the suspects are Syrian, one is believed to be of Lebanese origin.
She's replaced an old friend with a new one. (Facebook)
July 14, 2016 - 13:19 GMT
She's someone new in her life.