Lebanon

July 1, 2014

Lebanon has not had a president since late May. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Michel Aoun proposed that the constitution be amended to allow the Lebanese people to directly elect the president.

June 30, 2014

A suicide bomber detonated himself at the Duroy Hotel last week to evade arrest. (AFP/File)
14:27 GMT

The men responsible for the recent bombing at a hotel in Beirut were reportedly recruited and trained by a Jordanian radical.

Prime Minister Salam has rejected the proposal to communicate with Syrian officials because of his commitment to the Baabda Declaration. (AFP/File)
13:17 GMT

Prime Minister Tamman Salam said Monday that the Lebanese government will not communicate with the Syrian government over the Syrian refugee crisis.

Firefighters attempt to extinguish a blaze at the Duroy hotel in Beirut after a suicide bomber blew himself up on June 25, 2014 (File/AFP)
10:54 GMT

Security forces in Lebanon dismantled a number of terrorist cells over the past week after a wave of suicide attacks in across the country.

Myriam has high hopes for Lebanon on the political front. (Image: Facebook)
10:16 GMT

Klink defends Assad support following alleged meeting over the weekend.

It's about time Sabah has been honored for her lifelong career in showbiz. (Image: Now.mmedia.me)
09:24 GMT

Legendary singer Sabah has been in the business for as long as we can remember, and MTV Lebanon are now honoring her for all her achievements.

ISIL's terrorist network has spilled over from Iraq and Syria into Lebanon (File/AFP)
08:03 GMT

Militant group ISIL announced the appointment of a leader for Lebanon to set up training camps according to LBCI television.

Is it wonder woman? No, it's just Carole Samaha here to save the day. (Image: Facebook)
07:17 GMT

Lebanese star Carole Samaha recently won the World Music Award for Best Performing Artist in the Middle East, and now she's been dubbed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Global Network for Rights and Development.

Ragheb Alama loves the "City of LIght" (Image: Facebook)
07:04 GMT

Balancing his work on his upcoming album and a month-long trip to Paris, Ragheb Alama is one busy dude.

June 29, 2014

The pictures posted by Ragheb and Nanzy from the Queen's celebration. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:30 GMT

Nancy Ajram and Ragheb Alama were invited to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday in Beirut.

Lebanon has experienced a spate of bombings in the past few weeks. (AFP/File)
09:09 GMT

Lebanese security authorities have seized three terrorist cells who are reportedly involved in recent bombings in Lebanon.

Lebanese Diva Magida el-Roumi performs on the opening night of the Beiteddine festival in the Lebanese Shouf mountains, southeast of Beirut, on June 26, 2014. (AFP /JOSEPH EID)
06:09 GMT

Majida El Roumi brought a little sliver of happiness to a country suffering some sad times with her gig at the he Ottoman-era palace of Beiteddine Thursday evening.

June 28, 2014

Photo used for illustrative purposes (AFP)
17:09 GMT

The Lebanese Army discovered a cave in north Lebanon used by militants to make explosives and confiscated books that include lessons on how to make bombs, the military said Saturday.

Lebanese army vehicles carrying Lebanese soldiers are deployed on the streets of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on April 2, 2014 in the first stage of a plan aimed at quelling deadly Syria-linked violence in the city. (Ibrahim Chalhoub/AFP)
07:22 GMT

Tensions have been steadily rising in the northern city of Tripoli ever since the Lebanese Army began implementing its security plan in April, drawing the ire of Islamists who say arrests have been random and unjust.

June 27, 2014

Wael Jassar and the Ghada Al Sunni, the woman rumored to have been replaced by Amani Al Kundari to introduce the singer to the Kuwait stage.
08:00 GMT

Wael Jassar is settling rumors about how the woman was selected to introduce his stage entrance at his recent Kuwait concert.