Lebanon

July 6, 2014

Lebanese soldiers stand beside the aftermath of a bombing in Bekaa Valley in December 2013 (File/AFP)
11:21 GMT

Lebanon's Internal Security Forces believe that radical Sunni militant group ISIS will strike the country with a series of attacks, according to a leaked report.

“EDL will limit the network’s productive capabilities to a fixed amount of 1,550 Megawatts from July 1 to Sept. 10," the statement said. “We call on citizens to understand need to achieve balance between the need for electricity production and the sensitive situation of the public budget,” the EDL said.
03:55 GMT

Lebanon’s state-owned electricity company announced Friday that it would limit its production this summer, providing only 13 hours of electricity per day.

July 5, 2014

Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Baalbek area suffered through a harsh winter this year (File Archive/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Lebanese Cabinet members announced this week that there is a chance that Lebanon will establish refugee camps for Syrian refugees, in a move that is considered somewhat unprecedented in the country.

Gigi Hadid has made a name for herself thanks to her statuesque beauty. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:23 GMT

19-year-old Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Gigi Hadid is garnering more attention thanks to a risque new fragrance ad for Tom Ford Velvet Orchid.

Lebanon's parliament has failed to elect a president since May, forcing the country into a political leadership vacuum (File Archive)
13:43 GMT

Lebanese MPs expressed skepticism Saturday that a new president would lead Lebanon any time soon.

July 4, 2014

Photo used for illustrative purposes (AFP)
11:18 GMT

Syrian warplanes carried out at least three airstrikes on the outskirts of Arsal in east Lebanon Friday, killing a 12-year-old boy and wounding three family members

The scene of the bombing North Lebanon's Hermel earlier this year (AFP)
07:28 GMT

The Army carried out another raid in the northern village of Fnaydeq Thursday, confiscating explosives in light of confessions made by a terror suspect.

July 3, 2014

It's unknown whether Assi realizes that his Moroccan song was insulting to Moroccan women or not. (Image: Facebook)
09:57 GMT

Moroccan singer Fatima al Arousi wasn't impressed at all by Lebanese singer Assi Helani's Moroccan single "Satta" and hit back at him with a song of her own!

Nancy celebrated life in Lebanon through her Beirut concert last week. (Image: Facebook)
08:26 GMT

A few bombings or terrorist attacks in Lebanon didn't scare Nancy Ajram, as she went ahead with her planned Beirut concert as scheduled!

KPC has said previously that the existing pipeline linking the two cities, also built by Zakhem International in 1973, has outlived its 30-year lifespan and was prone to ruptures.
02:54 GMT

Family-owned Zakhem International has also carried out oil pipeline, refinery and fuel storage projects in Libya, Iraq, Nigeria, Qatar, Italy and Tanzania, according to its website.

July 2, 2014

These two lovebirds are still going strong despite the current distance. (Image: Facebook)
17:13 GMT

With their careers keeping them apart, married Lebanese stars Yousif Al Khal and Nicole Saba are supportive but sad.

Lebanon's army patrols the streets of Tripoli (File/AFP)
13:16 GMT

Four people were injured Wednesday when an unknown assailant on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade into a coffee shop in Tripoli. One of the wounded is believed to be in critical condition according to sources.

Abbas al Noury plays one of the characters on the traditional TV series "Bab Al Hara." (Image: Facebook)
09:28 GMT

Twitter users gave Syria's famous Bab al-Hara TV soap opera a Lebanese twist Monday, with people making jokes about common national stereotypes they said would creep into the popular Ramadan show if it was set in Beirut rather than Damascus.

George's parents jetted into Lake Como where it is believed the star will be hosting his big day. (Image: Xposurephotos.com)
08:55 GMT

Now George Clooney's parents jet into Lake Como ahead of wedding of the year... after Amal visits Italian villa with her mother.