Lebanon

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October 19, 2014

Four banks were also listed as being owned or controlled by the Syrian government and sanctioned.
12:08 GMT

he United States blacklisted Lebanese company DK Group for arranging to ship Syrian pound banknotes from Russia to the Syrian central bank, an allegation strongly denied by the company’s general manager.

Supernatural Halloween thriller "Annabelle" brought chills to Lebanon's box office this week!
07:11 GMT

Supernatural Halloween thriller "Annabelle" brings chills to Lebanon's box office this week!

October 18, 2014

Over 1.1 million Syrian refugees are currently taking shelter in Lebanon (File/AFP)
19:45 GMT

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Lebanon has sharply cut the influx of Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their homeland by refusing to let them in.

October 16, 2014

International Lebanese director Tarik Freitekh directs Justin Bieber's new music video! (Image: Facebook)
14:27 GMT

International Lebanese director Tarik Freitekh directs Justin Bieber's new music video! (Image: Facebook)

Israeli soldiers patrol along the border with Lebanon, January 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:09 GMT

Lebanese officials filed a complaint with the UN Security Council Thursday over an Israeli border attack from earlier in October.

Lebanese Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi. [AFP]
08:42 GMT

The United States would respond favorably to the military needs of the poorly equipped Lebanese Army in its fight against terrorism, Lebanese Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi has reportedly said.

We love seeing her on the Arab Idol judging panel, and soon we'll get to see her on another screen. (Image: Facebook)
06:48 GMT

Nancy Ajram has spread her love across the North African country before, and she's doing it again.

October 15, 2014

Qassem said Hezbollah has had intelligence on 'takfiri' activities since 2006, but will always prioritize the 'Israeli threat' first. (AFP/File)
15:37 GMT

Hezbollah's Deputy Head Naim Qassem said Tuesday that the party was prioritizing threats from Israel above those from 'takfiri' forces in Syria.

Lebanon is home to 1.5 million Syrian refugees living in dire conditions across farmland or empty fields (File/AFP)
13:27 GMT

U.S. President Barack Obama said he would continue to support America's humanitarian assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.

She's still got it: Maya will be hosting yet another music show! (Image: Facebook)
13:22 GMT

Lebanese diva Maya Diab will be settling into MBC's The X Factor Arabia soon!

October 14, 2014

A total number of four Lebanese soldiers have now defected to join extremist groups (File/AFP)
17:45 GMT

The Islamic State released footage of a Lebanese soldier allegedly defecting to join the militant group. Security forces carried out raids in the soldier's town of Dweir Adawiyeh after the video was released.

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul-Latif Derian said there is a difference between Muslims and Islamist militants (File/AFP)
16:59 GMT

Grand Mufti of Lebanon Sheikh Abdul-Latif Derian condemned Muslim extremists and said "our Islam is not terrorist," during a conference Tuesday.

Myriam Fares shakes what her mama gave her (Image: Facebook)
10:10 GMT

When Myriam Fares's derriere became the talk of her fans, she decided it was time to pull the photo from Instagram that caused such a hoopla!