Lebanon

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November 20, 2014

Sherine's daughter Hana and her "brother" Hamzah. (Image: Twitter)
11:27 GMT

Is Sherine trying to make up for her bad rap after the court case? Her plethora of tweets may or may not be helping.

Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah continues to back Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria. (AFP/File)
08:19 GMT

Saudi officials on Wednesday asked the UN Security Council to blacklist both Shia groups Hezbollah and Yemen's Houthis.

November 19, 2014

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel.
17:35 GMT

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah met Tuesday with Defense Minister Samir Moqbel as the minister holds a series of talks with high-ranking political officials after his return from Tehran late last month.

Hani Ramzi and Nelly Karim are headed "Back to School"
12:43 GMT

Egyptian stars Hani Ramzi and Nelly Karim are coming to the " Back to School" set with TV host Amro Yousif on the satellite channel

Lebanese tanks patrol through the country's border town of Arsal, March 19, 2014. (AFP/File)
10:26 GMT

Clashes continued into the early hours of Wednesday in the Syrian town of Assal al-Ward, close to the Lebanese border.

You need to know exactly where (and when) to go in the UAE since just a fraction of its coastline offers decent waves. Gulf surf is mainly wind-driven. Fierce gales fuel epic waves near Qatar and Iraq, which barrel down the Gulf to the UAE. Warm water temps and easy access offset unpredictable surf conditions, so it’s still worth a visit.
09:12 GMT

Bedouin Beach Boys: Surf’s Up in the Middle East. Everybody's going surfing -- from Gaza to the Gulf.

The beautiful roses bought for Anabella by her loving hubby. (Image: Instagram)
08:21 GMT

Anabella Hilal spent an amazing wedding anniversary with her hubby Nader Saab, who showered her with pricy gifts on the happy occasion.

Irene Deanon, winner of OFW beauty pageant. (Image: The Daily Star/Khalil Hassan)
07:44 GMT

A beauty pageant hosted by the Overseas Filipino Worker group in Lebanon on Sunday was more than just about the glamour.

November 18, 2014

Syrian demonstrators rally in support of the Free Syrian Army calling for them to unite behind a unified command system in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on November 11, 2014. (AFP/file)
13:52 GMT

Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr Tuesday issued a decision to release Free Syrian Army commander Abdullah al-Rifai after he had been detained for nine days for allegedly attempting to sneak into Lebanon’s outskirts, according to judicial sources.

Haifa and Wael are preparing for something big, and hot, but we'll have to wait to find out what's up their sleeves! (Image: Facebook)
12:57 GMT

Haifa Wehbe and Wael Kfoury are collaborating on a new project, and the pictures Wehbe posted suggest that it's going to be a really sexy one!

The duo have toured Europe in support of rock legends Guns N’ Roses and superstar songstress Lana Del Rey in the past. (Image: Facebook)
11:12 GMT

Regional blues and indie rock talents Wanton Bishops will be opening for international icons The Who for an unmatched finale to the Formula One races in Abu Dhabi.

A crowd of Iraqis gather following a suicide bombing in Baghdad, August 6, 2013. (AFP/File)
07:57 GMT

Terrorist attacks soared in 2013 across Middle East nations including Lebanon, Iraq and Syria, according to a new study by the UK-based Institute for Economics and Peace.

November 17, 2014

The official poster for the Cultural Resistence Festival in Lebanon. (Image: Lebanontraveler.com)
12:32 GMT

Lebanon’s General Security has banned theaters from screening the Iranian film "The Silent Majority Speaks."