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Myriam is proving to the entertainment world that she can do it all! (Image: Facebook)
09:31 GMT

Myriam Fares receives rave reviews for her acting skills in "Accusation."

Zoe Saldana is best known for her roles in Avatar and as the new Uhura in the resurrected Star Trek franchise. The proudly black Latina actress from Dominica has been broadcasting her other DNA, confirming in a recent TV interview that she is also part Lebanese, loves Lebanese cooking and is uber-proud of her Middle Eastern roots.
09:02 GMT

Wake up Hollywood - Western entertainment is overdue for an Arab awakening! Here's Al-Bawaba's list of 10 influential celebrities you didn't know had Arab roots.

April 19, 2014

Mai wasn't shy about voicing her opinion of fellow celebs on "The Accused."
15:34 GMT

While being held on "The Accused," Mai Hariri accused fellow celebs of good and not-so-good things!

Syrian army attack: The remote town, home to 3,000 Lebanese and around 5,000 Syrian refugees was also reportedly attacked on Tuesday (File/AFP)
11:33 GMT

Lebanese villagers and Syrian refugees fled from the town Tfail, after Syria's army launched a series of artillery strikes in the area.

April 18, 2014

Daoud Farhat (left) and Youssef Ayad (centre), are said to have arrived in Thailand several days before the Jewish holiday of Passover, while the third suspect Bilal Bahsoun, may have not entered Thailand (Image courtesy of Stop910)
11:41 GMT

Two Hezbollah suspects planned an attack against Israeli tourists on April 13, according to the Bangkok Post on Friday.

Amid tensions in Tripoli, Lebanese authorities have been clamping down on any suspected terrorist activity across the country (File/AFP)
10:52 GMT

The six Palestinians stand accused of the intent to carry out terrorist attacks in Lebanon.

Clashes are common in Tripoli, since the crisis in Syria intensified (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

A military judge issued arrest warrants on Thursday for suspects allegedly involved in Syria-linked Tripoli clashes earlier in April.

April 17, 2014

The suspect allegedly has links to the Al Qaeda affiliated Abdullah Azzam Brigades (File/AFP)
18:35 GMT

Several arrest warrants were issued against Bilal Kayed Kayed before he was apprehended on Thursday.

Lebanon's parliament will meet on April 23 to vote for the country's next president before current President Michel Sleiman's six-year term ends in May (File Archive)
10:59 GMT

Lebanon's parliament will meet on April 23 to elect the country's new president.

Israel has kidnapped Lebanese shepherds before. (Photo courtesy of fanack.com)
10:48 GMT

The Israeli army kidnapped on Thursday five shepherds, including 2 women and a child, from Lebanese territories in the South.

April 16, 2014

Over one million Syrian refugees are registered with UNHCR in Lebanon (File Archive/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Lebanon's interior minister announced Tuesday that Syrian refugees now represent 27% of Lebanon's population

April 15, 2014

Lebanon currently hosts over 1 million refugees from Syria. (AFP/File)
13:08 GMT

Lebanese authorities plan to stem the flow of Syrian refugees into Lebanon.