Lebanon

November 25, 2014

Lebanese security forces drive through Tripoli during armed clashes with gunmen, October 25, 2014. (AFP/File)
09:19 GMT

A Syrian refugee was killed while several others were injured during clashes Monday between two groups linked to Fatah in Lebanon's Burj al-Barajneh camp.

November 24, 2014

The beautiful Fairuz is still singing to this day. (Image: Facebook)
12:02 GMT

Fairuz, one of the Arab world's most iconic singers, celebrated her 79th birthday this week.

Actor Isra’a Shahrour leads an exercise in movement. (Image: Tabitha Ross)
08:21 GMT

The Greek tragedian composed “Antigone” has been reproduced by Syrian refugee women.

November 23, 2014

Attieh sang especially for the Middle East on Lebanon's Independence Day. (Image: Facebook)
15:22 GMT

Joseph Attieh released a new single that speaks of the sorrow and sadness in his region, first and foremost his own country Lebanon - who incidentally just skipped Lebanese Independence day Saturday.

Hezbollah claims that its Iranian "Fateh" missiles can reach Israel with great accuracy. (Wikimedia Commons image)
14:38 GMT

Deputy head Naim Qassem's remarks came after news emerged that Tehran has equipped Hezbollah with a new grade of medium-range missiles.

For many Arab viewers, Haifa's dress is a fashion crime of a different kind! (Image: DM)
10:02 GMT

Word has reached Western media about Haifa Wehbe's see-through dress, and they've eagerly been reporting on this scandalous fashion crime!

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.