Lebanon

November 17, 2014

The group of veiled women are affiliated with ISIL in northern Lebanon, according to a local newspaper. (AFP/File)
11:21 GMT

A group of "veiled females" linked to ISIL are allegedly recruiting girls to adopt extremist ideologies in northern Lebanon.

Red hot: Najwa sets the stage on fire with her fabulous performance in Sydney this week. (Image: Facebook)
11:19 GMT

Najwa Karam gave one man a good telling off after harassing her during her concert in Melbourne.

Jordan’s only golf course is a 9-hole gem just a short drive south of Amman (play off 18 tees to gain a different perspective on the second time around!). The Bisharat Golf Course offers challenging hillside terrain with putting “browns” sited within forested wadis. Enjoy a cold beer and spectacular views from its cozy clubhouse patios.
09:34 GMT

Golf in the Middle East: eat, pray, golf! 17 Middle East golf courses to grip it and rip it!

ISIL and Nusra Front kidnapped 27 Lebanese soldiers during clashes in the town of Arsal. (AFP/File)
09:06 GMT

ISIL threatened Monday morning to execute the Lebanese servicemen it is holding captive along the northeastern border of Lebanon if the government doesn't revoke sentences handed down to Islamist Prisoners in Roumieh Prison.

Will the Clooneys soon become parents? (Image: DM)
08:39 GMT

George and Amal Clooney are already trying for a baby... Rumor has it that they want to adopt like their besties Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie!

November 14, 2014

Prosecutors charged with the Hariri bombers' trial are reportedly "clearly pointing" in the direction of Assad's security personal as key players in the 2005 Valentine's Day assassination.
16:19 GMT

The Special Tribunal handling the trial to prosecute bombers who killed former premier Rafik Hariri will allow prosecutors to show evidence of a deteriorating relationship between Syria President Bashar al-Assad and Hariri as the first stepping stone to demonstrate the possibility of Syria's role in the assassination.

Defense lawyers in charge of prosecuting assailants who carried out the 2005 bombing that killed Hariri claimed to have evidence linking Assad's phone to the case during a Special Tribunal for Lebanon this week. (AFP/File)
11:05 GMT

During a speech Sunday, Lebanon's interior minister Nouhad Machnouk suggested Syrian President Bashar al- Assad may be linked to the assassination of ex-Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

The border town of Arsal has been the site of fierce clashes between militants and the Lebanese army in recent months, sparking high tensions between Syrians refugees and Lebanese host communities. (AFP/File)
09:37 GMT

A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.

November 13, 2014

Cracks quickly appeared on the surface of George and Nada's turbulent relationship. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:42 GMT

Syrian singer George Wassouf and his wife rally driver Nada Zeidan have officially divorced!

The Lebanese parliament has failed to pick a new president since Suleiman’s term came to an end in May. (AFP/File)
08:34 GMT

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has urged the Lebanese parliament to immediately choose a new president.

November 12, 2014

Mai will be chilling with a different Hollywood celeb in each episode! (Image: Facebook)
15:10 GMT

Mai Hariri has a new reality TV show and she's got big Hollywood names lined up for it!

Hezbollah is traditionally a Shia resistance movement in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
10:25 GMT

Christians, Druze and Sunni Muslims are being recruited by Hezbollah in east Lebanon to fight ISIS according to a local newspaper.

November 11, 2014

The building has featured in a number of films including boy wizard adventure “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.”The new purchase price was not disclosed Monday, though the Financial Times reported it had been sold for 726 million pounds, citing sources.
18:21 GMT

The new purchase price was not disclosed Monday, though the Financial Times reported it had been sold for 726 million pounds, citing sources.