Lebanon

June 11, 2014

Cyrine said that she’s adamant to play an active role in fighting for women’s rights. (Image: Facebook)
10:00 GMT

Cyrine Abdel Nour talks about her love for fighting for women's rights.

Yasmine is returning to Beirut for a long-awaited concert this summer. (Image: Al Akhbar)
05:07 GMT

Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan returns to Beirut for a concert after the release of her new album Ya Nass.

June 10, 2014

Ten Syrians and two Lebanese people are believed to be among the abducted (File/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Up to 12 people were kidnapped in Lebanon by masked Syrian gunmen, security sources said.

Lebanon hosts over 1 million Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
12:41 GMT

Prime Minister Tammam Salam denied on Tuesday that the U.S. warned of repercussions of establishing Syrian refugee camps inside Lebanon.

Syrian forces targeted opposition posts along the border with Lebanon overnight (Image: Alalam)
12:06 GMT

Syrian warplanes raided the border with Lebanon overnight in the Eastern Mountain range, according to Voice of Lebanon Radio.

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea says that he cannot accept General Aoun as president (AFP/ File).
07:23 GMT

On Monday, Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea proposed selecting two then voting in one nominee from the March 14 and the March 8 coalitions other than himself and Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun.

June 9, 2014

This is the sixth time the parliament has failed to elect a president. (AFP/File)
14:18 GMT

Lebanese parliament's latest attempt to elect a president has failed again.

June 8, 2014

Lebanon has failed to pick a new president in recent weeks because of the absence of a consensus among political rivals. (AFP/File)
15:23 GMT

Health Minister Wael Abu Faour says he is not confident that an agreement on the presidential election will be reached soon.

Ramez has plenty of scary pranks for his celeb friends this year! (Image: Facebook)
14:36 GMT

Egypt's fave prankster Ramez Galal is returning for another round of terrifying celebs this Ramadan.

Ragheb smiles as he prepares to eat his yummy-looking birthday cake! (Image: Facebook)
11:40 GMT

Lebanese superstar Ragheb Alama celebrated his 52nd birthday yesterday!

June 7, 2014

Hezbollah's leader called the recent Syrian elections "historic" and said no political solution could be reached without President Assad (File/AFP)
15:08 GMT

Hasan Nasrallah said during a speech Friday that Lebanon shouldn't rely on Saudi-Iranian talks to solve the election of a new president.

June 6, 2014

Here's another exciting Tweet from Elissa.
09:00 GMT

Here's what Elissa slipped out on Twitter.

Former Lebanon PM Saad Hariri called the Syrian election a "farce" (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Saad Hariri on Thursday criticized Bashar al-Assad's victory in the Syrian elections as a "farce".