Lebanon

June 15, 2014

Armed militias freely roam Libya as the current government struggles to gain full control of the country. (AFP/File)
19:31 GMT

A Lebanese citizen was kidnapped in Benghazi after an armed group raided his house.

Qamar with her adorable son Jimmy. (Image: Facebook)
08:49 GMT

Controversial Lebanese singer Qamar is back in the spotlight, but this time she's not alone!

Lebanese security forces are ramping up security in border towns like Arsal. (AFP/File)
07:24 GMT

Lebanese authorities are increasing security in border regions and adopting preventive measures to avoid spillover violence from Iraq and Syria.

June 14, 2014

Hezbollah blames America for the rise of terrorism in the Middle East (File/AFP)
12:07 GMT

Hezbollah's deputy head Sheikh Naim Qassem, blamed the U.S. for chaotic unrest in the Middle East and rising terrorism in the region.

June 12, 2014

A Palestinian man lies injured after being caught in clashes in southern Lebanon (File/AFP)
20:00 GMT

A military judge in Lebanon sought the death penalty for 31 Palestinians accused of violence during clashes in April.

Wael lays in his hospital bed in Beirut. (Image: Facebook)
10:30 GMT

Lebanese singer Wael Jassar had to put his music on hold this week while he laid in a hospital bed instead.

Dolly during her performance at the Dead Sea. (Image: Facebook)
08:00 GMT

Dolly Shahine likes doing things big, and her latest Dead Sea concert in Jordan was no exception!

Syria´s President Bashar al-Assad says that Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun was “patriotic, non confessional and believes in the resistance" (AFP/ File).
05:00 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad has voiced his support for Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun amidst Lebanon´s ongoing presidential vaccum following Michel Suleiman´s departure from the position on May 25.

June 11, 2014

Residents claim the kidnappers were from Nusra Front.
15:00 GMT

Six people kidnapped from a quarry in the east Lebanon village of Ras Baalbek were released yesterday. Residents claim the kidnappers were from Nusra Front (AFP/ File).

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.