Lebanon

October 22, 2014

The Lebanese army has received numerous donation pledges in recent months, the largest two coming from Saudi Arabia with pledges' combined total of $4 billion. (AFP/File)
17:10 GMT

The United Kingdom donated $16 million worth of military equipment to the Lebanese army to defend the country's eastern border from jihadist threat.

Ramy is a pretty good actor in all of his music videos, so acting might come as second nature to him! (Image: Facebook)
13:40 GMT

While acting has become the latest trend for singers in the Arab world, Ramy Ayach wants a piece of the action too!

October 21, 2014

At least 1.13 million Syrian refugees are registered with the UN in Lebanon (File/AFP)
12:55 GMT

Lebanon's Social Affair Minister said no more Syrian refugees would be allowed in the country following the mass influx of people fleeing the neighboring conflict.

Mayada and Raed are working on a secret project together! (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:49 GMT

While rumors about Mayada al Hinnawi selling her music copyrights are on wild fire, she's busy making music with Joe Raed!

A handout picture released by the official website of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shows him greeting Lebanese Defense Minister Samir Moqbel (L) at the presidential office in Tehran on October 19, 2014. (Iranian Presidency Website/ AFP).
05:00 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed his country's support against terrorism while receiving Lebanese deputy-prime minister and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel on Sunday in Tehran.

October 20, 2014

October 19, 2014

Four banks were also listed as being owned or controlled by the Syrian government and sanctioned.
12:08 GMT

he United States blacklisted Lebanese company DK Group for arranging to ship Syrian pound banknotes from Russia to the Syrian central bank, an allegation strongly denied by the company’s general manager.

Supernatural Halloween thriller "Annabelle" brought chills to Lebanon's box office this week!
07:11 GMT

Supernatural Halloween thriller "Annabelle" brings chills to Lebanon's box office this week!

October 18, 2014

Over 1.1 million Syrian refugees are currently taking shelter in Lebanon (File/AFP)
19:45 GMT

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Lebanon has sharply cut the influx of Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their homeland by refusing to let them in.

October 16, 2014

International Lebanese director Tarik Freitekh directs Justin Bieber's new music video! (Image: Facebook)
14:27 GMT

International Lebanese director Tarik Freitekh directs Justin Bieber's new music video! (Image: Facebook)

Israeli soldiers patrol along the border with Lebanon, January 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:09 GMT

Lebanese officials filed a complaint with the UN Security Council Thursday over an Israeli border attack from earlier in October.

Lebanese Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi. [AFP]
08:42 GMT

The United States would respond favorably to the military needs of the poorly equipped Lebanese Army in its fight against terrorism, Lebanese Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi has reportedly said.