Lebanon

February 22, 2014

Since the start of the Syrian civil war, Hezbollah has involved itself increasingly in keeping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad afloat. The current strategy to recruit fighters from Eastern Europe follows Hezbollah's public support for the Assad regime, along with sending its own fighters to assist Assad's forces. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT

Hezbollah has been recruiting mercenaries from Eastern Europe to shore up Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces in Syria.

February 20, 2014

 Lebanese security forces and civil defence members work in the aftermath of an explosion in Beirut's southern district of Bir Hassan on February 20, 2014. [AFP]
17:33 GMT

Lebanese authorities have identified one of the suicide bombers behind this week’s twin bombings in the Bir Hasan neighborhood of the Lebanese capital Beirut.

Abdel-Rahman Diab's son was responsible for the bombing of Tripoli mosques in August 2013 that killed 47 people. (AFP/File)
08:35 GMT

A pro-Syrian official who worked with the Arab Democratic Party was killed by unidentified gunmen in Lebanon's restive northern city of Tripoli on Thursday.

The beautiful red dress Myriam wore on V Day in Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
08:25 GMT

Myriam Fares' V Day dress grabs starlet's fans' attention with thousands of Facebook "Likes" in less than 24 hours!

February 19, 2014

Other Israeli drones have often landed in Lebanese territory, but Israel's defense forces are saying that Tuesday's crash occurred under "mysterious circumstances" (File Archive)
20:00 GMT

An Israel drone crashed in Lebanon "under mysterious circumstances," according to reports Tuesday.

Former Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri (L) arrived in Egypt on Tuesday to meet Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. [AFP]
17:28 GMT

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri arrived in Egypt on Tuesday to meet Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo.

Maya looked scary and not at all sexy like Beyonce in her latest music video. (Image: Instagram)
13:13 GMT

Maya Diab is facing a fierce attack from her fans for copying Beyonce (in bad taste too) in her latest music video.

Lebanese emergency personnel work at the site of a bomb explosion in a southern suburb of the capital Beirut on February 19, 2014. (AFP)
09:19 GMT

Abdullah Azzam Bridages have claimed responsibility for the twin attacks that struck the heart of Beirut's southern suburbs on Wednesday. The bombs, which took place near the Kuwaiti embassy and the Iranian Cultural Chancellery have killed four people. The death toll is expected to rise.

Sabah didn't look too well as she rested in her hospital bed. (Image: www.Jordanzad)
08:50 GMT

Sabah is ill in hospital, is it serious or will she rise up and dance on stage at 86 again?

A scene of devastation following a previous car bomb in Beirut's southern suburbs. Wednesday's blast took place near the Kuwaiti embassy and the Iranian cultural chancellery. (AFP/File)
08:01 GMT

A blast was heard in a southern area of the Lebanese capital Beirut on Wednesday morning, but the cause was not immediately clear, residents and a security source said.

The very provocative Klink may appear on Playboy Magazine. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Klink has been contacted by US Playboy Magazine. We might see her as their new bunny soon!

February 18, 2014

There's no doubt that Myriam will look magical as Tinker Bell next month. (Image: YAK Events)
07:42 GMT

A little magic is coming to the UAE this March, as Myriam Fares is set to play the role of Tinker Bell in Peter Pan, The Never Ending Story World Tour in Dubai.

Berri said he asked the Kuwaiti emir to mediate the talks between Iran and Saudi. (Image courtesy of LebanonSpring.com)
07:24 GMT

Lebanese Parliamentary Speaker Nabih Berry has called on the Gulf countries to play a mediating role and bring about the end to the frosty relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Rola al-Helou, a journalist, said that an MEA employee told her she could not board her flight to Cairo because she was alone, and taunted her, challenging her to get up and walk to prove she was able-bodied.
03:24 GMT

“Although we appreciate Ms. Helou's feelings, the case should not in any way turn into a campaign to depict the company as heartless,” the statement said.

February 17, 2014

Nasrallah said that the group's presence in Syria was worth all the sacrifices made by the group - aka the hundreds of men who have been killed in the Syrian conflict. (AFP/File)
07:53 GMT

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said Sunday that his party would fight on in Syria despite the wave of car bombings targeting predominantly Shiite areas in Lebanon controlled by the group.