Lebanon

May 27, 2014

Elissa loves to make her fans feel loved wherever they're from in the Arab world. (Image: Facebook)
07:24 GMT

Lebanese superstar Elissa congratulated Jordanians on the happiest day of their lives!

May 26, 2014

Russia has not yet agreed with the rest of the Security Council on the French draft resolution (File Archive/AFP)
09:39 GMT

The UN Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution from France that pushes for a new head of state in Lebanon in order to avoid a presidential vacuum.

Voice of Lebanon radio (93.3) said that the Syrian regime hit the areas of al-Ajram and Wadi al-Zaarour with six rockets. (AFP/File)
09:32 GMT

Syrian warplanes raided on Monday the outskirts of the border town of Arsal in northern Bekaa with several rockets.

The 150-year-old ancestral home of the Alamuddin family. (Image: The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
08:06 GMT

We take a look at Amal Alamuddin's Lebanese hometown and what its residents think of her tying the knot to George Clooney.

Carole Samaha basically told Elissa to take a chill pill on television.
08:00 GMT

On air "Al Hakam" (The Judge), Carole Samaha got down to the knitty gritty.

Sheikh Omar Bakri Mohamad  was previously sentenced to life in prison in Lebanon in 2010, following a terrorism conviction, but was released on bail after witnesses recanted their testimony
07:01 GMT

A firebrand Islamist preacher who was banned from the UK after praising Al Qaeda attacks on the West has been arrested in Lebanon for allegedly supporting terrorism.

Is Maya Diab sweet as honey in your opinion? (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

Meh, it may not be her best work creatively, but she surely does look good in the “Aywah” (Yes) music video.

May 25, 2014

Nicole Saba partying it up at a wedding (Image: Twitter)
22:21 GMT

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Nasrallah and former president Sleiman's relations have deteriorated in recent months over disagreements about Hezbollah's involvement in Syria. (AFP/File)
18:51 GMT

In a televised speech Sunday Nasrallah said the presidential deadlock needs to be resolved immediately.

Ragheb during his visit to Roumieh Prison. (Image: Facebook)
10:58 GMT

Ragheb Alama took his first mission as UN Ambassador in Roumieh Prison very seriously.

George is defo in Amal's mum's good books right now! (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:25 GMT

George Clooney wined and dined his future mother-in-law, Baria Alamuddin, on Thursday night (22.05.14), marking the first time he has seen her since proposing to Amal Alamuddin last month.

Lebanese President Michel Suleiman reviews the honor guard as he leaves the presidential palace in Baabda on the last day of his presidential mandate on May 24, 2014. Suleiman called on parliamentarians to elect a successor without delay, as his mandate comes to a end amid huge divide between the country's two main camps. (AFP PHOTO/ANWAR AMRO)
07:52 GMT

With President Michel Suleiman’s term in office coming to an end on Sunday, Lebanon is officially entering a “presidential vacuum,” with rival March 14 Alliance and March 8 Alliance lawmakers so far unable to choose the next head of state.

May 24, 2014

Lebanon failed to nominate a president for the fifth time on Thursday (File/AFP)
13:09 GMT

Saad Hariri on Saturday said Lebanon's democratic system will be jeopardized if a president isn't elected soon during a farewell bid to outgoing President Michel Sleiman.