Lebanon

June 9, 2014

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".

June 5, 2014

Thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon live in makeshift camps (File/AFP)
20:00 GMT

The UN's Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Derek Plumbly, expressed disappointment with Beirut's plans to build refugee camps along the border with Syria.

The 14-year-old Syrian boy's body was found dumped at the side of a road in east Lebanon (File/AFP)
18:00 GMT

Al-Qaeda affiliated Nusra Front killed and dumped the body of a 14-year-old Syrian boy on a roadside, east of Lebanon, according to security sources.

Myms's arms were scratched and bruised while filming "Accusation." (Image: Facebook)
15:18 GMT

Myriam Fares wasn't bothered by the fact that she'd gotten injured while shooting her new Ramadan drama.

Maya on the cover of Enigma Magazine. (Image: Facebook)
13:25 GMT

Maya Diab sported an edgy look on the cover of Enigma Magazine this week.

Spillover violence from Syria caused the Lebanese government to implement a new security plan in Tripoli in April. (AFP/File)
12:57 GMT

The Lebanese Army has detained several people in Tripoli for cheering about Assad's recent presidential victory.

June 4, 2014

Lebanon is home to over one million Syrian refugees (File/AFP)
15:52 GMT

Saudi Arabia's envoy to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri said Wednesday that a new aid program for Syrian refugees would provide $1.8 million over the next six months along with additional shelter and food.

Lebanon has welcome millions of refugees into the country, but the drastic population increase has caused severe strain on the Lebanese economy. (AFP/File)
13:38 GMT

The Lebanese Social Affairs Minister announced Wednesday that Lebanon would now only receive refugees who are fleeing from nearby border areas in Syria.