Lebanon

February 27, 2014

A suicide bomb exploded near Iran's Embassy in Beirut in late 2013. The Lebanese based Abdullah Azzam Brigades claimed responsibility. (AFP/File)
08:24 GMT

Nidal Sweiden was arrested by the Lebanese army for his involvement in recent bombings.

February 26, 2014

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin appear to be more than just friends.
12:42 GMT

Let the rumors run rampant once more: George Clooney could be in love with Amal Alamuddin after all. The two were seen in the White House getting pretty cozy with each other during a private screening of "Monuments Men".

Hariri was assassinated in Lebanon in 2005 (Courtesy of Al Arabiya)
10:37 GMT

Judges at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon have adjourned the trial of five Hezbollah members who are accused of assassinating former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri until mid-May to allow defense lawyers to prepare their case for one of the five accused.

Most of the firms are going for small- and medium-size office spaces
08:38 GMT

Downtown Beirut’s office space ranked the 24th most expensive in the world in 2013, according to a report from consultant firm Cushman and Wakefield.

Hezbollah has not yet commented on the report indicating that they will target Israel officials in response to Monday's strike (File Archive/AFP)
07:46 GMT

Following Monday's Israeli strike along the Lebanese-Syrian border, Hezbollah may begin targeting Israeli officials in response, according to a new report.

February 25, 2014

Angelina Jolie speaking at a press conference in Lebanon (Screenshot of video footage from the conference)
09:55 GMT

Angelina Jolie kissed the country goodbye after spending three days in Lebanon, drawing attention to the Syrian refugee crisis by rubbing shoulders with Prime Minister Tammam Salam and President Michel Sleiman.

Israel regularly pre-emptively strikes targets they believe are a threat to their security. (AFP/File)
06:38 GMT

Israeli warplanes struck a reputed arms shipment near the Lebanon-Syria border that was going to Hezbollah militants, Lebanese and other Arab media reported.

February 24, 2014

Hakim sings the theme tune of Haifa Wehbe's new movie "Halawet Rouh" (Sweetness of the Soul) and makes an appearance in it too! (Image: Facebook)
14:14 GMT

International folk singer Hakim sings the theme tune of Haifa Wehbe's new movie "Halawet Rouh" (Sweetness of the Soul) and makes an appearance in it too!

Lebanon has been targeted by a number of suicide bombers over Hezbollah's involvement in Syria. Last week, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah vowed that his group would keep fighting in Lebanon's war torn neighbor. (AFP/File)
07:02 GMT

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Hezbollah’s pullout from Syria could put an end to suicide bomb attacks that have struck Lebanese areas where the group enjoys wide support.

Dominique with her beautiful daughter Dilara. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Dominique Hourani had to give up custody of her only daughter in order to get divorced from her husband (and the father of their child) Riza!

February 23, 2014

Former Prime Minister Hariri left Lebanon in early 2011. (AFP/File).
14:16 GMT

Saad Hariri recently stated that he may return to Lebanon for the president election in the spring.

A Palestinian patrols the streets of Ein Al Hilweh refugee camp near Sidon in southern Lebanon. (Image courtesy of Ghaith Abdul-Ahad/The Telegraph/File)
08:49 GMT

A Lebanon-based Fatah official said Saturday that Fatah and the PLO have lost all control of Palestinian camps in Lebanon, warning that this could have a "negative impact" on Lebanon's stability.

A Lebanese soldier stands near a burnt out vehicle at the site of a bomb explosion that targeted an army post on February 22, 2014 in eastern Lebanon's town of Hermel. (AFP)
06:33 GMT

Jihadist group Al Nusra front have claimed responsibility for Saturday's deadly attack on an army checkpoint in Lebanon's Hermel that killed two soldiers.

February 22, 2014

Saturday's suicide attack is the second in Lebanon this week and the third suicide attack this year. Lebanon is facing increased violence as the Syrian civil war spills over into the country. (AFP/File)
18:45 GMT

A suicide bomber targeted a Lebanese army post killing three soldiers and wounding 6 others.

Ragheb has had a super successful career which he's set to document through a reality TV show. (Image: Facebook)
10:32 GMT

Ragheb Alama has had a very successful career and it is still on the rise. Read up for what successful projects he's worked or is working on this year!