Lebanon

June 4, 2014

Hasan Nasrallah is expected to deliver a speech during the memorial service of a Shia sheikh, Friday (File/AFP)
12:51 GMT

Hasan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon's Shia group Hezbollah, will deliver a speech Friday during a memorial ceremony.

Who do you think wins the "most fashionable" competition between Haifa and Ahlam? (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:38 GMT

"Queen" Ahlam wants to turn back the time to look better than Haifa Wehbe.

June 3, 2014

Mr Kerry is due to meet Iran's new ambassador to Lebanon, Mohammad Fathali, sources say (File/AFP)
16:48 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Beirut Wednesday for a scheduled meeting with Iran's ambassador, according to Al-Jadeed television channel.

So glitz so glam, Carole Samaha receiving Middle East Music Award for Best Music Video (Image: Facebook)
16:44 GMT

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The red carpet loves Carole Samaha (Image: Twitter)
16:26 GMT

After accepting her award for "Best Live Act" at the World Music Awards, Carole Samaha also received the "Best Music Video" title at the Middle East Music Awards. That's one big week for the woman!

In the past two weeks, seven Hezbollah members have now been killed fighting in Syria (File/AFP)
12:31 GMT

An additional four Hezbollah members were killed in Syria violence Tuesday, bringing the death toll up to seven in the past two weeks from the Lebanese Shia group.

Pascale shared her love for Egyptians with her fans this week. (Image: Facebook)
11:22 GMT

Lebanese singer Pascale Machaalani dedicated an entire song to Egypt this week!

Lebanon’s gross domestic product dropped 2.9 percent annually between 2012 and 2014
11:07 GMT

The conflict in Syria has cost Lebanon $7.5 billion as it struggles to cope with hosting more than a million refugees from the neighboring country

Assad is widely expected to win Syria's presidential election. (AFP/File)
08:56 GMT

Hundreds of Syrian refugees flocked to border polling stations to vote in the presidential elections despite a threat from the Lebanese government that their refugee status might be revoked if they return to Syria.

June 2, 2014

Lebanon now hosts over 1 million refugees. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

On Monday Lebanon finalized its policy towards Syrian refugees living in Lebanon.

Elissa tweeted some happy news to her 3.2 million followers! (Image: Facebook)
14:08 GMT

Elissa tweeted some happy news to her 3.2 million followers!

Clooney and Amal are set to wed in September. (Image: Arab News)
08:17 GMT

Actor George Clooney is reportedly petrified about his wedding with British lawyer and fiancee Amal Alamuddin.

Prime Minister Salam has emphasized that ministers should focus on securing the presidential elections (File Archive/ AFP).
08:13 GMT

Lebanon's Prime Minister Salam states that the presidential vacuum should not be used to relinquish of his constitutionally appointed powers.