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Lebanese soldiers patrol the volatile Bekaa Valley town of Arsal near the Syrian border, August 7, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 08:04 GMT
Militants from Nusra Front warned Lebanon's government against shelling their positions in the outskirts of Arsal Tuesday.
Located along the Lebanese border, the Qalamoun region is a strategic area for both Syrian government forces and their allies and rebel factions trying to expand their control of supply routes in Syria's southern region. (AFP/FIle)
May 05, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
In the strategic border region of Syria's Qalamoun, rebel factions battle the Syrian army and its allied Hezbollah fighters, who said a counter offensive on positions there is ruled out for now.
Southern Separatist Movement supporters in Yemen move tanks through Aden, May 3, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 06:04 GMT
When you look at the implications of what is going on in the Middle East, it looks extremely ridiculous. The Sunni-Shia divide along with a few Western nations stirring it up means everyone is bombing each other in the region.
North Lebanon governor ordered the temporary closure of all amusement parks in Tripoli two days after an accident left one girl dead. (Shutterstock)
May 04, 2015 - 17:42 GMT
North Lebanon governor ordered the temporary closure of all amusement parks in Tripoli two days after an accident left one girl dead.
Nancy Ajram is on top of her game! (Facebook)
May 04, 2015 - 17:13 GMT
Nancy Ajram is breaking records left and right. “Ma teegy Hena” music video is most viewed clip on YouTube among Arab artists.
Regime forces near Nabuk, in the Qalamoun mountains. (AFP/Sam Skaine)
May 04, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Nusra-affiliated militants launched a surprise attack in the western Qalamoun mountains on Monday against Hezbollah and Syrian army positions.
The 90-minute production was commission by the ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan Muhammed al-Qasimi. (Photos courtesy of Multiple and Spinifex Group)
May 04, 2015 - 14:41 GMT
Billed as “the greatest story ever told,” the production was just awarded the prize for Best Visual Spectacular at the London-based Event Production Awards.
Lebanese prisoners walk between the cells at Roumieh prison, northeast of Beirut. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
May 04, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Nineteen guards were injured in a mutiny attempt by inmates last month in Lebanon's notorious Roumieh Prison.
Haifa will be starring in
May 04, 2015 - 12:20 GMT
Set your eyes firmly on your computer screens Haifa fans, because Miss Wehbe has a special treat for you!
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in the border town of Arsal, August 9, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:34 GMT
Security forces arrested a top Daesh recruiter early Sunday, as he tried to cross from Lebanon into Turkey.
Lebanon is the eighth most expensive destination for sending $500 from the US among 30 countries with available data. (Pixabay)
May 04, 2015 - 08:39 GMT
The cost of sending $500 in remittances from the United States to Lebanon reached 5.29 percent in the first quarter of 2015, increasing from 5.26 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the World Bank.