Lebanon

July 14, 2014

Beirut has a host of cultural events this week for Arts lovers. (Image: The Daily Star)
13:09 GMT

What's on this week in Beirut?

Nancy said that she considers herself an Egyptian. (Image: Facebook)
12:17 GMT

Superstar Nancy Ajram will be promoting tourism in Egypt through a grand concert in Sharm El Sheikh this Aug.

Zayan isn't afraid to look bold in his music videos. (Image: Facebook)
08:57 GMT

We've got to wait till Amer Zayan's new music vid is out, but rumor has it that it's too intimate for TV!

July 13, 2014

Israeli soldiers patrol the border with neighboring Lebanon after rocket fire was exchanged Friday (Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP)
17:33 GMT

Lebanon's army told reporters Sunday that they found the launchpad from which three rockets from Tyre were fired towards northern Israel

Lebanese Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi has urged protesters to open the roads they blocked throughout the week against Lebanese Army threats to do so by force (AFP/File).
07:33 GMT

Lebanon's Minister for Justice, Ashraf Rifi has urged Bab al-Tabbaneh residents in Tripoli to show self-restraint, claiming local political and security forces have manipulated their protests for personal political gains.

July 12, 2014

A picture taken from the southern Israeli Gaza border shows rockets being fired from the Gaza strip into Israel, on July 12, 2014. [AFP]
21:48 GMT

Three rockets fired from south Lebanon hit northern Israel, triggering retaliatory artillery fire on the Lebanese border village of Zebqin, a security source told The Daily Star Saturday.

July 11, 2014

Bekaa is frequently targeted by spillover violence from Syria (File Archive)
19:00 GMT

At least three rockets landed in the town of Brital in Lebanon's Bekaa Friday.

Israel launched retaliatory shells on southern Lebanon early Friday morning (File Archive)
16:42 GMT

Israel launched retaliatory shells on southern Lebanon Friday after "suspicious, unknown rockets" were fired from the country's south on the Jewish state, according to reports.

(AFP)
08:54 GMT

The United States moved Thursday to blacklist a group of companies it claimed covertly helped Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement acquire components for surveillance drones.

The ISIS flag flying above norther Iraq. (Photo: AFP)
07:32 GMT

Beddawi, particularly the neighborhood of Mankoubine, has a reputation in the last three years for being a wellspring of Lebanese jihadists.

Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single! (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single!

“We are close to an agreement on holding a Parliament session on July 17 to pass laws adopting the new salary scale and government expenditures,” the source said.



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03:42 GMT

Breakthrough in the long-running crisis over public workers’ salaries is expected next week, a ministerial source revealed to The Daily Star Thursday.

July 10, 2014

Despite security concerns, the historical city of Baalbek will host its annual music festival this year. (Image: The Daily Star/Nidal Solh)
08:23 GMT

Baalbek festival returns home, braves security concerns; but will anyone be attending?