Lebanon

May 6, 2014

Walid Jumblatt has urged the Syrian National Coalition to take a stance against alleged cooperation with Israel (File/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Lebanese politician Walid Jumblatt has criticized reports of alleged cooperation between Syrian rebels and Israel, calling it "a very dangerous issue."

The victorious Carole Samaha (Image: Twitter).
13:11 GMT

Carole Samaha sent out a social media thanks to her fans for making her the winner of "Best Music Video" from the Middle Eastern Music Awards.

Syrian President Bashar Assad will be running against two other candidates in the elections. (AFP/File)
11:50 GMT

The U.S. government conveyed a clear message to the Lebanese government asking it not to facilitate the voting process of thousands of Syrians living in Lebanese territories in the Syrian elections next month.

Creepy Crawlies: Mads's doorman killing the snake hiding under the singer's car. (Image: Facebook)
10:24 GMT

Madeleine Matar managed to escape the poisonous bite of a large snake this week.

Were the two faking this chemistry in Cody's music video? (Image: Facebook)
07:17 GMT

One of the hottest couples in showbiz have pulled the curtain on their relationship: Bye bye Gigi Hadid and Cody Simpson.

May 5, 2014

Forty-nine percent of the tenders for the drilling will be reserved for Lebanese investors (File Archive)
10:00 GMT

Lebanese officials are calling for new policies that will allow the country's wealthy diaspora abroad to invest in teh country's up and coming offshore oil sector.

Plumes of smoke ascend from the the forests of Betshay, east Beirut, Monday, May 5, 2014. (Photo courtesy of The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
09:57 GMT

A bush fire driven by hot winds in the Baabda district forced the evacuation of residents on Monday as firefighters struggled to control the blaze.

Myriam Fares celebrating her 31st birthday (Image: Instagram)
08:22 GMT

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May 4, 2014

Iran said that southern Lebanon is now its first line of defence. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT

A senior Iranian military official described south Lebanon as Iran’s first line of defense, an Iranian News Agency reported over the weekend.

One Lebanese man was wounded and two were kidnapped during the clashes. (AFP/File)
17:47 GMT

One Lebanese man was wounded and two others kidnapped in clashes between residents of the east Lebanon border village of Arsal and Syrian armed rebels.

Her life is as good as a queen's, but she wouldn't be mind another little one to love too! (Image: Facebook)
08:43 GMT

She's head over heels for her three-year-old daughter Talia, and now Cyrine Abdelnour admits its time to consider having a second baby.

Lebanon has lost millions in profits within its tourism sector due to regional turmoil and domestic security issues (File Archive)
07:57 GMT

Lebanon's Tourism Ministry is launching an initiative to boost the country's tourism sector, but will "Live, Love, Lebanon" compensate as hoped for the millions of profits lost over the past few years?

Anything Haifa touches turns into money! (Image: Facebook)
07:09 GMT

Haifa Wehbe's doing oh-so-well on the acting front, as her upcoming Ramadan TV drama has just been sold to two TV giants.