Lebanon

July 19, 2014

Lebanese army personal arrest a man in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. (AFP)
08:47 GMT

Security agencies were able to avert a “terrorist scheme” by Syrian opposition groups to involve Lebanon in a “dangerous sectarian” conflict, As Safir newspaper reported on Saturday.

LAF forces in Arsal. (AFP)
07:59 GMT

Residents of the northeastern town of Arsal are growing increasingly worried about their safety as a battle between Hezbollah and members of the Syrian opposition edges ever closer to the town.

July 17, 2014

Lebanon has been trying to crack down on outlaws firing rockets into Israel (File Archive)
16:00 GMT

Lebanon filed a complaint to the United Nations Security Council Thursday against Israel in response to Tel Aviv's bombardment of Lebanon's southern villages.

Lebanon's army patrols the country's border town of Ersal, March 19, 2014 (File/AFP)
12:54 GMT

Hezbollah fighters and Nusra Front militants clashed again close to Lebanon's border with Syria, according to a security source.

Yara is well-known for her simple and conservative elegance. (Image: Facebook)
08:53 GMT

Being beautiful, elegant and conservative has paid off for Yara who's been appointed as the ambassador of fashion house "Miss Bella."

Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea said: "I don't know whether to laugh or cry on the so-called swearing-in ceremony of Syrian regime's President Bashar Assad” (AFP/ File).
08:12 GMT

Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea ridiculed Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday following Assad's swearing-in ceremony as president.

Two Palestinians and a Lebanese man were arrested in connection with rocket attacks towards Israel (File/AFP)
07:04 GMT

Palestinian factions are not interested in drawing Lebanon into the current Israel-Gaza conflict, a senior Hamas official said Wednesday.

July 16, 2014

Mustaqbal Movement MP Saad Hariri made the proposal in exchange for forming a cabinet that ensures the interests of his movement (AFP/ File).
14:17 GMT

Mustaqbal Movement MP Saad Hariri proposed a two year presidential term for Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun in return for forming a cabinet that meets the interests of Hariri's party.

Is Elissa the fairest of them all? (Image: Facebook)
11:40 GMT

Elissa teases her fans with a sexy new look and a magical mirror!

A soldier examines the remains of a rocket fired from Israel into the south of Lebanon, December 29, 2013 (File/AFP)
10:16 GMT

Lebanese security forces clamped down on rocket attacks into Israel after the Jewish state retaliated with heavy artillery shelling in the south of the country.

July 15, 2014

The "Instagram" cake Myriam got for her sis Jihane! (Image: Instagram)
13:58 GMT

Who doesn't love a nice birthday cake on their special day? Well, Myriam Fares's lil sis got the coolest cake from the big sis on her bday !

Arsal has frequently been affected by rocket spillover from Syria (File Archive)
13:33 GMT

At least seven people were wounded Tuesday in Lebanon's town of Arsal from Syrian rockets.

Marcel says Byblos was his first love. (Image: Daily Star)
12:39 GMT

Marcel Khalife will play at Byblos International Festival Thursday.

Shakira with her adorable son at the World Cup Closing Ceremony. (Image: Naharnet)
12:13 GMT

We love Shakira. Shakira loves her son. Shakira's fans love to see her son. So, she brought him to stage at the World Cup Closing Ceremony!

Speaker Nabih Berri says that "the followed mechanism doesn't interpret the constitution and the jurisdictions of the government amid the presidential vacuum" (AFP/File).
08:30 GMT

Lebanese Parliamentary Speaker, Nabih Berri has stated that the cabinet mechanism adopted to manage work during the presidential vacuum actually paralyzes cabinet.