Lebanon

December 5, 2014

There are around 18 separate groups based in Qalamoun, fighting on separate fronts. (File photo)
19:00 GMT

The group under the command of the Nusra Front leader in Qalamoun, Abu Malek al-Talli, engaged in fighting with ISIL gunmen.

These two have had a great working relationship over the year. (photo courtesy of blogmox)
05:00 GMT

After Al Jaras Magazine reported that Ragheb and Nancy had blocked each other online, the Lebanese superstar thought it proper to clear the air that all is well between him and Arabia's sweetheart songstress.

December 4, 2014

Skip&Die will be performing a set of their "psychedelic, tropical club pop." (Image: Laura Andelou, courtesy of BBIMF)
11:30 GMT

The Beirut and Beyond International Music Festival is back this December to showcase emerging artists deemed deserving of wider local and international exposure.

Wael Kfoury's album is one hella big hit! (Image: Rotana.net)
10:09 GMT

With all 12 of Wael Kfoury's new songs appearing on the mobile app Anghami's Top 15 listened to songs, we'd say his latest album is a bit of a success.

Seven Lebanese soldiers were killed in attacks by militants on the border with Syria this week. (AFP/File)
08:31 GMT

Lebanon's army declared an open-ended war against jihadi militants on the border with Syria following the deaths of seven soldiers during attacks this week.

Sweet cancer patient Noor meets her idol Nancy Ajram in Amman. (Image: Facebook)
08:26 GMT

Never give up on your "Nancy Ajram dreams," because you might end up making them come true like little girl Noor did!

December 3, 2014

Haifa Wehbe gets some tender posthumous words from the late Sabah.
14:20 GMT

"Sabah's will to you is that you remain a successful star," the late artist's daughter shared with Haifa Wehbe at the funeral on Sunday.

Lebanese security officials had told media outlets Baghdadi's wife was arrested at the country's border. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT

The wife of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was not arrested by the Lebanese army, an Iraqi official said Wednesday.

James's latest project is the film "Pocket Listing." (Image: James Jurdi)
05:00 GMT

Meet Hollywood's latest heartthrob: 28-year-old Lebanese-American screenwriter and actor James Jurdi.

December 2, 2014

Lebanon's army faced intense battles with militants in the border town of Arsal this year. (AFP/file)
20:30 GMT

At least seven Lebanese soldiers have been killed in clashes with militants near the border with Syria.

A group of Lebanese soldiers were kidnapped by al Nusra Front earlier this year. (AFP/File)
12:59 GMT

Questions about the recent release of a Lebanese soldier being held captive by al Nusra Front highlights the complicated relationship between Hezbollah and the Lebanese government.

Like mother, like daughter: Dominique with her little princess Dilara. (Image: Facebook)
12:55 GMT

Dominique Hourani has finally opened up about the REAL reason behind her divorce from Alireza Almassi.

The popular rock band pose for a photo with their fans in Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
09:18 GMT

Fans from all over the world were treated to an electric performance by Mashrou Leila on Sunday night in Dubai.