Lebanon

November 19, 2014

The beautiful roses bought for Anabella by her loving hubby. (Image: Instagram)
08:21 GMT

Anabella Hilal spent an amazing wedding anniversary with her hubby Nader Saab, who showered her with pricy gifts on the happy occasion.

Irene Deanon, winner of OFW beauty pageant. (Image: The Daily Star/Khalil Hassan)
07:44 GMT

A beauty pageant hosted by the Overseas Filipino Worker group in Lebanon on Sunday was more than just about the glamour.

November 18, 2014

Syrian demonstrators rally in support of the Free Syrian Army calling for them to unite behind a unified command system in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on November 11, 2014. (AFP/file)
13:52 GMT

Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr Tuesday issued a decision to release Free Syrian Army commander Abdullah al-Rifai after he had been detained for nine days for allegedly attempting to sneak into Lebanon’s outskirts, according to judicial sources.

Haifa and Wael are preparing for something big, and hot, but we'll have to wait to find out what's up their sleeves! (Image: Facebook)
12:57 GMT

Haifa Wehbe and Wael Kfoury are collaborating on a new project, and the pictures Wehbe posted suggest that it's going to be a really sexy one!

The duo have toured Europe in support of rock legends Guns N’ Roses and superstar songstress Lana Del Rey in the past. (Image: Facebook)
11:12 GMT

Regional blues and indie rock talents Wanton Bishops will be opening for international icons The Who for an unmatched finale to the Formula One races in Abu Dhabi.

A crowd of Iraqis gather following a suicide bombing in Baghdad, August 6, 2013. (AFP/File)
07:57 GMT

Terrorist attacks soared in 2013 across Middle East nations including Lebanon, Iraq and Syria, according to a new study by the UK-based Institute for Economics and Peace.

November 17, 2014

The official poster for the Cultural Resistence Festival in Lebanon. (Image: Lebanontraveler.com)
12:32 GMT

Lebanon’s General Security has banned theaters from screening the Iranian film "The Silent Majority Speaks."

The militants had previously threatened to kill the seven hostages this morning, but the ultimatum has since been extended until 4 p.m. today. (AFP/File)
11:35 GMT

ISIL has announced an extension of four hours their ultimatum to the Lebanese government to revoke death sentences for Islamists or expect the execution of seven Lebanese captives.

The group of veiled women are affiliated with ISIL in northern Lebanon, according to a local newspaper. (AFP/File)
11:21 GMT

A group of "veiled females" linked to ISIL are allegedly recruiting girls to adopt extremist ideologies in northern Lebanon.

Red hot: Najwa sets the stage on fire with her fabulous performance in Sydney this week. (Image: Facebook)
11:19 GMT

Najwa Karam gave one man a good telling off after harassing her during her concert in Melbourne.

Jordan’s only golf course is a 9-hole gem just a short drive south of Amman (play off 18 tees to gain a different perspective on the second time around!). The Bisharat Golf Course offers challenging hillside terrain with putting “browns” sited within forested wadis. Enjoy a cold beer and spectacular views from its cozy clubhouse patios.
09:34 GMT

Golf in the Middle East: eat, pray, golf! 17 Middle East golf courses to grip it and rip it!

ISIL and Nusra Front kidnapped 27 Lebanese soldiers during clashes in the town of Arsal. (AFP/File)
09:06 GMT

ISIL threatened Monday morning to execute the Lebanese servicemen it is holding captive along the northeastern border of Lebanon if the government doesn't revoke sentences handed down to Islamist Prisoners in Roumieh Prison.

Will the Clooneys soon become parents? (Image: DM)
08:39 GMT

George and Amal Clooney are already trying for a baby... Rumor has it that they want to adopt like their besties Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie!