Lebanon

July 4, 2014

Photo used for illustrative purposes (AFP)
11:18 GMT

Syrian warplanes carried out at least three airstrikes on the outskirts of Arsal in east Lebanon Friday, killing a 12-year-old boy and wounding three family members

The scene of the bombing North Lebanon's Hermel earlier this year (AFP)
07:28 GMT

The Army carried out another raid in the northern village of Fnaydeq Thursday, confiscating explosives in light of confessions made by a terror suspect.

July 3, 2014

It's unknown whether Assi realizes that his Moroccan song was insulting to Moroccan women or not. (Image: Facebook)
09:57 GMT

Moroccan singer Fatima al Arousi wasn't impressed at all by Lebanese singer Assi Helani's Moroccan single "Satta" and hit back at him with a song of her own!

Nancy celebrated life in Lebanon through her Beirut concert last week. (Image: Facebook)
08:26 GMT

A few bombings or terrorist attacks in Lebanon didn't scare Nancy Ajram, as she went ahead with her planned Beirut concert as scheduled!

KPC has said previously that the existing pipeline linking the two cities, also built by Zakhem International in 1973, has outlived its 30-year lifespan and was prone to ruptures.
02:54 GMT

Family-owned Zakhem International has also carried out oil pipeline, refinery and fuel storage projects in Libya, Iraq, Nigeria, Qatar, Italy and Tanzania, according to its website.

July 2, 2014

These two lovebirds are still going strong despite the current distance. (Image: Facebook)
17:13 GMT

With their careers keeping them apart, married Lebanese stars Yousif Al Khal and Nicole Saba are supportive but sad.

Lebanon's army patrols the streets of Tripoli (File/AFP)
13:16 GMT

Four people were injured Wednesday when an unknown assailant on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade into a coffee shop in Tripoli. One of the wounded is believed to be in critical condition according to sources.

Abbas al Noury plays one of the characters on the traditional TV series "Bab Al Hara." (Image: Facebook)
09:28 GMT

Twitter users gave Syria's famous Bab al-Hara TV soap opera a Lebanese twist Monday, with people making jokes about common national stereotypes they said would creep into the popular Ramadan show if it was set in Beirut rather than Damascus.

George's parents jetted into Lake Como where it is believed the star will be hosting his big day. (Image: Xposurephotos.com)
08:55 GMT

Now George Clooney's parents jet into Lake Como ahead of wedding of the year... after Amal visits Italian villa with her mother.

Children stand in Rashidiyeh Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon (File/AFP)
08:38 GMT

Amnesty International slammed Lebanon after a leaked document instructed airlines no to bring Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon.

Lebanon's security forces dismantled three terror cells this week after a wave of suicide attacks (File/AFP)
07:48 GMT

Both Hezbollah and Lebanese security forces prepared to coordinate against any potential ISIS attack, a senior security source said, Tuesday.

Joss Stone took her singing magic to Lebanon Tuesday night.
05:56 GMT

In light of Lebanon’s recent spate of bombings, raids and clashes, you might assume British soul singer Joss Stone was a bit nervous when she flew into Beirut Tuesday night, but she got her game face on and made her way there.

July 1, 2014

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon also praised the Lebanese Armed Forces for maintaining calm amid border tensions with Israel (File/AFP)
12:01 GMT

The United Nations hailed Lebanon's army for its efforts in controlling the country's security situation after a wave of terrorist attacks.