Lebanon

November 14, 2014

Prosecutors charged with the Hariri bombers' trial are reportedly "clearly pointing" in the direction of Assad's security personal as key players in the 2005 Valentine's Day assassination.
16:19 GMT

The Special Tribunal handling the trial to prosecute bombers who killed former premier Rafik Hariri will allow prosecutors to show evidence of a deteriorating relationship between Syria President Bashar al-Assad and Hariri as the first stepping stone to demonstrate the possibility of Syria's role in the assassination.

Defense lawyers in charge of prosecuting assailants who carried out the 2005 bombing that killed Hariri claimed to have evidence linking Assad's phone to the case during a Special Tribunal for Lebanon this week. (AFP/File)
11:05 GMT

During a speech Sunday, Lebanon's interior minister Nouhad Machnouk suggested Syrian President Bashar al- Assad may be linked to the assassination of ex-Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

The border town of Arsal has been the site of fierce clashes between militants and the Lebanese army in recent months, sparking high tensions between Syrians refugees and Lebanese host communities. (AFP/File)
09:37 GMT

A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.

November 13, 2014

Cracks quickly appeared on the surface of George and Nada's turbulent relationship. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:42 GMT

Syrian singer George Wassouf and his wife rally driver Nada Zeidan have officially divorced!

The Lebanese parliament has failed to pick a new president since Suleiman’s term came to an end in May. (AFP/File)
08:34 GMT

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has urged the Lebanese parliament to immediately choose a new president.

November 12, 2014

Mai will be chilling with a different Hollywood celeb in each episode! (Image: Facebook)
15:10 GMT

Mai Hariri has a new reality TV show and she's got big Hollywood names lined up for it!

Hezbollah is traditionally a Shia resistance movement in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
10:25 GMT

Christians, Druze and Sunni Muslims are being recruited by Hezbollah in east Lebanon to fight ISIS according to a local newspaper.

November 11, 2014

The building has featured in a number of films including boy wizard adventure “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.”The new purchase price was not disclosed Monday, though the Financial Times reported it had been sold for 726 million pounds, citing sources.
18:21 GMT

The new purchase price was not disclosed Monday, though the Financial Times reported it had been sold for 726 million pounds, citing sources.

November 10, 2014

Sabah has always tried to remain glamorous regardless of her age! (Image: Ashams.com)
08:33 GMT

Sabah, mostly known for her music and love for toy boys, is celebrating her 87th birthday today!

Lebanese soldiers have been carrying out raids across Syrian refugee camps since outbreaks of clashes in Arsal in August, 2014. (File/AFP)
07:32 GMT

Lebanon's army raided a gathering in a Syrian refugee camp Sunday following a nationwide crackdown on militancy in the country.

November 9, 2014

A Lebanese army soldier mans a checkpoint at the entrance to Arsal town in the Bekaa valley.
20:34 GMT

The Lebanese Army Sunday arrested a Syrian rebel commander and his chauffeur near the northeastern border town of Arsal