Lebanon

April 7, 2014

Ghassan Oweidat, the first investigative judge of Beirut, ordered the arrest of Abu Hamzeh, the former head of the board of trustees of Safa and one-time Jumblatt aide, after questioning him.
19:10 GMT

The sources said Abu Hamzeh, husband of famed TV presenter Mona Abu Hamzeh, could remain in custody up to two months before his lawyers can get an order for his release on bail.

Ragheb won't be returning to Season 3 of Arab Idol. (Image: Facebook)
12:55 GMT

In a shocking revelation, Lebanese superstar and Arab Idol judge Ragheb Alama has pulled out of the TV talent competition!

Two were killed in Monday's clashes. (AFP/File)
11:08 GMT

Clashes in the Palestinian Refugee Camp of Mieh Mieh in the coastal city of Sidon Monday killed two people, including the commander of an armed group, and wounded five others, security sources said.

Israeli soldiers stand together in the occupied Golan Heights. Hezbollah has taken responsibility for an attack on Israeli territory last month. (AFP/File)
07:42 GMT

Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah's leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has said that his organization is responsible for last month's attack on an Israeli military patrol in the occupied Shebaa Farms area.

The purpose of the sanctions is to deal a blow to the Lebanese group’s finances and reduce its capacity to "sow instability in Middle East". (AFP/File)
06:54 GMT

U.S. lawmakers are seeking to implement more sanctions against Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah and its partner, Al-Manar television station.

April 6, 2014

Samo is excited about the launch of his latest album and says him and Tamer Hosny are A-OK!
14:07 GMT

Samo Zain prepares to launch his latest music album after a long absence from the music scene, but why is there no Haifa Wehbe to be seen in his new music video?

According to Nabih, Haifa is fully Egyptian without any Lebanese roots! (Image: Facebook)
13:03 GMT

Lawyer Nabih Al Wahsh has revealed a few hidden secrets about Haifa Wehbe and her family.

The Lebanese army has increased security near the Syrian border in recent months. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT

The Lebanese army arrested four Syrian men after a shootout in Arsal.

Hezbollah's checkpoints will soon be dismantled. (AFP/File)
08:01 GMT

The Lebanese army have begun implementing a security plan in the Bekaa valley that includes dismantling all Hezbollah checkpoints and setting up stricter border policies.

April 4, 2014

Hezbollah's Resistance Brigades have come under fire for allegedly stoking tensions in Sidon's neighborhoods. (AFP/File)
09:01 GMT

Hezbollah recently decided to reactivate and boost the activities of the Resistance Brigades.

April 3, 2014

The Elaph reporter who unzipped Myms's dress at her press conference in Beirut. (Image: YouTube snapshot)
10:47 GMT

During a press conference in Beirut this week, Myriam Fares asked one reporter to unzip her dress. Why?

Nusra Front is allegedly plotting several terrorist operations in Lebanon that are being funded by fundamentalists and Islamist scholars who live abroad (File Archive/AFP)
07:12 GMT

A large number of Nusra Front fighters from Syria have "infiltrated" Lebanon in the past few days, according to reports, and are planning to conduct several terrorist attacks throughout the country.

April 2, 2014

The Lebanese border town of Arsal has frequently been hit and targeted by rockets from Syria (Joseph Eid/AFP)
12:47 GMT

Three rockets from the war in Syria hit Lebanon's northeast town of Labweh Wednesday.

Israeli singer Omer Adam took Fares's song without permission and made it his own. (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:22 GMT

An Israeli singer has taken Lebanese singer Fares Karam's song without permission and made it into his own!

Haifa is busy juggling many business projects at the same time, we don't think she's time for a rumored Goodwill Ambassador! (Image: Facebook)
09:05 GMT

Rumor has it that Haifa Wehbe has been appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Middle East region.