Lebanon

January 20, 2015

A still from the video Mia posted in an effort to convince Braxton Miller to move teams. (Image: YouTube still)
11:33 GMT

Florida State are so keen to convince quarterback Braxton Miller to move teams they decided to break out the big guns - unofficial mascot and controversial porn star Mia Khalifa!

Israeli soldiers patrol the occupied Golan Heights, January 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:05 GMT

Israeli security forces boosted deployment of the Iron Dome defense system in preparation for a potential Hezbollah attack following an airstrike on the Golan Heights, which killed at least six Hezbollah fighters.

Lebanese soldiers stand in the border town of Arsal, which was overrun by Daesh and Nusra Front militants last year. (AFP/File)
09:17 GMT

A Lebanese man was kidnapped by Daesh militants in the border town of Arsal Tuesday, according to local media reports.

January 19, 2015

Lebanese troops stand at a checkpoint in the border town of Arsal, August 9, 2014. (AFP/File)
10:32 GMT

Up to 700 moderate rebels allegedly pledged allegiance to Daesh along Syria's border with Lebanon where the militant group is gearing up to launch further attacks.

Movements along both sides of the border are being closely monitored with night goggles and binoculars. (AFP/Getty Images/Mahmoud Zayyat)
08:57 GMT

UNIFIL and the Lebanese Army boosted border patrol following an Israeli airstrike on Syria's Golan Heights that killed nine people, including six Hezbollah officers.

Miss Lebanon has been severely criticized for having her selfie taken with "the enemy." (Image: Blogbaladi.com)
08:01 GMT

Miss-understood Lebanon claims Miss Israel photobombed her selfie!

Lebanon's army launched a widespread arrest campaign against terror cells due to a rise of attacks in recent months. (AFP/File)
06:28 GMT

Lebanese security forces arrested four suspects over the weekend for being involved in terror acts as part of the country's clampdown on militants.

January 18, 2015

Sara Elhani's plastic surgery (right) leaves her looking almost identical to Haifa Wehbe (left)! (Image: Filfan.com)
14:32 GMT

Sara Elhani's plastic surgery leaves her looking almost identical to Haifa Wehbe! (Image: Filfan.com)

Myriam Fares rose from her sick bed to perform as scheduled at a wedding in Dubai. (Image: Instagram)
10:49 GMT

The Lebanese diva has kept her worried fans up to speed with her recovery process after suffering from a sever case of food poisoning.

The "offensive" Facebook picture that landed Ahmed in hot water with Haifa's fans. (Image: Facebook)
10:30 GMT

Young Eyptian actor Ahmed el Fishawi is in hot water for grabbing Lebanese superstar Haifa Wehbe's "ass"!

Elissa hitting up the Mall of the Emirates. (Image: cropped from Twitter)
09:41 GMT

Lebanon's beloved Elissa strolled through the DXB Fashion Photograph exhibition over the weekend at the Mall of the Emirates.

Carole has officially stepped down from The X Factor in season 2. (Image: Facebook)
08:32 GMT

Will this Egyptian young talent be able to fill Carole Samaha's shoes in season 2 of The X Factor?

Lebanon's Roumieh prison was emptied of several Islamist inmates last week following security intel that several terror cells have been in contact with inmates to plan more terror attacks in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
08:05 GMT

Following a raid on Lebanon's notorious Roumieh prison, where several Islamist inmates are held awaiting trial, Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul-latif Derain headed to Qatar Saturday to 'strengthen political and religious ties' between the two countries.

January 16, 2015

Islamist extremists took killed 17 people in Paris last week, including 12 journalists from the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo. (AFP/File)
13:56 GMT

Hundreds of Muslims took the streets in northern and southern Lebanon Friday to protest the new cover of satirical French magazine, Charlie Hebdo, which depicts the Prophet Mohammad.

Army officials said they arrested a militant cell Thursday after finding a dismantled car packed with explosives in northeastern Lebanon. (AFP/File)
12:01 GMT

The Lebanese army says it has encountered new suicide bombing threats across the country as a militant cell in northeastern Lebanon was arrested Thursday with a dismantled car packed with explosives.