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Syrian refugee children look on from a window during a sandstorm at a refugee camp on September 8, 2015 near the Bekaa Valley village of Taalabaya Lebanon. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Belhaj said the international community is keen on helping Lebanon overcome challenges imposed by the Syrian crisis and other internal issues such as institutional weaknesses.
A Syrian mother and her children walk through their refugee camp in Arsal, Lebanon. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
With almost a third of the country's population being refugees, Lebanon appeals for more international, long-term financial support.
The mother (2nd L) of 16-year-old Iraqi Nabil Abdul Karim, who died in a massive bombing in Baghdad's Karada neighborhood as he went to celebrate his birthday, reacts as she visits the aftermath of the attack on July 4, 2016. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
July 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The fraudulent bomb detectors, acquired for thousands of dollars, are still in use as 'scarecrows' in hopes of deterring potential bombers around the Middle East.
An unknown gunman opened fire on the office of Al Jadeed TV's chairman overnight on July 26, 2016. (Twitter/Al Jadeed)
July 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
It's not the first time the news broadcaster has faced threats and attacks.
Ounsi's translations to Arabic include works by Shakespeare, Ionesco, Camus, Brecht. (Google)
July 27, 2016 - 09:27 GMT
Ounsi's translations to Arabic include works by Shakespeare, Ionesco, Camus, Brecht.
Elissa is looking forward to releasing her new album in September. (Instagram)
July 26, 2016 - 10:59 GMT
Which month did she choose?
File photo shows a Lebanese army soldier manning a checkpoint at the entrance to Arsal. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Arsal municipality Monday night began implementing a curfew imposed on Syrian refugees to contain the town's increasing crime rates, the most recent being the attempted murder of mukhtar Mohammad Alouli last week.
BLOM Bank in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
BLOM Bank is in talks with HSBC to take over the bank's operations in Lebanon.
Lebanese soldiers in Arsal. (AFP/File)
July 25, 2016 - 07:48 GMT
Amid fears of militant spillover, Lebanon has enacted strict restrictions on the movement of Syrian refugees in Arsal.
Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon is home to different extremist factions, and is sometimes used as a base for militants to plan attacks. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The men had been hiding in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp and were affiliated with the Jund al-Sham group.
Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Lebanon dropped the daily minimum wage by roughly $2.65, and activists are protesting the change.
A PokéStop at a church in Beirut, Lebanon (Al Bawaba)
July 22, 2016 - 17:58 GMT
An opinion piece in Hrar News accuses the game of spying on Lebanon’s religious centers and public spaces.
Litani river, Lebanon (Wikipedia Commons)
July 21, 2016 - 12:11 GMT
Soon-to-be MP Mohammad Qabbani made the remarks in reference to Beqqa valley’s Litani river, The Daily Star reports.
A file photo of a Hezbollah rocket launch. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Hezbollah launched a rocket to destroy a Nusra Front bulldozer protecting the militants' hideout in Wadi al-Khail.
Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah acts as a parallel government in parts of the country, providing a range of social services. (AFP/Rouba El Husseini)
July 21, 2016 - 07:13 GMT
Salameh said the U.S. law must be enforced to keep Lebanon's banks within the global financial system and stabilize the hugely indebted economy as neighboring Syria's civil war hits tourism and growth.