Lebanon

September 30, 2014

US actor George Clooney and British lawyer Amal Alamuddin arrive on September 29, 2014 at the palazzo Ca Farsetti in Venice, for a civil ceremony to officialise their wedding. (Image: AFP/PIERRE TEYSSOT)
09:48 GMT

Newlyweds George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin officialised their wedding on Monday, as they were welcomed by crowds of Venetian council workers hoping for some political support from the high-powered couple.

September 29, 2014

Qassem could face up to three years in jail. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT

Lebanese lawyers filed a lawsuit against TV host Faisal al-Qassem Monday over his unflattering remarks about the Lebanese army.

The militants are able to enter Lebanon through the porous Lebanese-Syrian border. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT

The Lebanese army clashed with militants trying to infiltrate Lebanon on Monday.

Nicole at Splash Fashion Show Dubai 2014. (Image: Facebook)
10:44 GMT

How does Nicole Saba do it all? Singing, acting, motherhood, and now modeling are all on the superstar's slate.

Lebanese troops deploy across the border town of Arsal, August 28, 2014 (File/AFP)
09:56 GMT

Lebanon's army clashed with militants on the outskirts of Arsal, allegedly leaving many soldiers dead or injured in the early hours of Monday morning.

Amal and George make their first appearance as a married couple. Bless! (Image: The Guardian)
08:45 GMT

He swore to never marry again, but George Clooney made Amal Alamuddin one lucky woman - for the rest of her life - on Saturday!

September 28, 2014

Hisham is looking worse for wear as he suffers in the ICU with a rare disease! (Image: Albawaba edit)
22:27 GMT

Hisham Tala'at Mustafa who killed Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim is in the ICU suffering from a rare disease. Should he be permitted to travel abroad for treatment?

Lebanese activists vowed to file a lawsuit against the journalist for his remarks. (AFP/File)
19:10 GMT

A group of Lebanese activists held a protest at the offices of al-Jazeera in Beirut over anti-army remarks made by an al-Jazeera journalist over the weekend.

Multiple Lebanese soldiers were kidnapped during clashes on the border with Syria. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT

A Lebanese MP announced that the Free Syrian Army has saved multiple Lebanese soldiers from their jihadist kidnappers.

Negotiation deal may be in the works for Lebanese hostages as PM Salam asks Turkey and Qatar to aid release efforts. (AFP/File)
09:49 GMT

Prime Minister Tammam Salam asked Qatar and Turkey to help secure the release of Lebanese hostages, saying Lebanon would support a negotiation deal.

The happy couple: George and Amal on their wedding eve! (Image: Daily Mail)
08:18 GMT

George Clooney and his fiancée Amal Alamuddin yesterday exchanged wedding vows at Aman hotel in Venice.

A Yemeni supporter of Houthi rebels stands guard during a rally after the anti-government movement seized key state installations on Sept. 26. (AFP/ Mohammed Huwais)
06:55 GMT

Forces with links to Iran and Hezbollah are supporting Houthi rebels to boost their control of Yemen’s capital Sana’a, intelligence sources say.

September 27, 2014

People walk past the remains of burnt tents at a Syrian refugee camp in Arsal on Sept. 25, a few hours after a raid by the Lebanese army. (AFP)
07:15 GMT

Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt called on the government to stop dithering on the hostage crisis and endorse a swap deal with ISIS and Nusra Front militants.

September 25, 2014

Syrian refugees in Arsal have been at the forefront of clashes between Lebanon's army and militants since last month (File/AFP)
14:31 GMT

Syrian refugees in Arsal reportedly raised the black flag of the extremist group the Islamic State in protest over the Lebanese army's crackdown on a nearby camp.

Lebanese army. [AFP]
12:27 GMT

Lebanon's army has detained about 450 suspected Islamist militants near its border with Syria, Lebanese security sources said on Thursday, as it steps up efforts to prevent them from using the frontier town of Arsal as a base.