June 4, 2013
The Lebanese see themselves as always the trendsetter in the MIddle East and this Paris-based comedy about a gay couple adopting is a first in the region.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his country had not yet delivered S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to the Syrian government
Three Syrians have been kidnapped by rogue forces in the Lebanese Hezbollah stronghold Baalbek area
Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah has clashed with the rebel Free Syrian Army in a Damascus suburb, leaving two Hezbollah fighters dead, one of them a high ranking official.
Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe had the time of her life in Iraq and dreams of returning and singing a Kurdish song to boot!
Fighting in Qusayr - a strategic town near the Lebanon-Syria border - was attacked on Monday. A doctor said at least 300 people are said to be wounded.
June 3, 2013
Violence in Lebanon continues as one person was killed in overnight clashes in the northern city of Tripoli
Two men were arrested Sunday in the district of Zgharta when found transporting arms, including rocket-propelled grenades, in their car.
The floodwaters from the Syrian crisis rose higher in Lebanon Sunday, with Lebanese security sources reporting that for the first time fighting between Hezbollah and Syrian rebels had occurred on Lebanese soil.
With reports of up to 1,500 wounded citizens trapped in Qusair, Syria insisted Sunday that the Red Cross would not be allowed access to the strategic town until fighting was over.
Separate attacks targeting two journalists who have been covering the ongoing violence in the north drew condemnation from political and professional circles over the weekend.
Aid will only be given to the suffering citizens of the Syrian town of Qusair, which has seen brutal fighting over the past month, when the violence ends, the Red Cross announced on Sunday.
June 2, 2013
Violence in Lebanon escalates as at least 12 Syrian rebels were killed in east Lebanon after they were ambushed by Hezbollah militants
Eastern Lebanon has been hit with two more rockets fired from Syria, as two shells hit the Bekaa Valley after more than a dozen were reported falling on the country on Saturday.
Guest stars light up the Arab Idol stage. Ahlam gets mad again (surprise, surprise), and Abdel Karim Hamdan gets nixed this weekend on the hit talent show.