Lebanon

July 7, 2014

Ragheb Alama reppin' it for the Red Cross at Suhoor in the Sidon (Image: Twitter)
17:00 GMT

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Lang Lang clanking the keys at the Byblos Festival on Thursday. (Image: Facebook courtesy of Nabil Ismail)
16:52 GMT

Hailed by The New York Times as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet,” Lang wowed the Lebanese crowd at the opening performance of this year's Byblos International Festival on Thursday evening.

George Kurdahi can smile like this again after successfully reunited a couple on his show.
16:35 GMT

They'd been separated for over a year, but George Kurdahi managed to do some marriage magic and bring a couple back together on his show.

Lebanon hosts millions of Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
14:34 GMT

The head of Lebanon's parliamentary Health Committee MP Atef Majdalani said Syrian doctors and nurses are practicing illegally in Lebanese hospitals and clinics.

Earlier this week, a leaked report said ISIS planned to attack Lebanon (File/AFP)
13:02 GMT

A military judge on Monday charged 28 suspects with belonging to the radical Sunni group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria.

Syrian refugees in Lebanon make up at least 27 percent of the population (File/AFP)
10:09 GMT

The complications surrounding Lebanon's policy for Syrian refugees are back on the negotiating table with the UNHCR.

How quickly will we be seeing Amal's baby bump if she really is pregnant? (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:15 GMT

So scandalous! Is Amal Alamuddin really pregnant with George Clooney's baby before they walked down the aisle?

George and Amal make the perfect match politically and romantically! (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:06 GMT

What a lovely wife-to-be lawyer Amal Alamuddin is for helping George Clooney achieve his ambitions for entering the White House.

July 6, 2014

Suzan Tamim was murdered by an Egyptian businessman in 2008. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:12 GMT

Late Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim's father is suing the cast and crew of TV drama "The Trial."

Lebanese soldiers stand beside the aftermath of a bombing in Bekaa Valley in December 2013 (File/AFP)
11:21 GMT

Lebanon's Internal Security Forces believe that radical Sunni militant group ISIS will strike the country with a series of attacks, according to a leaked report.

“EDL will limit the network’s productive capabilities to a fixed amount of 1,550 Megawatts from July 1 to Sept. 10," the statement said. “We call on citizens to understand need to achieve balance between the need for electricity production and the sensitive situation of the public budget,” the EDL said.
03:55 GMT

Lebanon’s state-owned electricity company announced Friday that it would limit its production this summer, providing only 13 hours of electricity per day.

July 5, 2014

Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Baalbek area suffered through a harsh winter this year (File Archive/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Lebanese Cabinet members announced this week that there is a chance that Lebanon will establish refugee camps for Syrian refugees, in a move that is considered somewhat unprecedented in the country.

Gigi Hadid has made a name for herself thanks to her statuesque beauty. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:23 GMT

19-year-old Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Gigi Hadid is garnering more attention thanks to a risque new fragrance ad for Tom Ford Velvet Orchid.

Lebanon's parliament has failed to elect a president since May, forcing the country into a political leadership vacuum (File Archive)
13:43 GMT

Lebanese MPs expressed skepticism Saturday that a new president would lead Lebanon any time soon.