Lebanon

October 28, 2014

Millions of Syrians have fled the raging violence in their country. (AFP/File)
08:10 GMT

Children in refugee camps in Lebanon are often forced to work for incredibly low wages to help their impoverished families.

A still from "Ghadi," which will be competing in next year's Oscars in the "Best Foreign Language Film" category. (Image: Daily Star)
07:43 GMT

Amin Dora’s comedy “Ghadi” is seeking international recognition; let's hope it wins "Best Foreign Language Film" in the 2015 Oscars.

October 27, 2014

So far ISIS has executed two Lebanese soldiers (AFP/File Archive).
20:00 GMT

ISIS is threatening to kill two captives if demands they submitted to the Lebanese government are not met, media reported Monday.

The army’s operation to empty the city of the Islamist fighters was now “over” and that the army was carrying out mopping-up operations to clear out any remaining gunmen (AFP/File Archive).
18:00 GMT

Fighting between Islamists and the Lebanese army in Tripoli appeared to have stopped on Monday morning.

Maya is one of the spokeswomen for the #PinkStands4 campaign. (Image: Facebook)
14:00 GMT

Maya Diab's #PinkStands4 claimed the number one spot on Glamour Magazine's most influential breast cancer awareness campaigns worldwide.

George and Amal's wedding has made one customer oh so very unhappy! (Image: Facebook)
08:51 GMT

One disgruntled customer has complained that their family outing had to be cancelled because of the Clooney's glitzy gathering at Danesfield House in Buckinghamshire.

Lebanese soldiers check ID cards while security is heightened in Tripoli, following intense clashes (File/AFP)
08:47 GMT

Thousands of Lebanese families fled the northern city of Tripoli following a week of intense clashes between the country's army and al-Nusra Front militants.

October 26, 2014

Lebanese soldiers continue to battle militants near Tripoli. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT

The death toll from three days of fighting between Lebanese troops and IS-inspired militants has risen to 27.

A beautiful picture from Nancy and Fadi's wedding album. (Image: Arabicsongsvideo.com)
14:45 GMT

Nancy Ajram is used to hearing all sorts of rumors about her love life. But now an astrologist is predicting that a divorce is on the horizon!

Algerian health authorities have mobilized medical workers, medicine and equipment to their southern border to counter the spread of Ebola. There is a dedicated isolation unit at Si Haoues Hospital of Tindouf, and thermal detection devices have been set up at border crossings and Tindouf Airport. There have been no cases of Ebola in Algeria.
14:34 GMT

How the Middle East is managing the Ebola menace

The Lebanese army has been engaged in fierce clashes with militants in the north since Friday night. (AFP/File)
13:23 GMT

Militants in northern Lebanon have kidnapped a second Lebanese soldier.

Political instability has scared off wealthy Gulf Arab tourists and some investors.
13:20 GMT

The stimulus packages have comprised low borrowing rates for housing and new projects, including renewable energy.

A still from Nancy Ajram's hit music video "Yalla." She looks like a doll, don't you agree? (Image: Bitajarod.com)
10:56 GMT

"Old" Nancy Ajram is back with her "Yalla" music video, and it captures exactly what we knew her as when she first shot to fame!

The Syrian al-Qaeda wing al-Nusra threatened to begin executing hostages amid intensified clashes between the Lebanese army and IS-inspired militants in Arsal. (AFP/File)
10:11 GMT

The militant group said on Sunday it would begin execute captive Lebanese soldiers and policeman in response to the country's recent crackdown on Tripoli jihadists.