Lebanon

August 3, 2014

The LAF dismantle a car rigged with explosives in Arsal. (AFP PHOTO).
15:47 GMT

Gen. Jean Kahwagi Sunday said attacks on Arsal were premeditated, refuting claims that the militant attack was driven by the detention of Imad Jomaa.

One of Haifa's famous daring pictures. (Image: Facebook)
12:52 GMT

Lebanese diva Haifa Wehbe was so infuriated by some "rude" people on Instagram, that she's decided to delete her account altogether!

A Lebanese army tank drives to the entrance of Arsal, near the Syrian border, Aug 2, 2014 (File/AFP)
10:13 GMT

Eight soldiers from Lebanon's army were killed in overnight clashes with gunmen across the town of Arsal, close to the Syrian border.

Assi gave a 3000-strong crowd an evening to remember. (Image: The Independent)
09:01 GMT

As Syria's civil war rages across the border, Lebanon's Baalbek festival defies the bombs among the temples of the gods.

August 2, 2014

Syrian opposition fighters that took part in battles against Syrian government forces in the Karm al-Tarab neighborhood of Aleppo. (AFP)
07:43 GMT

The Lebanese Army Intelligence apprehended seven Syrian nationals while trying to infiltrate illegally into Lebanese territories by evading checkpoints.

(AFP)
06:59 GMT

Lebanon has handed over DNA samples from relatives of 20 citizens killed in a July 24 Air Algerie plane crash in Mali, a foreign ministry source told Agence France-Presse on Friday.

August 1, 2014

Rockets were fired from Lebanon toward Israel last month, breaching a 2006 resolution restricting armed Hezbollah presence in the area. (AFP/File)
19:27 GMT

After being detained last month, Hussein Izzat Atwe will be released with charges of unlicensed weapons and firing rockets at Israel.

Claiming 729 lives so far, many fear the current Ebola crisis in West Africa could spread worldwide.
14:59 GMT

In an attempt to prevent the possible spread of the rising Ebola virus into Lebanon, the country's Labor Ministry said work permits from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia will be halted, and symptom examinations will be conducted at the Beirut airport upon passenger arrival.

Authorities in Lebanon are conducting investigations into six militants thought to be part of ISIS and the Nursra Front. (AFP/File)
14:16 GMT

Lebanese authorities have arrested a woman with an explosive belt in Al-Ayrounieh, Lebanon, and continue to investigate six suspected members of ISIS and Nusra Front.

July 31, 2014

Over 1,000 Palestinians have died in the current Gaza offensive. (AFP/File)
20:20 GMT

The Palestinian Embassy in Beirut has asked Lebanese citizens to raise the Palestinian flag in a sign of solidarity with Gaza.

Panorama of the city of Lomé in Togo, where the Lebanese Honorary Consul of Benin, Assaad Shaghouri was assassinated (Courtesy of Wikipedia.org).
12:29 GMT

Lebanon´s honorary consul for the West African state of Benin, Assaad Shaghouri, was shot in his care by unknown assailants, whilst travelling in neighbouring Togo.

“My people resisted the wildness of the wind/defied fear and danger/they will leave and we will stay here/the land will remain ours,” Boutros sang. (Image: The Daily Star)
10:25 GMT

Lebanese singer Julia Boutros has once again raised her voice to the cause of the resistance, this time releasing a song addressing those fighting in Gaza.

Massive Attack accompanied their music with a captivating visual display tackling mass control and the ongoing Israeli siege of Gaza. (Image: The Daily Star/Press Photo Agency, handout)
10:12 GMT

British bans Massive Attack gave an outstanding performance in support of Palestine in Lebanon this week.