Lebanon

September 24, 2014

This Syrian singer had someone say he had married again.
14:16 GMT

Now what we do know is that Nada Zeidan may just be a bit cray cray after she made the awkward, and untrue, announcement of her marriage to Syrian singer George Wassouf, whose health is seriously deteriorating, btw.

Is Asala Nasri in deep trouble now? (Image: Facebook)
13:38 GMT

After getting flagged by the INTERPOL in Lebanon, the Syrian songstress's passport was revoked Wednesday.

Bank Audi, the largest Lebanese bank in terms of assets and deposits, operates in 13 countries.
12:36 GMT

Over $25 million of Bank Audi shares were traded on the Beirut bourse Monday as part of efforts to raise the capital of the bank.

Relatives of kidnapped soldiers block a road in protest (image courtesy The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir).
11:06 GMT

Protesters blocked main roads with burning tires in an effort to pressure the government to negotiate with their relatives' captors.

A still from Ajram's latest performance in Cyprus. (Image: Erkanc Photography)
08:39 GMT

The last thing Nancy Ajram needed right now was to injure her eyes. But did surgery help?

Egypt has offered to train Lebanese soldiers to combat terrorism (File Archive/ AFP).
07:04 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has offered to train Lebanese soldiers tp combat terrorism and states that Lebanon is in need of support.

An image grab from Hezbollah's al-Manar TV shows Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon's militant Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah, giving a televised address from an undisclosed location on September 23, 2014 in Lebanon (Al-Manar/ AFP).
06:53 GMT

Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said his group opposed U.S. military intervention in Syria, including airstrikes on IS targets

September 23, 2014

Tripoli has been rocked by turmoil related to the ongoing war in Syria. (AFP/File)
16:47 GMT

A group of armed men have attacked a Lebanese army post in Tripoli, killing one soldier.

Yara assures her duet with Wael Kfoury is finally on its way.
12:11 GMT

It may have been awhile since the artist has produced a piece in her native tongue, but she certainly hasn't skipped a beat. The dialect is back at last, Baby!

September 22, 2014

Islamic State and Nusra Front militants battled with Lebanon's army in the border town of Arsal last month (File/AFP)
13:17 GMT

Lebanon's army and political factions are mobilizing to fight the security threat posed by extremist groups such as Islamic state and Nusra Front.

Amal and George will be tying the knot this weekend in Venice! (Image: Facebook)
08:55 GMT

George Clooney picks his wedding tux from luxury Italian brand Giorgio Armani for his upcoming Italian wedding to Amal Alamuddin.

September 21, 2014

Al Hayat newspaper reported Sunday that Qatari officials in change of mediation warned the Lebanese government of Nusra's intent to execute soldiers. (AFP/File)
12:36 GMT

According to a report in Al-Hayat newspaper, Qatari officials told the Lebanese government the Nusra Front planned to begin executing soldiers "one after another" if prisoner release demands were not met.

An image grab taken from a video released by Al-Manara Al-Baydaa, the official media arm of Al-Nusra Front, and uploaded on YouTube on September 10, 2014. [AFP]
07:12 GMT

The Nusra Front claimed responsibility late Saturday for an attack that targeted a Hezbollah checkpoint in northeast Lebanon. The militant group said the attack destroyed one 57 millimeter cannon but did not elaborate.

September 20, 2014

Nusra Front released a video Saturday depicting the execution of a Lebanese captive and threatening another. (AFP/File)
15:40 GMT

The Nusra Front released a video Saturday depicting the execution of a Lebanese soldier captive and threatening the life of another policeman if Hezbollah continued what the group deems as attacks on the Sunni community.