Lebanon

January 12, 2015

Roumieh holds about 3,700 prisoners, many of whom are convicted Islamist militants. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
09:00 GMT

Lebanese police stormed Roumieh, the country's largest prison, searching for the assailants behind the twin suicide bombings at a restaurant in the Alawite city of Tripoli.

January 11, 2015

Myriam doesn't care about the cold as long as she's doing it for a good cause! (Image: Facebook)
11:53 GMT

Lebanese bombshell Myriam Klink defied the freezing temperatures by posing in her tiny bikini in the snow!

Some of the beautiful outfits Amal wore during her wedding weekend in Venice. (Image: Eonline.com)
08:49 GMT

Amal Clooney is rumored to be attending the Golden Globes with her hubby George on Sunday; Fashion Police host Giuliana Rancic predicts she will be best-dressed!

Security forces are investigating the suicide attack in northern Lebanon. (Photo: AFP/File)
06:00 GMT

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded cafe in Tripoli, Lebanon, killing at least nine people.

January 10, 2015

Mind at ease: Mia doesn't care what anyone thinks about her. (Image: Rantsports.com)
16:27 GMT

"You can do it like Mia Khalifa," sang American music duo Timeflies in their tribute to the Lebanese porn star!

Five brothers have been sentenced to death over 'revenge killings' of two people in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
08:23 GMT

Five brothers have been sentenced to death over the murders of two people in 2007.

January 9, 2015

"The behavior of the takfiri groups that claim to follow Islam have distorted Islam, the Quran and the Muslim nation more than Islam’s enemies," Hezbollah chief Hasan Nasrallah said. (AFP/File)
22:15 GMT

Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah said "takfiri terrorist groups" are more threatening to Islam than "cartoons of the Prophet."

January 8, 2015

Naked ambition! Mia’s fame comes from porn films and some serious nude selfie promotion to her 112K Twitter followers & 148K on Instagram. She posted a Vine after learning she was top-ranked on Pornhub. “WE MADE IT,” she wrote, “#honored.” The looped video shows her gleefully jumping on her bed. Lebanon? Not so honored apparently.
10:29 GMT

We have a new star in the Middle East... a porn star! Meet Mia Khalifa, the Lebanese-American girl who's causing a riot with her "offensive" Arab tattoos and unorthodox career!

Rola Saad's naughty black dress. (Image: cropped from Facebook)
09:43 GMT

Oh no, not the legs! Fans were highly offended by Rola Saad's skin-revealing Instagram image.

Workers from the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), clear snow close to the Israeli border, January 7, 2015. (AFP/File)
00:02 GMT

A six-year-old Syrian boy was among three refugees found frozen to death on Lebanon's border after being caught in a snow storm.

January 7, 2015

Quorum was met during the first legislative session to elect a president in April, but no candidate received enough votes to win. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
12:59 GMT

Elections have been postponed again until January 28th due to lack of consensus on a presidential candidate.

Myriam Fares, her album cover, and her music are smokin' hot. (Image: Facebook)
12:38 GMT

Lebanon's hot pop star Myriam Fares has reached the top of the charts with her latest album "Aman".

January 6, 2015

Hundreds of Syrian refugees arrive in the Lebanese border town of Arsal, November 18, 2013. (AFP/File)
14:04 GMT

US officials voiced concern over Lebanon's new visa requirement rule for Syrians entering the country, calling it "additional challenges for refugees".

The sarcastic selfie Ricky posted in response to his death hoax! (Image: Instagram)
13:24 GMT

Haifa Wehbe was among the millions of people who thought Ricky Martin died on New Year's Day!