Lebanon

July 1, 2014

Lebanese security forces are on high alert after the Duroy Hotel bombing on June 25 (File/AFP)
09:09 GMT

Fear is growing in Lebanon that terrorist attacks in the country could escalate during Ramadan. Western diplomatic sources expressed concern after Lebanese forces dismantled three terror cells this week.

Lebanese officials said the clashes were related to drug trafficking. (AFP/File)
08:17 GMT

Three men were killed and seven people injured during clashes at Shatila refugee camp on the outskirts of Beirut.

Fayrouz's latest music video is reminiscent of her earlier work. (Image: Screenshot from video)
05:33 GMT

As Muslims focus on their faith, classic Christian-background songstress Fayrouz released a music video, paying tribute to her late hubby

Lebanon has not had a president since late May. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Michel Aoun proposed that the constitution be amended to allow the Lebanese people to directly elect the president.

June 30, 2014

A suicide bomber detonated himself at the Duroy Hotel last week to evade arrest. (AFP/File)
14:27 GMT

The men responsible for the recent bombing at a hotel in Beirut were reportedly recruited and trained by a Jordanian radical.

Prime Minister Salam has rejected the proposal to communicate with Syrian officials because of his commitment to the Baabda Declaration. (AFP/File)
13:17 GMT

Prime Minister Tamman Salam said Monday that the Lebanese government will not communicate with the Syrian government over the Syrian refugee crisis.

Firefighters attempt to extinguish a blaze at the Duroy hotel in Beirut after a suicide bomber blew himself up on June 25, 2014 (File/AFP)
10:54 GMT

Security forces in Lebanon dismantled a number of terrorist cells over the past week after a wave of suicide attacks in across the country.

Myriam has high hopes for Lebanon on the political front. (Image: Facebook)
10:16 GMT

Klink defends Assad support following alleged meeting over the weekend.

It's about time Sabah has been honored for her lifelong career in showbiz. (Image: Now.mmedia.me)
09:24 GMT

Legendary singer Sabah has been in the business for as long as we can remember, and MTV Lebanon are now honoring her for all her achievements.

ISIL's terrorist network has spilled over from Iraq and Syria into Lebanon (File/AFP)
08:03 GMT

Militant group ISIL announced the appointment of a leader for Lebanon to set up training camps according to LBCI television.

Is it wonder woman? No, it's just Carole Samaha here to save the day. (Image: Facebook)
07:17 GMT

Lebanese star Carole Samaha recently won the World Music Award for Best Performing Artist in the Middle East, and now she's been dubbed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Global Network for Rights and Development.

Ragheb Alama loves the "City of LIght" (Image: Facebook)
07:04 GMT

Balancing his work on his upcoming album and a month-long trip to Paris, Ragheb Alama is one busy dude.

June 29, 2014

The pictures posted by Ragheb and Nanzy from the Queen's celebration. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:30 GMT

Nancy Ajram and Ragheb Alama were invited to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday in Beirut.

Lebanon has experienced a spate of bombings in the past few weeks. (AFP/File)
09:09 GMT

Lebanese security authorities have seized three terrorist cells who are reportedly involved in recent bombings in Lebanon.