Lebanon

June 18, 2014

Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Federica Mogherini expressed concern that Lebanon and the Middle East could become a "hub of terror." (AFP/File)
06:50 GMT

Over 40 countries vowed to help Lebanon combat terrorism during a conference in Rome.

June 17, 2014

Lebanon currently hosts over one million Syrian refugees (File/AFP)
16:26 GMT

Kuwait will assist refugees and local host communities in Lebanon with aid, National Assembly Speaker Razouk al-Ghanim said during a visit to the country.

Tripoli has been relatively calm since a security plan was implemented by the government in April (File/AFP)
15:08 GMT

A Lebanese army soldier was shot dead in the early hours of Tuesday during a shooting attack in Tripoli, a security source said.

The Syrian men were accused of belonging to Ziad Jarrah Brigades - an Al-Qaeda affiliated group (File/AFP)
12:11 GMT

A Lebanon prosecutor on Tuesday charged five Syrian men with belonging to an Al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist group.

A still from the video of the Lebanese students celebrating to Hussain's hit single. (Image: YouTube)
08:57 GMT

A group of Lebanese students posted their own version dancing to Hussain al Jasmi's "Bushret Khair"!

The brilliant and beloved Kasem has sadly passed away on Sunday. (Image: Facebook)
08:14 GMT

Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, has passed away on Sunday.

June 16, 2014

Tania has been inspired by the affect the Egyptian and Tunisian revolutions have had on independent music in the Middle East. (Image: Facebook)
12:27 GMT

Lebanese singer Tania Saleh sings for the empowerment of Arab women and now needs your help to fund her next album.

Following the release of Aziza's first album, preparations are already underway for a bigger show next winter (Image: Asharq Al-Awsat)
12:01 GMT

Aziza, the folk-pop singer has brought something unique to the music scene in Lebanon, which made her into an instant starlet!

"Waynak Habibi" is a duet with Iraqi singer Adel al Iraqi, who brought the song to life with his upbeat performance and unique voice. (Image: Facebook)
09:32 GMT

If you're searching for "your love," Lebanese superstar Assi Helani, you'll find him on YouTube, where his latest music video "Waynak Habibi?" (Where Are You My Love?) has been launched!

Sabah has been around for every single World Cup game! (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:34 GMT

Lebanese veteran superstar Sabah has been around for every single World Cup game, and that's apparently funny to many pranksters in the Arab world!

June 15, 2014

Armed militias freely roam Libya as the current government struggles to gain full control of the country. (AFP/File)
19:31 GMT

A Lebanese citizen was kidnapped in Benghazi after an armed group raided his house.

Qamar with her adorable son Jimmy. (Image: Facebook)
08:49 GMT

Controversial Lebanese singer Qamar is back in the spotlight, but this time she's not alone!

Lebanese security forces are ramping up security in border towns like Arsal. (AFP/File)
07:24 GMT

Lebanese authorities are increasing security in border regions and adopting preventive measures to avoid spillover violence from Iraq and Syria.

June 14, 2014

Hezbollah blames America for the rise of terrorism in the Middle East (File/AFP)
12:07 GMT

Hezbollah's deputy head Sheikh Naim Qassem, blamed the U.S. for chaotic unrest in the Middle East and rising terrorism in the region.