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Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses supporters in Beirut, Lebanon, on November 3, 2014. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 10:41 GMT
The head of the Lebanese resistance movement of Hezbollah says he considers the radical ideology of Wahhabism to be even more pernicious than the Israeli regime.
Klink in her wannabe Britney dress. (Instagram)
September 27, 2016 - 09:55 GMT
Myriam Klink's failed attempt at dressing like Britney Spears!
Apple farmers briefly cut off the highway from Jbeil towards Beirut and dumped their apples on the street in protest of alleged barriers to selling their products. (Panoramio)
September 27, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A new ministerial decree in Lebanon has imposed mandatory licensing for importers of frozen apples, pears and potatoes after protests from local farmers.
Myriam's Facebook picture that left many Muslims unimpressed. (Facebook)
September 26, 2016 - 13:39 GMT
The singer has angered conservative Muslims in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere.
Nobody was more vibrant than or loved life as much as Sabah did. (File photo)
September 25, 2016 - 14:33 GMT
You're in for a treat!
Costa Brava is one of two landfills of a government plan to end the country’s trash crisis, which began July of last year with the closure of the Naameh landfill after 17 years of operation. (The Daily Star/ Hasan Shaaban)
September 25, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Activists prevented garbage trucks from entering the Costa Brava landfill, in protest of the environmental damage the dump would have to the surrounding areas.
Members of the Palestinian Fatah movement and Lebanese army soldiers watch as an ambulance evacuates the wounded from Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp near Lebanon’s southern port city of Sidon during clashes on August 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 24, 2016 - 10:41 GMT
Supporters of the so-called Islamic State Emir in Ain el-Hilweh, Imad Yassine, have shifted their allegiance to the Nusra Front, which rebranded itself as Jabhat Fateh al-Sham in July when it split from the al-Qaida movement.
A general view shows rubbish bags piled up on the side of the road in the Jdeideh neighbourhood, north of Beirut, on September 20, 2016. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
September 22, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The activists are aiming to block the construction of two controversial landfills east and south of Beirut.
Queen of Katwe centers on Phiona (Nalwanga), a real-life Ugandan chess prodigy who was named a Woman Candidate Master after her performance at the World Chess Olympiads. (AFP/Mike Windle)
September 22, 2016 - 09:58 GMT
The Oscar-winning actress wore a floaty lavender gown and matching headscarf by the Lebanese designer at the opening of her new Disney film, Queen of Katwe.
The Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp is located on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city, Sidon. (AFP/File)
September 22, 2016 - 08:54 GMT
A firefight between two groups conflicted over the shooting of a Palestinian taxi driver engaged in a firefight in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp.
Tariffs of private generators remain uncontrolled and unregulated, and are set randomly despite a general weekly pricing guidance published by the government. (File photo)
September 22, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Despite the lack of recent studies on sectors’ energy consumption, the Lebanese government continues to finance more than 90 percent of EdL’s purchases of fuel at a cost of $1.8B while private power generators prosper.
As if we haven't seen it all already (unimpressed face). (Instagram)
September 21, 2016 - 11:27 GMT
As if we haven't seen it all already (unimpressed face).
The Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon has been the scene of increased violence and lawlessness. (AFP/File)
September 21, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
UNRWA offices were closed as residents protested increasing lawlessness in the camp.
Lebanese Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi. (AFP/File)
September 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The Lebanese Labor Minister introduced a plan to return non-working Syrian refugees to designated safe zones within their country.
The deadline for the implementation of the automatic tax data exchange ends in September. (File photo)
September 20, 2016 - 10:56 GMT
Failure to pass a bill which allows OECD members to ask for disclosure of suspicious bank accounts could see Lebanese banks blacklisted by G20 nations.
Upon final ministerial approval, the new plans will be effective during the month of October, 2016, according to Touch. (Pexels)
September 20, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Telecoms operators Touch and Alfa have submitted pricing plans for government approval, proposing cuts from 10 to 40 percent for 4G and other internet services.