Some 10,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley have been ordered to pick up and move elsewhere. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2017 - 18:30 GMT
The Lebanese army has ordered the eviction of 10,000 refugees living in the Bekaa Valley, sparking fears that it could lead to forced returns to Syria - which would be a violation of international law.
Many of the deaths are caused by suicide or through botched escape attempts. (shutterstock)
May 17, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
According to Lebanon's intelligence agency migrant workers are dying at a rate of two every week.
A Lebanese pride flag flies at a 2013 anti-homophobia rally in Beirut (Joseph Eid/AFP)
May 16, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The Lebanese capital is this week hosting the Arab world's first gay pride event.
Lebanon must start its offshore gas and oil exploration by no later than mid-2018 to benefit from the low cost of oil services, according to an energy expert. (File photo)
May 15, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
According to an energy expert, Lebanon must start its offshore exploration by no later than mid-2018.
Photo: Antoine Amrieh/The Daily Star
May 15, 2017 - 05:04 GMT
More than 25,000 Lebanese nationals and 550 competitors from other nations took part in the Tripoli Half Marathon Sunday.
Mohammed Assaf, the Palestinian winner of the second season of Arab Idol. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
May 14, 2017 - 17:30 GMT
Unlike reality TV shows in the West, in the Arab World it becomes a form of political participation - and the winners have to take up the banner of uniting their country.
The report expects Beirut to witness a busy summer season with high demand from the Lebanese diaspora living abroad. (Shutterstock)
May 14, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
A report has showed that the key cities in terms of occupancy this summer are expected to be Beirut and Aqaba.
Palestinians protest in solidarity with security prisoners on a hunger strike by the security barrier in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on April 26, 2017. (AFP/Musa Al Shaer)
May 12, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Palestinians in Shatila held a day of solidarity Thursday in support of the 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails currently engaged in an open-ended hunger strike.
Screenshot of CCTV video purporting to show the arson attack on Al-Jadeed (Twitter)
May 11, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Social media has been set alight over the latest alleged attack on Al-Jadeed television.
Lebanese Economy Minister Raed Khoury (third from left) called upon Lebanese expatriates to grab the opportunity of investing in Lebanon at a session held within the framework of the fourth annual “Lebanese Diaspora Energy Conference” at BIEL. (Twitter)
May 10, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
Economy Minister called upon Lebanese expatriates to grab the opportunity of investing in Lebanon.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri. (AFP/file)
May 10, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Saad Hariri said that it was important for the country for politicians to put aside their differences and agree a new electoral law.
Lebanese MP Samy Gemayel waves to the crowd as his father, former president Amine Gemayel, stands behind him during celebrations by supporters of his party in the mountain resort of Bikfaya on June 8, 2009. (AFP/Joseph Barrak)
May 09, 2017 - 15:01 GMT
Lebanese MP Samy Gemayel on Monday lashed out at the proposed electricity plan, calling it a “suspicious deal”.
Salma Hayek at Cannes Film Festival. (AFP/File)
May 08, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The actress might be a natural on camera, but in front of an audience, 'I just die,' she says.
Saudi Arabia is the top Arab country in terms of number of tourists to Egypt, followed by Jordan, Kuwait and Lebanon. (Pixabay)
May 07, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Arab tourists in 2016 reached 2 million, up from 1.7 million in 2015—an increase of 17.6 percent.
A code-sharing agreement means that MEA and Turkish Airlines will share the same flight, so that a flight for one airline could be operated by the other, expanding their services without additional costs. (Wikimedia)
May 07, 2017 - 12:55 GMT
Lebanon's Middle East Airlines (MEA) signed a new code-sharing agreement with Turkish Airlines.
Garcia signs a young fan’s Liverpool jersey (Photo:
May 06, 2017 - 19:54 GMT
Former Liverpool midfielder and legend Luis Garcia made his second trip to Lebanon in less than 10 days, saying that two trips to the same country in that timespan sent a clear message to the world.