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Sidon, Lebanon, is the picturesque site of an arrest for suspicions of terrorism. (Twitter)
February 11, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Lebanese army conducted a sweep for terrorist activity and drug smuggling.
The cattle were returned after calls were made to the Army and UNIFIL. (Shutterstock)
February 11, 2016 - 12:24 GMT
An Israeli patrol made off with 100 heads of cattle in the second such incident in six months.
Civil Defense volunteers celebrating the decrees to make them full-time employees. (Image courtesy of The Daily Star)
February 11, 2016 - 10:56 GMT
Lebanon's Cabinet manages to defuse the issue over civil defense volunteers, but skirted a proposal to add a new fuel tax.
Flowers and chocolate, the go-to classic gift on Valentine's Day.  (Shutterstock)
February 11, 2016 - 07:19 GMT
For some the most awaited time of the year is just a few days away, for others it is a high-stakes, consumerist, shopping nightmare that can make or break a relationship.
Palestinians say that UNRWA's aid cuts will
February 10, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
A small group of Palestinians blocked the entrance to the UNRWA offices in Beirut protesting what they say is a death sentence in aid cuts.
Lebanon is host to about 1.1 million Syrians registered with UNHCR who have arrived since the onset of the country’s civil war in 2011. (Wikimedia Commons)
February 09, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The United States has pledged an additional $133M for humanitarian assistance in Lebanon, while $290M will be used for education in Lebanon and Jordan.
Myriam Fares gave birth to baby Fares Mitri this week. (Facebook)
February 09, 2016 - 11:32 GMT
Lebanese superstar Myriam Fares reveals the name of her newborn baby.
Fadi El-Khatib (source: dailystar.com.lb)
February 09, 2016 - 02:53 GMT
Lebanese basketball icon Fadi El-Khatib returned to the country late Sunday after ending his second stint in the Chinese Basketball Association League with Fujian club, who failed to make the playoffs.
Several lawmakers are preparing legislation that would make attendance to presidential elections mandatory. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 13:52 GMT
Monday's session was adjourned until March 2 due to a lack of quorum.
Sherine showed Fadel some love during her concert in Kuwait this week. (Filfan.com)
February 08, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
Singers Sherine Abdel Wahab and Fares Karam support former singer-turned-jihadist Fadel Shaker.
Maya and her hubby on their wedding day. (Elcinema.com)
February 08, 2016 - 09:27 GMT
Maya Nasri wished her husband of six years an emotional happy anniversary.
Will Lebanon's consumers have to bear the burdens of failed policies? (File photo)
February 08, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
With Lebanon's fiscal situation in a precarious state, the question over how a proposed gasoline tax should be funded is igniting debate.
Maya has been compared to Kim K on many occasions. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 15:55 GMT
Check out the two divas in the same dress and tell us who wore it better.
Lebanese singer Myriam Fares has given birth to her first child. (Facebook)
February 07, 2016 - 13:42 GMT
Lebanese singer Myriam Fares has given birth to her first child.
George Clooney has revealed his now-wife Amal took 25 minutes to accept his proposal and he admits he feared he would put his hip out when he got down on one knee. (Ibtimes.com)
February 07, 2016 - 09:11 GMT
George Clooney has revealed his now-wife Amal took 25 minutes to accept his proposal and he admits he feared he would put his hip out when he got down on one knee.
The recent nominations of March 8 Maronites Franjieh and Aoun by rival March 14 politicians - a sign of political discord, or an attempt to mend sectarian rivalries?  Nobody is quite sure.  (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 08:04 GMT
Are the recent nominations a sign of political discord or an attempt to mend sectarian rivalries? Nobody is quite sure.