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Lebanon is the eighth most expensive destination for sending $500 from the US among 30 countries with available data. (Pixabay)
May 04, 2015 - 08:39 GMT
The cost of sending $500 in remittances from the United States to Lebanon reached 5.29 percent in the first quarter of 2015, increasing from 5.26 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the World Bank.
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri (center). (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 04, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Two men were arrested in connection with an assassination plot against Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri.
Jordanian security forces stand near the Nasib border crossing in Syria following clashes. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 07:57 GMT
Millions of dollars worth of goods remain stranded in Lebanon due to the Syria-Jordan border attack in April, putting a strain on the exports market in the region.
Remember, Amal's good looks come straight out of Lebanon, and George, well, he's gorgeous too. (Twitter)
May 03, 2015 - 20:01 GMT
Amal Clooney's parents experienced one of the perks of being the in-laws of a celebrity as they toured George's "Money Monster" set.
Armed fighters loyal to Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, Al-Nusra Front, sit under a gate at the entrance of the northern town of Jisr al-Shughur on April 26, 2015. (AFP/Hass News/Ali Nasser)
May 03, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Nusra Front militants allegedly received anti-tank weapons training in Syria’s Qalamounin region as they prepare to battle Hezbollah.
Asala Nasri in the studio. (Facebook)
May 03, 2015 - 12:22 GMT
Nidal Al Ahmadieh called Syrian singer Asala Nasri "a criminal and stupid" on an interview on channel "Ten".
The tech hub will be based in the Beirut Digital District Downtown. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 03, 2015 - 08:37 GMT
The launch of the UK-Lebanon Tech Hub plans to inject energy into the entrepreneurial startup scene.
English virtual band Gorillaz performed at the Byblos International Festival in 2010. (Silive)
May 03, 2015 - 08:15 GMT
The Byblos International Festival will run from July 13 to Aug 18.
Arsal has been the site of fierce clashes between Lebanese authorities and Daesh and Nusra militants, who kidnapped 25 Lebanese servicemen after a brutal offensive there last August. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
The bodies of one Lebanese soldier and one civilian were handed over to Lebanese authorities on Friday by Daesh militants in the Lebanese border town of Arsal.
Lebanese troops travel through the town of Arsal, close to the Syrian border, August 28, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Fourteen Syrian refugees were arrested by Lebanese security forces Friday for "suspicious" activity, the country's state news agency reported.
Syrian refugee children attend the Bunia Mustaqbal school in Lebanon's eastern town of Ersal, on the border with Syria, on October 25, 2014. (AFP/Maya Hautefueille)
April 30, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
The health ministry launched a new campaign Thursday to address water sanitation in Lebanese schools.