Lebanon

June 30, 2014

It's about time Sabah has been honored for her lifelong career in showbiz. (Image: Now.mmedia.me)
09:24 GMT

Legendary singer Sabah has been in the business for as long as we can remember, and MTV Lebanon are now honoring her for all her achievements.

ISIL's terrorist network has spilled over from Iraq and Syria into Lebanon (File/AFP)
08:03 GMT

Militant group ISIL announced the appointment of a leader for Lebanon to set up training camps according to LBCI television.

Is it wonder woman? No, it's just Carole Samaha here to save the day. (Image: Facebook)
07:17 GMT

Lebanese star Carole Samaha recently won the World Music Award for Best Performing Artist in the Middle East, and now she's been dubbed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Global Network for Rights and Development.

Ragheb Alama loves the "City of LIght" (Image: Facebook)
07:04 GMT

Balancing his work on his upcoming album and a month-long trip to Paris, Ragheb Alama is one busy dude.

June 29, 2014

The pictures posted by Ragheb and Nanzy from the Queen's celebration. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:30 GMT

Nancy Ajram and Ragheb Alama were invited to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday in Beirut.

Lebanon has experienced a spate of bombings in the past few weeks. (AFP/File)
09:09 GMT

Lebanese security authorities have seized three terrorist cells who are reportedly involved in recent bombings in Lebanon.

Lebanese Diva Magida el-Roumi performs on the opening night of the Beiteddine festival in the Lebanese Shouf mountains, southeast of Beirut, on June 26, 2014. (AFP /JOSEPH EID)
06:09 GMT

Majida El Roumi brought a little sliver of happiness to a country suffering some sad times with her gig at the he Ottoman-era palace of Beiteddine Thursday evening.

June 28, 2014

Photo used for illustrative purposes (AFP)
17:09 GMT

The Lebanese Army discovered a cave in north Lebanon used by militants to make explosives and confiscated books that include lessons on how to make bombs, the military said Saturday.

Lebanese army vehicles carrying Lebanese soldiers are deployed on the streets of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on April 2, 2014 in the first stage of a plan aimed at quelling deadly Syria-linked violence in the city. (Ibrahim Chalhoub/AFP)
07:22 GMT

Tensions have been steadily rising in the northern city of Tripoli ever since the Lebanese Army began implementing its security plan in April, drawing the ire of Islamists who say arrests have been random and unjust.

June 27, 2014

Wael Jassar and the Ghada Al Sunni, the woman rumored to have been replaced by Amani Al Kundari to introduce the singer to the Kuwait stage.
08:00 GMT

Wael Jassar is settling rumors about how the woman was selected to introduce his stage entrance at his recent Kuwait concert.

Lebanese authorities clamped down on terrorist cells following a suicide booming in the Duroy Hotel, Beirut on Wednesday (File/AFP)
07:15 GMT

Terrorist groups could easily strike the West, Lebanese security officials warned, following a round of bombings in Beirut this week.

June 26, 2014

EDL has written to the Finance Ministry that the allocation for fuel oil not be slashed from $1.8 billion to $2.2 billion.
23:28 GMT

An official at the state-owned Electricite du Liban said Wednesday that power plants have been shut down to limit fuel consumption, warning

Lebanon's parliament has failed to reach a quorum to elect a new president for nearly two months (File Archive)
19:00 GMT

Lebanon's Cabinet approved Thursday to allow the government to work without a president.

A bomb exploded at the Duroy hotel Wednesday. (AFP/File)
09:14 GMT

A would be suicide bomber is being interrogated in Beirut for his role in the hotel suicide bomb that happened Wednesday.

Wednesday's suicide bombing was the third to hit Lebanon this week (File/AFP)
07:51 GMT

Security officials in Lebanon tightened security across the country after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a hotel to avoid arrest, bringing the total number of bombings to three this week.