Lebanon

June 12, 2014

A Palestinian man lies injured after being caught in clashes in southern Lebanon (File/AFP)
20:00 GMT

A military judge in Lebanon sought the death penalty for 31 Palestinians accused of violence during clashes in April.

Wael lays in his hospital bed in Beirut. (Image: Facebook)
10:30 GMT

Lebanese singer Wael Jassar had to put his music on hold this week while he laid in a hospital bed instead.

Dolly during her performance at the Dead Sea. (Image: Facebook)
08:00 GMT

Dolly Shahine likes doing things big, and her latest Dead Sea concert in Jordan was no exception!

Syria´s President Bashar al-Assad says that Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun was “patriotic, non confessional and believes in the resistance" (AFP/ File).
05:00 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad has voiced his support for Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun amidst Lebanon´s ongoing presidential vaccum following Michel Suleiman´s departure from the position on May 25.

June 11, 2014

Residents claim the kidnappers were from Nusra Front.
15:00 GMT

Six people kidnapped from a quarry in the east Lebanon village of Ras Baalbek were released yesterday. Residents claim the kidnappers were from Nusra Front (AFP/ File).

Cyrine said that she’s adamant to play an active role in fighting for women’s rights. (Image: Facebook)
10:00 GMT

Cyrine Abdel Nour talks about her love for fighting for women's rights.

Yasmine is returning to Beirut for a long-awaited concert this summer. (Image: Al Akhbar)
05:07 GMT

Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan returns to Beirut for a concert after the release of her new album Ya Nass.

June 10, 2014

Ten Syrians and two Lebanese people are believed to be among the abducted (File/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Up to 12 people were kidnapped in Lebanon by masked Syrian gunmen, security sources said.

Lebanon hosts over 1 million Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
12:41 GMT

Prime Minister Tammam Salam denied on Tuesday that the U.S. warned of repercussions of establishing Syrian refugee camps inside Lebanon.

Syrian forces targeted opposition posts along the border with Lebanon overnight (Image: Alalam)
12:06 GMT

Syrian warplanes raided the border with Lebanon overnight in the Eastern Mountain range, according to Voice of Lebanon Radio.

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea says that he cannot accept General Aoun as president (AFP/ File).
07:23 GMT

On Monday, Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea proposed selecting two then voting in one nominee from the March 14 and the March 8 coalitions other than himself and Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun.

June 9, 2014

This is the sixth time the parliament has failed to elect a president. (AFP/File)
14:18 GMT

Lebanese parliament's latest attempt to elect a president has failed again.