Lebanon

March 9, 2014

Gal pals Cyrine Abdelnour and Elissa have their fans talking after their airport pic posting (Image: Facebook)
10:21 GMT

The Beirut babes were both Milan-bound as they were spotted having a friendly chat in the airport.

Policemen were looking for members of the Resistance Brigades, a Hezbollah-affiliated group. (AFP/File)
07:05 GMT

Gunmen fired at a police patrol in southern Lebanon. The police were searching for wanted members of the Resistance Brigades.

March 6, 2014

The Syrian civil war has drawn both Hezbollah and Israel into the violence to various degrees. The border between Syria and Israel has remained relatively quiet, though there are fears of escalation due to continued and increasing hostilities between Hezbollah and Israel.(AFP/File)
17:49 GMT

A recent explosive defused by the IDF on the Israeli-Syrian border suggests Hezbollah and Israel may be heading for a larger confrontation.

The Syrian opposition does not want to negotiate with Hezbollah, who have been fighting alongside Assad's army. (AFP/File)
12:05 GMT

The Syrian opposition have rejected an offer put forward by a former U.S. Ambassador to Syria to negotiate with Hezbollah and other factions fighting alongside Syria's army.

Did Haifa Wehbe and Adel Karam cross the line? (Image: Facebook)
09:11 GMT

Showing off her seductive moves, boasting about an overabundance of shoes, and suggesting she's got a tattoo on a concealed part of her body are just few of the ways that Haifa Wehbe offended many on her "This is Talk" appearance with show host Adel Karam.

The film "Ladder to Damascus" was created by Mohammad Malas, the famous filmmaker questioned at the Lebanese border. (Image: Facebook)
08:16 GMT

While en route to Geneva for a film festival featuring his latest work "Ladder to Damascus", Mohammad Malas was question for five hours, then finally released.

Myriam did her first, out of her nine, show as Tinker Bell last night. (Image: Facebook)
08:03 GMT

Myriam Fares talks about her debut on the Dubai stage in the international musical production Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story.

US First Lady Michelle Obama poses with recipients of the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award 2014 during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington, DC, on March 4, 2014. .(AFP/Jewel Samad)
07:42 GMT

a man covered in body paint & dressed up parading in a street during the annual festival of Zambo, that celebrates the beginning of lent, the Christian fasting season ahead of Easter, on March 2, 2014 in Tripoli. According to local residents, the Zambo is an old Brazilian festival brought to Lebanon decades ago by an immigrant. AFP/IBRAHIM CHALHOUB

Cyrine has been compared to Angelina Jolie for her humanitarian work. (Image: Albawaba edit)
07:22 GMT

Cyrine Abdelnour finally finishes filming her upcoming reality TV show “Bila Hudood” (Without Limits).

Soldiers from an Israeli Army Artillery battery unit is deployed on alert in the occupied Golan Heights, on March 5 2014. (AFP)
05:00 GMT

Lebanon's Maronite bishops have spoken out against Israel's latest airstrike on Hezbollah, saying that Lebanon was paying the price of the Syrian conflict.

March 5, 2014

Hezbollah's armed resistance is necessary in Lebanese society, Qassem said.
14:31 GMT

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Naim Qassem said that Hezbollah is a necessary part of Lebanese identity, as it keeps up am armed resistance against Israeli aggression.

Myriam isn't exactly known for her sweet girl image, which could help in her upcoming role as a prostitute. (Image: Facebook)
14:27 GMT

Myriam Fares is playing the role of a prostitute in her first ever acting experience.

The cattiness continues between Haifa Wehbe and Elissa.
11:56 GMT

On a phone interview with Raja Naser Al Din and Rudolf Hilal on the show "Bikhsoos Hal Shi" (With Regards to the Matter), Haifa Wehbe shut down an insulting comment from her fellow celeb.

Najwa Karam partying hardy at 88 Café – Resto in Beirut.
11:22 GMT

Thank God for self-extinguishing candles because 48 would be too many to blow out herself!

Arsal is a frequent target of Syrian spillover attacks (File Archive)
08:54 GMT

Conflicting reports were released Wednesday or whether or not the Lebanese army opened fire on Syrian warplanes near the Lebanese border town of Arsal.