Lebanon

June 5, 2014

Thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon live in makeshift camps (File/AFP)
20:00 GMT

The UN's Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Derek Plumbly, expressed disappointment with Beirut's plans to build refugee camps along the border with Syria.

The 14-year-old Syrian boy's body was found dumped at the side of a road in east Lebanon (File/AFP)
18:00 GMT

Al-Qaeda affiliated Nusra Front killed and dumped the body of a 14-year-old Syrian boy on a roadside, east of Lebanon, according to security sources.

Myms's arms were scratched and bruised while filming "Accusation." (Image: Facebook)
15:18 GMT

Myriam Fares wasn't bothered by the fact that she'd gotten injured while shooting her new Ramadan drama.

Maya on the cover of Enigma Magazine. (Image: Facebook)
13:25 GMT

Maya Diab sported an edgy look on the cover of Enigma Magazine this week.

Spillover violence from Syria caused the Lebanese government to implement a new security plan in Tripoli in April. (AFP/File)
12:57 GMT

The Lebanese Army has detained several people in Tripoli for cheering about Assad's recent presidential victory.

June 4, 2014

Lebanon is home to over one million Syrian refugees (File/AFP)
15:52 GMT

Saudi Arabia's envoy to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri said Wednesday that a new aid program for Syrian refugees would provide $1.8 million over the next six months along with additional shelter and food.

Lebanon has welcome millions of refugees into the country, but the drastic population increase has caused severe strain on the Lebanese economy. (AFP/File)
13:38 GMT

The Lebanese Social Affairs Minister announced Wednesday that Lebanon would now only receive refugees who are fleeing from nearby border areas in Syria.

Hasan Nasrallah is expected to deliver a speech during the memorial service of a Shia sheikh, Friday (File/AFP)
12:51 GMT

Hasan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon's Shia group Hezbollah, will deliver a speech Friday during a memorial ceremony.

Who do you think wins the "most fashionable" competition between Haifa and Ahlam? (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:38 GMT

"Queen" Ahlam wants to turn back the time to look better than Haifa Wehbe.

June 3, 2014

Mr Kerry is due to meet Iran's new ambassador to Lebanon, Mohammad Fathali, sources say (File/AFP)
16:48 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Beirut Wednesday for a scheduled meeting with Iran's ambassador, according to Al-Jadeed television channel.

So glitz so glam, Carole Samaha receiving Middle East Music Award for Best Music Video (Image: Facebook)
16:44 GMT

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The red carpet loves Carole Samaha (Image: Twitter)
16:26 GMT

After accepting her award for "Best Live Act" at the World Music Awards, Carole Samaha also received the "Best Music Video" title at the Middle East Music Awards. That's one big week for the woman!