August 20, 2014
U.S. Republican Congressman Darrell Issa said his government would continue to support the Lebanese army during a meeting with officials Tuesday.
Elissa made some of her fans gasp, and others smile, with her latest bikini shot on Instagram!
Hezbollah has killed an ISIS commander allegedly responsible for preparing suicide bombers for attacks in Lebanon, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday.
August 19, 2014
Thirteen percent of recent Lebanese graduates said that the availability of jobs in Lebanon was ‘moderate’ and none of them considered the availability of jobs in the country to be ‘high.’
August 18, 2014
The Lebanese government on Monday received a list of demands from the militants who have held members of the Army and Internal Security Forces captive since the eruption of Arsal clashes.
Lebanese authorities tightened controls on Syrian refugees in Bsharri after a wave of violence between militants and the army across Arsal earlier this month.
Militants freed two Lebanese soldiers who were kidnapped during clashes between extremists and the army in the border town of Arsal.
Lebanon's army requested fixed-wing aircrafts from the U.S. to support troops battling extremists in and around the border town of Arsal, an official said.
From one fashionista to the other, the Lebanese songstress says she's obsessed with one fellow starlet and her wardrobe. Whom could it be?
August 17, 2014
Lebanese journalist Mazen Diab was murdered in Amman this week. Jordanian police arrested four men in suspicion of his murder.
August 16, 2014
Lebanese PM Tammam Salam reassured relatives of kidnapped soldiers and police officers Saturday that the state was exerting all efforts possible to secure the release of their loved ones.
The mayor of Tfail said Saturday that the Syrian army ordered residents to evacuate in 48 hours before the military shells the tiny eastern border village in Lebanon.
French authorities are seeking to provide the Lebanese army with used weapons under a $3 billion deal financed by Saudi Arabia, the Kuwaiti al-Anbaa newspaper reported on Saturday.
The Lebanese songstress was a hit among the refugees in the region as she participated in a humanitarian effort for her homeland.
August 15, 2014
After a bloody battle between the Lebanese army and Syrian militants in Arsal, Lebanon PM Salam spoke Friday about rebuilding the town and addressing a growing number of Syrian refugees he said were partially to blame.
Late Lebanese singer, songwriter, composer and actor Wadih El Safi was hailed in a performance at the Beirut Waterfront Tuesday, in a tribute concert organized as part of Beirut Holidays.
August 14, 2014
Floating wiithout an official budget since 2005: salaries of Lebanese civil servants to 'dry up soon'
The Finance Ministry said Wednesday that the treasury has money to pay the salaries of civil servants for only two months,
120,000 people attended the Saidia Festival opening ceremony, which kicked off with a performance by Myriam Fares. (Image: Facebook)
Before Columbia, she taught at Princeton, Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S., and at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon.
Lebanon charged 43 jihadists Thursday over gun battles with the Lebanese Army in Arsal.
Nancy Ajram looked absolutely dazzling at the Carthage Festival in Tunisia this week. (Image: Facebook)
Radical militant group ISIS released a video of Lebanese soldiers held hostage in Arsal. The soldiers were captured during army clashes with ISIS, which began August 2.
After a rumored romance between May Ezzedine and Haifa Wehbe's ex-husband Ahmad Abu Hashima went viral, May opens up about the true nature behind their relationship!
Hezbollah members heighten security in Palestinian refugee camps after discovering new activity in an old tunnel system in Beirut.
August 13, 2014
AfterBeirut police raid a Turkish-style hammam in Beirut and arrest 27, local NGOs condemn charges as rights violations.
What a sweet soul Carole Samaha is who has donated her most recent concert earning to Gaza!
Rumor has it that Egyptian actress May Ezzedine is getting chummy with Haifa Wehbe's ex-hubby!
Tensions remain high in the aftermath of Arsal. Lebanese nationals blame Syrian refugees for the violence, while the latter deny any involvement. But, who is right?
The EIU pointed out that Lebanon was lagging behind other neighboring countries in the Levant Basin in this process, and Israel was already reaching the phase of monetizing its gas reserves.
August 12, 2014
A large influx of Palestinian refugees from Syria is causing a strain on Lebanon's refugee camps.
Lebanese lawmakers failed in a tenth attempt to elect a new president Tuesday, prompting Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri to postpone voting till September 2.
Lebanon's former Prime Minister Saad Hariri donated $15 million to help reconstruct the besieged border town of Arsal following heavy clashes between the army and militants.
Unstable security conditions in Lebanon led Assi Helani to postpone a big interview scheduled with Paula Ya'qoubian.
August 11, 2014
Lebanese authorities Monday said they would consider closing the border with Syria to reduce the number of refugees entering the country.
Families of soldiers kidnapped in Lebanon's border town Arsal staged a protest Sunday demanding their release as negotiations between the government and militants continue.
August 10, 2014
Nawal al Zoghbi's daughter "Tia" is becoming a starlet in her own right on Instagram! (Image: Instagram)
Nawal al Zoghbi
Several of Lebanon’s summer festivals have canceled, rescheduled or relocated performances after fierce fighting broke out Saturday between the Lebanese Army and Nusra Front and ISIS militants.
August 9, 2014
Hariri met with several foreign envoys Saturday, including US and Canadian ambassadors and representatives from European Union, to address how Lebanon planned to 'fight terrorism' and assist armed forced with the $1 billion Saudi grant offered to the Lebanese Army earlier this week.
The Lebanese army has taken back control of several posts in northeastern Lebanon, but ISIS has yet to release 25 hostages taken in clashes.
August 8, 2014
Armed men who retreated to Syria from the northeastern border town of Arsal after intensified clashes with the Lebanese army have taken hostage more than 35 soldiers and policemen in an attempt to exchange them.
Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon called for greater coordination between Syria's army and Lebanon's army Thursday.
August 7, 2014
The Committee of Muslim Scholars said negotiations were ongoing to release the captured soldiers held by jihadists since clashes erupted over the weekend.
Many Lebanese have started shifting to low budget cars over the past two years in view of the economic slowdown and rising fuel prices
At least 1,000 Syrian refugee families were transported back to Syria with the help of Syrian and Lebanese authorities.
The Lebanese Army is working to restore order in Arsal Thursday morning, with a number of missing policemen turning up, after militants withdrew from the northeast border town.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday that Lebanon was being subject to an unprecedented terrorist attack, adding that the $1 billion Saudi grant was meant to help the country’s security apparatuses crush terrorism.
Belgian singer-songwriter Stromae rocked the stage at the Byblos International Festival on Tuesday.
Shereen Abdo, Hazem Shaheen from Egypt and Syrian Manal Samaan join Ziad Rahbani on 7 August at Beirut Souks, Lebanon. For Abdo, it's her first appearance with Lebanon's renowned musician.
Police in Lebanon's Arsal found at least 30 charred bodies in a Syrian refugee camp, a security source confirmed Thursday.
ISIS militants agreed to leave the Lebanese border town of Arsal within 24 hours, according to a source while three additional captured soldiers were freed as part of the truce deal.
After vowing to create a new Instagram account for her friends only, the biggest diva in Lebanon Haifa Wehbe has returned to the social network!