Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil signed a free-trade agreement with the Mercosur countries of Latin America, stressing the importance of maintaining good relations with the bloc.
December 17, 2014
The decline in fuel prices comes against the background of Brent oil falling to a new five-year low.
Iran's government said it was awaiting a vote from Lebanese authorities on accepting military aid Tuesday.
December 16, 2014
ABC host Barbara Walters has named Amal Alamuddin "Most Fascinating Person of 2014" and you won't believe the reason behind it?
December 15, 2014
Egypt's foreign ministry Monday reissued a security warning to nationals in Libya after the death of two citizens during clashes.
Amal and George Clooney went out for dinner in LA... don't they have access to a kitchen away from their London home?
December 14, 2014
Militants still holding 25 Lebanese servicemen captive have appointed a new mediator to handle negotiations following the withdrawal f Qatar's mediator originally tasked with the talks.
Majida el Roumi graced the stage in Amman on Friday, with a beautiful concert filled with "Love and Peace."
After being approached and detailed by gunman while trying to deliver Qatari-sent aid to Syrian refugees, a resident of the northeastern Lebanese border town of Arsal was released Saturday, according to security sources.
Three suspected militants were arrested during a raid by the Lebanese army over their alleged involvement in October clashes with army personnel is Lebanon's Tripoli.
Switzerland has charged a former computer analyst at HSBC’s private bank in Geneva with industrial espionage and breaching the country’s secrecy laws.
The European Union announced Friday the completion of a project to modernize Lebanon’s tax administration after nearly two years of cooperation between the French and Lebanese Finance departments.
December 12, 2014
The sister-in-law of ISIL commander Anas Sharkas, better known by his nom de guerre Abu Ali al-Shishani, has been arrested in the Bekaa Valley, her husband told The Daily Star Friday.
December 11, 2014
Get ready to celebrate the New Year with Assi Helani and Kazem el Saher in Beirut this December!
The Lebanese singer has a holiday gift for her fans - an “Ya Bashar” (Oh People) album release one week before Christmas!
December 10, 2014
Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday postponed to Jan. 7 Lebanon's presidential election after Parliament failed for a 16th time to elect a new head of state as the country marks 200 days without a president.
An ISIS commander whose wife was recently arrested by the Lebanese Army has called on jihadi militants to fight Hezbollah inside Lebanon, accusing the Lebanese government of being an accomplice to the powerful movement.
Lebanon has announced the formal arrest of ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi over terrorism-related charges, after conflicting reports of the release of 25 Lebanese hostages being held by militants.
December 9, 2014
Cameraman Taher Nassif filed a lawsuit against Ahlam's husband after he'd attacked him on the set of Arab Idol. Did money make him drop the lawsuit now?
We thought she was head over heels for a mystery man, but Lebanese singer Elissa admits he's already out of the picture.
Lebanon is now home to over one million Syrian refugees. Between clashes in the bordering Bekaa Valley and Syria, refugee tents being set alight and ongoing tension, it is not a good idea to start playing the blame game.
Israeli air strikes in Damascus allegedly killed two Hezbollah fighters, according to Al Arabiya news Monday.
December 8, 2014
Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri told Al-Akhbar that he received information a few days ago confirming that Israel has started stealing Lebanese gas.
There is no threat to Lebanon’s banking secrecy, despite the mounting pressure from the international community to disclose the accounts of Lebanese with dual passports.
Israel tightened security along the border with Lebanon over fears of clashes after the Jewish state bombed Syria a day earlier.
December 7, 2014
Ragheb Alama was under fire last week after allegedly taking a selfie at Sabah's funeral.
Tents belonging to Syrian refugees were set on fire by unknown assailants Sunday in the northern region of Akkar.
Fashion icon Amal Alamuddin has now got her fave designer Ballin bag named after her! (Image: Chicchoice.it)
Nusra Front militants claimed responsibility for killing a captured Lebanese policeman after the victim's body was found in Bekaa Valley.
Just when you thought you knew everything about the late Sabah, this comes to life...
Lebanese troops hit several militant hideouts on the outskirts of Arsal Saturday using heavy artillery fire and drone support. The border town has been the sight of brutal clashes with ISIL and Nusra militants during the last several months, most recently when a military patrol unit was ambushed and six soldiers killed Tuesday.
December 5, 2014
The group under the command of the Nusra Front leader in Qalamoun, Abu Malek al-Talli, engaged in fighting with ISIL gunmen.
After Al Jaras Magazine reported that Ragheb and Nancy had blocked each other online, the Lebanese superstar thought it proper to clear the air that all is well between him and Arabia's sweetheart songstress.
December 4, 2014
“What one administrator earns in a month is more than what an instructor earns in a year.”
A tremendous line-up of emerging stars to rock this year's Beirut and Beyond International Music Festival
The Beirut and Beyond International Music Festival is back this December to showcase emerging artists deemed deserving of wider local and international exposure.