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July 28, 2015

Nancy Ajram and her hot hubby livin' the high life on a yacht. (Facebook)
19:36 GMT
With Nancy Ajram, a yacht and her hot hubby, what's not to like?
An image from al-Manar news shows the first moments of an explosion as Hezbollah destroys a tunnel used by opposition forces. (Twitter)
18:16 GMT
At least 20 militants were killed in clashes Tuesday with Hezbollah and the Syrian army.
It was a beautiful day for Nancy Ajram and her family on their vacation with her parents. (Facebook)
08:28 GMT
It was a beautiful day for Nancy Ajram and her family on their vacation with her parents. (Facebook)
A deal was reached Monday night to end a severe garbage crisis. (AFP/File)
06:02 GMT
A deal was reached Monday night to end a severe garbage crisis.

July 27, 2015

Success in Zabadani would be a capstone to territorial gains made by Hezbollah in the Qalamoun region. (Twitter)
14:11 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army tightened the screws on militants holed up in the center of the embattled border town of Zabadani over the weekend.
Haifa Wehbe is one of the Arab world's leading and sexiest stars. (Facebook)
12:31 GMT
Are any of these older Arab starlets as sexy as 46-year-old Jennifer Lopez? See for yourselves!
A Syrian boy watches vehicles driving past dumpsters and a pile of garbage in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, July 26, 2015. (AFP/Hassan Ammar)
11:32 GMT
A major highway linking Beirut with south Lebanon was reopened Monday after 500 protesters blocked it for a second day.
One of Georges's beautiful creations from Paris Fashion Week. (Facebook)
10:21 GMT
Lebanese designer Georges Chakra drew inspiration from filmmaker Jean Cocteau, film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn and the eventful 1950s for his fall-winter 2015-2016 collection.
Haifa Wehbe breakin' Muslim stereoptypes
00:13 GMT
Lebanese pop sensation and style icon Haifa Wehbe figured among Marie Claire magazine’s list of 10 Muslim women that shatter stereotypes.

July 26, 2015

Lebanese street cleaners collect trash from Beirut a week after protesters shut down the country's largest landfill, leaving piles of trash on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
18:36 GMT
Residents blocked the Beirut-Sidon highway in protest of dumping Lebanon's waste into their village.
Lebanon has been literally covered in trash for six days now. Here's what it looked like.
18:29 GMT
The six day saga was a craptastrophe.
The Clooneys have a blast on their trip in Lake Como. (Xposure/Mirror.co.uk)
13:46 GMT
The Clooneys are head over heels in love with one another and their recent trip to Lake Como proves it!
Haifa channels her inner Elvis Presley at her concert in Egypt. (Instagram)
13:25 GMT
Haifa Wehbe's mini dress causes commotion with her conservative critics!
Experts advised banks in Lebanon to keep up with new technologies if it wanted to maintain growth. (Shutterstock)
12:05 GMT
Experts advised banks in Lebanon to keep up with new technologies if it wanted to maintain growth.
Ramy Ayach puts on his best act at his Jerash Festival concert. (Facebook)
11:48 GMT
Jordan's Jerash Festival attracted over 150 thousand concert-goers to Ramy Ayach and other artists' concerts during its opening weekend.

July 25, 2015

Talal al-Urduni was known to have had tense relations with Islamists in the camp, especially with Fatah al-Islam. (AFP/File)
13:07 GMT
A Fatah official in the southern Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh in Lebanon was assassinated Saturday by unidentified gunmen.

July 24, 2015

Sherine took a break from judging The Voice to shoot her first Ramadan series "Tareeqy" (My Path) (Anazahra)
10:55 GMT
After making her acting debut, the Egyptian singer returns as a judge on the famous singing competition.
Shipments through the Port of Beirut in June 2015 increased by 81 percent compared with the same month last year. (AFP/File)
10:09 GMT
Shipments through the Port of Beirut in June 2015 increased by 81 percent compared with the same month last year.

July 23, 2015

Soldiers man mobile launchers of the US-made TOW anti-tank missiles during a drill held in the northern Taoyuan county on April 18, 2012. (AFP/Mandy Cheng)
12:49 GMT
The sale of 1,500 TOW 2A missiles to Lebanon has been allowed by the State Department.
George and Amal were planning to move into the 17th-century Mill House later this year once renovations are complete. (Manzo e Machete/Splash News)
11:30 GMT
After disturbing the peace with unending renovations, The Clooneys are miffing their neighbors again with plans to install 18 cameras on 18ft poles.
Lebanon will receive $450 million from an international donors conference in Kuwait. (AFP/File)
08:23 GMT
Lebanon will receive $450 million from an international donors conference in Kuwait.

July 22, 2015

Myriam Fares channels her inner hippie onstage in Egypt
18:37 GMT
Myriam Fares channels her inner hippie onstage in Egypt
Rola Saad kicks back with kids and furry friends
18:18 GMT
Rola Saad kicks back with kids and furry friends
Shadi Alfons, Fahad Albutairi and Fadi Rifaai star in Ali Mostafa's film 'From A to B'. (Arab Film Festival)
15:45 GMT
Headed down under? Check out the celebration of Arab films screening in Sydney (Aug 13-16), Melbourne (Aug 21-13) and Canberra (Aug 28-30).
Syrian refugees have been pouring into Lebanon to escape the violence that is ongoing inside their country. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
​Lebanese army intelligence Wednesday detained two Syrians and a Palestinian over the killing of a 7-year-old Syrian boy after his father refused to pay a ransom in exchange for his release.
Kataeb's party leader accused company Sukleen of blackmailing Lebanon to renew its own contract. (AFP/File)
14:22 GMT
Kataeb's party leader accused company Sukleen of blackmailing Lebanon to renew its own contract.
Lebanon hasn't had a head of state since May 2014. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Lebanon hasn't had a head of state since May 2014.
A photo shows the top commander of the Syrian Arab Army, Ali Abdullah Ayoub (L) visiting soldier units in the city of Zabadani, some 50km northwest of Damascus, on July 8, 2015. (AFP/File))
05:00 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army seized complete control of a barren region along Lebanon's eastern border Tuesday, Syrian state media reported, as helicopters pounded rebel targets holed up in central Zabadani.

July 21, 2015

The IMF said measures to raise taxes would boost revenues, reduce pollution and give an incentive to improve public transportation. (Shutterstock)
14:35 GMT
The IMF said measures to raise taxes would boost revenues, reduce pollution and give an incentive to improve public transportation.
An employee serves a client at Lebanon's Central Bank in Beirut in 2008. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
10:34 GMT
Byblos Bank chairman Francois Bassil said Iran has huge potential for Lebanese banks.
Najwa's new video has been watched over half a million times. (Screenshot)
09:54 GMT
The video for Najwa's latest song 'Goodnight Kiss' has been an instant YouTube hit!
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Monday assured that the US would help Israel counter Iranian support for Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Monday assured that the US would help Israel counter Iranian support for Hezbollah.
Family members of the 9 Lebanese soldiers being held captive by Daesh hold pictures of their missing relatives during protests in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Families of the nine Lebanese servicemen being held by Daesh said Monday they would resume protests if negotiations to secure their release did not show signs of progress in the next few days.

July 20, 2015

Garbage bags block the sidewalk of Hamra Street in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
18:11 GMT
Waste management company Sukleen hasn't collected garbage since Friday, protesting the closure of the Naameh landfill.
Nawal Al Zoghbi, Zuhair Murad, Joe Bou Raad and friends (Instagram)
13:43 GMT
Nawal Al Zoghbi, Zuhair Murad, Joe Bou Raad and friends
Tourists cool off in a pool in Beirut, but anti-racism campaigners say Lebanon also has a darker side. (AFP/Joseph Barrak)
13:28 GMT
The tourism ministry has longterm programs in mind to boost rural tourism and attract the Lebanese diaspora.
The ten suspects were believed to belong to an unnamed terrorist organisation. (AFP/File)
09:16 GMT
Security forces in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley arrested ten suspected Syrian militants, according to local media reports.
Ambushes killed 25 militants over the weekend in Zabadani as reports say the Syrian army and Hezbollah gain ground. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Ambushes killed 25 militants over the weekend.
Maya Diab: Honey I Shrunk My Dress!
08:54 GMT
Maya Diab: Honey I Shrunk My Dress!
Najwa Karam will be performing on July 25th. (File photo)
08:00 GMT
Beirut waterfront is the scene of this summer's 'Beirut Holidays' and 'Oriental night' series, featuring Mashrou' Leila, Maya Diab and more!
Lebanon's Bekaa Valley has been at the centre of clashes between militants and security forces in recent months. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Five Czech tourists are still missing in the Bekaa Valley while Lebanese security forces continue to search for the group.

July 19, 2015

Braided beauty Dominique Hourani
07:15 GMT
Braided beauty Dominique Hourani (Instagram)
The group will release three hostages if the government gives them five female militants detained in Lebanese prisons. (AFP/File)
06:56 GMT
The group will release three hostages if the government gives them five female militants detained in Lebanese prisons.
A burnt car, abandoned by al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate al-Nusra Front, sits in Lebanon's Qalamoun mountains.  (AFP/Joseph Eid)
05:00 GMT
The driver hails from the same village as a man who was arrested last year in the Czech Republic over terrorism and drug trafficking suspicions.

July 17, 2015

Political groups should not obstruct the work of the Cabinet, a coalition leader said Thursday. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Political groups should not obstruct the work of the Cabinet, a coalition leader said Thursday.

July 16, 2015

A woman shouts as she takes part in a protest near the US embassy in Awkar, on the outskirts of Beirut, on July 20, 2014. (AFP/File)
18:25 GMT
Palestinian refugees from Syria protested aid cuts Thursday outside the UNRWA offices in Lebanon.
Yara: temptation comes in many forms! (Instagram)
15:30 GMT
What picture has ignited a war of words among the Lebanese starlet's fans? Spoiler alert, don't look if you're fasting!
If you’re tired of Aladdin: It might be one of our all time favorite Disney hits, but that doesn’t excuse Aladdin from its silly and often inaccurate portrayal of Islamic civilization, where people casually get their ears chopped off.
14:21 GMT
From flying carpets to terrorists, Hollywood has it all wrong when it comes to the Middle East. Check out these eight movies made in MENA to gain a more nuanced view of this surprisingly vibrant region.
A senior US official said Washington is committed to ending the row between the two bordering countries. (AFP/File)
14:14 GMT
A senior US official said Washington is committed to ending the row between the two bordering countries.
Lebanese army chief Jean General Jean Kahwaji, Lebanese Defence Minister Samir Moqbel, Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Asiri and French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the hand-over ceremony of a shipment of French weapons to the Lebanese army in Beirut. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
14:05 GMT
The Lebanese army received a fresh batch of weapons and ammunition from China Thursday, the military said in a statement, two weeks after receiving a similar shipment.
Sources close to Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Lebanon wants to prevent the Sunni population from growing. (AFP/File)
13:35 GMT
Sources close to Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Lebanon wants to prevent the Sunni population from growing.
The show at Rome's Palazzo delle Esposizioni featured contemporary silhouettes with detailing. (Albawaba edit)
10:00 GMT
Taking a leaf from mentor Zuhair Murad's book, the Lebanese designer showcased embellished timeless creations on the Italian catwalk, aimed at the glamorous modern woman.
The 'All of Me' singer seduced the crowd with his smooth, soulful singing. (Pinterest)
09:00 GMT
John Legend makes his first visit to Lebanon and opens the Byblos International Festival with sultry seduction.
George has previously said that having children was not on his list of priorities. (Instagram)
07:57 GMT
Rumor has it that Amal and George Clooney are FINALLY ready to start a family!
A member of the Syria Civil Defense 'White Helmets' holds up a sign calling attention to the destruction inside Zabadani. (Twitter)
05:00 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army pushed deeper into the Qalamoun city of Zabadani on Wednesday, 8 kilometers away from the border with Lebanon.

July 15, 2015

Porn star Mia Khalifa has just showed NFL football player Duke Williams who's boss. (File photo)
20:24 GMT
Porn star Mia Khalifa has just showed NFL football player Duke Williams who's boss.
Palestinian children who fled the Syrian refugee camp of Yarmuk wait at the Masnaa Lebanese-Syrian border as people stamp their documents before entering Lebanon. (AFP/File)
18:13 GMT
Dozens of Palestinian families that fled to Lebanon are left homeless after the UN relief agency stopped paying for refugee rent fees.
The government notified drone owners they would need a permit from the military to operate the devices. (AFP/Attila Kisbenedek)
17:27 GMT
The government notified drone owners they would need a permit from the military to operate the devices.
West Beirut seen from the Holiday Inn hotel in the Lebanese capital. (AFP/File)
17:02 GMT
Beirut's hotel industry was hoping for a rebound this year — it didn't happen.
Reopening banking ties will boost trade by financing exports through letters of credit and guarantee. (Veterans Today)
10:45 GMT
Lebanon seeks to re-establish banking ties and tap into Iran's agriculture, finance, transportation and service sectors.