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July 22, 2016

A PokéStop at a church in Beirut, Lebanon (Al Bawaba)
17:58 GMT
An opinion piece in Hrar News accuses the game of spying on Lebanon’s religious centers and public spaces.

July 21, 2016

Litani river, Lebanon (Wikipedia Commons)
12:11 GMT
Soon-to-be MP Mohammad Qabbani made the remarks in reference to Beqqa valley’s Litani river, The Daily Star reports.
A file photo of a Hezbollah rocket launch. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Hezbollah launched a rocket to destroy a Nusra Front bulldozer protecting the militants' hideout in Wadi al-Khail.
Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah acts as a parallel government in parts of the country, providing a range of social services. (AFP/Rouba El Husseini)
07:13 GMT
Salameh said the U.S. law must be enforced to keep Lebanon's banks within the global financial system and stabilize the hugely indebted economy as neighboring Syria's civil war hits tourism and growth.

July 20, 2016

Jason Derulo tweeted a picture of himself relaxing backstage before a recent concert. (Twitter)
11:00 GMT
Jason Derulo brought the party to close out Lebanon's Jounieh International Festival.

July 19, 2016

A Syrian child stands in the snow in a camp in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley (AFP / File)
21:19 GMT
A new report details a crisis in education for refugees in the country.
Models Walk the Georges Chakra Show at Paris Fashion Week. (File photo)
13:00 GMT
The Paris Fashion Week sees a large number of celebrities attending shows to scope out looks from the big names for their upcoming red carpet events.
More than six years have passed since the ratification of the Offshore Petroleum Resources Law. (Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
Despite announcement of a breakthrough in the six-year battle to develop Lebanon's oil and gas reserves, the hopes of passing vital decrees have hit another stumbling block.

July 18, 2016

The artists showed yet again that he and his hits have passed the test of time.
12:00 GMT
Seal performed at the exquisite Beiteddine Palace in Lebanon Thursday night and belted out all his biggest hits "Crazy", "Killer" and of course "Kiss from a Rose."

July 17, 2016

Despite negative elements, Moody’s noted that the private equity of Lebanese banks will remain stable in general. (File photo)
10:18 GMT
Moody’s latest report about the credit rating of Lebanese banks, maintained its negative outlook of the local lenders amid a volatile regional situation and lower GDP growth.

July 14, 2016

Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of a church where a suicide bomber blew himself up the previous day in the Christian village of al-Qaa. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Investigations revealed that one suspect had links to the group responsible for carrying out the Al-Qaa bombings. Two of the suspects are Syrian, one is believed to be of Lebanese origin.
She's replaced an old friend with a new one. (Facebook)
13:19 GMT
She's someone new in her life.
Palestinian refugees stand next to graffiti bearing a portrait of late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat at Ain el-Helweh camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
It quoted security sources as saying that the Palestinian factions and residents have been cautioned that "the terrorists are trying to turn the camp into a time bomb that might explode any moment."
Should she or shouldn't she? (Facebook)
12:59 GMT
Should she or shouldn't she?
The secretary general of the UAB expects the British pound devaluation and resulting inflation following the Brexit vote to have negative implications for Arab remittances.  (
12:00 GMT
Remittances of Arab expatriates from Britain to Arab countries amounted to about $560m in 2015 of which 29.8 percent went to Egypt, 27.5 percent to Lebanon, 8.7 percent to Morocco and 7 percent to Yemen.
Just another typical one of Lara's Facebook photos. (Facebook)
09:55 GMT
Lara Kay wasn't about to let Layal Abboud think that she has bigger boobies than her!
Lebanese security forces have been conducting raids, arresting people suspected of belonging to militant groups. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
One of the men arrested confessed to smuggling weapons and ammunition from Lebanon into Syria.

July 13, 2016

In the absence of reliable market data, developers are continuing to build despite a seemingly saturated market. (Promofair/Dream 2016)
13:00 GMT
Lebanon's Dream 2016 is showcasing a wealth of new real estate projects to attract Lebanese expats and locals, despite a sluggish economy and oversupply concerns.

July 12, 2016

Beirut came in above the Cambodian city of Siem Reap, but just below the historic Italian city of Rome.  (Shutterstock)
13:00 GMT
The Lebanese capital ranked 12th in a reader's survey in the New York-based travel magazine, making it the only Arab city on the list this year.
The Oscar-nominated actress reportedly spent a day lunching with the Republican Presidential candidate and touring one of Paris' finest vineyards. (File photo)
09:44 GMT
And it all happened in France... apparently.

July 11, 2016

July 10, 2016

The New York City-inspired collection referenced the city’s 'energy, hope and magnetism' in the show notes. (Facebook)
12:15 GMT
And of course they're gorgeous.
Raya with her new bundle of joy. (Facebook)
11:26 GMT
And her baby is oh-so-gorgeous!
Salim al-Kadi’s bulletproof “K29 Keffiyeh” weaves a sinister new symbolism into the traditional Arab headpiece.  (AFP/Chip Somodevilla)
11:11 GMT
Salim al-Kadi’s bulletproof “K29 Keffiyeh” weaves a sinister new symbolism into the traditional Arab headpiece.
The Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, on May 19, 2013. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)
10:30 GMT
Abd al-Sultan of Fatah came under fire from an assailant in the Mieh Mieh camp near Sidon.
The house sits on a five-and-a-half acre island on one of the most idyllic stretches of the Thames, at Sonning Eye. (Instagram)
08:24 GMT
Whatever Amal wants for her English home, Amal gets!
Further delays in passing the decrees two decrees could jeopardize the chances of Lebanon drilling for gas in the coming few years. (File photo)
07:00 GMT
Lebanon plans to offer all of its 10 offshore blocks for bidding by international oil companies following an agreement between two main political parties.