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For many Arab viewers, Haifa's dress is a fashion crime of a different kind! (Image: DM)
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Word has reached Western media about Haifa Wehbe's see-through dress, and they've eagerly been reporting on this scandalous fashion crime!
The migration of the Lebanese private sector to the UAE, and especially Dubai, is a phenomenon that has grown in the last three years.
04:55 GMT
It seems that this is the economic [golden] age of Dubai

November 20, 2014

Sherine's daughter Hana and her "brother" Hamzah. (Image: Twitter)
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Is Sherine trying to make up for her bad rap after the court case? Her plethora of tweets may or may not be helping.
Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah continues to back Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria. (AFP/File)
08:19 GMT
Saudi officials on Wednesday asked the UN Security Council to blacklist both Shia groups Hezbollah and Yemen's Houthis.

November 19, 2014

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel.
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Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah met Tuesday with Defense Minister Samir Moqbel as the minister holds a series of talks with high-ranking political officials after his return from Tehran late last month.
Hani Ramzi and Nelly Karim are headed "Back to School"
12:43 GMT
Egyptian stars Hani Ramzi and Nelly Karim are coming to the " Back to School" set with TV host Amro Yousif on the satellite channel
Lebanese tanks patrol through the country's border town of Arsal, March 19, 2014. (AFP/File)
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Clashes continued into the early hours of Wednesday in the Syrian town of Assal al-Ward, close to the Lebanese border.
You need to know exactly where (and when) to go in the UAE since just a fraction of its coastline offers decent waves. Gulf surf is mainly wind-driven. Fierce gales fuel epic waves near Qatar and Iraq, which barrel down the Gulf to the UAE. Warm water temps and easy access offset unpredictable surf conditions, so it’s still worth a visit.
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Bedouin Beach Boys: Surf’s Up in the Middle East. Everybody's going surfing -- from Gaza to the Gulf.
The beautiful roses bought for Anabella by her loving hubby. (Image: Instagram)
08:21 GMT
Anabella Hilal spent an amazing wedding anniversary with her hubby Nader Saab, who showered her with pricy gifts on the happy occasion.
Irene Deanon, winner of OFW beauty pageant. (Image: The Daily Star/Khalil Hassan)
07:44 GMT
A beauty pageant hosted by the Overseas Filipino Worker group in Lebanon on Sunday was more than just about the glamour.

November 18, 2014

Chehayeb also ordered an enhancement of inspection methods and called for all testing laboratories to be reactivated.Jumblatt tweeted at the weekend that he and Abou Faour (also from the PSP) would make a visit to the slaughterhouse sometime this week.
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Officials from all levels of government took measures Monday to try to regulate the food industry, in response to the ongoing food scandal that has gripped the country since last week.
Syrian demonstrators rally in support of the Free Syrian Army calling for them to unite behind a unified command system in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on November 11, 2014. (AFP/file)
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Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr Tuesday issued a decision to release Free Syrian Army commander Abdullah al-Rifai after he had been detained for nine days for allegedly attempting to sneak into Lebanon’s outskirts, according to judicial sources.
Haifa and Wael are preparing for something big, and hot, but we'll have to wait to find out what's up their sleeves! (Image: Facebook)
12:57 GMT
Haifa Wehbe and Wael Kfoury are collaborating on a new project, and the pictures Wehbe posted suggest that it's going to be a really sexy one!
The duo have toured Europe in support of rock legends Guns N’ Roses and superstar songstress Lana Del Rey in the past. (Image: Facebook)
11:12 GMT
Regional blues and indie rock talents Wanton Bishops will be opening for international icons The Who for an unmatched finale to the Formula One races in Abu Dhabi.
A crowd of Iraqis gather following a suicide bombing in Baghdad, August 6, 2013. (AFP/File)
07:57 GMT
Terrorist attacks soared in 2013 across Middle East nations including Lebanon, Iraq and Syria, according to a new study by the UK-based Institute for Economics and Peace.

November 17, 2014

The official poster for the Cultural Resistence Festival in Lebanon. (Image: Lebanontraveler.com)
12:32 GMT
Lebanon’s General Security has banned theaters from screening the Iranian film "The Silent Majority Speaks."
The militants had previously threatened to kill the seven hostages this morning, but the ultimatum has since been extended until 4 p.m. today. (AFP/File)
11:35 GMT
ISIL has announced an extension of four hours their ultimatum to the Lebanese government to revoke death sentences for Islamists or expect the execution of seven Lebanese captives.
The group of veiled women are affiliated with ISIL in northern Lebanon, according to a local newspaper. (AFP/File)
11:21 GMT
A group of "veiled females" linked to ISIL are allegedly recruiting girls to adopt extremist ideologies in northern Lebanon.
Red hot: Najwa sets the stage on fire with her fabulous performance in Sydney this week. (Image: Facebook)
11:19 GMT
Najwa Karam gave one man a good telling off after harassing her during her concert in Melbourne.
Jordan’s only golf course is a 9-hole gem just a short drive south of Amman (play off 18 tees to gain a different perspective on the second time around!). The Bisharat Golf Course offers challenging hillside terrain with putting “browns” sited within forested wadis. Enjoy a cold beer and spectacular views from its cozy clubhouse patios.
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Golf in the Middle East: eat, pray, golf! 17 Middle East golf courses to grip it and rip it!
ISIL and Nusra Front kidnapped 27 Lebanese soldiers during clashes in the town of Arsal. (AFP/File)
09:06 GMT
ISIL threatened Monday morning to execute the Lebanese servicemen it is holding captive along the northeastern border of Lebanon if the government doesn't revoke sentences handed down to Islamist Prisoners in Roumieh Prison.
Will the Clooneys soon become parents? (Image: DM)
08:39 GMT
George and Amal Clooney are already trying for a baby... Rumor has it that they want to adopt like their besties Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie!

November 14, 2014

Prosecutors charged with the Hariri bombers' trial are reportedly "clearly pointing" in the direction of Assad's security personal as key players in the 2005 Valentine's Day assassination.
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The Special Tribunal handling the trial to prosecute bombers who killed former premier Rafik Hariri will allow prosecutors to show evidence of a deteriorating relationship between Syria President Bashar al-Assad and Hariri as the first stepping stone to demonstrate the possibility of Syria's role in the assassination.
Defense lawyers in charge of prosecuting assailants who carried out the 2005 bombing that killed Hariri claimed to have evidence linking Assad's phone to the case during a Special Tribunal for Lebanon this week. (AFP/File)
11:05 GMT
During a speech Sunday, Lebanon's interior minister Nouhad Machnouk suggested Syrian President Bashar al- Assad may be linked to the assassination of ex-Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
The border town of Arsal has been the site of fierce clashes between militants and the Lebanese army in recent months, sparking high tensions between Syrians refugees and Lebanese host communities. (AFP/File)
09:37 GMT
A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.
Iraqi or Jordanian tourists are no substitute for Gulf tourists
00:49 GMT
bservers say the hotel sector has never experienced conditions as tough as the ones they are going through today.

November 13, 2014

Cracks quickly appeared on the surface of George and Nada's turbulent relationship. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:42 GMT
Syrian singer George Wassouf and his wife rally driver Nada Zeidan have officially divorced!
The Lebanese parliament has failed to pick a new president since Suleiman’s term came to an end in May. (AFP/File)
08:34 GMT
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has urged the Lebanese parliament to immediately choose a new president.

November 12, 2014

Mai will be chilling with a different Hollywood celeb in each episode! (Image: Facebook)
15:10 GMT
Mai Hariri has a new reality TV show and she's got big Hollywood names lined up for it!
Hezbollah is traditionally a Shia resistance movement in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
10:25 GMT
Christians, Druze and Sunni Muslims are being recruited by Hezbollah in east Lebanon to fight ISIS according to a local newspaper.

November 11, 2014

The building has featured in a number of films including boy wizard adventure “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.”The new purchase price was not disclosed Monday, though the Financial Times reported it had been sold for 726 million pounds, citing sources.
18:21 GMT
The new purchase price was not disclosed Monday, though the Financial Times reported it had been sold for 726 million pounds, citing sources.
Lower oil prices would lead to the reduction of the deficit incurred by Lebanon’s state-owned electricity company, improvement.
01:56 GMT
A decline in oil prices would benefit Lebanon in the short term, but the positive impact of a reduced energy bill would gradually fade.

November 10, 2014

Sabah has always tried to remain glamorous regardless of her age! (Image: Ashams.com)
08:33 GMT
Sabah, mostly known for her music and love for toy boys, is celebrating her 87th birthday today!
Lebanese soldiers have been carrying out raids across Syrian refugee camps since outbreaks of clashes in Arsal in August, 2014. (File/AFP)
07:32 GMT
Lebanon's army raided a gathering in a Syrian refugee camp Sunday following a nationwide crackdown on militancy in the country.

November 9, 2014

A Lebanese army soldier mans a checkpoint at the entrance to Arsal town in the Bekaa valley.
20:34 GMT
The Lebanese Army Sunday arrested a Syrian rebel commander and his chauffeur near the northeastern border town of Arsal
Are Kfoury and Ahlam more than just friends? (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:18 GMT
What is it with Wael Kfoury and other women? And by other women we mean ones that aren't his wife! Did he really secretly marry Miss Middle Easy Ahlam Hajji?