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Lebanon's government has been in a political vacuum since failing to elect a president. (AFP/File)
12:13 GMT
The US outlined three "red lines" in order to preserve stability in Lebanon while the political crisis in the tiny Arab country continues.
The Zahrani power plant has been out of service for 15 days, while weekend temperatures are expected to hit 34C. (Pixabay)
12:13 GMT
As if the heatwave wasn't enough, power shortages and water cuts are making southern Lebanese blood boil.
Nancy Ajram wishes Lebanon a happy Army's Day with an army-inspired arm band. (Facebook)
11:09 GMT
Nancy Ajram wishes Lebanon a happy Army's Day. (Facebook)
Ragheb Alama wines and dines with President Amine Gemayel in celebration of Sheikh Sami Gemayel, President of the Katieb Party! (Facebook)
10:47 GMT
Ragheb Alama wines and dines with President Amine Gemayel in celebration of Sheikh Sami Gemayel, President of the Katieb Party! (Facebook)
Did Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfik intentionally "steal" Alama's new single "Shoftak Etlakhbatet"? (Facebook)
10:39 GMT
Who could have taken Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama's single away from him?
Marcel Khalife strumming the chords of Baalbeck fans' hearts. (Facebook)
08:10 GMT
Baalbeck International Festival wasn't messing around with its return after political instability had canceled several gigs past. Musician Marcel Khalife and actor Rafic Ali Ahmad brought the house down - in a good way!

August 2, 2015

Lawyer Amal Clooney wants the International Criminal Court to listen to Saif Gaddafi's case. (File photo)
23:13 GMT
Lawyer Amal Clooney wants the International Criminal Court to listen to Saif Gaddafi's case.
Bank of Beirut saw a net profit of $89 million in the first six months of 2015. (AFP/File)
22:20 GMT
Bank of Beirut saw a net profit of $89 million in the first six months of 2015.
A Hezbollah artillery unit flies the flag of the group as it targets positions near Zabadani. (Twitter)
19:18 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured a new position in east Zabadani Sunday, in a push that left scores of militants either dead or wounded.
Beirut residents hope that "Tomorrow is a better day" in terms of their waste collection. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
10:47 GMT
Travel and tourism official insists that the garbage crisis has not had an impact on flight bookings from abroad.
The Syrians were arrested during raids by the army for lack of identification papers, state news reported Sunday. (AFP/File)
10:23 GMT
The Syrians were arrested during raids by the army for lack of identification papers, state news reported Sunday.
ONE LEBANON is an annual solidarity concert and a volunteer movement supported by Lebanese who wish to be united through music, comedy, arts, and sports. (Facebook)
08:09 GMT
30 famous Lebanese celebrities gathered and performed at the ONE LEBANON concert to mark Army's Day.

August 1, 2015

The US has given the World Food Program $65 million for Middle Eastern countries struggling to support Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
12:48 GMT
The US has given the World Food Program $65 million for Middle Eastern countries struggling to support Syrian refugees.
Hezbollah members and supporters carry the coffin of Jihad Mughniyeh during his funeral in Beirut's suburbs, January 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Despite making an advance in the Syrian border city of Zabadani, Hezbollah lost two fighters in clashes with militants.

July 31, 2015

Tensions are high between Israel and Lebanon since the 2006 war with Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Israeli authorities installed the Iron Dome Defense System near the border with Lebanon in wake of the Iran nuclear deal, an IDF commander said.

July 30, 2015

Lebanon's army has been involved in a wide-scale anti-terror operation against militants over the past year. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Dozens of Lebanese nationals, Palestinians and Syrians were arrested across Lebanon by security forces during anti-terror raids.
It looks like the Shakira's little boy is shaping up to follow in his football playing father's footsteps! (Hola.com)
14:10 GMT
It looks like the Shakira's little boy is shaping up to follow in his football playing father's footsteps!
Garbage thrown by protesters lie on a street in front of Lebanon’s parliament building in Beirut during a demonstration against the ongoing trash crisis on July 25, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
13:00 GMT
Four Lebanese activists have been charged for attacking Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas’ car during an anti-trash demonstration earlier this week.
Salma Hayek a vision in tuxedo-style wrap dress at premiere of her animated movie Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet. (AFP)
11:40 GMT
Salma Hayek a vision of elegance in tuxedo-style wrap dress at premiere of her animated movie Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet.
Small businesses have been severely hit by the pile-up as fewer customers enter the establishments. (AFP/File)
11:27 GMT
Small businesses have been severely hit by the pile-up as fewer customers enter the establishments.
A Fatah movement member stands next to a mural of the Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. (AFP/File)
10:51 GMT
Palestinian group Fatah blocked the northwest entrance for its rival, Jund al-Sham, in a refugee camp in Lebanon.
The Lebanese government hopes to enroll 200,000 Syrian students in public schools this year, nearly double the number of last year. (AFP/File)
06:34 GMT
The Lebanese government hopes to enroll 200,000 Syrian students in public schools this year, nearly double the number of last year.
A relative of a Lebanese soldier captured by the Daesh militant group burns tires in protest in Beirut. (Twitter)
06:00 GMT
Family and friends of an army soldier who died Wednesday blocked a main highway in central Beirut with burning tires and garbage.

July 29, 2015

Will Cindy Crawford's new bestie and fashion icon Amal Clooney star in Cindy's show on "model wars"? (Siol.net)
22:50 GMT
Will Cindy Crawford's new bestie and fashion icon Amal Clooney star in Cindy's show on "model wars"?
The program would allow Lebanese exports to the US without paying duties and customs in efforts to boost the economy. (AFP/File)
21:14 GMT
The program would allow Lebanese exports to the US without paying duties and customs in efforts to boost the economy.
Lebanese soldiers stop vehicles to perform routine checks at a military checkpoint. (AFP/File)
16:16 GMT
Ten Syrian army defectors were arrested Wednesday in the northern Bekaa town of al-Labweh, Lebanese state-run National News Agency reported.
The dumping of trash near Beirut's airport poses a threat to air travel safety. (AFP/File)
07:59 GMT
The dumping of trash near Beirut's airport poses a threat to air travel safety.

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.