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March 29, 2015

If Ahlam is forced to leave Arab Idol, will she move onto the judging panel of another talent competition? (Image: Albawaba file)
12:11 GMT
Rumor has it that Ahlam isn't coming back to Season 4 of Arab Idol.
Myriam Fares' husband likes to stay behind the camera. (Image: Facebook)
09:43 GMT
It's been over half a year since the "Queen of the Stage" said "I do" to Danny Mitri, and she still thinks it was a great decision.
Najwa Karam performing at the #FebrayerKuwait Festival. (Image: Facebook)
09:10 GMT
Najwa Karam was shocked by a Kuwaiti man molesting her as she landed in Kuwait for the Hala Febrayer Festival.

March 28, 2015

A file photo of Syrian refugees gathering outside their tent at a makeshift camp in the Abu Samra district of the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli. (AFP/File)
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A large fire broke out in a Syrian refugee camp near Qibbet Shamra on Saturday. No causalities were reported.
Lebanese troops deploy in the eastern town of Arsal near the Syrian border on August 28. (AFP/File)
11:23 GMT
The Lebanese army seized a strategic hilltop on the outskirts of Arsal from Daesh and al-Nusra militants in their most recent military offensive.

March 27, 2015

Lebanon's Cabinet Thursday declared that the case of the Christian couple murdered by fugitives would be referred to the Judicial Council. (AFP/File)
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Lebanon's Cabinet Thursday declared that the case of the Christian couple murdered by fugitives would be referred to the Judicial Council.

March 26, 2015

Najwa Karam walking in the Kuwait International Airport. (Image: Instagram)
15:20 GMT
Lebanese singer Najwa Karam will be greeting fans tonight at the Kuwait Ice Skating Rink for Febrayer Kuwait.
Donia with X Factor judges Ragheb Alama and Elissa. (Image: Daralakhbar.com)
11:46 GMT
Rumor has it that Donia Samir Ghanem isn't friends with Elissa, but that's not really the case!
Ragheb's flight from Paris to Cairo had a seven-hour delay. (Image: Imgarcade.com)
09:52 GMT
Lebanese superstar Ragheb Alama could have been involved in a plane crash of his own.

March 25, 2015

Dhafer Youssef performing at Baalbek 2014. (Image: Instagram)
19:05 GMT
Security issues halted the Baalbeck International Festival's lineup last year, but the show is set to go on this year!
Last month the Lebanese Army received a shipment of 30 tanks and 12 howitzers from Jordan.
17:41 GMT
Negotiations for an arms deal between Lebanon and Russia has been disrupted due to the EU sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis, local daily As-Safir said Tuesday.
A Lebanese Army M998 and an M113A2 of the Airborne (Moujawkal) Regiment, Aug. 3, 2014. (AFP/File)
16:42 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian Army clashed with jihadi militants and seized two key vantage points along the Lebanese border Wednesday.
Lebanese authorities say they gained intel through recent confessions by the arrested Daesh suspects. (AFP/File)
14:23 GMT
After two terror suspects were arrested in Lebanon, authorities say they're edging closer to uncovering larger Daesh networks
Arwa impersonating Haifa on her talk show "Khalleeha Alaina" (Leave It to Us). (Image: YouTube still)
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Dedicated Haifa Wehbe fans are ticked that Yemeni singer Arwa dared make fun of their heroine on her new TV show "Khalleeha Alaina" (Leave It to Us), and now they're warning their social media followers not to cross that red line that is Haifa.

March 24, 2015

A Lebanese soldier stands next to M198 155mm howitzers upon the arrival of a shipment of US weapons at the Beirut port on February 8, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
18:16 GMT
The interior minister discussed Lebanon's security problems with the FBI director Monday in a bid to secure US support.
Jenny looked adorable in a blue Zuhair Murad dress at the "Home" film premiere. (Image: Thewrap.com)
13:24 GMT
Zuhair Murad makes magic for Jennifer Lopez.
Nourhanne sporting the same outfit as Kim Kardashian. (Image: Al Jaras Magazine)
09:17 GMT
Nourhanne is still trying to dress like some of the world's most famous Hollywood stars!
What Adel wants, Adel gets? (Image: Alsada.ae)
08:09 GMT
What Adel wants, Adel gets? Imam requests $1 million USD to be interviewed by George Kordahi!
The health minister launched Monday an investigation into the case of an infant who died in a daycare. (Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
The health minister launched Monday an investigation into the case of an infant who died in a daycare.

March 23, 2015

A visiting French official Monday reminded Lebanon that it could not benefit from $181 million worth of loans if the country fails to elect a president before the deadline.
19:55 GMT
A visiting French official Monday reminded Lebanon that it could not benefit from $181 million worth of loans if the country fails to elect a president before the deadline.
George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin arrive in Venice ahead of wedding along with old friends Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber. (Image: Newsnyork.com)
11:31 GMT
Rande Gerber reveals the moment when his wife Cindy Crawford once mistook him for pal George Clooney!
Lebanese soldiers enter the town of Arsal, near the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
10:37 GMT
The father of a youth kidnapped by militants in Arsal has been ordered to pay $200,000 in ransom for the release of his son.
Nancy Ajram's Laha Magazine cover photo. (Image: Facebook/ cropped for formatting purposes)
09:21 GMT
We love seeing her face, and Laha Magazine knows it! Nancy Ajram makes it to the magazine cover.
Myriam Klink showin' off her guns in a music video. This woman is ready for the military, clearly.
08:48 GMT
Thanking Hezbollah leader for Hassan Nasrallah for having her back, Myriam Klink admits made she'd like to be one of them!
However, they emphasize that banks are ready to deal with any law passed by the Lebanese Parliament in the future.
08:31 GMT
A leading Swiss banker told his Lebanese counterparts that the days of banking secrecy are over, urging the lenders to prepare their clients for this inevitable outcome.

March 22, 2015

A Tripoli resident who operated several social media accounts promoting the activities of the militants was arrested by the Lebanese Army. (Screenshot: Twitter)
17:32 GMT
A Tripoli resident who operated several social media accounts promoting the activities of the militants was arrested by the Lebanese Army.
Makdessi stressed that some of the TV stations which are affiliated with certain political parties are directly funded by these parties to compensate for the deficit.
16:00 GMT
A decline in annual advertising revenues in 2014 has resulted in losses of $50 million for television stations in Lebanon.
Elissa dreamy-eyed over the handsome contestant. (Image: screenshot)
15:07 GMT
After getting a proposal on last week's episode of X Factor Arabia, flirtatious judge Elissa gets loose-lipped with a handsome participant on Saturday.
The Abdel Aziz sisters ain't all that bad! (Image: Albawaba file)
14:56 GMT
The Abdel Aziz sisters: you either love em or hate em. But where do we stand?
Some of the clients who had been duped into buying property in Cyprus had filed lawsuits against the unscrupulousbrokers after discovering they received misleading information.
12:14 GMT
A number of dubious real- estate brokers have been persuading Lebanese nationals to purchase property in Cyprus based on the premise that they would obtain a residency permit after a certain period of time.
Lebanese soldiers stand next to M198 155mm howitzers upon the arrival of a shipment of US weapons at the Beirut port on February 8, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The US has confirmed that a weapons shipment promised to the Lebanese army will arrive in Beirut by the end of the month.
Should Nadine be afraid of Fadel Shaker and his militant connections? (Image: Nadine el Rassi's official website)
08:29 GMT
Lebanese actress Nadine el Rassi has been threatened by men allegedly connected to Fadel Shaker.

March 21, 2015

At least 25 Lebanese serviceman are still held by Daesh and Nusra along the Lebanese border, while another four have already been executed by the groups. (AFP/File)
12:32 GMT
Lebanon's General Security chief Abbas Ibrahim said negotiations for at least 25 Lebanese servicemen held captive by Daesh and al-Qaeda affiliate Jabat al-Nusra have made serious progress, likely assuring no more deaths.
Lebanese soldiers look on as supporters of former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s Future Movement flee from tear gas in the capital Beirut in January 2011. (AFP/Ezzat Attar)
05:00 GMT
The hiring of a new Christian director for Lebanese University's faculty in Tripoli sparked a new round of protests Friday.

March 20, 2015

Lebanon hosts an estimated 1.18 million Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
07:55 GMT
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called on the international community to step up support for Lebanon to help it deal with the influx of Syrian refugees.

March 19, 2015

Nancy with her doting hubby Fadi el Hachem. (Image: Twitter)
14:29 GMT
Nancy Ajram made it no secret what her husband seriously dislikes her to wear!
The pledge of assistance was made during a visit to Lebanon by a German minister. (AFP/File)
11:36 GMT
Germany has pledged to boost assistance to help refugees in Lebanon that have fled the conflict in Syria.
Lebanon stands to gain from a nuclear deal that would reopen channels between Tehran and Riyadh, the parliament speaker said Wednesday. (AFP/File)
06:46 GMT
Lebanon stands to gain from a nuclear deal that would reopen channels between Tehran and Riyadh, the parliament speaker said Wednesday.

March 18, 2015

Cyrine with her close fan Jumana, who passed away on Tuesday. (Image: Facebook)
14:39 GMT
A very close fan to Cyrine Abdel Nour has passed away on Tuesday.
Diana Haddad's surprising makeup-free image. (Image: Facebook)
11:38 GMT
Of course secretly we were all hoping she'd be hideous without the cover of cosmetics, but, alas, Diana Haddad still looks gorgeous without gobs of makeup caked on.

March 17, 2015

Suki in her Reem Acra dress at the Insurgent film premiere. (Image: AFP)
13:45 GMT
Suki Waterhouse pulls a series of funny faces in fairytale cut-out Reem Acra gown at NYC Insurgent premiere.
Lebanese singer, Cynthia Baroud participated in the Canadian version of The Voice. (Image: Mondanite)
11:38 GMT
Lebanese singer Cynthia Baroud is taking part in The Voice Canada.
Protesters marched to mark the fourth anniversary of Syria's conflict in Martyr's Square in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (AFP/File)
09:05 GMT
Talks between the Future Movement and Hezbollah in Lebanon are set to resume on Wednesday despite heightened tensions between the rival parties' involvement in Syria.
Hezbollah and the US share the common goal of combating Daesh (ISIS) in Syria. (AFP/File)
05:55 GMT
A US report excluded Iran and Hezbollah from its list of terror threats to US interests, after both had been included as threats in previous years.

March 16, 2015

Joseph Attieh will bring his sweet tunes to Tripoli next month. (Image: Facebook)
08:38 GMT
Joseph Attieh and Ziad Bourji will bring us their brilliant music as part of the fun at the biggest festival in Lebanon, Tripoli’s Rashid Karami Tripoli International Fair.