July 11, 2014
At least three rockets landed in the town of Brital in Lebanon's Bekaa Friday.
Israel launched retaliatory shells on southern Lebanon Friday after "suspicious, unknown rockets" were fired from the country's south on the Jewish state, according to reports.
The United States moved Thursday to blacklist a group of companies it claimed covertly helped Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement acquire components for surveillance drones.
Beddawi, particularly the neighborhood of Mankoubine, has a reputation in the last three years for being a wellspring of Lebanese jihadists.
Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single!
Breakthrough in the long-running crisis over public workers’ salaries is expected next week, a ministerial source revealed to The Daily Star Thursday.
July 10, 2014
Cyrine Abdelnour posts her new look from her Ramadan TV drama "Seeret Hub" (Love Story). (Image: Facebook)
Baalbek festival returns home, braves security concerns; but will anyone be attending?
While the big game between Germany and Brazil commenced, Israel was air striking Gaza. But, the eyes of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon were transfixed on the match, "desensitized" by what was happening in the Strip.
July 9, 2014
Tensions remain high close to Lebanon's southern border as Israel deployed soldiers along the Kfar Shouba Hills area, while air strikes in Gaza continue.
The show starlet is seen in two photos with director Mohammad Sami, which, of course, makes us wonder if there's more than a professional relationship between the two.
July 8, 2014
A Rocket from Lebanon's border with Syria landed in the town of Al Fakiha in Bekaa Tuesday. No casualties were reported.
The Lebanese singer's latest greatest music video will soon be ours for the viewing.
Nancy posted the latest pic of her little girls before they jetted off on holiday! (Image: Facebook)
Forty-five thousand Syrian refugees were removed from the UNHCR's registry and verification program in Lebanon because they "failed to keep in contact", according to a spokesperson.
July 7, 2014
Hailed by The New York Times as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet,” Lang wowed the Lebanese crowd at the opening performance of this year's Byblos International Festival on Thursday evening.
They'd been separated for over a year, but George Kurdahi managed to do some marriage magic and bring a couple back together on his show.
The head of Lebanon's parliamentary Health Committee MP Atef Majdalani said Syrian doctors and nurses are practicing illegally in Lebanese hospitals and clinics.
A military judge on Monday charged 28 suspects with belonging to the radical Sunni group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria.
The complications surrounding Lebanon's policy for Syrian refugees are back on the negotiating table with the UNHCR.
Shotgun Wedding? If Amal Alamuddin is 3 months pregnant with Clooney's baby, that explains the rushed engagement!
So scandalous! Is Amal Alamuddin really pregnant with George Clooney's baby before they walked down the aisle?
President Clooney? George wants to enter the White House and Amal Alamuddin will help him do just that!
What a lovely wife-to-be lawyer Amal Alamuddin is for helping George Clooney achieve his ambitions for entering the White House.
July 6, 2014
Late Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim's father is suing the cast and crew of TV drama "The Trial."
Lebanon's Internal Security Forces believe that radical Sunni militant group ISIS will strike the country with a series of attacks, according to a leaked report.
Lebanon’s state-owned electricity company announced Friday that it would limit its production this summer, providing only 13 hours of electricity per day.
July 5, 2014
Lebanese Cabinet members announced this week that there is a chance that Lebanon will establish refugee camps for Syrian refugees, in a move that is considered somewhat unprecedented in the country.
19-year-old Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Gigi Hadid is garnering more attention thanks to a risque new fragrance ad for Tom Ford Velvet Orchid.
Lebanese MPs expressed skepticism Saturday that a new president would lead Lebanon any time soon.
July 4, 2014
Syrian warplanes carried out at least three airstrikes on the outskirts of Arsal in east Lebanon Friday, killing a 12-year-old boy and wounding three family members
The Army carried out another raid in the northern village of Fnaydeq Thursday, confiscating explosives in light of confessions made by a terror suspect.
July 3, 2014
"Don't Cross the Line" Assi! Moroccan Fatima al Arousi hits back at Helani's insulting single "Satta" with a song
Moroccan singer Fatima al Arousi wasn't impressed at all by Lebanese singer Assi Helani's Moroccan single "Satta" and hit back at him with a song of her own!
A few bombings or terrorist attacks in Lebanon didn't scare Nancy Ajram, as she went ahead with her planned Beirut concert as scheduled!
Family-owned Zakhem International has also carried out oil pipeline, refinery and fuel storage projects in Libya, Iraq, Nigeria, Qatar, Italy and Tanzania, according to its website.
July 2, 2014
With their careers keeping them apart, married Lebanese stars Yousif Al Khal and Nicole Saba are supportive but sad.
Four people were injured Wednesday when an unknown assailant on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade into a coffee shop in Tripoli. One of the wounded is believed to be in critical condition according to sources.
Twitter users gave Syria's famous Bab al-Hara TV soap opera a Lebanese twist Monday, with people making jokes about common national stereotypes they said would creep into the popular Ramadan show if it was set in Beirut rather than Damascus.
Now George Clooney's parents jet into Lake Como ahead of wedding of the year... after Amal visits Italian villa with her mother.
Amnesty International slammed Lebanon after a leaked document instructed airlines no to bring Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon.
Both Hezbollah and Lebanese security forces prepared to coordinate against any potential ISIS attack, a senior security source said, Tuesday.
Najwa Karam & Ahlam take a ride on Lebanese Minister Leila al Solh's swing in her Beirut home on Monday. (Image: Facebook)
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In light of Lebanon’s recent spate of bombings, raids and clashes, you might assume British soul singer Joss Stone was a bit nervous when she flew into Beirut Tuesday night, but she got her game face on and made her way there.
July 1, 2014
The United Nations hailed Lebanon's army for its efforts in controlling the country's security situation after a wave of terrorist attacks.
Haifa Wehbe and Myriam Fares are both making their TV drama debuts this Ramadan, but their characters have already been criticised for being way way too similar!
Poor Lebanese singer Qamar almost got killed this week. Why would anyone want her dead?
Fear is growing in Lebanon that terrorist attacks in the country could escalate during Ramadan. Western diplomatic sources expressed concern after Lebanese forces dismantled three terror cells this week.
Three men were killed and seven people injured during clashes at Shatila refugee camp on the outskirts of Beirut.
Elissa looks happy basking in the warm sun around pretty flowers and magnificent architecture. (Image: Facebook)
Fayrouz released a little religious somethin' somethin' just before Ramadan in tribute to her late hubby
As Muslims focus on their faith, classic Christian-background songstress Fayrouz released a music video, paying tribute to her late hubby
Michel Aoun proposed that the constitution be amended to allow the Lebanese people to directly elect the president.
June 30, 2014
The men responsible for the recent bombing at a hotel in Beirut were reportedly recruited and trained by a Jordanian radical.
Prime Minister Tamman Salam said Monday that the Lebanese government will not communicate with the Syrian government over the Syrian refugee crisis.
Security forces in Lebanon dismantled a number of terrorist cells over the past week after a wave of suicide attacks in across the country.
Klink defends Assad support following alleged meeting over the weekend.
Legendary singer Sabah has been in the business for as long as we can remember, and MTV Lebanon are now honoring her for all her achievements.
Militant group ISIL announced the appointment of a leader for Lebanon to set up training camps according to LBCI television.
Lebanese star Carole Samaha recently won the World Music Award for Best Performing Artist in the Middle East, and now she's been dubbed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Global Network for Rights and Development.
Balancing his work on his upcoming album and a month-long trip to Paris, Ragheb Alama is one busy dude.
June 29, 2014
A celebration fit for a Queen! Ragheb Alama & Nancy Ajram celebrate Queen Elizabeth's bday in Beirut
Nancy Ajram and Ragheb Alama were invited to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday in Beirut.
Lebanese security authorities have seized three terrorist cells who are reportedly involved in recent bombings in Lebanon.
Majida El Roumi brought a little sliver of happiness to a country suffering some sad times with her gig at the he Ottoman-era palace of Beiteddine Thursday evening.
June 28, 2014
The Lebanese Army discovered a cave in north Lebanon used by militants to make explosives and confiscated books that include lessons on how to make bombs, the military said Saturday.
Tensions have been steadily rising in the northern city of Tripoli ever since the Lebanese Army began implementing its security plan in April, drawing the ire of Islamists who say arrests have been random and unjust.