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Lebanese security forces inspect damages in Beirut following bombing on Oct. 20, 2012. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Security forces arrested five fugitives in different areas of north Lebanon Thursday.

May 28, 2015

Ayach will star in the movie "Paparazzi" this July. (Facebook)
21:27 GMT
The singer-turned-actor will be gracing the silver screen in his first ever movie this Eid El Fitr.
Lebanese army checkpoint in Arsal. (AFP/File)
13:47 GMT
Babeen refugee camp in Wadi Hmeid was raided by two army patrols as they searched for Islamists.
Yasmina, 16, came second only to breakdancer Salah in the finals of Arabs Got Talent in March 2015. (Screenshot)
12:25 GMT
Iconic Lebanese singer-songwriter Ziad Rahbani and Egypt's Yasmina Alelwani of Arabs Got Talent to star at Lebanon's Zouk Mikael International Festival in July.
Riyadh went as far as to freeze the two men's assets. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
11:07 GMT
The Lebanese government will ask Saudi Arabia to provide files on Khalil Harb and Mohammad Qabalan, both Hezbollah officials, after they were designated as terrorists.
A Hezbollah missile annihilated a group of at least three militants in Syria's Qalamoun region along the border with Lebanon Wednesday. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
A Hezbollah missile annihilated a group of at least three militants in Syria's Qalamoun region along the border with Lebanon Wednesday.

May 27, 2015

Do you think Raghad used to be a man before? (Menara News)
14:31 GMT
Lebanese starlet Raghad Salame has been accused of being a transsexual just like American sportsman Bruce Jenner.
Yay! Another part-Lebanese baby is on the way...(Screenshot)
13:21 GMT
She said oui! Coronation Street actress Samia Ghadie is engaged to her former 'Dancing on Ice' partner following news that they are expecting their first child together.
Clooney argued that people should accept their options: ‘get older, or die’. (UOL)
12:45 GMT
We're sure Mrs Clooney loves George just the way he is!
At least 22 Hezbollah fighters have been killed since the group launched an offensive against Nusra Front in Qalamoun. (Hezbollah press office)
12:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters Wednesday reportedly killed a group of Nusra Front militants in Qalamoun, retaking control of the area.
Former foreign minister of the Holy See, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, will land in Beirut on Friday. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will arrive Friday to further discuss a Christian presence in the Middle East as well as ways to put an end to the presidential election crisis.
Developers claim that there is little demand for luxury apartments in Beirut. (Shutterstock)
08:04 GMT
Vacant properties worth $480m are a symptom of Beirut's stagnating real estate sector.
China's Silk Road makes the Asian partner essential for many traders in the Middle East. (AFP/File)
02:35 GMT
The country hopes to enhance trade relations with China, a top partner over the past two years.

May 26, 2015

A Syrian regime soldier aims a rocket launcher towards rebel locations in the Qalamoun region. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Six Hezbollah fighters and 30 militants were killed in the Qalamoun mountains near the Lebanese-Syrian border.
here's what happens when Lebanese TV goes wrong.
12:52 GMT
This is decidedly not the best way to have a productive debate on Hezbollah.
We're on TEAM SHAKIRA! (YouTube)
09:46 GMT
Will Shakira be replacing mega-diva Christina Aguilera on The Voice USA?
Amal has fashion blogs written about her style all over the internet. (Seema Kukadia)
08:47 GMT
Amal, whose husband George Clooney is friends with Vogue's editor, has set her sights on gracing the cover of the magazine,

May 25, 2015

A handout picture released by the Hezbollah press office on May 16, 2015, shows a Hezbollah fighter firing toward areas controlled by militants on the Syrian side of the Qalamoun hills close to the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
17:56 GMT
Hezbollah run-TV said the fighters captured two hilltops from al-Qaeda's Syrian wing and killed dozens of militants Monday.
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war. (Twitter)
17:40 GMT
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war.
Arsal, a Lebanese town near the border with Syria, saw clashes Monday between Daesh and al-Nusra Front extremist groups.  (AFP/Mahmoud Kheir)
14:51 GMT
Fighting erupted Monday on the outskirts of Arsal between Daesh and al-Nusra extremist groups.
Sectors such as clothing, footwear, and furniture marked 10-14 percent drop in sales in Lebanon in Q1. (Pixabay)
13:49 GMT
Political impasse in Lebanon and regional conflict are squeezing the retail sector.
Was Layla really "asking for it" with her Facebook post? (Facebook)
09:13 GMT
Layla Iskandar says that she is a "Lioness without a lion"!
Lebanese youth in a Gemmayzeh bar. (AFP/Ousama Ayyoub)
08:49 GMT
Figures issued by the World Bank show 34.8 percent of Lebanese of ages 15 or older borrowed money in 2014.
We absolutely loved Izabel's Georges Hobeika dress at Cannes. (Stuff.co.nz)
07:49 GMT
Former Victoria’s Secret Angel Izabel Goulart ends Cannes in a Georges Hobeika dress.
Emirati Mona Al Mansouri's creations on the catwalk at Beirut's Summer Fashion Week. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
05:00 GMT
Fashionistas flocked to Beirut this week, as creations by Mona al Mansouri, Nadwa al-Awar and Lamia Abi Nader guest-starred alongside international brands such as La Perla for LIPS Summer Fashion Week.

May 24, 2015

Syrian refugees living in a camp. (AFP/Getty Images/Nikolay Doychinov)
14:45 GMT
The UN agency urged the international community to support those countries hosting refugees.
The general manager of cellular operator touch submitted his resignation Friday. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The general manager of cellular operator touch submitted his resignation Friday.
A leading Lebanese banker called on Lebanese businesses abroad to invest 5 percent of their profits in the country's private sector. (AFP/Hassan Ammar)
09:24 GMT
A leading Lebanese banker called on Lebanese businesses abroad to invest 5 percent of their profits in the country's private sector.
Raya radiates on the red carpet. (Facebook)
09:02 GMT
We've been getting the star scoop with Raya for years, but the Lebanese-Brit presenter is a celeb in her own right.

May 23, 2015

After being recently 'love-bombed' in Lebanon, Salma Hayek works the crowd at the Cannes Film Festival. (AFP/Bertrand Langlois)
05:00 GMT
Salma Hayek is in discussions about portraying cunning courtesan Mata Hari, who was executed by firing squad in 1917 after being accused of spying for Germany.

May 21, 2015

One of the men had been previously arrested for smuggling rockets. (AFP/File)
16:42 GMT
Three people have been arrested in Lebanon, accused of financing armed groups in Syria, according to the Lebanese Army.
Fawaz Gruosi poses on the catwalk with models adorned with de GRISOGONO's latest DIVINE HIGH JEWELLERY CREATIONS.
13:59 GMT
Any Hollywood celebrity's outfit wouldn't be complete without Lebanese-Italian jeweler de GRISOGONO's creations. The same goes for the luxurious brand's annual most-anticipated soirée of Cannes.
Talks with Egyptian officials on reducing the charges of Lebanese goods shipped by sea have made progress. (AFP/File)
12:01 GMT
Talks with Egyptian officials on reducing the charges of Lebanese goods shipped by sea have made progress.
A Hezbollah fighter looks over a hill in the Qalamoun region, May 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:29 GMT
Lebanese security forces shelled militant positions on the border with Syria Thursday in a bid to thwart terrorist attacks.
Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian government seized control of a number of strategic hilltop positions Wednesday. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian government seized control of a number of strategic hilltop positions Wednesday.
George says that him and wife Amal live just like the rest of us! (File photo)
05:00 GMT
Do George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin live "normal" lives? so he says!

May 20, 2015

Maya Diab loves her some "Ya Merayti”. (Screenshot from clip edited for illustrative purposes)
14:08 GMT
Maya Diab tweeted her compliments to the songstress for her new video clip “Ya Merayti”.
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Wednesday there was a temporary solution to the overcrowding of Lebanese prisons. (AFP/File)
12:37 GMT
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Wednesday there was a temporary solution to the overcrowding of Lebanese prisons.
The factory will start production in June and has the capacity to increase Lebanon's cigarette boxes by 23,000.
11:28 GMT
The factory will start production in June and has the capacity to increase Lebanon's cigarette boxes by 23,000.
Typical! In Saudi Arabia, most people were curious about the cost of a camel. In fact, the highest price paid for a camel in the Gulf Kingdom was $800,000. But surely a budget option is also available.
10:14 GMT
From camels to Lamborghinis, what are people in the Middle Eastern looking to buy? Google away!
Alice, Nadine and Farah are apparently "too boring for TV"! (H24 Info)
08:38 GMT
Alice, Nadine and Farah Abdel Aziz have been touted as "boring and unrepresentative of Lebanese women."
Li Bingbing In Zuhair Murad Couture at "The Sea Of Trees" Cannes Film Festival Premiere. (Style Fluid Trendz)
07:44 GMT
It goes without saying that Lebanese designers have wowed audiences at almost every global art or entertainment event.

May 19, 2015

The Lebanese army shelled jihadi positions deep in the outskirts, which comprise an area of around 400 square kilometers. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT
The Lebanese army shelled the border near Arsal Tuesday, as Daesh and Nusra clash nearby.
Lebanese singer-turned-actress Nicole Saba is totally fed up with the latest rumor chasing her famous self on the web! (Facebook)
10:01 GMT
Nicole Saba is tired of online trolls making up rumors about her.
The IMF has called on Lebanon to take rapid measures to reduce the deficit and stimulate growth. (Shutterstock)
09:51 GMT
The International Monetary Fund has cautioned that the current political standoff and the weight of hosting refugees are taking a toll on Lebanon's economy.
Cabinet will continue its discussions of the budget bill in a session Wednesday. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Cabinet will continue its discussions of the budget bill in a session Wednesday.

May 18, 2015

I mean, she looks prego, right?! (Facebook)
13:39 GMT
We dare to question it....could there be a bun in the oven?
Almost half of Lebanon has access to a bank account, up ten percent from 2014.
10:54 GMT
Up to 47 percent of Lebanese people aged over 15 have access to a bank account, up ten percent from the year before, according to World Bank figures.
In the wake of last week's failure by lawmakers to elect a president, Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam expressed doubts that a solution to the crisis would come anytime soon. (AFP/Eric Lalmand)
05:00 GMT
In the wake of last week's failure by lawmakers to elect a president, Prime Minister Tammam Salam expressed doubts that a solution to the crisis would come anytime soon.

May 17, 2015

"Pretty Woman" star Julia Roberts. (Wiki Commons)
13:06 GMT
George Clooney's co-star and celebrity pal Julia Roberts gave his Lebanese wife, Amal Clooney her stamp of approval.
Michelle with her date Saudi Arabian film producer Mohammed al Turki. (AFP)
12:28 GMT
Michelle Rodriguez opts for a Zuhair Murad dress to the Mad Max: Fury Road premiere in Cannes.
Syrian refugees living in Ouzaii compound are evacuated after a fire broke out in the building on May 7, 2015 in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)
11:01 GMT
Soldiers inspected refugee camps in the town of Barr Elias in Zahle.
A Hezbollah militant patrols a Lebanese town near the Syrian border.  (AFP/Sam Skaine)
05:00 GMT
Fighting goes on to rid Lebanon's border region of militants, says Hezbollah leader Nasrallah.