August 28, 2014
Amid renewed Arsal violence, Education Minister Elias Bou Saab said Thursday the situation between Lebanon and thousands of Syrian militants who've crossed over from Syria is a 'state of war'.
In what Lebanon claims to be two separate cases, a Lebanese judge issued warrants form two Syrian nationals. The first is alleged ISIS commander Imad Ahmad Jomaa and the second is Ahmad Jomaa. Sources say the two men are not connected.
The Lebanese Army clashed with Syrian rebels Thursday after the military shelled the militants' hideouts in the outskirts of the northeastern border region of Arsal.
Shin Bet says four Arab citizens known by authorities to be reputed drug dealers were arrested for business ties to narcotics traffickers in Lebanon.
Syria is willing to help Lebanon in its fight against Islamist militants, Syrian Ambassador Ali Abdul-Karim Ali said in remarks published Thursday.
August 27, 2014
Syrian warplanes launched air strikes on Arsal, Lebanon Wednesday.
There are more than 8,000 Iraqi refugees in Lebanon, according to a new report by Lebanese officials.
Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index improved marginally in January and February, picked up pace in March and April, and regressed in May and June 2014.
August 26, 2014
Figures for construction permits being issued in Beirut dropped slightly by 0.2 percent in 2014. Numbers varied for other cities and towns across Lebanon.
Amid fresh rocket fire from Lebanon and retaliation fire from Israel, Lebanese army discovered Tuesday three launch sites in S. Lebanon.
The Nusra Front says that it may use military options to force the release of militants detained in Lebanon’s prisons
August 25, 2014
Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai will talk with Pope Francis on the Christian sufferings in the Middle East and the Lebanese presidential election stalemate on Wednesday.
World Bank figures showed a decrease in the cost of sending remittances for the U.S. to Lebanon at 10.19 percent in Q2.
August 24, 2014
Video footage of seven Lebanese soldiers held captive by ISIS militants was released Sunday.
The Lebanese Army went on full alert in Arsal Sunday after a militant-affiliated Arsal resident was killed Saturday night and irregular activity targeted the border region’s outskirts.
"It was in New York where it all merged: the Afro American Jazz and the Arabic music," writes 'Victor Argo' in a fascinating tale about Lebanese musician Tarek Yamani and his latest album.
Scarlett Johansson’s thriller “Lucy” debuted in first place at the box office in Lebanon last weekend. Did it have anything to do with her kiss with Amr Waked? Hmmm!
While Haifa Wehbe accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, Nancy Ajram preferred to write a cheque instead!
Syrian refugees living undocumented in Lebanon will be given a grace period fro Aug. 21 to Dec. 31 to move back to Syria without facing residency violation fines.
Two young Lebanese have made their way on to the “35 innovators under 35” list issued by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to highlight the most promising inventors of the year.
“The Kurds are becoming more confident of their ability to export crude independently of Baghdad.”
Recent security and economic concerns are pushing more and more Lebanese into depression, according to psychiatrists.
August 23, 2014
Islamist extremist group Nusra Front released a video Saturday of captured Lebanese soldiers and ISF members pleading with Hezbollah to leave Syria to ensure their safe release.
Amid criticism about military handling of the Arsal battle with Syrian militants earlier in August, Lebanese army COmmader Gen. Jean Kahwagi refutes claims he used the battle for political gains.
August 22, 2014
Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah has deplored as a “savage crime” the beheading of American journalist James Foley by an ISIL terrorist in a recently released video.
August 21, 2014
Amid frustration with public sector salaries, Lebanon prepares for a general strike Thursday.
Lebanon's Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai urged the international community to help protect Iraq's Christians, during a visit to the Kurdish capital of Irbil.
From mushy messages to a collage of pics from his sexy spouse, Ramy Ayach was well doted on this birthday.
August 20, 2014
U.S. Republican Congressman Darrell Issa said his government would continue to support the Lebanese army during a meeting with officials Tuesday.
Elissa made some of her fans gasp, and others smile, with her latest bikini shot on Instagram!
Hezbollah has killed an ISIS commander allegedly responsible for preparing suicide bombers for attacks in Lebanon, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday.
August 19, 2014
Thirteen percent of recent Lebanese graduates said that the availability of jobs in Lebanon was ‘moderate’ and none of them considered the availability of jobs in the country to be ‘high.’
August 18, 2014
The Lebanese government on Monday received a list of demands from the militants who have held members of the Army and Internal Security Forces captive since the eruption of Arsal clashes.
Lebanese authorities tightened controls on Syrian refugees in Bsharri after a wave of violence between militants and the army across Arsal earlier this month.
Militants freed two Lebanese soldiers who were kidnapped during clashes between extremists and the army in the border town of Arsal.
Lebanon's army requested fixed-wing aircrafts from the U.S. to support troops battling extremists in and around the border town of Arsal, an official said.
From one fashionista to the other, the Lebanese songstress says she's obsessed with one fellow starlet and her wardrobe. Whom could it be?
August 17, 2014
Lebanese journalist Mazen Diab was murdered in Amman this week. Jordanian police arrested four men in suspicion of his murder.
August 16, 2014
Lebanese PM Tammam Salam reassured relatives of kidnapped soldiers and police officers Saturday that the state was exerting all efforts possible to secure the release of their loved ones.
The mayor of Tfail said Saturday that the Syrian army ordered residents to evacuate in 48 hours before the military shells the tiny eastern border village in Lebanon.
French authorities are seeking to provide the Lebanese army with used weapons under a $3 billion deal financed by Saudi Arabia, the Kuwaiti al-Anbaa newspaper reported on Saturday.
The Lebanese songstress was a hit among the refugees in the region as she participated in a humanitarian effort for her homeland.
August 15, 2014
After a bloody battle between the Lebanese army and Syrian militants in Arsal, Lebanon PM Salam spoke Friday about rebuilding the town and addressing a growing number of Syrian refugees he said were partially to blame.