Eight Syrians were arrested in Arsal over suspected links with terrorist organizations.
Ibrahim al-Hajj, also known as Abou Mohammed Salman, was a high-ranking Hezbollah official that was killed on Monday during a battle with Syrian opposition militants in Syria´s al-Qalamoun region.
Hamas has reversed its former position that Hezbollah help was not needed and is now urging Hezbollah to join Hamas in fighting Israel´s offensive in Gaza.
It is a story repeated across Brazil, reportedly home to nearly 7 million people of Lebanese descent.
July 29, 2014
French authorities have asked for Lebanon's permission to transfer the Lebanese deceased from the Air Algerie plane crash to Paris to conduct DNA testing and compare remains with sample´s taken from victims´ families.
July 28, 2014
Protesters in Tripoli, Lebanon call for the release of Sunni militants held for fighting related to the Syrian war.
Amal MP Qassem Hashem said Sunday that rockets being launched from southern Lebanon into Israel were only benefiting the Jewish state and were in fact harming Lebanese border towns.
July 27, 2014
Abboud noted that the airlines’ activity will remain this way until Sept. 10, expressing optimism for a great tourism season in August.
An uptick in regional sadness dampens celebrations for Eid-al-Fitr 2014
An official Lebanese delegation headed on Sunday to Paris en rout to Mali to follow up the probe into the Air Algerie plane that crashed three-days ago and to carry out the necessary procedures to identify the bodies of the Lebanese victims.
Hezbollah and Nusra Front fighters continue their battle for control of key areas around the border between Lebanon and Syria.
Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun suggested that he would not seek a presidential post if agreement is reached on a new electoral law that better represents Christians.
On early Sunday the Israeli army went on high alert along the border with Lebanon and the Golan Heights following the possibility of conflict escalation ahead of Eid al-Fitr.
British pop singer Ellie Goulding goes "crazy and weird" at her hit Beirut performance!
July 26, 2014
Police said Saturday that they uncovered six drug trafficking networks specialized in smuggling Captagon pills abroad, arresting seven persons involved.
Health Minister Wael Abou Faour revealed that discussions are underway over extending the term of parliament for a second time, reported An Nahar daily on Saturday.
July 25, 2014
Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah Friday vowed "all means of support" to the Palestinian resistance in its battle with Israel, saying the latter had failed miserably in the 18-day conflict in Gaza.
Unknown assailants fired Katyusha rockets towards Israel in the early hours of Friday morning from the south of Lebanon, according to the National News Agency.
July 24, 2014
Nawal al Zoghbi is carefully selecting her upcoming single in time for Eid!
U.S. legislation to increase financial sanctions on any organization funding or channeling money to Hezbollah won't have any impact on Lebanon's banking sector, according to a report. A sigh of relief?
The Tourism Ministry said Tuesday the number of Arab tourists increased by 90 percent in June, compared with the previous year.
Lebanese Army Corporal Atef Mohammed Saadeddine released a YouTube video on Wednesday which stated that he had defected to the al-Nusra Front and criticized the military as a Hezbollah tool.
July 23, 2014
Lebanese troops surveyed the border with Syria to curb the infiltration of gunmen from Syria.
The Lebanese parliament is scheduled to make its ninth attempt to a elect a president today, however the atmosphere of the electoral session was not serious and a quorum was not expected to be reached.
Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu requested that her scheduled concert at Baalbek’s Bacchus Temple is moved to a different venue.
Oud virtuoso, vocalist and composer Marcel Khalife brought the Byblos International Festival audience to its feet Thursday evening.
July 21, 2014
Hassan Fadlallah, a parliamentarian representing the Lebanese resistance movement, said on Sunday that Hezbollah would not be swayed in its fight against Takfiri militant groups operating in Syria.
Haifa Wehbe puts rumors to rest and tells us whether her ex-husband Ahmad Abu Hashima left her because of pressure from the Muslim Brotherhood.
Hezbollah chief Hasan Nasrallah has vowed to support the resistance in Gaza.
“The Central Bank of Cyprus announces that, under the powers conferred to it by the relevant legislation, [it] has taken over, as of today, the management of the operations of the branch of FBME Bank Ltd. in Cyprus."
July 20, 2014
Palestinian groups and left-leaning Lebanese parties protested against Israel's offensive in Gaza outside the U.S. embassy in Awkar, north of Beirut on Sunday.
Tensions remain high after a terrorist allegedly linked to the Beirut hotel bombings was killed in Tripoli during overnight raids by security forces, while another wanted militiaman was arrested.
Amal Alamuddin officiated at her cousin's wedding and Clooney was there to bear witness!
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea condemned on Saturday the Islamic State's attacks against Christians and minorities in the Iraqi city of Mosul, calling for peace and for eradicating ISIS and other “oppressive” regimes.
July 19, 2014
Security agencies were able to avert a “terrorist scheme” by Syrian opposition groups to involve Lebanon in a “dangerous sectarian” conflict, As Safir newspaper reported on Saturday.
Residents of the northeastern town of Arsal are growing increasingly worried about their safety as a battle between Hezbollah and members of the Syrian opposition edges ever closer to the town.
July 17, 2014
Lebanon filed a complaint to the United Nations Security Council Thursday against Israel in response to Tel Aviv's bombardment of Lebanon's southern villages.
Hezbollah fighters and Nusra Front militants clashed again close to Lebanon's border with Syria, according to a security source.
Being beautiful, elegant and conservative has paid off for Yara who's been appointed as the ambassador of fashion house "Miss Bella."
Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea ridiculed Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday following Assad's swearing-in ceremony as president.
Palestinian factions are not interested in drawing Lebanon into the current Israel-Gaza conflict, a senior Hamas official said Wednesday.
Lebanon is moving forward with a plan to import water from Turkey, having failed to impose any restrictions on water usage in response to one of the worst water shortages in recent memory.