April 23, 2014
A wanted Palestinian member of Abdullah Azzam Brigades, an Al Qaeda affiliated group, narrowly escaped assassination in a refugee camp near Sidon on Wednesday.
Lebanon's parliament failed to elect a new president in the first round of voting Wednesday after no candidates received the necessary two-thirds majority of votes to win the seat.
Assi Helani was this week's guest on "The Accused" but he had nothing bad to say about anyone!
Two hand grenades exploded in Tripoli. No casualties were reported.
A Syrian war plane launched several rockets onto the Lebanese border town of Arsal, Al Labweh and Al Nabi Othman. No casualties were reported.
Aid workers reached the Lebanese town of Tfail Tuesday. The village is surrounded by the Syrian army, the Syrian opposition, and Hezbollah.
At last George Clooney's love has come along it appears! Friends of the "Gravity" star say he's ready to settle down with Lebanese lady Amal Alamaddin.
Lebanon's parliament will convene Wednesday to elect a president following the expiration of president Michel Suleiman's term.
April 22, 2014
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon issued new arrest warrants Tuesday for the five suspects accused of involvement in the assassination of former premier Rafik Hariri.
There may always be money in the banana stand but where's the money in the Middle East really coming from? Al Bawaba has dissected the Forbes rich list to help show you where the Middle East's richest men are from.
Nancy Ajram: "Happy Easter, wishing you health, love and happiness #happyeaster #family #nancyajram #blessed" (Image: Facebook)
Nancy Ajram Easter
April 21, 2014
S&P attributed this revision to the ability of Lebanese banks to finance the public debt thanks to the steady flow of deposits the lenders receive each year.
Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Monday that a plan to rescue a Lebanese border town cut off by Syrian troops will go into effect on Tuesday.
Haifa Wehbe makes an entrance on the first episode of "Your Face Sounds Familiar." (Image: Facebook)
Talk to the back cos the face ain't listening: Najwa Karam "turns her back" to Sameer Safeer's insults!
Najwa Karam responds in her typically classy way to composer Sameer Safeer's insults.
Najwa Karam looking wonderful in white at the Regency Hotel Kuwait for her Easter concert. (Image: Instagram)
Najwa Karam Easter
April 20, 2014
Sherine Abdelwahab accuses Haifa Wehbe of giving sexual favors. Haifa's victim? Ricky Martin!
Myriam Fares receives rave reviews for her acting skills in "Accusation."
Standard & Poor's has raised its outlook for several Lebanese banks in what may be the latest sign of a recovering economy in this MENA country.
Carole Samaha Easter
Wake up Hollywood - Western entertainment is overdue for an Arab awakening! Here's Al-Bawaba's list of 10 influential celebrities you didn't know had Arab roots.
Myriam Fares Easter
April 19, 2014
While being held on "The Accused," Mai Hariri accused fellow celebs of good and not-so-good things!
Lebanese villagers and Syrian refugees fled from the town Tfail, after Syria's army launched a series of artillery strikes in the area.
April 18, 2014
Two Hezbollah suspects planned an attack against Israeli tourists on April 13, according to the Bangkok Post on Friday.
The six Palestinians stand accused of the intent to carry out terrorist attacks in Lebanon.
A military judge issued arrest warrants on Thursday for suspects allegedly involved in Syria-linked Tripoli clashes earlier in April.
April 17, 2014
Several arrest warrants were issued against Bilal Kayed Kayed before he was apprehended on Thursday.
Lebanon's parliament will meet on April 23 to elect the country's new president.
The Israeli army kidnapped on Thursday five shepherds, including 2 women and a child, from Lebanese territories in the South.
April 16, 2014
Lebanon's interior minister announced Tuesday that Syrian refugees now represent 27% of Lebanon's population
April 15, 2014
Lebanese authorities plan to stem the flow of Syrian refugees into Lebanon.
An Arab art competition sponsored by architect Zaha Hadid is exhibited in London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.
April 14, 2014
At least 38 individuals have been charged for involvement in gun battles in Lebanon's Tripoli.
Diana Haddad is releasing a music video for her new single "La Fiesta."
Lebanese startup digital media company Diwanee is paving the way for more domestic startups and entrepreneurs to move onto the global platform.
The Israeli military's Chief of Staff Benny Gantz says Tel Aviv is getting ready for what he called future wars against Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.
April 13, 2014
The army and Internal Security Forces' security plan that has been implemented in the northern city of Tripoli and in the eastern Bekaa Valley will soon be brought to Beirut.
If it hasn't already reached its sell-by, what’s the appeal of Pharrell William’s pop sensation “Happy”? and how has it fared across the Middle East's far-flung corners?
Wondering why Ragheb Alama has REALLY quit Arab Idol? Find out here!
Relatives of those who disappeared during the civil war want answers and hope that a new commission will help.
April 12, 2014
The military in Lebanon continued to maintain a heavy presence in Tripoli, setting up checkpoints and barriers across the city on Friday.
April 11, 2014
Write Nancy Ajram's song lyrics for the "Street Children" contest and make a difference in the world.
Assi Helani is making a starlet of his eldest daughter, who will be singing with international superstar Ricky Martin.
The Lebanese military have captured a terrorist allegedly involved in carrying out deadly attacks across the country.
April 10, 2014
Cyrine Abdelnour gets silly with her co-star behind the scenes of "Love Story".
Armed men opened fire on the Lebanese army, prompting an overnight battle in Tripoli, north of Lebanon.
Israel has asked the United Nations to take action against Hezbollah after the party's secretary-general, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said that his group was behind a blast that targeted Israeli troops last month.
Wael Kfoury will be joining the Arab Idol judging panel in place of Ragheb Alama starting Friday.
Hezbollah is facing an economic crisis stemming from its involvement in the Syrian civil war, and budget cuts in Iran as a result of new president Hassan Rouhani's austerity policies, Lebanese sources say.
International energy companies will be able to start drilling for gas off the Lebanese coast at the end of 2015 if the August auction date is met, a source familiar with the tender process said Wednesday.