Violence erupted on Sunday between Sunni and Alawite members of the Tripoli community, with two fatalities being reported as sectarian tensions rise, influenced by neighbouring Syria.
The World Bank has approved a $30 million soft loan aimed at supporting a government initiative to improve access to basic services in impoverished parts of the country.
May 19, 2013
Despite the challenges of working on the show with Ahlam and fulfilling duties in her career and personal life, Lebanese lovely Nancy Ajram is still happy she accepted the two-year contract to judge the region's contestants.
Get ready to rock with the region's rowdiest singers in Amman later this month at the Dum Tak Alternative Music Festival.
It won’t be long ‘til the region will know the season’s X Factor Arabia winner. The weekend’s show had the group Young Pharoz saying farewell, leaving three dudes to battle it out on Thursday.
Arab Idol judge Ragheb Alama tweeted a pic from Paris last week and had fans wondering if the jet-setter would make it to Friday night’s show as the remaining 10 contestants fought for the title.
Battles in Qusayr, Homs, have left at least 10 Hezbollah fighters dead. More Lebanese militants said to be heading to the the town
If you like bold, graphic, sometimes disturbing art, then head to the Beirut Exhibition Center this month to see the work of Lebanese artist Jean Marc Nahas.
May 18, 2013
Lebanese singer still a hot topic for gossips with latest rumor saying she has married a 21-year-old.
May 17, 2013
Lebanese singer Pascal self-censors her latest video and gets the cold shoulder from her director.
May 16, 2013
When Lebanese graduates begin looking for jobs, what does it actually mean to employ personal connections to improve employment chances?
Alfa unrolled the country’s first commercial 4G data service in certain areas of Beirut Wednesday and Lebanon’s second mobile operator, touch, is set to follow suit next week.
May 15, 2013
The legend of the late, great Algerian singer Warda Al-Jazayria lives on with the recent release of a music video for her song “Eyyam” (Days) produced by her son Riyad AL Wassri.
Fadel Shaker chooses "faithship" over friendship and distances himself from Hussein al Jassmi.
May 14, 2013
No more flying solo for celebrity couple Fares Karam and Rita Karkafi posting pictures of their love on Twitter.
May 13, 2013
Who could it be?! The Lebanese diva is taunting us with pics and tweets about her her secret romance, but won't spill the deets about who is this mystery man.
Sad, but true – sources confirm that Lebanon’s fave model and popstress is no longer a married lady.
There's more to Baalbeck than Hezbollah. This summer, music fans can have a blast tuning into its festival with performances by artists from across the globe.
Lebanese singer's enhanced curves get full protection at concert, surprising fans.
May 12, 2013
Arab superstars caught in a legal catfight as Shams presses charges against Ahlam.
Contestants got groovy with 70's movie soundtrack songs and a guest star appearance by legendary Majed Al Mohandes.
Things have heated up to an all time high between judges Ragheb Alama and Ahlam on Arab idol with still no hope for resolution after this weekend's intense episode of the MBC talent show.
We knew it, we just knew it. Wael Kfouri is not leaving fans high and dry mid-season of the hit talent show, the X Factor, after all. The Lebanese superstar returned to show his face again on the latest episode.
Get excited, Gulfis, Nawal Al Zoghbi has an entire album coming your way. The Lebanese songstress will be introducing a single from the set on this week’s Arab Idol.
May 11, 2013
The US charge d’affaires to Lebanon met with PM Mikati and expressed concern that Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria could drag the country into conflict.
Lebanese President Michel Sleiman said on Friday that the only way to protect the country against Israeli aggression is to place Hezbollah's arms under Army control
May 10, 2013
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said that as a result of Israeli airstrikes on Damascus last weekend, the Shiite group would be provided with weapons he described as "game changing" by the Syrian regime.
May 9, 2013
Who knew that short-shorts could look so classy? In a feat that only fashionistas Nancy Ajram and Elissa could pull off, the two superstars changed up their style on set of the talent shows that they judge.
May 8, 2013
Lebanon’s cement market is an oligopoly controlled by Holcim, Sibline and Cimenterie Nationale, three producers benefiting from government regulation of imports which has effectively been a ban since import licenses were last granted in 2001.
Majed Al Mohandes has got it going on with a Rotana Records renewal and now a guest star appearance on the hit talent show X Factor Arabia where he will release a new single "Mallak Ya Khilli".
Some things just shouldn’t be on display for the world to see, and religion is a private matter for Syrian singer George Wassouf who denies a recent conversion to Islam.
The shortage of qualified nurses working in Lebanon could become even more acute if working conditions are not improved, nurses and public health experts warned on the eve of World Nurses Day.
May 7, 2013
Jury's still out if it's true, bit Wael Kfouri tweeted his resignation from judging the talent show.
Always looking for a juicy angle, the celeb gossip mill tweeted that Nancy Ajram’s tears on Arab Idol had to with splitting up with her man, but the Lebanese songstress denied rumors by posting a happy family pic.
May 6, 2013
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported at least 15 soldiers were killed in the Damascus attack, adding that dozens more remain unaccounted for
A nuclear ambitious Iran surely won't stand alone against a possible US-Israeli strike
Jury’s still out if Mohammad Assaf will be the next Arab Idol, but he won’t ever forget the moment he wowed everyone with his performance of "Ya REIT Feeni Khabeeha".