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May 30, 2016

The hugely popular Rifi has unquestionably emerged as the new leader of Sunnis in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
13:19 GMT
While grass-roots organisations like Beirut Madinati and Baalbek Madinati failed to secure majority seats (although making impressive strides), the Tripoli results usher in a new leadership wave in Northern Lebanon.
Amal channeled old Hollywood glamor in Italy with her husband George Clooney. (amalalamuddinstyle.wordpress.com)
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Amal channeled old Hollywood glamor in Italy with her husband George Clooney. (amalalamuddinstyle.wordpress.com)
We can't wait to see what Elissa's mystery man looks like! (Facebook)
12:54 GMT
We can't wait to see what Elissa's mystery man looks like!
BSA estimated the software piracy rate in Lebanon at 70 percent in 2015 compared to 71 percent in 2013 and 2011 and 72 percent in 2009. (Flickr)
12:49 GMT
Although relatively unchanged since 2013, Lebanon's piracy rate is significantly higher than the global rate of 39 percent and the MENA rate of 57 percent.
Pope Francis shaking hands with US actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney prior a meeting with the participants of the Sixth World Congress of Pontifical Foundation Scholas Occurrentes. (AFP)
10:23 GMT
The high profile couple were there for George to accept a special Papal award.
People walk past posters of Lebanese candidates running in the country's municipal election. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Interior Ministry said that 5,976 candidates will be running for seats in 273 municipal councils and 1,553 candidates will be running for 740 mayoral seats.

May 29, 2016

The tank captured in the eighties in Lebanon. (photo: Israel Government Press Office)
17:52 GMT
Russia has said it will return a tank to Israel that has been held by the Assad government in Syria for more than thirty years
With a donation as small as 50 cents, WFP can provide a child with nutritious food for a whole day. (UN Multimedia)
12:54 GMT
Smartphone users in the Arab world can help provide food to Syrian refugees in Lebanon with just one click on the ShareTheMeal app.
Lebanese guards watch over the line for a polling station on May 8, 2016. (AFP/File)
07:50 GMT
The final round of elections begin in North Lebanon today.
The Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act is a bill introduced in 2014 that sought to impose on institutions that facilitate transactions on behalf of Hezbollah or its agents. (File photo)
06:00 GMT
White House official Adam Szubin has said that recent sanctions and legislation have been effective in choking Hezbollah's finances.

May 27, 2016

The Lebanese army has regularly clashed with Daesh and al-Nusra Front militants entrenched on its border with Syria. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
The men were accused of transferring arms to militants holed up in the region and involvement in attacks on army posts.

May 26, 2016

Who does the Lebanese starlet have her eyes set on? (Facebook)
13:59 GMT
Who does the Lebanese starlet have her eyes set on?
Motherhood is a dream come true for the superstar. (File photo)
12:22 GMT
Motherhood is a dream come true for the superstar.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Lebanon to elect a new president, saying the country's protracted political crisis put its sovereignty and stability at risk. (AFP/File)
11:53 GMT
The EU foreign policy chief called on leaders to put aside partisan differences and not let regional conflicts hold sway over electing a President.
Should Amar be judged for going back to her normal life so soon after her mother's death? (File photo)
11:14 GMT
Should Amar be judged for going back to her normal life so soon after her mother's death?

May 25, 2016

Lebanese forces deployed in a military operation in Arsal. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
Lebanese forces arrested Sameh al-Breidy during a military operation in Arsal.
Cherie Blair's firm Omnia Strategy represented the Maldivian government for a hefty sum, while Amal was defending Mr Nasheed pro-bono. (Zimbio/Twitter)
13:00 GMT
It's a victory of sorts for Amal Clooney's firm defending former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, as he is granted political asylum in the UK.
Who wore it better in your opinion? (File photo)
09:06 GMT
Myriam Fares: 'I have no problem with Aishwarya wearing Rami Kadi's dress because she wore it after me.'
The grenade was set to detonate when the car turned on. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
A grenade was planted and set to explode on the car of a Palestinian official's son.

May 24, 2016

Myriam might consider becoming a TV judge in the future. (File photo)
10:14 GMT
The diva is not ready to be one just yet though.
The report did not disclose the names of the individuals or groups whose bank accounts were frozen, their nationalities, or amounts. (Shutterstock)
09:02 GMT
The latest report from Lebanon's Special Investigation Commission reveals the latest in a series of measures to combat terrorism financing and money laundering.

May 23, 2016

Syrian refugee children prepare to board a school bus at an unofficial refugee camp in Lebanon's town of Bar Elias in the Bekaa Valley on May 13, 2016. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
15:00 GMT
The first-ever summit has been described as 'necessary,' but that charities alone cannot fully address the world's most pressing crises.
Carole Samaha will open the festival on July 15, Grace Jones will perform on the 24th and Sia will close the festival on August 9. (StereoGum/AlJamila/Oxygen)
13:00 GMT
Byblos International Festival has announced its amazing line-up featuring Australian chandelier swinger Sia, Mashrou' Leila, Kenny G, Grace Jones, Carole Samaha and more.
The superstar has finally revealed the face of her cutsie baby. (YouTube)
12:50 GMT
The superstar has finally revealed the face of her cutsie baby.
Fitch indicated that Lebanon’s banking sector was among 15 banking systems that have a Banking System Indicator of “b”. (File photo)
11:45 GMT
Lebanon's banking sector rating remains unchanged since 2013, according to Fitch Ratings' semi-annual risk assessment of 114 banking systems in advanced and emerging economies.
Britney wore Reem Acra while Mila Kunis and Jessica Alba chose Zuhair Murad for Billboard's red carpet. (AFP/David Becker/Bryan Haraway)
09:24 GMT
Zuhair Murad and Reem Acra dresses make a showing on the red carpet, but Britney's and Jessica's outfits divide opinion.
Lebanese security forces guard a polling station in Beirut on May 8. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Election monitors recorded hundreds of violations and were harassed at polling stations.

May 22, 2016

American model Kendall Jenner was reportedly tricked into getting on board a boat in Cannes, France. (Facebook)
13:23 GMT
American model Kendall Jenner was reportedly tricked into getting on board a boat in Cannes, France.
Elle was attending the premiere of her new movie, The Neon Demon. (Pinterest)
07:45 GMT
Elle was attending the premiere of her new movie, The Neon Demon.
A man helping transport militants from Lebanon to Syria is now under arrest. (Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
Lebanese security arrested a man providing logistical assistance for militant groups, smuggling fighters across the border into Syria.
The 35-year-old model looked fabulous in a shimmering semi-sheer silver dress embellished with sparkling sequins. (AFP/Valery Hache)
05:11 GMT
The Brazilian beauty turned heads at the premiere of 'The Last Face' in a stunning silver couture gown/jumpsuit combo from Zuhair Murad's S/S 2016 collection.

May 21, 2016

Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Malaysia is in the final stages to take in 24 Syrian refugee families from Lebanon next week.

May 19, 2016

The Lebanese army has regularly clashed with Daesh and al-Nusra Front on the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
13:13 GMT
The men were convicted of participating in an attack on Arsal and kidnapping Lebanese soldiers and policemen.
The Act that was passed in the US is an U.S. act whose implementation is required throughout the world and in Lebanon, said Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh. (The Daily Star)
13:00 GMT
Condemning Hezbollah's call to resist compliance with the US law, Lebanon's Central Bank governor warned of the risks of isolation from international banking relations.

May 18, 2016

A finery pair: Kim and Fawaz were never far apart during the event. (AFP/Jean Christophe Magnenet)
10:39 GMT
The Lebanese-Italian jeweler-to-the-stars has the ultimate arm candy at his own party at the Cannes Film Festival!
Salma Hayek at “Women in Motion” talk in Cannes 2016. (Instagram)
07:02 GMT
The actress was sitting on the discussion panel of 'Women in Motion.'
French President Francois Hollande, right, with former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri upon his arrival for a meeting at the Elysee Palace. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Hariri’s visit to Paris followed a letter Hollande sent to Speaker Nabih Berri, in which he said that France is making efforts to resolve the presidential election crisis, which entered its third year this month with no end in sight.

May 17, 2016

Former Kataeb party leader Amin Gemayel. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Former Kataeb Party chief Amin Gemayel said that each party "disclaimed their alliance's commitments and favored their own interests and choices."
Nancy Ajram celebrated her and daughter Mila's birthday on Monday. (Facebook)
11:59 GMT
The singer celebrated her and daughter Mila's birthday on Monday.
A $300,000 investment gets you permanent residency after two months and then a Cypriot passport after three and a half years.  (Twitter)
11:04 GMT
Cash for citizenship programs in Greece and Cyprus are becoming the 'Plan B' for the Lebanese who can afford it.
Dozens of starlets, 3 Lebanese designers but only Aishwarya Rai can be the Queen of Cannes' red carpet this week. (Instagram)
09:45 GMT
Dozens of starlets, 3 Lebanese designers but only Aishwarya Rai can be the Queen of Cannes' red carpet this week.
Both starlets were spotted wearing Kadi's design a week apart. (Instagram)
09:08 GMT
Both starlets were spotted wearing Kadi's design just a week apart.