FIFA likely to intervene following government's interference
June 23, 2018 - 17:36 GMT
The Lebanese Football Association will inform FIFA of government inference if the Youth and Sports Ministry does not abandon its calls for accountability for last week’s vote against Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) meets with Lebanese President Michel Aoun at the presidential palace in Baabda, Beirut, during her official visit on June 22, 2018. (JOSEPH EID/ AFP)
June 23, 2018 - 07:13 GMT
Lebanese President Michel Aoun has asked German Chancellor Angela Merkel to help his country gradually repatriate its large Syrian refugee population.
The games give Lebanese a way to escape from their problems.
June 22, 2018 - 16:11 GMT
Citizens turn to football for some relief and fun amid political stagnation
Jump in the tub with us as we take you on a tour of some very steamy bathtub divas (Source: Albawaba Entertainment - Youtube)
June 20, 2018 - 13:37 GMT
Are you bored of seeing Rihanna, Katy Perry, Britney Spears and Taylor Swift bare all in the tub? Well guess what, Arab Diva's do it better - albeit with a little more class, and style. Or in some cases, maybe not....
Beirut, Lebanon /(Twitter)
June 20, 2018 - 11:51 GMT
Around 50 individuals granted Lebanese nationality by a recent controversial naturalization decree are set to be removed from the list of names, local media reported Tuesday.
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk  (Twitter)
June 20, 2018 - 11:42 GMT
An Interior Ministry source confirmed Tuesday that caretaker Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk will review the General Security decision to allow Iranians to enter Lebanon at the airport without having their passports stamped “in the next 24 hours.”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a press conference following a party leadership meeting at the CDU headquarters in Berlin on June 18, 2018.(AFP/ Tobias SCHWARZ)
June 20, 2018 - 04:00 GMT
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to land in Beirut Thursday for a visit that is part of a new policy to play a bigger role in the Middle East. “Lebanon is part of that foreign policy,” a German diplomatic source said.
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June 19, 2018 - 16:00 GMT
Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry said Sunday that a recent Foreign Policy article alleging the Lebanese state was protecting Hezbollah-linked cocaine trade in Latin America was “incorrect.”
Nancy Ajram Flew To Istanbul, Where she held a big concert on Saturday  (Source: nancyajram / Instagram)
June 19, 2018 - 14:52 GMT
Lebanese Singer Nancy Ajram shared a video on Instagram of her husband, Dentist Dr Fadi Alhashem, on a beach in Istanbul.
Hashtag: “طفل_سوداني_يتعرض_للعنصريه” “a Sudanese Child Being Subjected to Racism” became trending on Twitter. (File Photo/Shutterstock)
June 19, 2018 - 14:06 GMT
Public outrage in Lebanon after a Sudanese child was being denied admission to one of the local nurseries for his “dark skin”.
Lebanes star Nancy Ajram and Turkish actress Meryem Uzerli posted pictures together on their Instagram accounts.
June 18, 2018 - 12:58 GMT
Lebanese star Nancy Ajram and Turkish actress Meryem Uzerli posted pictures together on their Instagram accounts.
Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri (Twitter)
June 18, 2018 - 10:37 GMT
With efforts to form a new government being set to move up a gear this week following Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri’s return from visits to Moscow and Riyadh, the Free Patriotic Movement and the Progressive Socialist Party have reached a truce ending a fierce war of words over the Eid al-Fitr holiday that threatened to negatively affect the Cabinet formation process
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Aerial View of Beirut Lebanon (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 18, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
The Foreign Ministry clarified Sunday that the decision to stamp an entry card rather than the passport of Iranians visiting Lebanon was made by General Security.
Walid Joumblatt (AFP/File Photo)
June 14, 2018 - 13:37 GMT
The Progressive Socialist Party Thursday submitted an appeal to the Constitutional Council contesting the controversial naturalization decree.
 Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri meet the Russian President Vladimir Putin (Twitter)
June 14, 2018 - 10:41 GMT
Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri arrived in Moscow on Wednesday, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and discussed latest developments in Lebanon and the region and bilateral relations, as well as Russia’s role in helping the country deal with the Syrian refugee crisis.
This year's Ramadan series had a common theme, namely the worrying and unacceptable mistreatment of women (Source: Albawaba Entertainment - Youtube)
June 14, 2018 - 10:15 GMT
Looking back, this year's Ramadan series had a common theme, namely the worrying and unacceptable mistreatment of women.