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Pope Francis (R) gives a rosary to Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri during a private audience at the Vatican, on October 13, 2017. /AFP
October 14, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Prime Minister Saad Hariri vowed Friday to maintain stability in Lebanon and consensus among rival factions to shield the country from the reverberations of regional turmoil.
The FIA Formula E Championship
October 12, 2017 - 11:44 GMT
Prime Minister Saad Hariri met with CEO of the FIA Formula E Championship Alejandro Agag Tuesday to discuss the possibility of hosting races in Beirut.
North Korea thrashed in Beirut
October 11, 2017 - 19:01 GMT
North Korea thrashed in Beirut
Hezbollah officials Talal Hamiyah and Fu'ad Shukr (Twitter/Rewards for Justice)
October 11, 2017 - 07:53 GMT
The rewards were announced at a press conference by U.S. Department of State Bureau of Counterterrorism official Nathan Sales.
Popular Lebanese comedian Adel Karam. (Facebook / Adel Karam)
October 10, 2017 - 18:56 GMT
Netflix, which has produced and created shows like Orange is the New Black and Stranger Things, is headed to the Middle East for something we're renowned for worldwide: our sense of humour.
Since the outbreak of the Syrian war in 2011, many border crossings between Lebanon and Syria have been closed (AFP/File Photo)
October 10, 2017 - 09:53 GMT
Final preparations are underway to reopen the northern Bekaa’s Jousi crossing on the Lebanese-Syrian border.
The planes will travel to Lebanon from the U.S. by air (Shutterstock/File Photo)
October 09, 2017 - 14:24 GMT
The Lebanese Army is set to receive its first batch of U.S. donated Super Tucano aircraft this week, a local daily said Sunday.
Free Patriotic Movement chief and Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil (AFP/File Photo)
October 08, 2017 - 11:45 GMT
Free Patriotic Movement chief and Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil on Sunday stressed that the FPM will not tolerate the creation of Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon.
According to the UN, only a few Arab countries have laws to tackle issues like marital rape, honor killings and incest. (Shutterstock)
October 05, 2017 - 14:27 GMT
The UN has highlighted the huge economic cost of gender-based violence in the Arab world.
Lebanon’s “most powerful woman” has lost her job after liking a tweet mocking Saudi women (Twitter)
October 04, 2017 - 13:14 GMT
Major Suzan al-Hajj Hobeiche was dismissed from her position on Monday, al-Arabiya reports, after liking a controversial tweet by controversial Lebanese director and satirist, Charbel Khalil.
Ray Bassil
October 04, 2017 - 10:20 GMT
Lebanese Olympian and trap shooting champion Ray Bassil Tuesday was named Lebanon’s United Nations Development Program goodwill ambassador for youth and gender.
Party like it's 2099. (Elrow)
October 03, 2017 - 12:40 GMT
Elrow is coming to Egypt and Lebanon, baby, and we're down to throw down.
Myriam Fares kills in her dress. (Instagram / myriamfares)
October 02, 2017 - 19:02 GMT
Myriam Fares attended a wedding in Dubai and looked absolutely killer.
May Hariri. (Instagram / may.hariri)
October 01, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
May Hariri came under fire today for wearing a hijab.
So far, Lebanon's Middle East Airlines (MEA) and EgyptAir have complied with the request and will suspend all flights to Erbil starting Friday.
September 27, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Following the controversial Kurdish independence referendum, Iraq's Civil Aviation Authority has requested on Wednesday that foreign airlines suspend all flights to the Kurdish region in northern Iraq by Friday, according to Anadolu Agency.
Be wary of allowing girls to associate with “deviant women who talk about fashion and cosmetics”, Naim Qassim told his audience last week (Wikimedia)
September 26, 2017 - 14:42 GMT
He also said that boys who talk to girls will "burn in hell".