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According to court documents, the accused paid the Emirati officer the amount in two installments between September and December last year for him to be able to travel to Amman and Beirut.  /FilePhoto
September 19, 2017 - 15:30 GMT
The Palestinian man is accused of offering Dh120,000 worth of bribes to an officer at the Dubai International Airport to help him travel despite having a criminal case of a dud cheque. Advocate Nasser Hachem argued his client wanted to travel to be by the side of his nine-year-old dying son.
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September 19, 2017 - 13:06 GMT
The memory of Sabra and Shatila lives on 35 years after the massacre. Here are some works inspired by and based on that tragedy.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun (AFP/File Photo)
September 18, 2017 - 12:21 GMT
Lebanese president Michel Aoun attended the 72nd UN General Assembly after three years of Lebanon not participating.
Lebanon is working with Cyprus to increase its internet speeds by drastically improving the cabling running from France to Lebanon via Cyprus. (File photo)
September 14, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Lebanon and Cyprus will work together to increase internet speeds across Lebanon.
Souad Massi performing. (Schorle / Wikimedia Commons)
September 14, 2017 - 10:23 GMT
Algerian folk singer Souad Massi enchanted Beirut's MusicHall Waterfront Tuesday evening, giving a "laid-back and intimate" performance.
Mashrou' Leila. (Facebook / Mashrou' Leila)
September 13, 2017 - 15:30 GMT
Insanely popular bands Mashrou' Leil, El Morabba3, and Sharmoofers will be performing in Egypt.
Haifa Wahbe...or is it? (FashionStock / Shutterstock.com)
September 13, 2017 - 14:52 GMT
Haifa Wehbe isn't the only woman out there with a face like Haifa Wehbe's.
Filmmaker Ziad Doueiri. (AFP)
September 12, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Filmmaker Kamel El Basha was briefly detained as he landed at Beirut airport and will appear in front of a military tribunal over a film, partly shot in Israel.
Abou Zahab in his shop in Beirut on Aug. 6, 2017. (Photo: The Daily Star/Finbar Anderson)
September 11, 2017 - 19:37 GMT
The shop run by Tareq Abou Zahab feels smaller than it is.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun, who chaired a meeting of Lebanon's Higher Defense Council on Friday (AFP)
September 10, 2017 - 14:22 GMT
The alleged violation of Lebanese airspace was made on Thursday during an Israeli strike on a Syrian government target.
Najwa Karam. (Twitter)
September 07, 2017 - 13:41 GMT
Lebanese singer Najwa Karam had her heart stolen by a fan's dancing during a concert. See the video inside.
Members of Lebanon's team stand for the anthem prior to their Group B 2019 AFC Asian Cup third round qualification football match against North Korea at Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang on September 5, 2017. The score at full time was 2:2.
KIM Won-Jin / AFP
September 06, 2017 - 17:16 GMT
Lebanon battled to a 2-2 draw against North Korea in front of a whopping 48,000 spectators Tuesday to maintain their first place in Group B of Asian Cup qualification.
Actress Hend Sabri. (Instagram / hendsabri)
September 06, 2017 - 14:45 GMT
Between Nancy Ajram, Ola Fares, Fifi Abdou, and Fairouz—who is the single most powerful woman in the Arab world?
An image from Twitter which reportedly shows the US base in Syria. This image is not verified. (Twitter: @aldin_ww)
September 06, 2017 - 11:52 GMT
A little-known U.S. base in Southeastern Syria is likely to become the focal point on the new phase of the Syrian Civil War. But is the U.S. already being out-flanked?
In a new escalation of Saudi-Iranian tensions that could impact Lebanon, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir Tuesday accused Iran of destabilizing the region through Hezbollah and “terrorist attacks.” (AFP/File)
September 06, 2017 - 09:14 GMT
In a new escalation of Saudi-Iranian tensions that could impact Lebanon, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir Tuesday accused Iran of destabilizing the region through Hezbollah and “terrorist attacks.”
Israeli troops (AFP/File Photo)
September 06, 2017 - 08:08 GMT
At dawn Tuesday, Israel began the largest military exercises in 19 years to simulate a battle against Hezbollah using ground, air, sea and even cyber forces, the Times of Israel reported.