Beirut

Yesterday in the centre of Beirut the army blocked off roads after a suspicious vehicle was found. It apparently contained some explosives and was thought to be a booby trap. At around the same time, Olympic skier Jackie Chamoun, currently in Sochi competing in Alpine skiing, was the talk of social media when images and video footage of her posing without much on, emerged.
A blast in Beirut Friday 27 December killed at least five people including Mohamad Chatah a former minister and advisor to the former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, the Lebanese News Agency reported.
A large explosion targeted the convoy of a leading Lebanese political figure Friday morning, killing him and several others
In a few hours I'll be on stage in Palestine - Bethlehem in the West Bank to be precise - performing the Messiah Complex live to a room full of Palestinians, and anyone else who's interested in seeing a comedy show that Russell Brand has deemed too dangerous for the Middle East.
A deadly blast that tore through a Beirut street housing the Iranian embassy has killed more than 20 people, with the cultural
'Helmets? Who is in favour?' Sitting with a group of young cyclists in an Achrafieh apartment, this is a moot point. Surely helmets are always a must? Well, as the phrase here very often goes - 'this is Lebanon'.
Draped in a frothy white wedding gown, this bride is like any other enjoying her big day. And indeed it would be a typical
"I want the world to feel us, to have compassion, to listen to these stories of our lives and our suffering. To know that no-one wants to leave their home. We were living a normal life - we had houses, jobs, shops, warehouses. Now we have lost everything, we have nothing. I just want the people outside to know that we were just like you."
Well, looking at this delightful image will certainly make you forget about Vice magazine's stupendously crass suicide shoot
In cool and calm England, the Daddy Long Legs and house spiders are generally small in size and lacking in hair. In Lebanon