Sabah, Taboo-Busting Lebanese Icon of Stage and Screen, Dies at 87

Sabah, the Lebanese legend whose prolific singing and acting career lasted over 70 years, passed away at home in Beirut Wednesday morning, aged 87. She was, according to Beirut's Daily Star, "the first Arab singer to perform at Olympia in Paris, Carnegie Hall in New York, Piccadilly Theater in London and Sydney… » 11/26/14 4:30pm 11/26/14 4:30pm

October Is Officially 'Gremlin Adoption Month' Starting Now

A member from BETA, Beirut for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, holds her dog during a march against harming animals, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein) » 10/07/12 5:15pm 10/07/12 5:15pm

In Lebanon, Learning To Be Pretty Begins Early

In Lebanon, a rising trend is for beauty parlors to cater to five year old clients. Providing services like chocolate facials and hair stenciling, is this just a way for kids to express themselves or indoctrination into beauty culture? » 10/01/09 1:00pm 10/01/09 1:00pm

Couple Courts Condi With Cobra?

A couple in Beirut has named one of the 13 snakes living in their 2-bedroom apartment "Condoleezza" in tribute to the former Secretary of State. I guess that's a compliment? [Breitbart] » 7/06/09 6:30pm 7/06/09 6:30pm