Lebanese diva Sabah dies at age 87

Sabah, an actress and singer considered an icon in the Arab World, has died, Lebanese media reported.

Al-Nahar newspaper said the Lebanese diva passed away on Wednesday morning at her residence at the age of 87. The Lebanese official news agency confimed her death, saying she passed away in Beirut.

During her more than six-decade long career, Sabah, who was born as Jeanette Gergis Al-Feghali, released over 50 albums and acted in 98 films.

She had her latest big hit five years ago with Yana Yana.