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  • Militants could have drawn Lebanon into civil war: army chief

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist militants who attacked parts of Lebanon this year could have drawn it into civil war, army chief General Jean Kahwaji said in an unusually direct and political speech published on Friday.
  • Gunmen driven out, but bullet-scarred Lebanese city still boils

    TRIPOLI Lebanon (Reuters) - So many bullet holes cover the apartment blocks and shops in the Bab al-Tabbeneh district of northern Lebanon's main city Tripoli that you can hardly tell which conflict they are from any more. "The area is dying," Sheikh Omar...

    Remembering Peter Kassig: 'His empathy and warmth were so obvious'

    IRBIL, Iraq I met Peter Kassig in Beirut in May, 2012. He was a university student visiting Lebanon trying to find a project to help Syrian refugees. He'd left the Army and was looking for a way to nonviolently help people in the region, so I put him in...

    Designer Elie Saab a red carpet standout

    In the history of red carpet fashion, it was monumental. In 2002, Halle Berry became the first African American woman to win a Best Actress Oscar, and Lebanese designer Elie Saab went from emerging talent to international fashion superstar in an instant....

    In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig

    In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig
    He was an unusual sight in this embattled but historic Lebanese port city, a Westerner who wasn't a journalist, a young man driven to provide humanitarian help to the unremitting flow of wounded and displaced from Syria's civil war. "He was full of...