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  • Abu Dhabi: Empire Will Release 'From A to B' in the Middle East

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Pan-Arab film distributor Empire Intl. will release Abu Dhabi fest opener "From A to B," by Ali Mostafa, in the Middle East, starting on Jan. 1. Empire has a close rapport with "A to B" co-financer Image Nation, having...
  • Lebanon army fights gunmen in Tripoli, two soldiers killed

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two Lebanese soldiers died from their wounds on Saturday as the army clashed with Islamist gunmen in the northern city of Tripoli for a second day, trying to uproot the militants from the Old City. Soldiers exchanged heavy fire with...
  • Lebanon army clashes with gunmen, kills two in Tripoli: sources

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's army clashed with Sunni Islamist gunmen in the northern city of Tripoli on Friday, killing at least two of the militants, security sources said. Tripoli has seen some of the worst spillover from Syria's 3-1/2 year conflict,...
  • Lebanese army kills three men in raid: security sources

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's army killed three men and arrested several others during a raid on an apartment containing weapons and ammunition where authorities suspected an attack was being planned, security sources said on Thursday. The sources said...
  • Cash aid for refugees succeeds despite donors' doubts

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - For decades, aid groups have assumed they know what's best for refugees and the poor; a growing body of evidence suggests they're wrong. Both academic research and practical experience, such as with the mass of Syrians fleeing civil...
  • Iraqi refugees in Lebanon 'left behind, forgotten': charity

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of Iraqi refugees in Lebanon face a daily struggle to survive because of a lack of jobs and the rising cost of food and accommodation, a Catholic charity said on Tuesday. Caritas, which has been helping...
  • Lebanon blocks Syrian refugees from entering: United Nations

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese government has cut back sharply on the number of Syrian refugees it is allowing into the country, the United Nations representative in Lebanon said on Saturday. Lebanon has the highest per capita concentration of...
  • Hezbollah loses 10 fighters in Sunday clashes with Nusra: source

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Ten fighters from Lebanon's Shi'ite Hezbollah group were killed in clashes with fighters from al-Qaeda's Syrian wing in eastern Lebanon on Sunday, a source close to the group said on Monday. Hundreds of fighters from the Nusra Front...
  • Crime and gangs: the path to battle for Australia's Islamist radicals

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The children of refugees who fled Lebanon's civil war for peaceful Australia in the 1970s form a majority of Australian militants fighting in the Middle East, according to about a dozen counter-terrorism officials, security experts...
  • One injured in skirmish along Israel-Lebanon border

    Tensions heightened along the Israeli-Lebanese border Sunday after a Lebanese fighter was injured by gunshots fired by Israeli soldiers at an army patrol, media in Lebanon reported. According to a statement from Israel’s military, its soldiers...
  • Beirut Film Festival Defies the Odds and Censors

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Modestly tucked away below a Dunkin' Donuts in Beirut's built-up Ain el-Rammaneh district, the Abraj multiplex does not often play host to international movie stars. Yet while gracing its linoleum-floored halls on Oct. 1 for...