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  • 'Car bombs,' AK-47 in Whiteside's Heat rearview mirror

    'Car bombs,' AK-47 in Whiteside's Heat rearview mirror
    The journey to the Miami Heat took recent acquisition Hassan Whiteside through an unlikely basketball tour in Lebanon. It was an experience that makes the shot-blocking 7-foot center appreciate where he stands. "There are adversities, but I believe...
  • Sabah, chanteuse and actress from Lebanon's 'golden years,' dies at 87

     Sabah, chanteuse and actress from Lebanon's 'golden years,' dies at 87
    Lebanese chanteuse and actress Sabah, an iconic cultural figure in the Arab world for more than six decades, died Wednesday, Lebanese media and her family reported. She was 87. A beloved and sometimes controversial performer who entranced audiences on...
  • 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. Kahwaji paid tribute to soldiers...
  • 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...
  • Hezbollah blames Israel in death of 5 nuclear technicians in Syria

    IRBIL, Iraq The deaths of five nuclear scientists Sunday in an ambush outside Damascus has raised anew suspicions about whether Israel is conducting an assassination campaign intended to blunt Iran's nuclear ambitions. At least one of the men was an...
  • Muslims are their own worst enemy: My Word

    Muslims are their own worst enemy: My Word
    Is it any wonder that an overwhelming majority of Americans of all backgrounds continue to support Israel until a more constructive and positive Palestinian Arab leadership emerges to accept the olive branch of peace offered on numerous occasions?...
  • Abu Dhabi: Empire Will Release 'From A to B' in the Middle East

    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 successfully released Image Nation-...
  • Explosives at Lebanon border injure two Israeli soldiers

    An explosion along the border between Israel and Lebanon injured two Israeli soldiers Tuesday and prompted retaliatory fire into Lebanon, marking the latest trouble in the border area. According to the Israeli army, the soldiers were airlifted for...
  • 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...