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  • Lebanese army disperses youths protesting near border town

    Lebanese soldiers fired into the air to disperse a protest on Monday against security measures near a town close to the Syrian border, a security source and the state news agency reported. State news agency NNA said three youths had been wounded and...
  • Ancient Christian town in Lebanon perched at edge of deadly struggle

    Ancient Christian town in Lebanon perched at edge of deadly struggle
    From the summit of a hill named after St. Thomas the Apostle, Aqel Nasrallah peered into an impenetrable fog, scanning for potential infiltrators in the cottony horizon melding into the Syrian border. "Our great fear is that they will sneak in at...
  • The future of Israel

    For more than a half-century, since the United Nations partitioned the British Mandated state of Palestine so as to create a National Home for the Jewish People, in part of what had until the First World War been a part of the Ottoman Empire, the land...
  • Syria says Israeli drone downed in Quneitra

    Syria said on Sunday that an Israeli drone had been brought down in the province of Quneitra near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. State media said the drone was flying above the village of Hadar when it was downed. It was not immediately clear...
  • Israel suspected in attack on Russian missile system in Syria

    ISTANBUL Aircraft believed to be Israeli bombed a military complex on the outskirts of Damascus' international airport Sunday in what Syrian state television said was an attack on warehouses housing an advance Russian-made anti-aircraft system. An attack...
  • Syria says 'no human casualties' in Israeli strikes

      The Syrian government said Sunday that Israeli warplanes had launched a “flagrant attack” on targets outside Damascus, marking the latest reported Israeli aerial assault during the Syrian conflict. State media reported that Israel...
  • Al Qaeda-linked group in Syria says it killed Lebanese hostage

    An Al Qaeda-linked rebel group in Syria said Friday that it had slain a Lebanese hostage, the latest reported killing of captive security personnel. Al Nusra Front announced the killing of Ali Bazzal, identified in news reports as a kidnapped Lebanese...
  • Reported arrest in Lebanon of Islamic State leader's wife unconfirmed

    Uncertainty surrounded reports Tuesday that Lebanese authorities had detained a wife of Abu Bakr Baghdadi, head of the militant group Islamic State.  Various news outlets cited security sources as saying that a woman identified as one of Baghdadi’...
  • Woman detained in Lebanon was not Islamic State leader's wife: Iraq

    Woman detained in Lebanon was not Islamic State leader's wife: Iraq
    Iraq's Interior Ministry said Wednesday that a woman detained by Lebanese authorities was not the wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but the sister of a man convicted of bombings in southern Iraq. Security officials in Lebanon had said on...
  • Lebanon detains wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

    Lebanon detains wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
    The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago, security officials said on Tuesday, in a move seen as likely to put pressure on the Islamist chief. The woman was...
  • '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...