| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:12 AM
BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages held for more than a year by Syrian rebels have been released, according to multiple reports late Friday, ending a protracted crisis that heightened regional sectarian tensions and was linked to the subsequent...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:58 PM
BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages freed after being held by Syrian rebels for more than a year arrived to a tumultuous welcome in Beirut late Saturday, capping a complex deal that also resulted in the release of two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:42 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Wednesday marked the 30th...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Each week, we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
ROME - Egyptian director Chadi Abdel Salem's 1969 dreamlike drama "The Mummy," recently restored by Italy's Cineteca di Bologna with support from Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Foundation, tops the list of 100 Greatest Arab Films compiled by the Dubai...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:01 AM
BEIRUT — U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Geneva on Friday amid indications of a possible breakthrough in talks on Iran’s controversial nuclear program.
Reports from the Swiss city indicated that the contours of a historic...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:36 PM
BEIRUT — Hezbollah forces will remain in Syria fighting alongside the troops of Syrian President Bashar Assad for the foreseeable future, the leader of the Lebanese group said Thursday.
“As long as the reasons are present, we are staying" in...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 11:35 AM
BEIRUT -- A major Syrian rebel group confirmed Monday the death of its military chief, signifying another blow to opposition forces reeling from government counter-attacks, internal divisions and Western alarm about the rapid growth of extremist...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:12 AM
BEIRUT -- A pair of explosions apparently targeting the Iranian Embassy rocked a southern Beirut neighborhood early Tuesday, leaving at least 20 dead, including an Iranian diplomat, and close to 100 injured, authorities said.
The casualty count was...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Marcus Lemonis was adopted as a baby by a Greek family living in Florida. His parents were friends with former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca, who advised Lemonis to get into the camping and RV business. After making guest appearances...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:27 PM
BEIRUT — A pair of suicide bombings at Iran's embassy that killed an Iranian diplomat and at least 24 other people underscored how the violence in Syria has traversed borders and fanned sectarian tensions across the Middle East.
Lebanon has long...