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  • Iran talks reverberate through web of Mideast alliances

    Iran talks reverberate through web of Mideast alliances
    BEIRUT — The interim accord hammered out between Iran and global powers focuses narrowly on Tehran's nuclear ambitions but the reaction across the Middle East points to a broader significance: the prospect of a geopolitical shift with...
  • Methodist pastor, suspended for performing gay marriage, weighs options

    LEBANON, Pa. — It had been six years since the Rev. Frank Schaefer officiated at the wedding of his son, Tim, to another man — long enough that he rarely thought about the ceremony anymore. Long enough that he didn't expect it to become an...
  • In Lebanon, Iran Embassy bombings kill 25

    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...
  • Syrian rebel leader killed in another blow to Assad foes

    Syrian rebel leader killed in another blow to Assad foes
    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...
  • Methodist pastor married gay son 'in good conscience,' now on trial

    There is a judge, a jury, a de facto prosecutor and a defense attorney in this trial that has the outward appearance of any legal proceeding seen in most countries. But this legal system answers to a higher calling than civil law. The Rev. Frank...
  • Methodist pastor found guilty in church trial over gay son's marriage

    A United Methodist minister was convicted Monday in Pennsylvania of breaking church laws for conducting a same-sex marriage ceremony for his son  -- an action the pastor said he would do again because he believes he is called to extend God's love to all. ...
  • Iranian Embassy targeted in Beirut bombings; diplomat among dead

    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...
  • Hezbollah leader Nasrallah vows to keep forces in Syria

    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...
  • Lehigh is back in the Lambert Cup Meadowlands poll for Eastern football teams

     
    Here's a look at all four divisions of the latest Lambert Cup polls: DIVISION I FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION Buffalo was idle this week, but will take on Ohio University in a Mid-American Conference tilt on Tuesday. Penn State University (5-3) comes in at...
  • N.C. man arrested for allegedly attempting to join terrorist group

    N.C. man arrested for allegedly attempting to join terrorist group
    WASHINGTON — A Pakistani immigrant was arrested at the Raleigh-Durham airport in North Carolina while attempting to travel to Syria to join the terror organization Jabhat al-Nusrah and provide the group with logistical support and medical supplies...
  • 9 million Syrians need help before winter, U.N. says

    BEIRUT — Syria's escalating humanitarian crisis has left more than 9 million people in the country in need of aid, according to United Nations estimates, and hopes were dashed Tuesday for peace talks this month to help end the nation's civil war....