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  • Syria's al-Qaida branch kills 20 minority Druze villagers

    Al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria killed at least 20 Druze villagers in the country's north and Western-backed rebels entered a predominantly Druze enclave in the south, activists said Thursday, in incidents that could pull the minority sect into the...
  • Lebanon army conducts live-fire demonstration of US missiles

    The Lebanese army on Wednesday conducted a live-fire demonstration of advanced missiles supplied by the United States to help combat Islamic extremists along the country's volatile border with Syria. U.S. Ambassador David Hale said the demonstration at a...
  • Lebanon police charge Allentown man in double-murder

    Lebanon police charge Allentown man in double-murder
    LEBANON — Police said DNA evidence and a Facebook profile helped them crack a seven-month-old double-murder case, resulting in homicide charges Wednesday against an Allentown man. Arturo "Panama" Vizcarrondo, 38, is accused of gunning down a man...
  • Hezbollah repels IS attack on Lebanon-Syria border

    Hezbollah gunmen repelled an attack Tuesday by Islamic State extremists in an area along the Lebanon-Syria border as a major battle between the two groups looms in the rugged mountainous region, Hezbollah's TV station reported. According to Al-Manar TV,...
  • Suspect in Cyprus ammonium nitrate haul to stay in custody

    A Cypriot court on Friday extended the detention of a Lebanese-Canadian man who was arrested after police seized 5 tons of a chemical compound that can be turned into an explosive from a home he was staying in. The court ordered that the 26-year-old...
  • Hezbollah threatens to displace 'millions' of Israelis

    The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group says "millions" of Israelis will be displaced in case of a new conflict between the Shiite group and the Jewish state. Friday's remarks by Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, during a rally in southern Beirut, were in...
  • Darcy Battye advocates for Lebanon seniors

    Darcy Battye said she applied for the new senior center coordinator position in Lebanon back in 2009. "The job seemed like a great way to serve those people in the community in which I grew up," she said. "These seniors have experienced so many changes in...
  • Israeli planes strike targets in Syria, Arab media report

    Israeli planes strike targets in Syria, Arab media report
    Israeli warplanes struck military targets in Syria early Saturday, according to media reports that were not confirmed by Israeli or Syrian officials. According to Arab media and pro-opposition sources in Syria, the strikes targeted several bases...
  • Armenians in Lebanon keep their culture, memory of heroic 1915 battle alive

    Armenians in Lebanon keep their culture, memory of heroic 1915 battle alive
    The priest unlocks the door to a musty room, home to the ghosts of Moses Mountain, a lost place where determined townsfolk once gathered with hunting rifles and faced down an imperial army. A glass-and-wood frame secures a white flag emblazoned with a...
  • The chaos that surrounds Israel

    The chaos that surrounds Israel
    When President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his famous 1933 inaugural address in which he said that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself," he added an important clarification describing this fear as "a nameless, unreasoning, unjustified...
  • Saudi military official discusses Arab coalition's fight in Yemen

    Saudi military official discusses Arab coalition's fight in Yemen
    Every evening since a mostly Sunni Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia began airstrikes against Shiite Muslim rebels in Yemen, journalists have been invited into an air base in the Saudi capital for a briefing on the day's battlefield developments. The...