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  • Berlin: Fortissimo Picks Up 'Lucia' and 'Ghadi'

    Fortissimo Films has added two more titles to its fast-expanding Berlin festival and market lineup. The Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based sales agency has picked up Dutch thriller "Lucia de B." and drama "Ghadi" from Lebanon. Fortissimo recently added...
  • Rouhani shopping a new Iran at Davos in Charm Offensive Part II

    Rouhani shopping a new Iran at Davos in Charm Offensive Part II
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took the annual Davos forum by storm on Thursday, touting investment opportunities on the horizon as his country works to get sanctions lifted and hailing a new day in Tehran's relations with the West. He even deemed...
  • Friends, family remember man slain outside Bensenville store

    Friends, family remember man slain outside Bensenville store
    On Sunday night, as he prepared to lock up the Bensenville convenience store where he worked, Hussein Saghir may have been anticipating the family dinner planned that evening to celebrate his wife’s birthday. But as he and his brother walked out...
  • Ariel Sharon dies at 85; Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader

    Ariel Sharon dies at 85; Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader
    JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, the iron-willed army general who fought in nearly all of his nation's major wars and spearheaded Jewish settlement of Palestinian territories, then years later presided over Israel's withdrawal...
  • Absent Hezbollah suspects on trial in killing of Lebanon's Hariri

    Four fugitives linked to the Shiite Muslim Hezbollah militia went on trial in the Netherlands in absentia Thursday, facing terrorism and murder charges in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. The trial before the United...
  • Car bomb kills 5, injures dozens in Lebanon

    Car bomb kills 5, injures dozens in Lebanon
    BEIRUT -- A car bomb detonated early Thursday in the center of the northeastern Lebanese city of Hermel, close to the border with Syria, killing five people and injuring dozens, authorities said. The blast was the latest in a series of bombings and...
  • Missile strike kills at least 20 people in Syrian city of Aleppo

    AMMAN, Jordan -- At least 20 people were killed in Aleppo on Wednesday when a residential building was hit with a rocket from a warplane as the government’s daily bombardment of the northern Syria city continued, activists said. More than 500...
  • Lebanon blast in Hezbollah-controlled area kills at least four

    Lebanon blast in Hezbollah-controlled area kills at least four
    AMMAN, Jordan -- Lebanon's capital was rocked again Thursday by what appeared to be a sectarian car bombing that tore through a stronghold of the Shiite Muslim group Hezbollah, killing at least four people. More than 70  were wounded. The explosion ...
  • Lebanon blasts reflect spillover of Iran-Saudi proxy war in Syria

    TEHRAN -- Two deadly bombings in Beirut over the last week and the arrest of a fugitive Saudi militant in the Nov. 19 attack on Iran's embassy in the Lebanese capital reflect the escalating spillover of a proxy war in Syria. Iranian Shiite Muslims and...
  • Senior Al Qaeda leader dies in custody in Lebanon

    AMMAN, Jordan -- A senior Al Qaeda leader died in Lebanese custody Saturday, days after he was captured by the army. Majid Majid, the head of the Al Qaeda-aligned Abudullah Azzam Brigades, a Sunni militia with factions in Lebanon and on the Arabian...
  • Film Review: 'Heritages'

    Conceived as an ur-text for the Lebanese experience, Philippe Aractingi's "Heritages" is a deeply personal take on his family's repeated pattern of flight from and return to a country traumatized by more than its fair share of strife. Using a mix of re-...