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  • 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...
  • Sabah, chanteuse and actress from Lebanon's 'golden years,' dies at 87

     Sabah, chanteuse and actress from Lebanon's 'golden years,' dies at 87
    Lebanese chanteuse and actress Sabah, an iconic cultural figure in the Arab world for more than six decades, died Wednesday, Lebanese media and her family reported. She was 87. A beloved and sometimes controversial performer who entranced audiences on...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Abu Dhabi: Empire Will Release 'From A to B' in the Middle East

    Pan-Arab film distributor Empire Intl. will release Abu Dhabi fest opener "From A to B," by Ali Mostafa, in the Middle East, starting on Jan. 1. Empire has a close rapport with "A to B" co-financer Image Nation, having successfully released Image Nation-...
  • Explosives at Lebanon border injure two Israeli soldiers

    An explosion along the border between Israel and Lebanon injured two Israeli soldiers Tuesday and prompted retaliatory fire into Lebanon, marking the latest trouble in the border area. According to the Israeli army, the soldiers were airlifted for...
  • One injured in skirmish along Israel-Lebanon border

    Tensions heightened along the Israeli-Lebanese border Sunday after a Lebanese fighter was injured by gunshots fired by Israeli soldiers at an army patrol, media in Lebanon reported. According to a statement from Israel’s military, its soldiers...
  • Israel needs peace partner, security to resolve conflict

    After reading Zahi Khouri's guest column on Sept. 26, I was left aghast by the assertion that "Israel must do more..." Israel wants nothing more than for the West Bank and Gaza to function independently and without interference. The open issues of land...
  • Bomb explodes at Hezbollah checkpoint in eastern Lebanon

    Bomb explodes at Hezbollah checkpoint in eastern Lebanon
    BEIRUT - A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint controlled by Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah in eastern Lebanon on Saturday, security sources and the state news agency NNA said. The explosion took place outside the village of Khraibeh in Lebanon's Bekaa...
  • Syria militants release video apparently showing Lebanese hostages

    Al Nusra Front, Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, has released an online video assailing the Shiite Muslim group Hezbollah and showing images of what appear to be Lebanese police officers and soldiers captured last month. The 27-minute video —...
  • Islamic State video depicts beheading of Kurdish Iraqi soldier, warns against U.S. alliance

    Islamic State video depicts beheading of Kurdish Iraqi soldier, warns against U.S. alliance
    Kurdish Iraqi officials on Friday condemned a video depicting the beheading of one of their soldiers by Islamic State extremists, who said it was retribution for the Kurds’ alliance with the United States. The six-minute video shows 15 Kurdish...