| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:22 AM
"People live on memories of food."
— Pauline Guiragoss
The Eastern Shore met the Middle East in East Baltimore recently when a woman from Tilghman Island taught a woman from Lebanon to make Maryland crab soup.
It began with a passing comment...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
BEIRUT — The humanitarian crisis inside Syria is escalating rapidly with more than 9 million people — about 40% of the population — in dire need as winter approaches and agencies find it increasingly difficult to deliver aid inside the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:51 PM
If you are served by the Plantation Police Department, you may wish to take a moment and let assessors know how the agency is doing.
A team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will observe the department...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
It's shame that the first film to come out of Lebanon featuring a gay theme turns out to be such a head-scratching jumble. But that's the fate of "Out Loud," writer-director Samer Daboul's well-intentioned, but ill-conceived, tale of modern friendship and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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-...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85.
Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:58 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:55 AM
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...
| 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...