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  • Deadly clashes rage in Lebanon

    Deadly clashes rage in Lebanon
    BEIRUT -- Deadly clashes raged for a second day Monday in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon as the army pressed an offensive against gunmen loyal to a radical Sunni Muslim cleric in the Mediterranean port city.  The bloodshed marks a serious...
  • Ziad Doueiri's film 'The Attack' encounters opposition

     Ziad Doueiri's film 'The Attack' encounters opposition
    Filmmaker Ziad Doueiri wanted "The Attack" to start a conversation. But that assumed people could see his Middle Eastern terrorism tale. "We knew when we were writing the script that the film was certainly going to provoke debate, but we didn't write it...
  • Groundhog Day in Syria

    Groundhog Day in Syria
    In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
  • College Lines

    MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY: The following area residents were among the 1,110 students who graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania during the spring 2013 undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18 in Millersville's Biemesderfer...
  • Russia's Vladimir Putin defends arms sales to Syria

    Russia's Vladimir Putin defends arms sales to Syria
    MOSCOW -- President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday defended Russia's arms sales to Syria, but said Moscow has not yet supplied the advanced S-300 air defense system it has promised. “The contract was signed a few years ago but it hasn’t been...
  • Obama Hesitates As Assad Boldly Advances

    On Wednesday, Qusair fell to the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria. Qusair is a strategic town that connects Damascus with Assad's Alawite heartland on the Mediterranean, with its ports and Russian naval base. It's a major strategic shift. Assad's forces...
  • Syria loyalists in Damascus cheered by Qusair victory

    Syria loyalists in Damascus cheered by Qusair victory
    DAMASCUS, Syria — After two years of grinding conflict, they are talking victory in Mazzeh Jabal 86, a gritty urban hillside where narrow alleys are festooned with jury-rigged electrical cables and testimonials to the "martyrs" lost fighting for the...
  • U.N.: More than 9 million Syrians in dire need as winter approaches

    U.N.: More than 9 million Syrians in dire need as winter approaches
    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...
  • Lebanese medical group says being gay is not a disease

    Lebanese medical group says being gay is not a disease
    BEIRUT -- Taking a definitive stance on a topic that remains extremely sensitive in the Arab world, the Lebanese Psychiatric Society declared this week that homosexuality is not a mental illness and does not merit “reparative therapy.”...
  • Don't reject refugees from Syrian civil war, U.N. tells world

    Don't reject refugees from Syrian civil war, U.N. tells world
    BEIRUT -- The United Nations has called on nations not to turn back Syrian civil war refugees, whose swelling ranks now constitute the world’s fastest-growing refugee flow in almost 20 years. “I reiterate my call to all states in the...
  • EU declares Hezbollah's military wing a terrorist organization

    EU declares Hezbollah's military wing a terrorist organization
    BEIRUT—The European Union on Monday declared the military wing of Hezbollah a terrorist organization, dealing a political blow to the powerful Lebanese group. The EU’s 28 members made the decision to put Hezbollah on its terror list at their...