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  • New videos from Syria spotlight conflict's brutality

    New video surfaced on the Internet on Thursday purporting to show Syrian rebel fighters killing 11 prisoners they accused of taking part in massacres by forces loyal to President Bashar Assad. It was the latest of many grisly videos that have...
  • No Ramadan return for Iran maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian

    TEHRAN -- In these first days of Ramadan, many Iranians hoped to hear a familiar and beloved voice as they tuned into state radio or switched on TV just before iftar, the evening meal that signals the end of the dawn-to-dusk fast. They were looking...
  • Syria, Israel exchange fire across cease-fire line

    BEIRUT -- Syria said Tuesday that its forces had destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed into Syrian territory from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, an account disputed by Israel, which said that shots were fired at a patrol inside Israeli-controlled...
  • Gunshots end footage of Japanese reporter slain in Syria [Video]

     
    Gunshots ring out. The video camera suddenly drops toward the pavement. The last footage taken by Mika Yamamoto, the Japanese journalist who died Monday in Syria, ends abruptly with those sudden shots, a grim suggestion of her own life cut short....
  • Hezbollah leader joins protest against film in Beirut

     
    The head of Lebanon’s powerful Hezbollah movement appeared Monday at a massive rally assailing the United States and warning that broadcast of a film produced in California mocking Islam could have grave consequences....
  • Setting L.A. Times stories to song: The week's Column One features

     
    Calling all lovers of good storytelling and good music (and not necessarily in that order). So you don’t have to do all the work, here’s a curated list of the week’s offerings of the signature Times feature called the Column......
  • In Lebanon, pope calls on Christians, Muslims to join to end war

     
    BEIRUT –- Pope Benedict XVI called on Christians and Muslims on Saturday to forge a common front against warfare, even as battles raged in neighboring Syria and the new U.N. peace envoy to that country conceded that the situation there was...
  • Pope arrives in Lebanon, appeals for peace amid regional unrest

     
    Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Lebanon and appealed for peace in the Middle East -- at a time when the region is awash in turmoil, including protests against an anti-Islam film...
  • Fighting rages across Syrian city of Aleppo

     
    Some of the fiercest clashes in weeks were reported Friday in the Syrian city of Aleppo as rebels pressed a “decisive” battle for the besieged northern metropolis....
  • Turkey responds to shelling attack with artillery fire into Syria

     
    BEIRUT—Turkey said Wednesday that it had retaliated with artillery fire against neighboring Syria after a shelling attack from Syria struck a Turkish border town, killing five people. The Turkish response was the most serious escalation to date in...
  • Lebanese intelligence chief among the dead in Beirut car bombing

     
    A top Lebanese intelligence official was among the eight people killed by a car-bomb that exploded Friday in a bustling central district of the Lebanese capital— igniting fears that spillover violence from neighboring Syria may inflame sectarian...