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  • Chadi Abdel Salem's 'The Mummy' Tops List of 100 Greatest Arab Films

    ROME - Egyptian director Chadi Abdel Salem's 1969 dreamlike drama "The Mummy," recently restored by Italy's Cineteca di Bologna with support from Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Foundation, tops the list of 100 Greatest Arab Films compiled by the Dubai...
  • Kerry arrives in Geneva to join Iran nuclear talks

    BEIRUT — U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Geneva on Friday amid indications of a possible breakthrough in talks on Iran’s controversial nuclear program. Reports from the Swiss city indicated that the contours of a historic...
  • Senior Hezbollah commander killed in Beirut

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A senior Hezbollah commander was gunned down in Beirut early Wednesday in what could be a sign of further sectarian escalation and spillover from the Syrian conflict into Lebanon. Hassan Holo Laqqis, 53, a founding...
  • Rebel group in Syria is holding nuns, Arab newspaper reports

    Rebel group in Syria is holding nuns, Arab newspaper reports
    BEIRUT — Syrian rebels are demanding the release of 1,000 female government detainees in exchange for the freedom of a group of Greek Orthodox nuns being held by opposition forces, according to an account published Friday in a pan-Arab newspaper....
  • Lebanese protest against Hezbollah turns violent; one dead

    BEIRUT — A Lebanese demonstrator was shot dead outside the Iranian embassy here Sunday when clashes erupted against the Shiite militant group Hezbollah’s widening involvement in the neighboring civil war in Syria. Hezbollah, which is...
  • 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...
  • Rockets hit Beirut, stirring fear of Syria conflict spillover

    BEIRUT--A pair of rockets slammed into the southern reaches of Beirut early Sunday, raising fears that spillover violence from the conflict in neighboring Syria could be spreading to the Lebanese capital. Four men were injured but none killed in the...
  • The red carpet is a runway for unknown designers

    The red carpet is a runway for unknown designers
    When actresses step onto the Screen Actors Guild red carpet this Sunday, the world will be poring over every flounce, every sequin, every slit, strap, pump and peplum. "Who are you wearing?" has become the ubiquitous question on interviewers' lips....
  • Coup in Egypt: The Middle East responds

    Coup in Egypt: The Middle East responds
    BEIRUT — The military coup that toppled Egypt’s Islamist president has divided the Middle East between those who see the move as a broadside against pious Muslims and those who view it as a triumph for secular values. Divisions have also...
  • Prominent Syrian TV reporter killed in battle for key city

    Prominent Syrian TV reporter killed in battle for key city
    BEIRUT—A young Syrian television journalist well-known for her pro-government dispatches from the front lines of the nation’s raging civil conflict was shot and killed Monday outside the battleground city of Qusair, the state press agency...
  • Iranians protest desecration of Syrian shrine

    TEHRAN -- Iranians took to the streets Friday in the latest protest against the desecration last week by Syrian rebels of an ancient Shiite shrine outside Damascus, the Syrian capital. "We have to show our anger," declared Ebrahim Jalili, 80, a carpet...