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  • TED Conference underway in Long Beach, featuring Bill Gates, Jason Mraz and more

     
    Among the luminaries converging this week at the TED conference in Long Beach: bold-face names such as philanthropist Bill Gates, singer Jason Mraz, “Super Size Me” director Morgan Spurlock as well as chefs, magicians, roboticists and paper-...
  • LIBYA: Military attack on Benghazi arms depot kills 17

     
    An attack by Libyan military forces loyal to Moammar Kadafi on a weapons dump near Benghazi in rebel-controlled eastern Libya killed 17 people on Friday, Al Jazeera satellite network reported. There were no further details available, the network said. --....
  • LIBYA: Facebook post says soldiers in video were shot in the head for refusing to fight

     
    The Qatar-based international news network Al Jazeera has highlighted and linked to a graphic video of nearly two dozen men, purported to be Libyan soldiers, who had been shot in the head at close range. The video was posted to......
  • 'Bad guys' besides Kony: Who else is wanted by the ICC?

     
    Joseph Kony has become newly infamous in the United States since a viral video focused on his crimes, spotlighting the notorious militia leader for kidnapping children and forcing them to serve as soldiers. In the controversial video, a father describes...
  • The life and death of French gunman Mohamed Merah

     
    Mohamed Merah, who confessed to killing seven people in a string of drive-by shootings in France, was shot in the head Thursday as he jumped from a window, still shooting, at the end of a standoff with police that lasted 32 hours. Though the siege is...
  • Kony and beyond: Could a video work for Syria activists? [Video]

     
    If viral video can catapult notorious Ugandan militia leader Joseph Kony onto Twitter trends, can it make more people care about the bloody, lengthy conflict in Syria? A new video created by Syrian opposition activists is trying to do just that. Styled...
  • How teenagers with a can of paint sparked Syria's uprising

     
    It started with some teenagers and a can of paint. “The people want to bring down the regime,” the students wrote on a wall In the southern Syrian farming town of Dara....
  • Syrian official denies reports of high-level assassinations

     
    Syrian Interior Minister Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ibrahim Shaar on Sunday denied reports that a rebel operation had killed him and five other high-ranked security and political officials....
  • Hezbollah chief calls for release of Lebanese hostages in Syria

     
    BEIRUT — New developments have emerged in the murky case of the 11 abducted Lebanese Shiite pilgrims in northern Syria. A previously unknown rebel group calling itself the “Syrian Revolutionaries-Aleppo province” has claimed...
  • In Lebanon, video shows Shiite pilgrims held by Syria rebels

     
    BEIRUT -- In a case that has roiled sectarian tensions, new video surfaced Saturday appearing to show 11 Lebanese Shiite pilgrims in good health but in the custody of Syrian rebels who apparently kidnapped them. The 11 men were seized in northern Syria in...
  • Lebanese abductees in Syria appear in new video

     
    BEIRUT-- In a case that has roiled sectarian tensions, new video aired Saturday that appeared to show 11 Lebanese Shiite pilgrims in good health but in the custody of Syrian rebels who apparently kidnapped them. The 11 men were snatched in northern...
  • Syria dissidents cheer after bombing kills top officials [Video]

     
    Syrian officials killed in bombing: After three top Syrian officials were killed in a bomb blast in Damascus, dissidents celebrated across Syria, hoping the attack could be a turning point in the battles between rebels and the Syrian government....