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  • U.N. inspectors reach alleged attack site after taking sniper fire

    U.N. inspectors reach alleged attack site after taking sniper fire
    BEIRUT — Delayed by a sniper attack, United Nations chemical weapons inspectors arrived Monday in one of the Syrian suburbs allegedly hit in a poison gas attack last week, visiting a pair of field hospitals and meeting with witnesses, the U.N. said....
  • Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah vows to avenge attacks against followers

    BEIRUT — The leader of Hezbollah on Friday vowed that its fighters would retaliate against “terrorists” who have detonated car bombs and launched other attacks against neighborhoods and individuals allied with the Lebanese Islamist...
  • Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques

    BEIRUT -- The toll from a pair of explosions outside two mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday has risen to at least 29 with hundreds wounded, authorities said. The explosions appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks that...
  • The risk of taking on Syria

    The risk of taking on Syria
    So the U.S. launches a military strike. Then what? As the Obama administration and the U.S. military plot military action against Syria, they should be spending just as much time — and arguably more — considering what happens next. Once...
  • From ABC News to Al Jazeera America, A Bigger Spotlight For Syria

    To the wizened political observer, President Obama's recent remarks about a possible strike against Syria may sound like preliminary saber-rattling. But some TV-news outlets are already hearing explosions. Days before a potential U.S. strike against...
  • In Iran, a cultural clash over shuttered film institute

     In Iran, a cultural clash over shuttered film institute
    TEHRAN — A spat over the possible reopening of a shuttered film institute is pitting Iran's culture overseers against an alliance of moviemakers and cinema buffs emboldened by the victory of moderate Hassan Rouhani in June's presidential balloting....
  • Go Away With ... Marcus Lemonis

    Go Away With ... Marcus Lemonis
    Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Marcus Lemonis was adopted as a baby by a Greek family living in Florida. His parents were friends with former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca, who advised Lemonis to get into the camping and RV business. After making guest appearances...
  • 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...
  • 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.”...
  • Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf slammed in Iran for visit to Israel

    Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf slammed in Iran for visit to Israel
    BEIRUT -- Iran's expatriate filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf is facing withering condemnation in his homeland for attending a film festival in Israel, the Islamic Republi's archfoe. The acclaimed director, considered a pioneer of moviemaking in Iran,...
  • Chemical inspectors arrive in Beirut en route to Syria

    AMMAN, Jordan -- A team of 20 experts from the Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Beirut on Monday en route to Syria, where it will begin accounting for the government's stockpile of chemical weapons, the...
  • Go away with Marcus Lemonis

    Go away with Marcus Lemonis
    Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Marcus Lemonis was adopted as a baby by a Greek family living in Florida. His parents were friends with former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca, who advised Lemonis to get into the camping and RV business. After making guest appearances...