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  • Iran denounces Egypt's military coup

    TEHRAN — Iran on Monday denounced the military coup that toppled Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, signaling a shift after days of guarded and cryptic commentary on the crisis. “The interference of military forces in the political scene is...
  • 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...
  • Bomb blast in Beirut kills at least 8

     
    A midday explosion rocked a busy commercial area of Beirut, leaving at least six dead and 78 injured in the Lebanese capital, according to official and media reports....
  • Lebanese PM won't resign after assassination of intelligence chief

     
    BEIRUT –- Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said he would not resign Saturday, a day after a car bomb killed the country’s intelligence chief and raised fears that Syria’s conflict was spilling into Lebanon. Mikati in a televised news...
  • Turkey grounds another plane heading to Syria amid tensions

     
    A plane headed from Armenia to Syria was grounded at an airport in Turkey, less than a week after the country intercepted another Syria-bound plane....
  • U.N. envoy presses for cease-fire in Syria

     
    Lakhdar Brahimi, the United Nations envoy to Syria, continued to push for a four-day cease-fire in the fighting....