| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:12 AM
BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages held for more than a year by Syrian rebels have been released, according to multiple reports late Friday, ending a protracted crisis that heightened regional sectarian tensions and was linked to the subsequent...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:58 PM
BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages freed after being held by Syrian rebels for more than a year arrived to a tumultuous welcome in Beirut late Saturday, capping a complex deal that also resulted in the release of two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:42 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Wednesday marked the 30th...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Each week, we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:01 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 12:50 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2013
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....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:39 PM
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...
| May 26, 2013
| 9:21 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 3:55 PM
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...
| May 27, 2013
| 12:03 PM
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...