Beirut, Lebanon News
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4 hrs ago | Foreign Policy
"There'll be a summit conference in the sky," smiled an Israeli intelligence official Wednesday morning when he learned of the assassination of Hassan Lakkis, the Hezbollah commander in charge of weapons development and advanced technological warfare, in a Beirut suburb around midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The killing of Lakkis is yet another in the ... (more)
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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanon is replete with international music events, many of them suffering from the simmering security crisis in the country and the region.
9 hrs ago | Tehran Times
Hezbollah chief Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday blamed Saudi Arabia for a twin suicide attack on the Iranian embassy in Beirut that killed 25 people last month, AFP reported.
12 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
Protesters offer prayers in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, early Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
14 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
A traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes was to find out how many decades he'll spend in a New Hampshire prison.
17 hrs ago | The Daily Star
A forensic expert inspects the site of the blast in the southern Beirut suburb of Ruwaiss, Friday, August 16, 2013.
19 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
23 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville
The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah said Wednesday that one of its commanders has been "assassinated" outside of his home in southern Beirut.
Abbotsford News editor Andrew Holota was in Jordan and Lebanon with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank last week, reporting on the Syrian refugee crisis.
BEIRUT: The Future Movement and the Kataeb party discussed Tuesday a proposal by Kataeb to include a policy of neutrality in the Lebanese Constitution, as they stressed the need to distance Lebanon from the Syrian crisis.
BEIRUT: Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said Tuesday he was convinced a Lebanon-based Al-Qaeda with links to Saudi intelligence was behind last month's bombing of the Iranian Embassy in Beirut.
Clashes resumed on Tuesday between Lebanese militias who back opposing sides of Syria's war and 21 fighters were arrested by the army as it pursued a six-month-long mandate to end bloodshed battering the city of Tripoli.
BEIRUT: Nine gunmen, including a field commander, were charged Tuesday with involvement in the deadly clashes in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.
Caretaker Social Affairs Minister Wael Abu Faour speaks during a press conference at the ministry in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
File - Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora arrives at the Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
Earlier this year, the US was on the verge of launching air strikes against Syria, which would have meant US air crew becoming targets for Syrian anti-aircraft fire - just as they were 30 years ago when Lt Robert O Goodman was shot down over Lebanon.
Over the past six months, the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald produced the province's first definitive count of child welfare fatalities, based on death records unsealed by the Alberta government after a four-year legal battle.