- AP appoints Zeina Karam news director for Lebanon and Syria Updated: Feb-11-16 1:39 pm
CAIRO - The Associated Press has named Zeina Karam as its news director for Lebanon and Syria, a new position that consolidates leadership in video, text and photo coverage.
- Analysis: Pause in Syrian talks shows peace remains elusive Updated: Feb-04-16 2:05 pm
BEIRUT - It was hardly unexpected that the Syrian peace talks in Geneva would break off in recrimination.
- Five Czechs going home after missing in Lebanon for 7 months Updated: Feb-04-16 7:24 am
BEIRUT - A Lebanese airport official says five Czechs who went missing in eastern Lebanon in July have boarded a flight back to their homeland.
- Club at Cumming school combines crafting with service Updated: Jan-16-16 9:01 am
CUMMING, Georgia - One student's empathy for the November terror attacks in Paris and Beirut sparked a service and prayer project that ended up including almost the entire student body at a south Forsyth private Catholic school.
- Lebanese official says Beirut airport needs "improvement" Updated: Jan-15-16 10:54 am
BEIRUT - A Lebanese official on Friday acknowledged European concerns about safety regulations at the Beirut airport, saying the facility needs improvement but adding that recent reports that the airport does not meet international safety standards are "exaggerated."
- Man accused of scamming churchgoers Updated: Jan-14-16 12:29 pm
ROCHESTER, Minnesota - Rochester police have arrested a man suspected of scamming churchgoers out of hundreds of dollars with a story about his dead family.
- Lebanese protesters clash with police over trash crisis Updated: Jan-14-16 8:02 am
BEIRUT - Dozens of Lebanese protesters have clashed with police in downtown Beirut over the country's months-long trash collection crisis.
- Justices seem divided over Iran terror-related appeal Updated: Jan-13-16 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON - More than 30 years after 241 Marines died in a terrorist attack in Beirut, the Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed putting up a new roadblock for the victims' families who are trying to obtain nearly $2 billion in judgments against Iran.
- Once accommodating neighbors now turn back Syrian refugees Updated: Jan-13-16 1:53 am
BEIRUT - After taking in a million Syrian refugees, Lebanon has quietly changed course in recent months, forcing refugees to return to Syria - where they are at risk of persecution or death - or stay illegally, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation and abuse.