- Activists: Rebels kill Iraqi journalist in Syria Updated: Dec-05-13 1:37 pm
- Hezbollah commander killed outside home in Lebanon Updated: Dec-04-13 11:53 am
- US to destroy Syrian chemical weapons Updated: Nov-30-13 3:32 pm
- Syrian refugee children work, provide for families Updated: Nov-29-13 12:43 pm
- Nigerian-Lebanese sentenced to life for arms cache Updated: Nov-29-13 11:46 am
- Rights watchdog: Syrian women exploited in Lebanon Updated: Nov-27-13 1:52 pm
- Cracker Barrel profit rises, shares fall Updated: Nov-27-13 10:51 am
- Lebanon pushed to edge - but, somehow, not over it Updated: Nov-21-13 1:00 pm
- Funerals held in Lebanon for Iran Embassy victims Updated: Nov-20-13 3:37 pm
- Israel, Gulf in 'strange alliance' against Iran Updated: Nov-20-13 1:32 pm
- Lebanon blasts: Q&A about why they happened Updated: Nov-19-13 1:40 pm
- Suicide blasts near Iran Embassy in Beirut kill 23 Updated: Nov-19-13 12:39 pm
- Assad gaining ground in Syrian civil war Updated: Nov-16-13 12:17 pm
- Driving out jihadis, Syrian Kurds carve out zone Updated: Nov-14-13 12:06 pm
- Hezbollah chief vows to continue fighting in Syria Updated: Nov-14-13 8:31 am
- Syrian civil war prompts polio vaccination effort Updated: Nov-13-13 2:26 pm
- Syria war leads to rise of kidnappings in Lebanon Updated: Nov-12-13 2:50 pm
- Journalists in Syria face growing risk of kidnap Updated: Nov-09-13 1:03 pm
- In Lebanon, a war apology remains a rare light Updated: Nov-07-13 2:50 am
BEIRUT - Syrian opposition fighters killed an Iraqi freelance journalist in the rebel-held north of the country, the latest of dozens of reporters who have died in the country over the past three years, an activist group and an international media watchdog said Thursday.
BEIRUT - Gunmen assassinated a senior Hezbollah commander after he parked his car in his apartment building's garage Wednesday in Lebanon's capital, a major breach of the Shiite militant group's security as it struggles to maintain multiple fronts while it fights alongside President Bashar Assad's forces in Syria.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria's government will try to move the most lethal components of its chemical weapons program to a port city by the end of the year, and the U.S. has offered to pick up and destroy the hazardous material at an offshore facility, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Syrian officials said Saturday.
ZAHLEH, Lebanon - Every morning in northeastern Lebanon, hundreds of Syrian children are picked up from refugee settlements, loaded onto trucks and taken to the fields or shops for a day's work that earns $4 or less.
ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria's Federal High Court has sentenced a Nigerian-Lebanese accused of belonging to Hezbollah to two terms of life imprisonment for an arms cache hidden in a concrete bunker under a home in the country's troubled north.
BEIRUT - Women refugees from Syria are being sexually harassed by employers, landlords and others in Lebanon, adding another layer of suffering for those who have fled their homes in search of safety, an international human rights watchdog said Wednesday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Restaurant chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's fiscal first-quarter profit rose 17 percent and a key measure of results was up, but shares still plunged more than 7 percent Tuesday on the company's modest guidance for the full year.
BEIRUT - By nearly all measures, Lebanon should have long ago buckled under the weight of Syria's civil war.
BEIRUT - Undeterred by a devastating suicide attack that rocked the Iranian Embassy in Beirut a day earlier, hundreds of Hezbollah supporters pumped their fists in the air Wednesday and vowed eternal allegiance to the Lebanese Shiite militant group as they buried victims from the bombing.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made another stop in the Middle East this month, he received an expected earful over Washington's outreach to Iran: Don't trust Tehran, tighten sanctions even more, anything short of complete nuclear concessions is a grave mistake.
BEIRUT - A pair of suicide bombers targeted the Iranian Embassy in Beirut on Tuesday, killing some two dozen people and leaving corpses, puddles of blood and burning cars strewn across an upscale, Shiite-dominated neighborhood of the capital.
BEIRUT - Two suicide bombers detonated explosions outside the Iranian Embassy in a mainly Shiite district of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, killing 23 people, including the Iranian cultural attachÃ©, apparently in retaliation for the Lebanese group Hezbollah's support of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
BEIRUT - Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad have firmly seized the momentum in the country's civil war in recent weeks, capturing one rebel stronghold after another and triumphantly planting the two-starred Syrian government flag amid shattered buildings and rubble-strewn streets.
BEIRUT - Syria's Kurds have dramatically strengthened their hold on the far northeast reaches of the country, carving out territory as they drive out Islamic militant fighters allied to the rebellion and declaring their own civil administration in areas under their control this week amid the chaos of the civil war.
BEIRUT - The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group showed up at a Shiite religious ceremony in southern Beirut on Thursday, vowing to keep his fighters in neighboring Syria as long as needed to shore up President Bashar Assad's struggle against Syria's rebels.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Health officials are rushing to vaccinate millions of children from Egypt to Turkey, fearing a polio outbreak in Syria could spread as tens of thousands of refugees flee the civil war.
BEIRUT - For nearly three weeks, kidnappers held Lebanese pharmacist Wissam Khatib, threatening to kill him and his children if his family didn't pay a ransom of tens of thousands of dollars.
BEIRUT - Behind a veil of secrecy, at least 30 journalists have been kidnapped or have disappeared in Syria - held and threatened with death by extremists or taken captive by gangs seeking ransom.
EIN SAADEH, Lebanon - With pen and paper in hand, it took Assaad Chaftari five minutes at his home nestled in a cluster of pine trees in the mountains overlooking Beirut to write a public apology for his role in the atrocities committed during Lebanon's civil war.