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Stories with place: Lebanon
  • Lebanon's trash crisis worsens amid rising heat, anger 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 1:40 pm

    BEIRUT - It's summer in this proud Mediterranean city, with celebrities and Lebanese expats flocking to international festivals and parties at Beirut's beaches and nightclubs. But the country's own citizens are suffocating from mountains of stinking garbage collecting on the streets - yet another reflection of government paralysis and its inability to find a solution for the capital's rubbish.

  • Shooting in Lebanon refugee camp leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 4:26 pm

    BEIRUT - Palestinian officials say a shooting in a refugee camp in southern Lebanon has killed two people and wounded three.

  • Protesters close major highway in Lebanon over trash crisis story has photos
    Updated: Jul-26-15 3:19 pm

    BEIRUT - Protesters have closed the highway linking Beirut to southern Lebanon over the country's trash crisis.

  • Hezbollah chief 'proud' of US sanctions on members of group 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 6:28 pm

    BEIRUT - The leader of the Hezbollah militant group says he is "proud" of U.S. sanctions targeting three members of the group.

  • US Pentagon chief tries to assure Israel after Iran deal story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-20-15 3:22 pm

    HUSSEIN LOOKOUT, Israel - On a hilltop lookout near Israel's border with Lebanon, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter offered personal assurances Monday that the U.S. will help Israel counter Iranian support for the militant group Hezbollah. He called it one example of how the U.S. can support the Jewish state in the aftermath of the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Lebanon: Israeli drone crashes in port of Tripoli 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 6:55 am

    BEIRUT - An unmanned Israeli reconnaissance drone crashed in the waters near northern Lebanon's port of Tripoli Saturday, the Lebanese army and a security official said.