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Lebanese Troops Fight Street Battles With Militants In Nation's North

AP | BILAL HUSSEIN and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 12.26.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese army tanks pounded Muslim militants' positions in the narrow streets of a poor neighborhood in this northern city S...

Violent Clashes Rock Lebanese Port City

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian warplanes struck rebel positions near a besieged military air base and other rebel-held areas in the country's north Tuesday as ...

Syrian Conflict Spills Over Into Lebanon, Killing 6

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.23.2013 | World

Overnight clashes killed six people in the Lebanese port of Tripoli, a security source said Thursday, as a fifth day of violence sparked by the Syria ...

WATCH: Lebanese Politicians Chuck Chairs At Each Other

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.15.2012 | World

(AP) -- Two prominent Lebanese politicians debating the unrest in neighboring Syria have exchanged blows on live television, in an indication of the d...

Secular Lebanon: A Myth?

Adla Massoud | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Adla Massoud

How can we create 'national unity' in a multi-religious society wherein religion is inscribed as the citizen's most important public attribute -- stamped prominently on his or her identification and voter registration card?

Lebanon's Prime Minister-Designate Saad Hariri Steps Down

The Guardian | Hugh Macleod in Beirut | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Lebanon entered a new chapter of political uncertainty today as prime minister-designate Sa'ad Hariri stepped down after the Hezbollah-led opposition ...

Al-Qaida ally suspected as bomb kills 18 Lebanese

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TRIPOLI, Lebanon — A roadside bomb packed with nuts and bolts exploded near a bus in this northern city Wednesday, killing 18 soldiers and civil...

Israel's Exchange and Obama's Enemies

Steve Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Posner

Amid the cheers arising in Hezbollah's Beirut and the Gaza of Hamas, the sound of Obama's defense of Israel may also be heard.

Fighting in Tripoli, but Lebanon's capital is calm

AP | SCHEHEREZADE FARAMARZI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Fighting between pro- and anti-government factions jumped to Lebanon's north Monday, but a grim calm hung over the nearly empt...

Secretary Rice Blames Iran, Syria For Lebanon Violence

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Bush administration accused Iran and Syria on Friday of fueling ongoing violence in Lebanon by inciting members of the radical ...