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Lebanon Violence

Former PM Makes Surprise Return From Exile In Troubled Lebanon

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2014 | World

By Tom Perry and Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Former Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri returned home on Friday...

Explosion Hits Hotel In Lebanese Capital

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in his room at a Beirut hotel Wednesday as Lebanese security forces raided the premises, causing an e...

Suicide Bomber Detonates Aboard Lebanese Passenger Van

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | World

By Laila Bassam BEIRUT, Feb 3 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up in a passenger van in a southern suburb of Lebanon's capita...

#NotAMartyr: Lebanese Protest 'Martyrdom' Following Beirut Bombings

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A series of bombings have rocked Beirut in the past couple of weeks, killing dozens and injuring many more, and now sparking an online campaign, #NotA...

U.S. Embassy Issues Warning To Americans In Lebanon

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States Embassy in Beirut is urging Americans in Lebanon to avoid hotels, Western-style shopping malls, grocery stores and s...

Lebanese Army To Take Control Of Violence-Ridden City

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 02.01.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — The Lebanese government authorized the army on Monday to take control of the northern city of Tripoli for six months followi...

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 ...

After Attack, Apathy Not on the Agenda for Lebanese Youth

Common Ground News Service | Posted 01.04.2013 | World
Common Ground News Service

The recent bombing in Beirut shocked Lebanon and marked yet another chilling episode of tension in the country. Lebanese are sick and tired of violence, and many are disillusioned by the actions of rival political factions.

Clashes Over Anti-Islam Movie Leave 1 Dead In Lebanon

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY, The Associated Press BEIRUT -- Lebanese security officials say one person has been killed and 25 wounded after clashes bet...

Syrian Tensions Spill Into Lebanon, Leave 4 Dead

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Four people were killed and more than 60 wounded in clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites ...

Syria Crisis Spills Into Lebanon

AP | HUSSEIN MALLA | Posted 05.13.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon -- Sectarian violence linked to the unrest in neighboring Syria shook the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Sunday, with street cl...

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 ...