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In Lebanon, Increased Sectarian Tensions Add Dangerous Twist To Country's Instability

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — From radical preachers to irreverent taxi drivers, anger is spreading through Lebanon's Sunni community toward the country's...

Iranians Rushed To Hospital After Air Pollution Spikes

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian newspaper says more than 50 people were hospitalized in a southern city where air pollution levels sp...

Lebanon's Moment of Truth

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Denselow

There can be little doubt that assassins revel in an absence of accountability -- and in Lebanon's history few of them have ever been brought to justice.

Youth In The New, Trendy Middle East Break Dating Taboos

GlobalPost | Tom A. Peter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AMMAN -- At nine on a Thursday night, La Calle -- a popular bar in Amman -- is just starting to fill up. A Jordanian woman in a low-cut shirt share...

Attack on Gaza: As Usual, U.S. Media (And Most Liberals) Silent -- As Israeli Newspaper Raises Doubts

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

The foreign press, and even Haaretz in Israel, carries more balanced accounts than the American media.