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Beirut Bombing

Obama Isn't Weak, He's Simply Emulating Reagan

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Aside from the various economic and political similarities faced by both leaders, there's one thing that critics fail to remember when evaluating the current president: Obama's uncanny ability to emulate Ronald Regan.

Benghazi v. Beirut

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

For Republicans who believe that patriotism ends with lapel pins and cowboy costumes, it might be useful to consider some historical examples of true patriotism by a political party.

The Truth About the Video and Benghazi

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Many seem to have forgotten the volatile time we faced as a nation leading up to the strike on the consulate in Libya.

Putin Did It. Let's Blame Obama!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"Ukraine? What about Benghazi?" ...

Max J. Rosenthal

Hezbollah Defiant In Face Of Bombings

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 02.19.2014 | World

BEIRUT -- The twin bombings that killed at least five people outside of an Iranian cultural center here on Wednesday were a particularly pointed assau...

Max J. Rosenthal

New App Skewers Out-Of-Touch Lebanese Politicians

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 02.11.2014 | World

BEIRUT -- After a string of bombings in the first weeks of the new year raised fears here about the encroaching Syrian civil war, blogger Myra El Mir ...

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...

Al Qaeda Group Claims Responsibility For Beirut Bombing

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida linked group has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing last week in a Shiite-dominated south Beirut neighborhoo...

Joshua Hersh

Tensions Erupt At Beirut Bomb Victims' Funerals

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.29.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- The funerals for three of the victims killed in a central Beirut bombing spilled over into grievance and sectarian tension on Sunday, raisin...

Joshua Hersh

Beirut Blast Kills Leading Political Figure

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

BEIRUT -- A large explosion targeted the convoy of a leading Lebanese political figure Friday morning, killing him and several others, and threatening...

Beirut Bombing Kills 5, Including Ex-Finance Minister

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 12.27.2013 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — A powerful car bomb tore through a business district in the center of the Lebanese capital Friday, setting cars ablaze and killing a p...

Mr. Secretary, Be True to Your Words: The 30th Anniversary of the U.S. Embassy Bombing in Beirut

Roya Boroumand | Posted 06.26.2013 | World
Roya Boroumand

If security concerns and hope for engaging Iran motivate the official silence on the anniversary of the Beirut bombing, one might wonder what this policy has achieved since then.

Impeach the President Over the Recent U.S. Deaths in Middle-East!

Martin Lewis | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Martin Lewis

This is a monstrous scandal. The biggest since Watergate. Brave Americans murdered this fall in the Middle-East and our so-called president has no answers about why it happened!

After Beirut Bomb, What Is Lebanon's Fate?

Patrick Galey | Posted 12.24.2012 | World
Patrick Galey

A blast targeting Lebanese Internal Security Forces' intelligence chief Wissam al-Hassan killed and wounded dozens of civillians, throwing the country once more into tumult. The fate of Lebanon is at stake.

Subverting Lebanon, and Broader Middle East

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 12.21.2012 | World
Marco Vicenzino

With the constant threat of spillover from Syria's conflict, Lebanon has been approaching a historical crossroads. Al-Hassan's assassination accelerates this process and could potentially prove the turning point.

Protesters Storm Lebanese Government HQ

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 12.21.2012 | World

BEIRUT — The funeral for Lebanon's slain intelligence chief descended into chaos Sunday as soldiers fired tear gas at protesters who tried to st...

PM Links Beirut Blast To Syria Crisis

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 12.20.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Lebanese protesters erected flaming roadblocks and gunmen roamed the streets on Saturday in a city on edge after the assassination of a...