Retired Lebanese army officers block roads into Beirut | Daily Mail Online

BEIRUT (AP) - Hundreds of retired Lebanese members of the military have staged a protest rally, blocking major roads leading to Beirut over austerity budget...

Elsa Hosk is business chic in brown blazer and Dior clogs for NYC stroll before jetting to Lebanon | Daily Mail Online

Elsa Hosk is a busy woman, having recently traveled from France to New York to Lebanon all in the span of a week. But that doesn't stop the Swedish model from looking good on the go.

Damascus explosion wounds pro-government analyst’s wife, son - The Washington Post

Bomb explosion in a car in Damascus wounds wife, son of Syrian pro-government analyst

Retired Lebanese army officers block roads into Beirut - The Washington Post

Lebanese retired military officers block roads into Beirut to protest austerity budget measures

Today in History, June 18 | Daily Mail Online

HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY ON THIS DATE1429 - English forces, retreating after the siege of Orleans, are attacked and defeated by French forces under Joan of Arc...

Wife of former Nissan boss Ghosn urges Trump to help... | Daily Mail Online

LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) - The wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn urged U.S. President Donald Trump to raise her husband's case with...

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to support her husband | Business | The Guardian

Carole Ghosn says she wants US president to talk to Japan’s Shinzo Abe about a fair trial for the former Nissan bossThe wife of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has appealed to Donald Trump for help and rejected suggestions that she was implicated in her husband’s alleged financial crimes.<

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north | Fox News

Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people.

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north - The Washington Post

Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people

US policy toward Iran is maximum stick, no carrot. And that's dangerous - CNN

The motorcycle zipped past our taxi as we headed to Tyre in southern Lebanon, veering off the road onto a dirt track leading up into the hills. The passenger on the back of the motorcycle had what appeared to be long tubes, concealed by cloth, strapped to his back.

Lebanon says Russia, Europe eye investment in oil and gas | Daily Mail Online

Russian and European firms are mulling investments in Lebanon's nascent oil and gas sector as it prepares to launch offshore drilling by the end of 2019,...

Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir obituary | World news | The Guardian

Head of the Maronite church and inspirational figure to Christian Arabs, he played a pivotal role in the politics of LebanonCardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, the 76th Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, who has died aged 98, was a towering spiritual authority for Christian Arabs. His

US resident freed by Iran to Trump: ‘Get back your hostages’ - The Washington Post

A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident who was released after years in an Iranian prison is urging President Donald Trump and the West to ‘please get back your hostages’ from Iran

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ - The Washington Post

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south - The Washington Post

Syria’s state-run news agency: Israel attacks military position in southern Syria, causing material damage

Lebanon sees migrant domestic workers as 'less than... | Daily Mail Online

By Victoria YanBEIRUT, June 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Migrant domestic workers are seen as less than human in Lebanon, the director of a new film...

Iran releases US resident accused of spying

A Lebanese businessman with permanent US residency who was imprisoned in Iran for several years for alleged anti-state activity was released Tuesday, his lawyer said. Nizar Zakka, 52, who had been living in Washington, DC, was detained in Tehran in September 2015 after being invited by the Iranian g

U.S. resident freed by Iran blasts Tehran, says he was subjected to ‘kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial’ - The Washington Post

U.S. resident freed by Iran blasts Tehran, says he was subjected to ‘kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial’

Lebanese airport official says detained US resident freed by Iran after almost 4 years in prison has arrived in Lebanon - The Washington Post

Lebanese airport official says detained US resident freed by Iran after almost 4 years in prison has arrived in Lebanon

Art Basel Pursues Youth as It Turns 50 - The New York Times

A new sliding scale of fees is designed to attract new blood and make the fair more democratic.

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas - The Washington Post

Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area

Iran judiciary says to hand over detained Lebanese... | Daily Mail Online

DUBAI, June 11 (Reuters) - Lebanon's security chief is due to escort a detained Lebanese man home from Iran on Tuesday after Beirut secured his release...

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon | Daily Mail Online

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - An Iranian judiciary spokesman says Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials.The...

The Latest: US resident held in Iran freed, flies to Beirut - The Washington Post

The Latest: Lebanese official says US resident imprisoned for years in Iran is free, on his way to Lebanon.

A Lebanese official says a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Iran is free and on his way to Lebanon - The Washington Post

A Lebanese official says a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Iran is free and on his way to Lebanon

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon - The Washington Post

Iranian judiciary spokesman: Iran agrees to hand over US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials

Iran to hand over Lebanese prisoner soon: Lebanese... | Daily Mail Online

DUBAI, June 10 (Reuters) - A Lebanese citizen with U.S. residency detained in Iran since 2015 may be freed in the coming hours, a senior Lebanese security...

French, Dutch Islamic State orphans repatriated from Syria | Daily Mail Online

PARIS/BEIRUT, June 10 (Reuters) - Twelve French and two Dutch orphans of Islamic State fighters were repatriated to France from Syria on Monday, a French...

3 Lebanese men released in UAE arrive home - The Washington Post

Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says 3 Lebanese who were recently released in the UAE have arrived home

Iran state TV: US resident held as spy to be released - The Washington Post

Iranian state television is reporting that a US permanent resident held for years in Tehran ‘will be released in the coming hours’

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans - The Washington Post

Syrian Kurds hand over 12 French, 2 Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for IS back to their countries

Lebanese party: Gunmen kill official with Islamist group - The Washington Post

Islamist political party says gunmen shot, killed party official in his village in southern Lebanon

Hizbollah 'stockpiled tons of explosives on outskirts of London in secret British bomb factory' | Daily Mail Online

Radicals linked to Hizbollah stashed hoards of disposable ice packs containing ammonium nitrate, an ingredient commonly used to make home made bombs.

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close

In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-year-old Salameh was tall, dark and fashionable, e

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle - The Washington Post

A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces

Algerians rally for change after presidential polls... | Daily Mail Online

Hundreds of demonstrators packed the centre of the Algerian capital on Friday calling on the interim president to quit a day after he called for dialogue...

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians | Fox News

The father could hardly bear seeing his 18-month-old daughter's panic every time the Syrian government warplanes flew over their home.

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians - The Washington Post

Syrian government, ally Russia use familiar tactic in push on last rebel stronghold to force civilians to flee or submit

Eight Americans, including six children, detained during ISIS battles in Syria are sent home - The Washington Post

The eight, including two women, were among around 13,000 foreigners being held by U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria.

Syrian Kurds send 8 American IS women, children back to US - The Washington Post

Syrian Kurdish authorities transfer 8 American women and children captured with Islamic State group back to US

Iran agrees to release U.S. resident jailed for spying: Lebanon

Nizar Zakka was arrested in Tehran in 2015 after being invited by the Iranian government to attend a conference on women and sustainable development.

Israel expects U.S.-mediated Lebanese sea border talks... | Daily Mail Online

By Ari RabinovitchJERUSALEM, June 4 (Reuters) - Israel expects to launch U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on setting their maritime border within weeks, a...

Government confirms Iran to free imprisoned Lebanese man | Daily Mail Online

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's Foreign Ministry says Iran has agreed to release a Lebanese man who has been imprisoned there since 2015.In a statement, the Foreign...

Government confirms Iran to free imprisoned Lebanese man | Fox News

Lebanon's Foreign Ministry says Iran has agreed to release a Lebanese man who has been imprisoned there since 2015.

Government confirms Iran to free imprisoned Lebanese man - The Washington Post

The Lebanese Foreign Ministry says Iran has agreed to release a Lebanese man who has been imprisoned in Iran since 2015

Faithful Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid - The Washington Post

Muslims around the Middle East and beyond are celebrating the start of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a time for family and festivities

Attacker blows himself up after killing 3 troops in Lebanon - The Washington Post

Lebanon’s army and state-run news agency say a lone gunman using a motorcycle fired on police and army vehicles in different parts of Tripoli, killing two police officers and a soldier and wounding several others before blowing himself up later

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death | Fox News

An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group.

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold - The Washington Post

Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria - The Washington Post

A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are leaving an overcrowded camp in the country’s north to return to their homes

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