Stories tagged: Lebanon
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
Islamic State fighters may have escaped to Iraq, despite U.S. promises to stop them
An Islamic State convoy stranded in the Syrian desert for five days has split up and some fighters may have found their way into Iraq, despite the U.S. military’s determination …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Activists: IS convoy treks ahead despite U.S. strikes threat
Dozens of Islamic State group members and their families have crossed into areas controlled by the extremists despite U.S. threats to bomb the convoy days after they left the Lebanon-Syria …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Lebanon’s negotiated ISIS evacuation angers many
Buses carrying hundreds of Islamic State militants and their families arrived in eastern Syria on Tuesday following a negotiated evacuation from the Lebanon-Syria border, where the U.S.-backed Lebanese army deployed …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
After deal, ISIS allowed to leave Syria-Lebanon border area
Islamic State militants and their families began leaving a border area between Lebanon and Syria on Monday as part of a controversial negotiated deal with the extremist group to end …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 7:38 a.m.
Thousands to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border
Scores of buses and ambulances arrived at the Lebanon-Syria border Monday for the second phase of an exchange between Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group and Syria’s al-Qaida affiliate that would lead …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
Lebanon’s government approves new elections law
The Lebanese Cabinet has approved a new elections law and referred it to parliament for ratification, paving the way for parliamentary elections postponed twice over the past year.
Tue., May 30, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie
Lebanon’s ministry of economy is seeking to ban the 2017 Wonder Woman movie because its lead actress – Gal Gadot – is an Israeli, though a formal request for a …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Mother’s Day barbecue ends with Oregon man firing at brother
An Oregon man has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say he fired a shot at his brother during a Mother’s Day barbecue.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Israel plans mass evacuation if war erupts again
If Islamic militants in Gaza or Lebanon go to war with Israel, they could find their usual targets empty.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Violations of Israel-Lebanon cease-fire could spark war, U.N. says
The U.N. Security Council is warning that violations of the cessation of hostilities between Lebanon and Israel could lead to a new conflict “that none of the parties or the …
Fri., Oct. 8, 2010
Movie review: ‘Lebanon’ offers claustrophobic look at war
Just as the word “Vietnam” came to mean more than a country for many Americans and came to describe an era and a state of mind, so too is the …