Tulsa Man Charged With Murder, Hate Crime in Death of Lebanese Neighbor
The man who a Tulsa family said "terrorized" them for years and called them racially offensive names has been charged with murder and a hate crime in the shooting death of 37-year-old Khalid Jabara, according to authorities. Stanley "Vernon" Majors, 61, was charged with first-degree murder in
ISIS Claims Deadly Dual Beirut Bombings
The terror group ISIS has claimed responsibility for dual bombings in Beirut today that claimed at least 37 lives. In statements circulated on Twitter and through the Telegram messaging app, ISIS said it detonated a motorcycle bomb and then, after witnesses rushed to the scene, a suicide bomber
ISIS Leader's Ex-Wife Captured at Lebanon Border
The former wife of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi has been arrested after crossing into Lebanon from Syria with fake documents, Lebanese security and military officials told ABC News today. The woman, whose identity has not been officially revealed, was taken into custody with a child. But
Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing Jesus' TV Movie Casts Lebanese -American as Christ
National Geographic Channel’s adaptation of Bill O’Reilly’s book “Killing Jesus” will star Kelsey Grammer , Stephen Moyer and a Lebanese-American actor, Haaz Sleiman, portraying Jesus. “Traditionally Jesus has been played by a white man and I think the fact that this is a Middle-Eastern actor is
Lebanon's Army Asks for Aid Against ISIS
On Monday the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) asked the U.S. government for military aid, in a bid to counter the thread of militant attacks from across the Syrian border . The LAF beat back fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) earlier this month, after the extremist group stormed
A Soldier's 12-Hour Walk to Lebanon with an Injured Leg
In Search of Better Medical Care, an FSA Soldier Makes a 12-Hour Journey on Foot to the Bekaa Valley
Excerpt: Thomas Friedman's 'From Beirut to Jerusalem'
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Topless Images of Olympic Skier a Scandal in Lebanon
BEIRUT – Lebanon has long been known as the most liberal Arab country in the Middle East, many of its women unafraid of baring the kind of flesh that would invite scorn and outrage elsewhere in the region. But it remains conservative, at least...
Beirut Bombing Latest Sign of Spreading Syrian War
BEIRUT – A suicide bomber blew himself up in a southern Beirut neighborhood this morning, the latest in a string of attacks that appeared to be directed against the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah which largely controls the Dahieh suburb where the blast went off. At...