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  • Beirut bombing claims more victims, UN Security Council outraged
    Beirut bombing claims more victims, UN Security Council outraged
    More civil unrest in Lebanon erupted Wednesday, as a double suicide car bomb exploded in a cultural center, killing more than 10 people. Over 100 people were also injured, some seriously, during this attack that took place during morning rush hour...
  • Pictures of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad in Hezbollah neighborhood
    Beirut bombing: Second bomb blast in Lebanon, 22 dead
    A bomb blast killed 22 people in Beirut, Lebanon yesterday. BBC News reports that the Lebanese capital has maintained a strong Shia militant movement led by Hezbollah.Hezbollah has been supporting Syria’s Bashar al-Assad regime, and the...
  • A Taste of Lebanon: Chicken in Bread Loaf
    A Taste of Lebanon: Chicken in Bread Loaf
    It is truly unfortunate that in this day-and-age the historic country of Lebanon is known to people only by what the directors at NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN and the rest of the biased so-called news media want people to know. The fact-of-the-matter is,...
  • Beirut rocket damage
    Rocket strike in Beirut targets Hezbollah
    A Shiite Muslim district in the south side of Beirut, Lebanon was hit with a dual rocket strike early May 26. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack which comes one day after a vow by Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah to bring...
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    Media Matters blogger: Furor over Benghazi attack hype, more died under Reagan
    Linking toa November 2012 article at the progressiveMedia Matters, blogger Eric Boehlert appeared to minimize the furor over the Benghazi terror attack that killed four Americans by issuing tweets recalling that more people died in embassy attacks...
  • ALO Cultural Foundation helps distribute 2,000 hearing aids to Lebanese in Beirut
    Helping Lebanon’s hearing impaired, part III (Photos)
    Part three of a four part series. Read part one and part two.“So Lebanon Can Hear,” held May 2012 in Beirut, paired Minnesota-based Starkey Hearing Foundation with Los Angeles-based ALO Cultural Foundation - to supply 2,000 hearing...
  • ALO Cultural Foundation
    Helping Lebanon’s hearing impaired, part II
    Part two of a four part series. Read part one.“So Lebanon Can Hear,” held May, 2012 in Beirut, paired Minnesota-based Starkey Hearing Foundation with Los Angeles-based ALO Cultural Foundation - to supply 2,000 hearing aids to Lebanese...
  • ALO Cultural Foundation
    Helping Lebanon’s hearing impaired, part I
    Part one of a four part seriesMinor and major miracles flashed before me as I assisted a mission to fit hundreds of hearing aids to children and the elderly in Beirut.The realization that one can hear for the first time initially registers in the...
  • Beirut couple
    Stripping away the layers of 'Beirut' and 'M. Butterfly' - Part 1
    It's been a remarkable several days of "grin and bare it" for intrepid theater critics this week. There has been a lot to see and a lot more to the eye than the typical fine production values one looks for when reviewing the...
  • Beirut Bombing
    Beirut terror bombing kills 8, injures dozens
    A car-bomb explosion on Friday in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, killed eight people -- including a security chief -- and caused numerous injuries, an Israeli counterterrorism source told the Law Enforcement Examiner.The massive explosion took...
  • Ashrafieh, Beirut Bombing - October 19, 2012
    Beirut blast: intelligence cleaning or a new civil war?
    Beirut, today, was on a rendezvous with a blast from the past. A car bomb exploded in the Ashrafieh Christian sector of the city, killing 8 civilians and wounding 72; it had for its main target Wissam Al-Hassan, a senior officer of the Lebanese...
  • Blast site in Achrafieh
    Major terror attack unfolds in Lebanon
    Editors Note: This is breaking news and updates will be revealed as more details come forward.A major terrorist attack unfolded in the heavily populated Christian district in Beirut, Lebanon known as Achrafieh. According to numerous social media...
  • Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda's leader
    Al-Qaeda murder plot uncovered in Lebanon
    Al-Akhbar newspaper is reporting that Al-Qaeda planned to assassinate both Lebanese army chief Gen. Jean Qahwaji and parliament speaker and leader of the Shiite Amal movement Nabil Berri.According to the article the “hits” were ordered...
  • Beirut's Hariri Mosque
    Beirut’s newest mosque, a decorative stunner
    Downtown Beirut is back. It’s also beautiful. More than 400 war-torn buildings have been restored to their original Ottoman glory, and 900 others have been torn down and rebuilt.An imposing new anchor for the area is Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque,...
  • Lebanon: the best hotels to stay at in Beirut
    Lebanon: The best hotels to stay at in Beirut
    Here are the best places world travelers should stay in, while they are in Beirut, Lebanon:Le GreyThis is by far one of the best hotels in Beirut. This hotel is ideal for the modern, hip techie or on-the-go-person. For those who want to enjoy an...