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Stories with place: Beirut
  • Sectarian shooting wounds 7 people south of Lebanese capital 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 7:35 am

    BEIRUT - Supporters of rival Lebanese factions clashed early on Wednesday in a coastal town south of Beirut, leaving several people wounded, the country's state news agency and a security official said.

  • Saudi cables suggest money links with media 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 5:12 pm

    BEIRUT - A financially troubled Lebanese TV network received a $2 million Saudi bailout in return for adopting a pro-Riyadh editorial policy. A news agency in Guinea got a $2,000 gift, while small publications across the Arab world received tens of thousands of dollars in inflated subscription fees.

  • Lebanon minister vows to punish guards after beating video 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 12:10 pm

    BEIRUT - A Lebanese minister vowed Sunday to bring to justice guards seen in online video clips beating Islamists detained in a notorious prison where imprisoned militants were once suspected of directing terror attacks.

  • Northbridge bridge named after fallen Marine 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 8:06 am

    NORTHBRIDGE, Massachusetts - A bridge in Northbridge has been named in honor of a U.S. Marine from town who was killed in the 1983 bombing of the Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon.

  • Lebanon army conducts live-fire demonstration of US missiles story has photos
    Updated: Jun-10-15 10:40 am

    BEIRUT - The Lebanese army on Wednesday conducted a live-fire demonstration of advanced missiles supplied by the United States to help combat Islamic extremists along the country's volatile border with Syria.

  • Hezbollah threatens to displace 'millions' of Israelis 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 11:52 am

    BEIRUT - The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group says "millions" of Israelis will be displaced in case of a new conflict between the Shiite group and the Jewish state.