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A suicide blast killed at least four people and wounded dozens more in the southern suburbs of Beirut Tuesday morning in an attack claimed by an al-...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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Updated 4:30 pm: The defense team in the trial of four Hezbollah members accused of murdering Lebanon's ex-premier Rafik Hariri in 2005 contested on...
Monday, January 20, 2014
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Updated 6:30 pm: The prosecution in the case over the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese premier Rafik Hariri resumed its indictment of four...
Friday, January 17, 2014
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Updated 8:30 pm: Prosecutors in the trial of four Hezbollah members accused of orchestrating the 2005 assassination of Rafik Hariri laid out their...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, whose legacy includes the killing of tens of thousands of Arabs over his six-decade military and...
Saturday, January 11, 2014
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Former Lebanese Finance Minister Mohammed Shatah, killed in a massive blast in downtown Beirut Friday morning, was a leading member of the Western-...
Friday, December 27, 2013
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On-the-ground sources are running out fast in Bahrain. Those who have not been locked up or tortured for opposing the ruling monarchy are finding...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange has sent an "experimental" protest package fitted with a GPS tracker and spy camera to record its journey to jailed...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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Rights activists have launched a campaign urging South Korea to cancel an imminent shipment of over 1.6 million tear gas canisters allegedly ordered...
Friday, October 18, 2013
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Security forces in Bahrain have been raiding dozens of homes each day since April, arbitrarily arresting young men, and torturing them to force...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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