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  • N.C. man arrested for allegedly attempting to join terrorist group

    N.C. man arrested for allegedly attempting to join terrorist group
    WASHINGTON — A Pakistani immigrant was arrested at the Raleigh-Durham airport in North Carolina while attempting to travel to Syria to join the terror organization Jabhat al-Nusrah and provide the group with logistical support and medical supplies...
  • Review: 'Out Loud' could be toned down

    Review: 'Out Loud' could be toned down
    It's shame that the first film to come out of Lebanon featuring a gay theme turns out to be such a head-scratching jumble. But that's the fate of "Out Loud," writer-director Samer Daboul's well-intentioned, but ill-conceived, tale of modern friendship and...
  • U.N.: More than 9 million Syrians in dire need as winter approaches

    U.N.: More than 9 million Syrians in dire need as winter approaches
    BEIRUT — The humanitarian crisis inside Syria is escalating rapidly with more than 9 million people — about 40% of the population — in dire need as winter approaches and agencies find it increasingly difficult to deliver aid inside the...
  • 9 million Syrians need help before winter, U.N. says

    9 million Syrians need help before winter, U.N. says
    BEIRUT — Syria's escalating humanitarian crisis has left more than 9 million people in the country in need of aid, according to United Nations estimates, and hopes were dashed Tuesday for peace talks this month to help end the nation's civil war....
  • TV Picks: Young cooks, Mel Brooks, screwballs, mascots, Adam Scott

    TV Picks: Young cooks, Mel Brooks, screwballs, mascots, Adam Scott
    "MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...
  • Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks

    Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks
    LONDON – A key group of Arab states and Western nations, including the United States, urged the “moderate opposition” in Syria to attend peace talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war, but underlined their insistence that...
  • Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks

    Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks
    Syrian President Bashar Assad and backers of the rebel forces fighting to oust him on Monday disputed weekend reports of an agreement to convene peace talks in Geneva next month to negotiate an end to the protracted civil war. It remained unclear...
  • Syria rebels free Lebanese hostages; Turkish pilots freed in Lebanon

    Syria rebels free Lebanese hostages; Turkish pilots freed in Lebanon
    BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages freed after being held by Syrian rebels for more than a year arrived to a tumultuous welcome in Beirut late Saturday, capping a complex deal that also resulted in the release of two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon...
  • Syrian rebels release 9 Lebanese hostages

    Syrian rebels release 9 Lebanese hostages
    BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages held for more than a year by SyrianĀ  rebels have been released, according to multiple reports late Friday, ending a protracted crisis that heightened regional sectarian tensions and was linked to theĀ  subsequent...
  • Lebanese medical group says being gay is not a disease

    Lebanese medical group says being gay is not a disease
    BEIRUT -- Taking a definitive stance on a topic that remains extremely sensitive in the Arab world, the Lebanese Psychiatric Society declared this week that homosexuality is not a mental illness and does not merit “reparative therapy.”...
  • The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday

    The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday
    The Arab Film Festival, which opens Friday at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles and continues through Oct. 20, is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the United States. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, the...