RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Beirut (Lebanon)

A collection of news and information related to Beirut (Lebanon) published by this site and its partners.

Top Beirut (Lebanon) Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Iran, world powers restart nuclear talks amid limited expectations

    Iran, world powers restart nuclear talks amid limited expectations
    BEIRUT — Both sides sought to tamp down expectations Tuesday as representatives of Iran and six world powers met in Vienna for talks aimed at crafting a comprehensive agreement about Tehran’s controversial nuclear program. Much of the...
  • Iran's supreme leader says nuclear talks will 'lead nowhere'

    Iran's supreme leader says nuclear talks will 'lead nowhere'
    TEHRAN -- Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, expressed deep skepticism Monday about the next round of nuclear negotiations with world powers, even as Tehran’s delegation headed to Vienna for the potentially decisive talks. The...
  • Lebanese Olympic skier Chamoun draws fire, support for topless photos

    Lebanese Olympic skier Chamoun draws fire, support for topless photos
    BEIRUT -- A Lebanese alpine skier competing in the Sochi Winter Olympics has landed in hot water back home after topless photos of her taken during a photo shoot for an Austrian sports calendar surfaced on the Internet. The calendar pictures, taken...
  • Rabih Alameddine's 'Unnecessary Woman' ablaze with wonder

    Rabih Alameddine's 'Unnecessary Woman' ablaze with wonder
    Rabih Alameddine's beautiful new novel is ostensibly about an elderly woman living alone in her Beirut apartment. Once married but quickly divorced, Aaliya appears to be, as the title says, "An Unnecessary Woman." But Aaliya's solitude is filled with...
  • Suicide bomber strikes south of Lebanon's capital

    Suicide bomber strikes south of Lebanon's capital
    BEIRUT — A suicide bomber killed himself and wounded at least two others Monday when he detonated an explosives belt while traveling in a passenger van south of Beirut, the Lebanese capital, authorities said. The official National News Agency said...
  • Iran eases terms of detention for opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi

    Iran eases terms of detention for opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi
    TEHRAN -- Iranian authorities have eased the terms of confinement of Mehdi Karroubi, a leader of the opposition “Green Movement” that was crushed after disputed presidential elections in 2009, his son said Sunday. The ailing Karroubi, 76,...
  • Emile Haddad, CEO of developer FivePoint Communities

    Emile Haddad, CEO of developer FivePoint Communities
    The gig: Emile Haddad is president and chief executive of FivePoint Communities Management Inc., an Aliso Viejo real estate developer. Jointly owned by Haddad and Miami home-building giant Lennar Corp., the private company is building some of California's...
  • Car bomb in Lebanon kills at least 3 near the border with Syria

    Car bomb in Lebanon kills at least 3 near the  border with Syria
    BEIRUT — A car bomb killed at least three people and injured about two dozen Saturday in a Lebanese town close to the Syrian border, the latest deadly attack in Lebanon apparently linked to the war raging in the neighboring country. An Al Qaeda-...
  • Syria talks adjourn with little promise but some hope

    Syria talks adjourn with little promise but some hope
    BEIRUT — Long-anticipated Syrian peace talks adjourned Friday in Switzerland without a major breakthrough but with muted optimism that a negotiation process had finally been launched after nearly three years of civil war. After almost a week of...
  • Syria's Assad uses the truce as latest weapon against rebels

    Syria's Assad uses the truce as latest weapon against rebels
    BEIRUT — In the lead-up to the so-called Geneva II peace conference this week, the Syrian government has quietly pursued a campaign of truce-making with opposition-held communities in and around Damascus that could further weaken the opposition...
  • Car bomb kills 5, injures dozens in Lebanon

    Car bomb kills 5, injures dozens in Lebanon
    BEIRUT -- A car bomb detonated early Thursday in the center of the northeastern Lebanese city of Hermel, close to the border with Syria, killing five people and injuring dozens, authorities said. The blast was the latest in a series of bombings and...