December 18, 2012 Most every new round of fighting creates a new wave of displaced people in Syria. A weekend attack near the capital has sent many Palestinian refugees fleeing.
Lebanese firefighters extinguish burning cars in Beirut following a huge bomb explosion.
October 19, 2012 At least eight people are dead and 78 are wounded, state news media report, while victims scramble to get out of the debris. The attack, possibly a car bomb, happened on a street where a group that opposes Syrian President Bashar Assad has offices.
Hezbollah members listen to a speech by the group's leader, Â Hassan Nasrallah, via video-link in the southern suburbs of Beirut on Nov. 11, 2011.
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December 14, 2011 Investigators have revealed more of the evidence that points to a Lebanese bank's involvement in the laundering of money for Hezbollah.
January 13, 2011 Flood waters crest in Brisbane. Protests continue in Tunisia. New Englanders dig out from another blizzard.
January 12, 2011 Hezbollah ministers and their allies resigned over tensions stemming from a U.N.-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Will sectarian violence follow?
February 19, 2009 Outspoken columnist Christopher Hitchens is beaten up in Beirut.
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