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05/18/2010 10:27 am
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is visiting Syria as part of a bid to raise Russia's Mideast profile. He discussed possible atomic energy development, and called on Hamas to release captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
05/11/2010 06:56 pm
Lebanon took the title of world's largest hummus dish from Israel. But Israelis now say taste matters more than size.
05/11/2010 03:51 pm
Confirmed by Guinness World Records, Lebanon's 10-ton bowl of the mashed chickpea spread topped the previously held hummus record held by Israel.
05/11/2010 01:58 pm
The US must get real leverage before talking to its better-prepared and a tougher-minded adversary, Syria.
05/11/2010 12:14 pm
Driving through Hezbollah's stronghold in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, a veteran fighter says the militant group has made significant military advances since their last war with Israel in 2006: 'We have many other surprises for the Israelis.'
05/07/2010 02:06 pm
Surfers on both sides of UN-demarcated Blue Line between northern Israel and Hezbollah-controlled southern Lebanon have a burning question: How are the waves on the other side?
05/04/2010 12:22 pm
A court convicted 26 members of a Hezbollah spy cell guilty of plotting terror attacks in Egypt. Analysts say the Lebanese militant group crossed a political red line by using Egypt as a base to send weapons to Gaza.
04/29/2010 01:57 pm
A different cook – Christian or Muslim – from a different region serves up traditional food at Tawlet in Beirut, Lebanon, reflecting the tiny country's rich diversity.
04/28/2010 06:32 pm
The House and Senate are progressing with bipartisan legislation to impose sanctions in response to the Iran nuclear program. But President Obama faces difficulties in the UN Security Council.
04/27/2010 04:29 pm