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Book Club: Togo Mizrahi's extraordinary life story and films are unearthed in a new book by Deborah Starr.

In-depth: There are hopes that Pope Francis' historic visit could be a turning point for Iraqi Christians, a community ravaged by war and sectarian persecution.

Lebanese ex-army photographer shot dead outside his home

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Lebanese ex-army photographer shot dead outside his home

Joseph Bejjani was gunned down by two unidentified men who approached him in his car, which was parked outside his home in the town of Kahaleh in Aley District.

Lebanese-born banker <em>Joseph</em> Safra, Brazil's richest man, dies

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Lebanese-born banker Joseph Safra, Brazil's richest man, dies

Safra, who had an estimated fortune of $23.2 billion, ranked 63rd on Forbes magazine's list of the world's wealthiest people.

Lebanon's president expresses hope for Israel border talks

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Lebanon's president expresses hope for Israel border talks

President Aoun told a US mediator that Lebanon wants the talks to succeed to "strengthen stability in the south" and allow investments in ...

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'Emily in Paris' star wishes Egyptian activist happy birthday

'I'm thinking of you,' actor William Abadie said in the video message to jailed human rights advocate Karim Ennarah.

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Archaeologist claims to have found Jesus' home in Nazareth

A building beneath a Nazareth church could have been the home of Jesus, one archaeologist believes.

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Locals riot in Lebanese town demanding eviction of Syrians

The announcement in the Christian mountain resort town of Bcharre came after a night of riots against Syrians in the town.

Mobashra Tazamal

MuslimPro's 'data sale' is not just an outrageous betrayal

Comment: MuslimPro's sharing of private data with brokers who passed it on to US military exposed its Muslim users to the lethal consequences of ...

US military wary that shakeup could upend apolitical nature

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US military wary that shakeup could upend apolitical nature

Mark Milley's comments reflected a view he has long been passionate about: the military defending the US constitution.

Gasia Ohanes

Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Leaders of the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Libya congratulated Biden, while ...

Biden's victory cannot mean complacency

Zaina Ujayli

Biden's victory cannot mean complacency

Comment: America may have survived Trump, but now we must work to shore up the cracks in the foundation of our fragile democracy, writes Zaina ...

Jordanian mother and son shot dead in Nevada

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Jordanian mother and son shot dead in Nevada

Police officers arrived at the property to find the perpetrator hiding behind a vehicle holding a gun to the the young boy's head.

For less-raucous Biden, election hope rests on Pennsylvania

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For less-raucous Biden, election hope rests on Pennsylvania

While Donald Trump barnstormed five states 48 hours before the election, Joe Biden homed in on the battleground Pennsylvania.

Israel to approve settler homes in flashpoint Hebron area

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Israel to approve settler homes in flashpoint Hebron area

The anti-occupation group Peace Now revealed Israeli plans to approve construction of Jewish settler homes in a flashpoint area of the West Bank ...

Joe Macaron

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Comment: As Israel and Lebanon begin landmark maritime border talks, Joe Macaron takes an in-depth look at the players and issues involved in these high stakes negotiations.

Aisha Yusuff

Islam in the Eastern African Novel

Book Club: Emad Mirmotahari's comprehensive study of Islam in Eastern African fiction reimagines the region's multi-ethnic and multi-religious ...

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Lebanon rules out normalisation ahead of Israel border talks

Lebanon will only discuss the maritime border dispute with Israel in indirect talks tomorrow, Aoun said, ruling out the possibility of ...

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Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

Sweeping forest fires ravaged parts of Syria over the weekend, deeply impacting thousands of locals.

Israel's Netanyahu brings his dirty laundry to White House

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Israel's Netanyahu brings his dirty laundry to White House

The Israeli premier and his wife have reportedly engaged in the strange habit for years.

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Saudi king and heir at 'loggerheads' over Israel normalisation

A recent report sheds light on a rift between Saudi Arabia’s royal father-son duo, who are deeply divided over whether the Kingdom should forge ...

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

Men accused of hacking US websites in Soleimani retaliation

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Men accused of hacking US websites in Soleimani retaliation

Two Iranians have been indicted on hacking charges after several US websites were flooded with pro-Iran messages.

Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port

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Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port

The fire has caused panic among Beirut residents traumatised by last month's catastrophic explosion.

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