In Raqqa, U.S. coalition bombs pound the group's positions and target its leaders ... Karam and Mroue reported from Beirut. Follow Ken Dilanian on Twitter at
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Islamic State
Of course, Beirut residents have become accustomed to myriad indignities: power outages, water shortages, a perpetually dysfunctional government and the occasional car bomb. Stinking mounds of trash in the midst …
Los Angeles Times · 7/28/2015
Beirut garbage crisis
BEIRUT: Two bombs hit the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Monday, wounding at least three people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The first blast hit a patrol of Kurdish fighters …
Business Recorder · 7/27/2015
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Beirut — The streets of Beirut have been filling up with ... the war in neighboring Syria has spilled across the border in the form of suicide bombings and rocket attacks and Lebanon has the highest per capita refugee …
The Christian Science Monitor · 7/27/2015
BEIRUT (AP) -- Turkish troops have shelled a Syrian village near the border, targeting Kurdish fighters who have been battling the Islamic State group with the aid of U.S.-led airstrikes, Syria's main Kurdish militia and an …
The Huffington Post · 7/27/2015
Kurdish Fighters
The bombing on Friday morning was the first to mar Beirut’s shiny, renovated downtown since Rafik Hariri’s killing, which occurred nearby. It dealt a psychological blow to a perennially resilient city and left the business district, normally bustling ...
New York Times · ByAnne Barnard · 12/27/2013
Flames blaze from vehicles at the scene of an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday. (Photo: Bilal Hussein, AP) BEIRUT (AP) — A powerful car bomb tore through a business district in the center of the Lebanese capital Friday, killing a prominent pro ...
USA Today · 12/27/2013
Beirut, Lebanon (CNN)-- A pair of suicide bombs detonated outside the Iranian Embassy in Lebanon's capital Tuesday, killing nearly two dozen people in a bloody new ripple from neighboring Syria's civil war. Lebanon's Health Ministry said at least 23 people ...
CNN · ByNick Paton · 11/19/2013
The Beirut bombing taught the United States more about protecting troops and picking battles. Using the military for peacekeeping, leaders learned, can be just as hazardous as fighting a well-defined enemy. But as the U.S. death toll in Iraq rises ...
Deseret News · 10/19/2003
A quarter-century later, the sergeant of the guard that morning says he can still see the face of the man driving the truck. Sgt. Stephen Russell was sitting in his guard booth outside a barracks in Beirut. He was one of about 1,600 Marines who'd been sent ... · 10/15/2008

Mohamad Chatah

Mohamad Bahaa Chatah was a Lebanese economist and diplomat. He was a member of Lebanon's Sunni Muslim community. Chatah was …
Mohamad Bahaa Chatah was a Lebanese economist and diplomat. He was a member of Lebanon's Sunni Muslim community. Chatah was born in Tripoli, Lebanon. He studied economics at the American University in Beirut and earned a doctorate at the University of Texas in the United States. Then he taught economics at his alma mater, University of Texas.
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