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Shiite Muslims in Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan mark Ashoura

Aug. 09, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

KARBALA, Iraq (AP) — Shiites in Iraq, Lebanon and Pakistan chanted, paraded and beat their chests on Tuesday as they marked Ashoura, one of the most important dates on the religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein. The...

Hezbollah warns Israel over border dispute with Lebanon

Aug. 09, 2022 08:31 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group issued a warning Tuesday to archenemy Israel over the two countries’ maritime border dispute, saying that “any arm” that reaches to steal Lebanon’s wealth “will be cut off.” Hassan Nasrallah's remarks...

Clergy, bags of cash set off new sectarian brawl in Lebanon

Aug. 03, 2022 03:24 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese archbishop who carried more than $460,000 from Israel to Lebanon is at the center of the latest sectarian showdown in crisis-hit Lebanon, and the case could even spill over into presidential politics. The situation has ramped up discord between two powerful...

US seeks possession of Venezuelan 747 grounded in Argentina

Aug. 02, 2022 21:33 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday it is seeking possession of a Venezuelan cargo jet that has been grounded in Argentina since early June because it was previously owned by an Iranian airline that allegedly has ties to terror groups. The...

Lebanon, Israel closer to deal in maritime border dispute

Aug. 01, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon and Israel are getting closer to reaching a deal in a more than a decade-old maritime border dispute between the two neighbors, a U.S. envoy and Lebanese officials said Monday. Lebanon and Israel have been officially at war since Israel’s creation in 1948...

Hezbollah airs video of Israeli barges in disputed gas field

Jul. 31, 2022 05:03 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Hezbollah on Sunday aired drone footage of Israeli ships in a disputed gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, highlighting the tension at the center of U.S.-mediated maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel. The footage was aired as the U.S. energy...

Lebanon doubts Ukraine claim of stolen grain on Syrian ship

Jul. 29, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon appeared Friday to reject claims by the Ukrainian Embassy in Beirut that a Syrian ship docked in a Lebanese port is carrying Ukrainian grain stolen by Russia, following an inspection by Lebanese customs officials. A senior Lebanese customs official told The...

Israeli leader warns Hezbollah during visit to border

Jul. 19, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s new prime minister paid an unannounced visit to the border with Lebanon on Tuesday, threatening to unleash a harsh military response to what he described as “unacceptable” aggression by the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group. The visit came at a time...

Hezbollah threatens Israel with escalation in border spat

Jul. 13, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group threatened Israel with military escalation Wednesday if a future deal over the disputed maritime border between the two countries is not in Lebanon’s favor. Sayyed Hassan Narallah said in a televised speech that...

Saudi dissident killed in Lebanon; his brothers detained

Jul. 10, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — A Saudi opposition party said Sunday that one of its founding members was killed in the Lebanese capital, Beirut. The National Assembly Party, whose members live in exile, said that founding member Manea Al-Yami was slain in “complicated circumstances.” ...