Lebanon

Anti-government protesters clash with the riot police, during a protest at a road leading to the parliament building in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday.
Hassan Ammar/AP Photo
AP News
January 18, 2020 - 1:03 pm
Riot police fired tear gas and sprayed water cannon near parliament in Lebanon's capital Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters after riots broke out during a march against the ruling elite amid a severe economic crisis. Read more here.
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An Emirati coast guard vessel passes an oil tanker off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Monday, May 13, 2019.
Jon Gambrell/AP Photo
May 13, 2019 - 8:16 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on alleged sabotage of ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The owners of a Norwegian-flagged oil tanker say their vessel sustained a hole in its hull from "an unknown object" while off the coast of the United...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Amir Cohen/Pool via AP
March 22, 2019 - 7:46 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria slammed President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, saying Friday the statement was "irresponsible" and a threat to international peace and stability. The Foreign Ministry in...
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Lebanon's Interior Minister Raya El Hassan, right, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Bilal Hussein/AP
March 22, 2019 - 7:14 am
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Lebanon on Friday amid regional condemnation of President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that it's time the U.S. recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Pompeo is to meet with a host of Lebanese...
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Times square has the ball drop, Philadelphia has fireworks to mark the New Year, but there are some other communities in the region that have some unique New Year's Eve traditions.
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
December 30, 2018 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Times square has the ball drop, Philadelphia has fireworks to mark the new year, but there are some other communities in the region that have some unique New Year's Eve traditions. This is the sixth year for the "mushroom drop" in Kennett Square, Chester County, which...
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