beirut beirut  /beɪ ˈrut/


  • (n) capital and largest city of Lebanon; located in western Lebanon on the Mediterranean



  1. Kurds fight for place in Syrian civil war

    BEIRUT (AP) — Taking advantage of the chaos of the civil war, Syria's Kurdish minority has carved out a once unthinkable degree of independence in their areas, creating their own police forces, even their own license plates, and exuberantly going public with their language and culture.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Syria's Assad: EU will pay price for arming rebels

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's president warned that Europe "will pay a price" if it delivers weapons to rebels fighting to topple him, saying in an interview published Monday that arming them would backfire as the "terrorists" return to their countries with extremist ideologies.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Beirut Animated for children and adults

    June 14--BEIRUT -- Animation occupies a peculiar niche on the pop culture landscape. Most mainstream image consumers prefer the term "cartoon" to "animated film" (fewer syllables, you see).
    on June 14, 2013     Source:

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  1. "We are going to take a look at what implications, if any, there are for our security posture in Beirut," McCormack said.
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Sean McCormack Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "Even until the last day of the war, we were ready to fire rockets on Tel Aviv if (central) Beirut was hit," Nasrallah said.
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Hassan Nasrallah Source: The Age

  3. "We have many terrorists in US prisons today. This started 20 years ago when I was at CIA and we captured a Hezbollah terrorist who had been involved in killing an American sailor on an aircraft that had been taken hostage in Beirut," said...
    on May 22, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: AFP

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