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  • n  capital and largest city of Lebanon; located in western Lebanon on the Mediterranean
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  • 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.
    June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • 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.
    June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • 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).
    June 14, 2013 -

  • Sean McCormack in Guardian Unlimited
    We are going to take a look at what implications, if any, there are for our security posture in Beirut,McCormack said.
  • Hassan Nasrallah in The Age
    Even until the last day of the war, we were ready to fire rockets on Tel Aviv if (central) Beirut was hit,Nasrallah said.
  • Robert Gates in AFP
    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...

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