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Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 12/27/2013

Video of the live Lebanese TV broadcast interrupted by Beirut car bomb

Future News, ironically, was founded by a patron of the senior politician killed in the blast.

By Max Fisher  |  05:04 PM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lebanon

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 12/27/2013

The final, ominous tweets of Mohamad Chatah, Lebanese politician killed in car bomb

A tweet sent hours before his death warned Hezbollah would try to control Lebanon.

By Max Fisher  |  10:39 AM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 12/16/2013

The Middle Eastern snowstorm, viewed from space

An amazing NASA satellite image shows snow across the region.

By Max Fisher  |  01:50 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Israel-Palestine, Lebanon, Syria

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 12/12/2013

23 photos of the Middle East’s first snowy winter in decades

Dramatic images capture the region’s first major snowfall in decades.

By Max Fisher  |  01:20 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel-Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 12/06/2013

An American woman’s unique path from Disneyland to ‘Arabs Got Talent’ finalist

“I did have a fascination with Morocco ever since I took a trip to Disneyland.“

By Loveday Morris  |  03:55 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lebanon

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Will Syria’s civil war spread to Lebanon? The case for ‘no’

All the major players have an interest in keeping Lebanon stable.

By Max Fisher  |  11:22 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lebanon, Syria

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 08/26/2013

The Middle East, explained in one (sort of terrifying) chart

"Welcome to the Middle East and have a nice day."

By Max Fisher  |  12:43 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Lebanon, Syria

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Why Wissam al-Hassan matters for the Middle East

The Lebanese official's death may mark an increasing internationalization of the Syrian war.

By Max Fisher  |  01:35 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lebanon, Middle East, Syria

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 10/19/2012

A car bomb in Beirut: Photos of Lebanon in shock

Firefighters and concerned locals rushed to the scene of the city's first car blast since 2008.

By Max Fisher  |  10:51 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lebanon, Syria