My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...respective homes in the West Bank and Egypt. We've also brought Muslim students from Bahrain, Gaza, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Turkey and Yemen.The events of 9/11 and the decades-long conflict between Israel and the Palestinians living in the...
Syrian rebels kill 10 troops, capture others in Lebanon

...serious than what some people imagine," Lebanon's army chief, Gen. Jean Kahwaji...municipal building and an army checkpoint, Lebanon's state news agency reported. Local...he was being brought to a hospital in Lebanon after being wounded while fighting Syrian...
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Living and Growing

...shelter, medical care and work to Christian, Yezidi and Muslim refugees and victims of violence in Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Gaza. Thank you in advance for your generosity towards all those in Iraq who are suffering from persecution. Please pray...
Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria

...from the Syrian war has cost neighboring Lebanon billions of dollars, deeply damaged week to try to raise aid to relieve Lebanon's heavy financial burden. U.N. Secretary-General...the Syrian conflict, spillovers onto Lebanon have rapidly moved beyond the humanitarian...
A Bishop's Perspective: The cry of Christians in Iraq

...sought refuge in Syria and Jordan, although the outbreak of civil war in Syria has forced refugees there to seek haven in Lebanon and Turkey.Catholic Relief Services reports that 500,000 Sunni, Shia and Christian refugees have fled from Mosul to Erbil...
Pastor defrocked over gay wedding is reinstated

...for gay rights "with an even stronger voice from within the United Methodist Church."The church suspended Schaefer, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, for officiating his son's 2007 wedding, then defrocked him when he refused to promise to uphold the Methodist...
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My Turn: 'Eye for an eye' shows neither strength or courage

...people.Israel successfully defended itself and the war officially ended with the signing of an armistice with Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt. It came too late for the 6,400 Israelis and 10,000 Palestinians and Arabs who died in the war. Most of those...
Hezbollah commander killed outside home

...his apartment building's garage Wednesday in Lebanon's capital, a major breach of the Shiite militant...and its Western-backed political opponents in Lebanon who blame it for dragging Lebanon into Syria's war, which pits the mainly Sunni...
He comes in peace

...At that moment, Dear said, he saw jets swoop down and drop bombs on Lebanon - this was the summer of 1982 and, under Defense Minister Ariel Sharon, Israel invaded Lebanon in "Operation Peace for Galilee."Seeing warfare at the Sea of Galilee...
As Syria burns, neighboring Lebanon feels the heat

...enflaming emotions in its tiny neighbor Lebanon. The already deep divisions between Lebanese...chaos will bleed over across the border.Lebanon is sharply split along sectarian lines...against, Syria's virtual rule over Lebanon from 1976 to 2005 and its continued influence...


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