Beirut, Lebanon Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Movie review: 'Beirut' is an old-school spy thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Genesee Country Express

    If the new espionage thriller, “Beirut,” seems a tad dated in manner and approach, it might be because Tony Gilroy, he of Jason Bourne fame, wrote the script more than 25 years ago. But in chipping off the rust and applying a fresh coat of 21st-century technology, director Brad Anderson unveils a twisty-turner with all the irresistible trappings of a Reagan-era John le Carre novel.

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  2. Jon Hamm gets a strong film role in 'Beirut,' a timely thriller that was years in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Los Angeles Times

    It was back in 1992 that screenwriter Tony Gilroy finished the script for "Beirut." It is good news for moviegoers but bad news for the world that the issues and concerns he raised in this tasty Middle East-themed geopolitical thriller are as relevant 26 years later as they were then.

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  3. Hamm Can't Solve Decades of Political Strife in BeirutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | D Magazine

    As intriguing as it sounds, Beirut hints at a gritty and provocative exploration of recent volatility in the Middle East before ultimately squandering its true-life backdrop. Although it provides modest insight, this muddled and formulaic thriller tends to oversimplify the sociopolitical conflicts in its titular setting.

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  4. Rosamund Pike Discusses 'Beirut,' Working with Jon Hamm, and Life After 'Gone Girl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Film School Rejects

    We chat with the Oscar-nominated actress about her latest thriller and why David Fincher was the "blessing" of her life. If you were paying attention to movies prior to 2014, Rosamund Pike likely impressed you in one way or another, from her role as a Bennet sister in Pride and Prejudice to the very quotable Sam in The World's End .

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  5. Syrian troops on alert after US threatens military actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | KDBC

    This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April. 7, 2018.

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  6. Movie review: Suspenseful 'Beirut' follows a fictional hostage drama in the 1980sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Deseret News

    ... (Jon Hamm) in a brief prologue set in 1972. Skiles is at the top of his game, living in a beautiful home in Beirut, Lebanon, with his wife Nadia (Leila Bekhti). Beirut is an intersection of cultures and faiths, and Skiles and Nadia have recently ...

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  7. Jon Hamm spies a chance to reboot his career in CIA thriller 'Beirut'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Star Tribune

    Can a period film titled "Beirut" offer anything but a maelstrom of godforsaken conflict? Yes, to a degree. Jon Hamm delivers a career-reviving performance, riding a roller-coaster character arc as a disillusioned former diplomat in crisis.

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  8. Review: In 'Beirut,' a War-Torn Backdrop for American Spy GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The New York Times

    Jon Hamm looks so much like a movie star that it's always startling that he isn't one. The major studios don't produce many leading roles for actors like Mr. Hamm, adults who would look even more unhappy in a Batman get-up than Ben Affleck does.

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  9. This Is the Beirut We Wish You Could SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The New York Times

    From 1975 to 1990, the world watched as Beirut was decimated by a complex, sectarian civil war that left, by some estimates, 150,000 people dead and a million Lebanese displaced. In the years since, the word "Beirut" has become shorthand for war zone, bombings, devastation.

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  10. Smiling Saudi Crown Prince arrives for his gala dinner at the ElyseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Daily Mail

    Saudi Arabia 's crown prince will wrap up his three-day visit to France with a gala dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the 32-year-old heir to the Islamic kingdom's throne, will hold formal discussions with French President Emmanuel Macron tonight.

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  11. Chemical weapons watchdog to send inspectors to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Journal Gazette

    BEIRUT The international chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday it will send a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected gas attack took place over the weekend, after receiving a request from the Syrian government and its Russian backers to investigate the allegations.

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  12. Syrian troops on alert after US threatens military action newRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | WTVC

    This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April. 7, 2018.

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  13. 'Beirut': Jon Hamm is in his sweet spot in this slick thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Philly.com

    Beirut opens with a virtuoso display of privileged mansplaining - a glib U.S. diplomat in Lebanon in the 1970s, hosting a party, offers a smug assessment of the country and the volatile region. Mason Skiles is full of himself , and to make sure we get the point, director Brad Anderson lingers just a bit on a shot of Skiles in a framed photo, posed next to Henry Kissinger.

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  14. Syrian troops on alert amid fear of US strike after gas attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Times of Israel

    Activists say Iranian and Hezbollah fighters leaving their posts in eastern Syria after Trump's vow to 'forcefully' respond to assault This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in the Eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, on April 7, 2018. BEIRUT - Syrian government forces and their allies are on alert and taking precautionary measures at military bases and posts across the country amid fears of a US strike in the aftermath of a chemical weapons attack, Syrian war monitors said Tuesday.

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  15. Syrian troops on alert amid fear of US strike after attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Medincine Hat News

    This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April. 7, 2018.

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  16. Beirut-based Palestinian leader rushed to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Daily Star

    A Palestinian refugee sits in the back of a goods vehicle at the Shatila Palestinian refugee camp, on the southern outskirts of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on January 30, 2018. / AFP / JOSEPH EID

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  17. These chefs are redefining Middle Eastern cuisine with a fresh takeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | South China Morning Post

    By delving into the traditions and reworking family recipes, culinary veterans are about to change the game in the city's Middle Eastern dining scene "Middle Eastern cuisine is abundant and generous. It's a way of eating that has the power to connect people."

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  18. Israel blamed for missile strike in Syria which killed 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Iol.co.za

    This image released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a child receiving oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of Douma. Picture: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP A rescue worker carrying a child following an alleged chemical weapons attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria.

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  19. Israel Wages a Growing War in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | New Yorker

    Mughniyah is buried under the same black marble slab as his father, Imad Mughniyah, the legendary Hezbollah military commander, at a special cemetery created by the Lebanese militia for its "martyrs" in Syria. Life-size posters of both men, dressed in fatigues, stand above it.

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  20. Trump vows 'major decisions' on Syria after alleged toxic attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | The Peninsula

    An image grab taken from a video released by the Syrian civil defence in Douma shows unidentified volunteers giving aid to children at a hospital following a reported chemical attack on the rebel-held town on April 8, 2018. AFP Photo / Syria Civil Defence Beirut: US President Donald Trump on Monday pledged "major decisions" on Syria after a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town, as calls grew for an international response to the crisis.

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