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  1. Tara Brown slams 'international kidnapping' on 60 Minutes - how can we trust her?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... 60 Minutes admits mistakes were made in its role in the recovery attempt of Sally Faulkner's two children from Lebanon. Recently, 60 Minutes presented a tribute to its late reporter, Richard Carleton. Literally until he dropped, Carleton ...


  2. 60 Minutes child abduction: Producer Stephen Rice set to fight his dismissalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Channel Nine apologise for the failed child recovery story admitting multiple and serious mistakes were made. Vision: 60 Minutes, Channel Nine Former 60 Minutes producer Stephen Rice looks set to fight his sacking from Australian TV network Channel Nine over the failed child abduction operation which saw Rice and three colleagues jailed in Lebanon.


  3. Memorial Day draws crowd to vet centerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Florida Today

    ... didn't have to." Winglass, the guest speaker for the event, reminded the crowd of the bombing of barracks in Beirut, Lebanon in 1983, that killed 241 U.S. service members at a time when he was in command of some of the troops. He said Americans ...


  4. Summerville honors sacrifice during Memorial Day ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Goose Creek Gazette

    Everyone assembled in the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in Ladson has a story to tell, Mayor Wiley Johnson said during the annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday. Normally scheduled for Summerville Cemetery, the lingering rain from Tropical Depression Bonnie forced the ceremony indoors but didn't dampen the patriotism of those attending.


  5. Lebanese municipal elections: Rifi elected as Sunni leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    In a surprise victory, Tripoli municipal poll results slated outgoing Minister of Justice Ashraf Rifi's 'Tripoli's Choice' list to bag 22 out of 24 seats, effectively rejecting the coalition of former Prime Minsiter Sa'ad Hariri, who has been traditionally popular in the northern city. While grass-roots organisations like Beirut Madinati and Baalbek Madinati failed to secure majority seats , the Tripoli results usher in a new leadership wave in Northern Lebanon.


  6. Dr Somdutt Prasad:A Noted Speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Lebanese Ophthalmological SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PR Log

    KOLKATA, India - May 30, 2016 - PRLog -- Top eye surgeon and retinal specialist Dr Somdutt Prasad was one of the distinguished speakers at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Lebanese Ophthalmological Society held from May 27-28, 2016 at Phoenicia Hotel, Beirut-Lebanon. The two-day event saw top ophthalmologists from across the globe discussing about the latest advances and updates in the world of ophthalmology.


  7. Prague extradites third of Lebanese in Fayad case to USARead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Prague Daily Monitor

    ... Fayad, an alleged Lebanese secret service agent, was connected with the release of five Czechs kidnapped in Lebanon last June. They were set free in February, after 199 days. Detectives from the Squad for Uncovering Organised Crime (UOOZ) are ...


  8. Morning briefing: 10 stories from around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    A US Army repel team with the 82nd Airborne Division over Charlotte Motor Speedway during military appreciation exercises prior to the Nascar Sprint Cup Series auto race. Photo / AP The mother of a young Sydney boy who drowned in a car that slid into the Hawkesbury River says it's hard to believe he's been taken away so quickly.


  9. Syria's cease-fire strengthens al-Qaida branchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KFMB-TV San Diego

    ... we not ruling and why don't we declare a caliphate?" said Radwan Mortada, an expert on jihadi groups who writes for Lebanon's Al-Akhbar newspaper. "There are others who say the world will not leave us alone so long as we are related to al-Qaida. So ...


  10. Joe Hockey rides back into the headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Every Monday to Friday I'll be delivering a personally-curated newsletter. Call it the double espresso of news - the morning news kickstart for busy people who want to know what they need to know before they get going.


  11. RPT-Australian TV station sacks producer over Lebanon child recovery bungleRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | Reuters

    May 27 A producer of Australian current affairs programme "60 Minutes" has been sacked after a bid to snatch two children off a busy Beirut street went awry, landing a mother and a television crew in prison, the broadcaster said on Friday. Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd has faced recriminations since the Australian woman, and the four-member crew, were charged in Lebanon last month with kidnapping the children in the wake of a custody dispute.


  12. Syriaa s cease-fire strengthens al-Qaida branchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Breeze

    ... ruling and why don't we declare a caliphate?” said Radwan Mortada, an expert on jihadi groups who writes for Lebanon's Al-Akhbar newspaper. “There are others who say the world will not leave us alone so long as we are related to ...


  13. 60 Minutes creator Gerald Stone slams Tara Brown and her team for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    'Their judgement was blurred': 60 Minutes creator slams Tara Brown and her team for botched child kidnap story in Lebanon... as show apologises on-air for 'serious mistakes' Veteran journalist and founding producer of 60 Minutes Gerald Stone has slammed Tara Brown for her handling of the botched child kidnap story in Lebanon. During an interview with reporter Michael Usher on Nine Network's 60 Minutes on Sunday night, Mr Stone said that the crew had 'let their guard down' and become 'too emotionally attached.'


  14. 'You're not really safe anywhere,' Canadian nurse says as Mideast hospital bombings riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBC News

    ... for CBC News. Based in Toronto, she has lived and worked in Thunder Bay, Ont.; Iqaluit, Nunavut; and Beirut, Lebanon. A Canadian nurse says a rise in illegal attacks on hospitals and health-care services won't stop her from working in war-torn ...


  15. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | HeraldNet

    ... 'The Forgotten Prisoners.' In 1985, David Jacobsen, director of the American University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, was abducted by pro-Iranian kidnappers (he was freed 17 months later). In 1998, comic actor Phil Hartman of 'Saturday Night Live' ...


  16. '60 Minutes' Australia fires producer over Beirut child abduction storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    "60 Minutes" Australia has fired a producer who was involved in a child abduction story that resulted in its four-person crew being jailed briefly in Lebanon. Stephen Rice, who produced the story about Australian Sally Faulkner's attempts to take her two children back from her estranged husband in Lebanon, will be leaving the company "effectively immediately," a Channel Nine statement said Friday.


  17. In Lebanon, Muslims and Christians visit Marian shrine at HarissaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | St. Anthony Messenger

    High on a summit overlooking the Mediterranean, Our Lady of Lebanon stands majestically with her arms outstretched, welcoming her children. To Muslims, Mary is known in Arabic as "Seidatna Maryam," Our Lady Mary.


  18. Temporary Shelter For 500 Syrian Migrants By Year's End - Ahmad ZahidRead the original story

    Saturday May 28 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... 68 people from 18 families, between seven months and 74 years of age who arrived from Bekaa Valley Camp in Beirut, Lebanon. The first group of 11 people from three families arrived in Malaysia on Dec 8, last year. Ahmad Zahid said the second group ...


  19. Ap Photos: a selection of pictures from the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | KTMF

    ... take co... (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A man casts his fishing pole from a rocky area along the coastline in Beirut, Lebanon on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the ...


  20. Settlers, Palestinians come together in seeking EU-model end to conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | The Times of Israel

    ... srael in 1948, but later moved to the West Bank. After helping establish terror cells and traveling as far as Syria, Lebanon and Tunis,