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SPLC Has Seen Rise In Hate Crime, Domestic Terrorism Attacks

Added: 27.05.2017 22:52 | 19 views | 0 comments

NPR's Michel Martin talks with Southern Poverty Law Center Intelligence Project Director Heidi Beirich about raised concerns of an increase in hate crimes after stabbings in Maryland and Oregon.


World Briefs: Army controls road to Palmyra from capital

Added: 26.05.2017 22:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

May 27, 2017 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • The Syrian army is in full control of the highway from Damascus to ancient Palmyra for the first time since 2014 after driving out militants, a monitor has said.

Tags: Syria, Beirut, Army

At Beirut's First Pride Week, A Chance To Celebrate — And Take Stock Of Challenges

Added: 26.05.2017 20:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

In Lebanon, the LGBT community has made important strides in recent years. But activists say there's still much to be done to achieve equal rights. The first Beirut Pride week was earlier this month.

Tags: Beirut, LGBT

WATCH: 'This country was founded on white supremacy'

Added: 24.05.2017 18:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

ABC News' Amna Nawaz speaks with Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project on this episode of "Uncomfortable."

Tags: Beirut, Mac

Beirut Terraces / Herzog & de Meuron

Added: 24.05.2017 12:09 | 5 views | 0 comments


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Beirut Has Become A Relative Refuge For Members Of The LGBT Community

Added: 23.05.2017 10:12 | 3 views | 0 comments

Over the past year, Lebanon has made strides in the legal battle to decriminalize homosexuality. Speaking at Beirut Pride week, members of the community say there's still a long way to acceptance.

Tags: Beirut, Sex, LGBT

Iran's foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal

Added: 22.05.2017 1:03 | 8 views | 0 comments

May 22, 2017 8:03 AM
BEIRUT (REUTERS)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday (May 21) criticised United States President Donald Trump for sealing an arms deal and other investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars with Saudi Arabia, Teheran's arch-rival in the Middle East.

Iran state TV congratulates President Rouhani’s re-election: TV

Added: 20.05.2017 9:27 | 5 views | 0 comments

May 20, 2017 4:21 AM
DUBAI/BEIRUT (REUTERS) - Iran’s state television congratulated President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday (May 20) for winning a re-election by handing an emphatic defeat to his hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi.  


Iran president Rouhani leads presidential race: Interior ministry official

Added: 20.05.2017 6:07 | 6 views | 0 comments

May 20, 2017 4:21 AM
DUBAI/BEIRUT (REUTERS) - President Hassan Rouhani is leading the vote count in Iran’s presidential election, interior ministry official Ali Asghar Ahmadi told reporters on Saturday (May 20).


Iran president Rouhani leads challenger in Iran election vote-count: Source

Added: 20.05.2017 3:37 | 4 views | 0 comments

May 20, 2017 4:21 AM
DUBAI/BEIRUT (REUTERS) - President Hassan Rouhani, who wants to normalise ties with the West, leads a hardline judge with 21.6 million votes to 14 million after 37 million votes were counted in Iran's presidential election, a source told Reuters on Saturday (May 20).


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