• Car Bomb Kills Senior Palestinian Camp Official in Lebanon's Sidon

    Faith Zaydan was the PLO's Fatah official responsible for the Palestinian refugee camp of Mieh Mieh in Sidon, which is near a larger camp that has recently seen clashes between Fatah and rival Palestinian and Islamist factions.

  • Pop Stars and Radical Clerics Are Fighting the Army in Lebanon

    Lebanon is a madhouse. In the last two days alone, over 40 people have lost their lives in clashes between Sunnis loyal to hardline Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir and the interdenominational Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF). This latest outburst of violence began on...

  • Salafists in Sidon: Not as Bad as You Think

    In Sidon, a coastal Lebanese city south of Beirut, a crowd of several hundred people gathered on Thursday night to protest "Innocence of Muslims"--the film created by right-wing zealots and a soft-core porn director that has sparked violent protests...