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Ethiopian airlines plane crashes near Beirut

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737plane with 85 people on boardcrashed, shortlyafter taking off from Beirut. The flight was bound from Beirut for Addis Ababa. Further details are...

Israeli warplanes pound Beirut

Israeli warplanes struck twice in the Hezbollah stronghold of southern Beirut early on Friday after Shiite leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah threatened to launch rockets into Tel Aviv if the Lebanese......

Indian embassy fails stranded journalists in Beiru

Crisis management is clearly something that needs to be taken seriously in the Middle East, especially at representative embassies. Even as the crisis in Lebanon escalated, Indian journalists stuck......

2 killed in blast near Beirut

An Indian was amongtwo people killed in ablast in a shopping centrenorth of Beirut, Lebanon,early on Wednesday.Three people were injured in the incident.The blast took place at 5 am (IST), TV......

Lebanon ex-PM killed in Beirut blast

Former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri and nine others were killed in a bomb attack on his motorcade in Beirut on Monday.Al-Hariri, a billionaire businessman who resigned from the......

The mullahs of economics

Back in 1980, just after the Iranian revolution, The Economist asked Godfrey Jansen, who was based in Beirut at the time to write a long report on militant Islam... Jansen, who died in 1998, was an......

Royal Jordanian to shut down Delhi, Mumbai flights

Royal Jordanian Airlines has decided to stop all its services to Mumbai and Delhi as part of its restructuring plan. RJ will stop operating to Mumbai on September 10 and to Delhi on October 31,......

Jet, 1st Indian carrier to join Arab group

Jet Airways has joined the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) as the first Partner Airline of this regional airline association.The partnership which was simultaneously announced in Beirut and......

Singur: Bengal govt wants to expedite land return

The West Bengal government has sought all documents on the Singur deal with Tata Motors from authorities of the commerce and industry department at the earliest. "We will not let Mamata......

Economic indicators: How India, China, Pak compare

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about whether China will replace the United States as the economic powerhouse, whether India will overtake China and whether Pakistan is a failed economic......

Here's what keeps Katrina busy on Phantom sets

From Beirut, Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif have shifted to a beautiful little town called Malerkotla in Punjab, to film Phantom, a counter-terrorism movie. The film is being directed by Kabir......

PIX: Saif, Katrina shoot in Beirut

Ek Tha Tiger director Kabir Khan's next film, starring Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif, is called Phantom and the shooting is in full form. Based on 26/11 counter-terrorism drama, the film is......

Aamir: I am not playing the quintessential villain in Dhoom: 3

The theatrical trailer of Dhoom 3 was launched on October 30, in the IMAX format, at PVR cinema in Lower Parel, central Mumbai. Aamir Khan and Abhishek Bachchan were present along with the film's......

Bollywood? Not just yet, say Jennifer Lopez

Her moves have made her a global superstar and a sex symbol, but you won't be seeing Jennifer Lopez shimmying to a Bollywood track in the near future. The diva is busy promoting her latest album......

Quiz: Do you know these stunning women?

Quite a few gorgeous actresses will be making their debut this year. But not all of them are waiting for the big screen to introduce them. Some of them have already appeared in fashion shows, or......

Asian Cup qualifiers: Iran, Qatar book berth; China wait

Three-times champions Iran cruised into the 2015 Asian Cup finals after thrashing Lebanon 4-1 on Tuesday, but China missed the chance to join them and face a nerve-jangling final qualifier after......

Singapore jails another Lebanese ref for accepting sexual bribe

A Singapore court jailed a Lebanese referee for six months on Tuesday for accepting sexual favours to fix a soccer game, a day after two fellow countrymen were jailed for the same offence amid an......

Lebanon football refs jailed in match-fixing row

A Singapore court jailed two Lebanese assistant referees for three months on Monday and postponed passing sentence on a Lebanese referee after all three pleaded guilty to accepting sexual bribes to......

Late magic settles Asian World Cup qualifiers

Three moments of late magic helped Uzbekistan, Iraq and Qatar grab key 1-0 wins in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday as Asian champions Japan rode their luck before edging to the brink of a place......

World Cup Qualifiers: South Korea stroll to win

Midfielder Kim Bo-kyung scored twice as South Korea strolled to a 3-0 victory over Lebanon in Goyang on Tuesday to make it two wins from two in the fourth round of World Cup qualifiers. The......
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Q. What is the capital of Tuvalu? Accra Funafuti Moroni Beirut
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Q. What is the capital of Lebanon? Beirut London Kyiv (Kiev) Islamabad
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  Web results for Beirut
AEGEAN expanding flight services this winter. Nine additional international destinations in the 2014/15 winter timetable

This winter, AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, is adding more destinations and frequencies to its existing network. AEGEAN announces the operation of... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/aegean-expanding-flight-services-winter-nine-additional-international-destinations-201415-winter-timetable/
IS to US

Beirut: The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States that its fighters are waiting for it in Iraq if President... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140918/world-americas/article/fighting-has-just-begun-us
15 Syrian children die after getting vaccinations

At least 15 children died after receiving vaccinations in rebel-held parts of Syria, and activists said Wednesday that the death toll from two days... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/15-syrian-children-die-after-getting-vaccinations-news-others-ojrmJodjjejeh.html
Around 6,300 fighters joined IS in Syria in July

Beirut, Sep 17 Around 6,300 fighters joined the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Syria in July, a month after the jihadi organisation... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a490246.html
After Obama speech, Islamic State wins recruits

5:23pm IST BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State has won new recruits in Syria since President Barack Obama signalled last week that air strikes... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/09/17/syria-crisis-islamic-state-idINKBN0HC14320140917

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