Nine Lebanese pilgrims kidnapped in Syria freed BEIRUT: Nine Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped by rebels in Syria last year have been released, with signs that two Turkish pilots whose abduction was linked to their capture may also be freed. “The nine Lebanese held in Syria are on their way to Turkey ... 10/18/2013 - 7:23 pm | View Link
Lebanese Shiite pilgrims kidnapped in Syria freed BEIRUT — Nine Shiite pilgrims from Lebanon kidnapped in Syria were freed late Friday night as part of a negotiated hostage deal that could see two Turkish pilots held by Lebanese militants released, officials said. The complicated three-way deal also ... 10/18/2013 - 3:17 pm | View Link
Lebanese Shiite pilgrims kidnapped in Syria freed BEIRUT Nine Shiite pilgrims from Lebanon kidnapped in Syria were freed late Friday night as part of a negotiated hostage deal that could see two Turkish pilots held by Lebanese militants released, officials said. The complicated three-way deal also ... 10/18/2013 - 2:48 pm | View Link
Syrian rebels free kidnapped Lebanese pilgrims They were kidnapped shortly after they crossed the Turkish border into Syria. Two of the pilgrims were later released with Turkey's assistance. In Beirut's southern suburbs, the families of the nine Lebanese gathered at a travel agency that they went to ... 10/18/2013 - 12:13 pm | View Link
Lebanese pilgrims kidnapped in Syria appear in video aired on Al-Jazeera BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese pilgrims kidnapped in Syria last month have appeared in a video aired on Arab satellite television Al-Jazeera. The men, who appear to be in good health, say they are fine. The video was aired on Saturday. A previously unknown ... 06/8/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Syria: Two Christian Bishops Who Had Warned Of The Muslim ... Syria: Two Christian Bishops Who Had Warned Of The Muslim Threat To Religious Tolerance Kidnapped By Islamist Rebels 08/1/2014 - 4:34 pm | View Website
The Cuban slugger reached base five times while extending his hitting streak to 21 games, and the Chicago White Sox scored four runs in the eighth inning to beat the Twins 10-8 on Friday night.
Paul Konerko and Alexei Ramirez delivered consecutive RBI singles in the eighth to give Chicago an 8-7 lead.
Tyler Flowers added a run-scoring single in the inning after hitting a solo homer earlier in the game.
Alejandro De Aza capped the decisive rally with another RBI single, and the White Sox overcame a shaky start by Sale to win for the sixth time in eight games.
The Twins had the bases loaded with no outs in the ninth against Jake Petricka when Kurt Suzuki drove in a run with a fielder's choice grounder.
First baseman Joe Mauer (strained right oblique) and starter Ricky Nolasco (sore right elbow) are scheduled to begin minor league rehab stints next week.
Israel is striking dozens of sites in Gaza as it continues a massive search for an officer it fears was captured by Hamas militants.
The Israeli military believes 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin was grabbed in a Hamas ambush about an hour after an internationally brokered cease-fire took effect Friday.
New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody see a medical examiner's ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.
Because they're cops, they gotta get away with this?
The confrontation between the white police officer who used the chokehold, Daniel Pantaleo, and Garner, who is black, prompted calls by the Rev.
Josh Harrison tripled, doubled and scored twice and the Pittsburgh Pirates erupted in the final two innings to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-4 on Friday night.
Jordy Mercer had an RBI double, Michael Martinez and Russell Martin RBI singles and Travis Snider a two-run single in the Pirates' tiebreaking five-run ninth.
Ender Inciarte's three-run homer had helped Arizona take a 4-0 lead through five innings and Vidal Nuno appeared headed for his first victory in five starts since coming in the trade that sent Brandon McCarthy to the New York Yankees.
Outfielder Starling Marte, on the concussion list since July 23, will make a rehab start Saturday for Triple-A Indianapolis and could be back with the big league club within a week.
A U. S. Open Series eventFridayAt The Taube Family Tennis CenterStanford, Calif. Purse: $710,000 (Premier)Surface: Hard-OutdoorSinglesQuarterfinalsAngelique Kerber (3), Germany, def. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, 6-2, 6-1.
Varvara Lepchenko, United States, def. Sachia Vickery, United States, 6-1, 6-0.
Andrea Petkovic (8), Germany, def. Venus Williams, United States, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5.
Serena Williams (1), United States, def.