Numerous Middle Eastern states condemn Israeli attacks on Syria
A number of countries in the Middle East have now condemned the recent Israeli airstrikes in Syria. Israel claims the strikes were meant to target missiles allegedly bound for Hezbollah in Lebanon.
Pope's visit sparks new protests, KFC restaurant becomes target
As violence sparked by the Innocence of Muslims movie continued in many cities around the Middle East, a visit by Pope Benedict seemed to ignite more outrage, resulting in a Tripoli Lebanon Kentucky Fried Chicken being set ablaze by protesters.
Multi-faith Lebanon should be model for Middle East: pope
BEIRUT - Pope Benedict urged multi-faith Lebanon on Saturday to be a model of peace and religious coexistence for the Middle East, which he called a turbulent region that "seems to endure interminable birth pangs".
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'Innocence of Muslims' protests spread further in Middle East
Protests and outrage are now spreading to Lebanon and Iran, and continue in Yemen and Egypt, over the film "Innocence of Muslims", released on YouTube, which insults the Prophet Mohammed.
Pope Benedict XVI set for Lebanon visit
Pope arrives in Lebanon for three-day visit, focusing on religious tolerance and welfare of Christians in Middle East.