Beirut

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Syrian refugees are seen outside their makeshift tents at an agricultural field where they set camp in Saadnayel in the Lebanese Bekaa valley on December 12, 2012.
"These are families who put their trust in the United States at their most desperate hour."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"There's no time to stand by and wait for the bold action we need."
Jon Queally, staff writer
Legal battle continues after Trump administration files appeal to ruling that...

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Citing her "duty not to conceal a clear crime," the head of a Beirut-based U.N. agency has resigned after the withdrawal of a scathing UN-commissioned report that for the first time charges Israel is "a racist state that has established an apartheid system that persecutes the Palestinian people." While furious Israeli leaders likened the report to Nazi propaganda, Rima Khalaf said she rejected their "vicious attacks" and stood by the findings that "Israel is guilty of the crime of apartheid."