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Car bomb kills 10, wounds dozens in Latakia

At least 10 people were killed and dozens wounded when a car bomb exploded in the city of Latakia Wednesday, state TV said, in a rare attack in a coastal stronghold of President Bashar Assad.

Solidere records $28.7M loss in first half 2015 

Real estate giant Solidere recorded a loss of $28.7 million in the first half of this year as the company allocated higher provisions due to the loss from previous sales contracts, FFA Private Bank said Tuesday.

Solidere records $28.7M loss in first half 2015 

Real estate giant Solidere recorded a loss of $28.7 million in the first half of this year as the company allocated higher provisions due to the loss from previous sales contracts, FFA Private Bank said Tuesday.

Eastern Libya struggles to attract oil buyers

Libya’s official government is struggling to woo oil majors in a bid to control oil revenue and force a rival Tripoli government into a U.N. peace deal because foreign clients are wary of breaking with the established state energy firm in the capital.

U.S. bank earnings rose 7.3 pct in second quarter

U.S. banks’ earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis.

Iceland, Wales close to a place in Euro 2016

Iceland could qualify for their first major Finals and be joined in next year’s Euro 2016 championship by Wales, England, Italy, Sweden and Austria, among others, if results go to form in qualifiers over the next week.

Iceland, Wales close to a place in Euro 2016

Iceland could qualify for their first major Finals and be joined in next year’s Euro 2016 championship by Wales, England, Italy, Sweden and Austria, among others, if results go to form in qualifiers over the next week.

Federer romps, Murray quiets Kyrgios

Roger Federer glided into the second round on a hot, steamy day at Flushing Meadows, while Andy Murray ushered talented young Australian Nick Kyrgios out of another grand slam event at the U.S. Open Tuesday.

Berto ‘on a mission’ to unseat Mayweather

Andre Berto will go into his welterweight title fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas next week as a heavy underdog but also as a man “on a mission” as he bids to end his fellow American’s perfect 48-0 record.

More drama at Sagesse as president resigns 

Sagesse’s status as a top-flight team is once again mired in uncertainty after the current funding group led by businessman Georges Chalhoub decided to quit the club, resulting in the resignation of President Nadim Hakim.

Art residency meets reality TV 

If you were to suggest that this city thrives on instability, you’d probably find some Beirutis who would disagree with you.

Art residency meets reality TV 

If you were to suggest that this city thrives on instability, you’d probably find some Beirutis who would disagree with you.

Iran bars Barenboim because of Israeli citizenship

Iran has barred famed conductor Daniel Barenboim from entering the Islamic republic because of his Israeli citizenship, denting plans he had for a performance in Tehran, a news agency reported Sunday.

Barouk showcases new tourist attractions 

Despite the continuing poor management of waste in Lebanon, rural tourism has been earmarked as a potential source of growth and development, and the government this year launched a strategy aimed at developing this very area.

Gorillas not guerrillas: tourism hope in Congo

Tourists perch perilously on a volcano’s edge as swirling smoke belches from the fiery cauldron of lava below, the latest unlikely visitors holidaying in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.