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FPM MPs sound alarm in Mieh Mieh 

Free Patriotic Movement MP Nicolas Sehnaoui struck a hawkish tone Friday as he toured the predominantly Christian town of Mieh Mieh east of Sidon, following deadly clashes in the Palestinian refugee camp located in the town.

FPM MPs sound alarm in Mieh Mieh 

Free Patriotic Movement MP Nicolas Sehnaoui struck a hawkish tone Friday as he toured the predominantly Christian town of Mieh Mieh east of Sidon, following deadly clashes in the Palestinian refugee camp located in the town.

Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate

Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi had died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate - Riyadh's first acknowledgement of his death after two weeks of denials that it was involved in his disappearance.

Lebanese investors buy Movenpick 

The Movenpick Hotel in Beirut’s Raouche has been bought by a group of Lebanese businessmen for close to $110 million from Saudi-based Kingdom Holding Company, which is owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a source familiar with the deal said.

Lebanese investors buy Movenpick 

The Movenpick Hotel in Beirut’s Raouche has been bought by a group of Lebanese businessmen for close to $110 million from Saudi-based Kingdom Holding Company, which is owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a source familiar with the deal said.

OPEC struggling with oil output boost

OPEC is struggling to add barrels to the market after agreeing in June to increase output, an internal document seen by Reuters showed, as an increase in Saudi Arabia was offset by declines in Iran, Venezuela and Angola.

Wall Street edges higher on earnings optimism

U.S. stocks were slightly higher Friday as strong earnings from major U.S. companies such as Procter & Gamble helped brush aside growth risk concerns in Europe and political tensions related to Saudi Arabia.

Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

World No. 1 Simona Halep pulled out of next week’s WTA Finals due to a lower back injury Thursday, handing first alternate Kiki Bertens a spot at the season-ending eight-woman event in Singapore for the first time.

Pacquiao ‘90 percent’ sure he will face Broner

Philippine boxing idol Manny Pacquiao said a January fight in the U.S. with American Adrien Broner is almost certain, but he dodged the mounting speculation of a possible rematch with rival Floyd Mayweather.

Deezer launches MENA services 

A new partnership between Deezer, the global music streaming service, and Rotana might see music fans switching from the popular Anghami, with the launch of Deezer’s MENA region services Thursday.

Deezer launches MENA services 

A new partnership between Deezer, the global music streaming service, and Rotana might see music fans switching from the popular Anghami, with the launch of Deezer’s MENA region services Thursday.

McCarthy, Grant on forgery and friendship

“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” is a film about Lee Israel, a biographer who started a side hustle writing fake letters as Noel Coward, Louise Brooks, Dorothy Parker and other deceased luminaries and selling them to collectors.

FBI: Sotheby’s defrauded of $5M

A fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida stole an elderly woman’s identity and used it to bid millions of dollars on famous paintings and defraud the renowned Sotheby’s auction house, federal prosecutors allege in court filings.

FBI: Sotheby’s defrauded of $5M

A fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida stole an elderly woman’s identity and used it to bid millions of dollars on famous paintings and defraud the renowned Sotheby’s auction house, federal prosecutors allege in court filings.

Annual wedding expo sees a break from tradition 

The Seaside Arena in Downtown Beirut was filled with flowers, Champagne, decorative tables, flowing white dresses and towering wedding cakes Thursday evening, as the 15th annual bridal expo, “Wedding Folies,” opened even as experts in the field are saying weddings in Lebanon are now gravitating toward simpler events.

Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger

Facebook Inc. Monday released a smart speaker designed to ease video calls, but the company’s history of privacy mishaps and the device’s price and limited functionality could slow it from taking on market leaders Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google.

Climate change 'at point of no return': Ban

Former United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon warned Tuesday that the world is at the "point of no return" on climate change as he launched an international commission on responses to global warming.