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Tripoli elite dismiss caliphate fears

Since the formation of ISIS in northern Iraq and Syria, observers have turned their gaze toward Tripoli, a bastion of fundamentalist Sunni groups in Lebanon with a complicated relationship to the country’s modern borders.

Tripoli elite dismiss caliphate fears

Since the formation of ISIS in northern Iraq and Syria, observers have turned their gaze toward Tripoli, a bastion of fundamentalist Sunni groups in Lebanon with a complicated relationship to the country’s modern borders.

Lebanon risks further power cuts due to strike

Electricite du Liban warned Thursday that the electricity rationing across the country could get worse if contract workers do not end their occupation of the company’s headquarters.

Lebanon risks further power cuts due to strike

Electricite du Liban warned Thursday that the electricity rationing across the country could get worse if contract workers do not end their occupation of the company’s headquarters.

Iraqi Kurdistan oil shipments hit 8M barrels

Iraqi Kurdistan has shipped over 8 million barrels of oil from the Turkish port of Ceyhan since May, sources and energy officials said, as the autonomous region employs new tactics to establish independent oil sales defying Baghdad.

Hackers said to loot gigabytes of JPMorgan data

Russian hackers attacked JPMorgan Chase & Co. and at least four other banks this month in a coordinated assault that resulted in the loss of gigabytes of customer data, according to two people familiar with the investigation.

Confront with a coalition

U.S. President Barack Obama will chair a meeting of the U.N. Security Council next month to discuss the threat posed by ISIS, and the irony will be in high gear.

Confront with a coalition

U.S. President Barack Obama will chair a meeting of the U.N. Security Council next month to discuss the threat posed by ISIS, and the irony will be in high gear.

Real draw Liverpool, Barca get PSG

Champions Real Madrid will play five-time winners Liverpool while fellow Spanish giants Barcelona plucked big-spending Paris Saint-Germain as the Champions League group stage draw was made in Monaco Thursday.

Real draw Liverpool, Barca get PSG

Champions Real Madrid will play five-time winners Liverpool while fellow Spanish giants Barcelona plucked big-spending Paris Saint-Germain as the Champions League group stage draw was made in Monaco Thursday.

Rosberg: My version of events is different

Nico Rosberg has questioned Lewis Hamilton’s version of events after the Mercedes teammates collided while contesting the lead on the second lap of the Belgian Grand Prix Sunday.

Federer’s slam dunk win earns Jordan approval

Roger Federer launched his bid for an 18th Grand Slam title with a workmanlike 6-3 6-4 7-6 (4) victory over Marinko Matosevic to ease into the second round of the U.S. Open Tuesday, with NBA great Michael Jordan leading the cheering.

Bolt ends season, will not run in Zurich

World record holder and six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has decided to end his 2014 season and will not compete in the 100-meter in Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League Final in Zurich, organizers said Sunday.

Beyonce, J Lo in Lebanese designs at VMAs

For a country as small as Lebanon, keeping an eye on its multitude of young fashion designers, with workshops from Dubai to London, can leave one spinning in circles

Beyonce, J Lo in Lebanese designs at VMAs

For a country as small as Lebanon, keeping an eye on its multitude of young fashion designers, with workshops from Dubai to London, can leave one spinning in circles

Samsung unveils smartwatch that can make calls

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. Thursday unveiled what it said was the first smartwatch capable of making and receiving calls without a mobile phone nearby, in the South Korean firm’s latest effort to find a new growth driver.

Zara pulls concentration camp uniform T-shirt

Global fashion chain Zara, owned by Spain’s Inditex, pulled from sale Wednesday a striped children’s top decorated with a large six-pointed star after it was likened to uniforms worn by Jewish concentration camp inmates in Nazi Germany.

Why your favorite song takes you down memory lane

Music triggers different functions of the brain, which helps explain why listening to a song you like might be enjoyable but a favorite song may plunge you into nostalgia, scientists said on Thursday.