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Hezbollah on alert in face of ISIS threat

Hezbollah is on high alert in anticipation of attacks in Lebanon by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), which according to a senior Hezbollah official is “an intelligence organization par excellence similar to fundamentalist movements that crop up in wars and benefit from chaos.”

Hezbollah on alert in face of ISIS threat

Hezbollah is on high alert in anticipation of attacks in Lebanon by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), which according to a senior Hezbollah official is “an intelligence organization par excellence similar to fundamentalist movements that crop up in wars and benefit from chaos.”

UN asks Europe to take Syrian refugees

Europe must open its doors to more Syrian refugees, having welcomed only a "miniscule" number while Syria's neighbors have reached "saturation point", UNHCR says.

Lebanon exports to Iraq to decline

Lebanon’s total exports to Iraq will see a sharp decline over the next few months due to the deteriorating security situation in the country that represents the fifth-largest recipient of Lebanese products, industry experts told The Daily Star.

Lebanon exports to Iraq to decline

Lebanon’s total exports to Iraq will see a sharp decline over the next few months due to the deteriorating security situation in the country that represents the fifth-largest recipient of Lebanese products, industry experts told The Daily Star.

Emirates finalizes $56 bln order for 150 Boeings

Dubai airline Emirates finalized a $56 billion order to buy 150 Boeing 777X jets Wednesday, firming up a commitment made last year, just weeks after scrapping an order with rival planemaker Airbus.

Major public sector strike in Britain

A major public sector strike took place in Britain Thursday, with hundreds of thousands of workers rallying against the government’s austerity-driven spending cuts and pay restraint measures.

Bent on aggression

It has become clear that the Israeli authorities were aware that the three kidnapped teenagers were dead from day one.

Bent on aggression

It has become clear that the Israeli authorities were aware that the three kidnapped teenagers were dead from day one.

How our region is preparing for suicide

It was obvious several years ago, when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was Iran’s president and the Islamic Republic was expanding its power in Iraq, Lebanon, the Palestinian areas and Yemen, that this endeavor would provoke a backlash from the Sunni Arab states.

The Waziristan campaign may destabilize Pakistan

Last month, after years of indecision, Pakistan’s military launched a full-scale military operation in the North Waziristan Tribal Agency aimed at eliminating terrorist bases and ending the region’s lawlessness.

Germany’s secret plan for Argentina

Germany have a secret plan to shut Argentina superstar Lionel Messi out of Sunday’s World Cup final at Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Maracana Stadium.

Germany’s secret plan for Argentina

Germany have a secret plan to shut Argentina superstar Lionel Messi out of Sunday’s World Cup final at Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Maracana Stadium.

Djokovic ends Federer record dream

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and seventh career major with a 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer Sunday, shattering the Swiss star’s dream of a record eighth triumph in an epic struggle.

Home win for Hamilton after Rosberg retires

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix Sunday and slashed Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg’s Formula One lead to four points after the German retired for the first time this season.

Chakra rebels with the era of conformity

Designers across the program, from Dior to Versace, approached this season’s haute couture, their most expensive and critics would say excessive collections, with unified determination to modernize an antiquated exercise in handmade evening wear.

Chakra rebels with the era of conformity

Designers across the program, from Dior to Versace, approached this season’s haute couture, their most expensive and critics would say excessive collections, with unified determination to modernize an antiquated exercise in handmade evening wear.

Study paves way for simple Alzheimer's test

British scientists identify a set of 10 proteins in the blood that can predict the onset of Alzheimer’s, an important step towards developing a test for the incurable disease.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park gets art prize

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, which features works by Chinese dissident artist Ai Wei Wei, Henry Moore and other noted sculptors, won a 100,000 pound ($170,200) prize Wednesday as The Art Fund’s Museum of the Year.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park gets art prize

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, which features works by Chinese dissident artist Ai Wei Wei, Henry Moore and other noted sculptors, won a 100,000 pound ($170,200) prize Wednesday as The Art Fund’s Museum of the Year.