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Army curbs smuggling of militants into Arsal 

They knew he came from a family of modest means, so when Abdul-Rahman Ghadedi began boastfully driving shiny new cars and motorcycles, neighbors in Arsal were quick to ask about the source of his newfound wealth.

Army curbs smuggling of militants into Arsal 

They knew he came from a family of modest means, so when Abdul-Rahman Ghadedi began boastfully driving shiny new cars and motorcycles, neighbors in Arsal were quick to ask about the source of his newfound wealth.

Cameron asks MPs to mull U.K. airstrikes in Syria 

Prime Minister David Cameron asked lawmakers Thursday to consider whether Britain should join U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria, as the extremist group battled regime forces in Hassakeh and was attacked by an underground resistance in Deir al-Zor.

Bloody Nigeria attacks leave scores dead

Suspected Boko Haram militants killed nearly 150 people in northeastern Nigerian villages, mowing down men and children while they prayed in mosques and shooting women preparing food at home, witnesses said Thursday.

Fiber-optic Internet to be rolled out by 2020 

Telecommunications Minister Boutros Harb unveiled Wednesday a five-year plan to revamp Lebanon’s telecoms infrastructure, assuring that Internet users across the country would enjoy fiber-optic connectivity by the year 2020.

Fiber-optic Internet to be rolled out by 2020 

Telecommunications Minister Boutros Harb unveiled Wednesday a five-year plan to revamp Lebanon’s telecoms infrastructure, assuring that Internet users across the country would enjoy fiber-optic connectivity by the year 2020.

Copa America final not war: Mascherano

Argentina star Javier Mascherano called for calm Wednesday as the countdown to this weekend’s Copa America final against fierce rivals Chile got under way.

Copa America final not war: Mascherano

Argentina star Javier Mascherano called for calm Wednesday as the countdown to this weekend’s Copa America final against fierce rivals Chile got under way.

Nadal crashes to new Wimbledon low

Rafael Nadal’s career tailspin accelerated Thursday when dreadlocked German Dustin Brown condemned him to a fourth successive Wimbledon humiliation.

Hamilton determined to dominate home race

Lewis Hamilton may not be feeling the years just yet but the double Formula One world champion still senses time is ticking by as he gears up for the ninth British Grand Prix of his career.

Farah adamant he is 100 percent clean

Britain’s double Olympic champion Mo Farah reiterated Wednesday he was “100 percent clean” as doping allegations continued to swirl around coach Alberto Salazar.

MEA unveils new uniforms 

Lebanon’s national carrier, Middle East Airlines, is marking its 70th anniversary with new uniforms for its flight attendants.

Some newer cars burn too much oil

Newer cars aren’t supposed to need more oil between oil changes, but Consumer Reports found that some engines – mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru – require an extra quart as often as once a month.

Essentials for visiting San Diego

With an average of 250 days of sunshine a year, any time is good to visit San Diego – but summer means the chilly Pacific waters are warm enough for surfing without a wetsuit.

Ballers looks at humor, drama in athletes lives

Omar Benson Miller spent three seasons on “CSI: Miami,” but only this past year did he get a chance to film a television show in South Florida. “It was Miami at the best time to be in Miami: In the winter, which is just the mildest climate,” Miller said. “They can sign me up for another 10 years of that.”