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Sisi: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.

Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000.

Impact Fund banks on ICT potential

The ailing state of the economy’s major sectors is prompting venture capital firms to delve into new fields for investments, benefiting from Central Bank incentives aimed at boosting employment opportunities and entrepreneurship in Lebanon.

Impact Fund banks on ICT potential

The ailing state of the economy’s major sectors is prompting venture capital firms to delve into new fields for investments, benefiting from Central Bank incentives aimed at boosting employment opportunities and entrepreneurship in Lebanon.

Furious Cameron vows not to pay EU bill

British Prime Minister David Cameron challenged a demand from the European Union for an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year’s EU budget after a revision of economic statistics showed his country was better off.

What Putin forgets

Russia’s president spent time on Friday taking a clear, unambiguous stance on what he sees going wrong with the global order, due to the behavior of the U.S., but only ended up making things murkier.

What Putin forgets

Russia’s president spent time on Friday taking a clear, unambiguous stance on what he sees going wrong with the global order, due to the behavior of the U.S., but only ended up making things murkier.

The rule of law triumphs, sort of, in the U.S.

The conviction in a Washington court Wednesday of four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards for their roles in a 2007 shooting in Baghdad that left 17 Iraqi civilians dead and 17 other wounded is a small, symbolic and perhaps significant act of justice in a much bigger and unresolved drama of death, destruction and impunity.

Zorro brace hands Nejmeh win

Last season’s top scorer and new Nejmeh signing Lassina Zorro opened his account with a crucial brace Friday, as the defending champions came from a goal down to see off Shabab al-Sahel 3-1 in matchday four of the Lebanese Premier League.

Zorro brace hands Nejmeh win

Last season’s top scorer and new Nejmeh signing Lassina Zorro opened his account with a crucial brace Friday, as the defending champions came from a goal down to see off Shabab al-Sahel 3-1 in matchday four of the Lebanese Premier League.

Fittipaldi in top panel for Bianchi crash probe

Former world champion Emerson Fittipaldi is part of a panel named Monday to propose new safety measures after the Japan Grand Prix crash that left French driver Jules Bianchi fighting for his life.

Sagesse, Tadamon in preseason test

Lebanese premiere sides Sagesse and Tadamon Zouk will take part in the second edition of the Qadisia International Tournament, a tuneup event before the Lebanese Basketball League gets underway on Nov. 21.

Sparkling route for 2015 Tour de France

Wind, cobbles, punchy climbs, a handful of grueling mountain-top finishes, almost no individual time trial – Tour de France organizers have designed one of the most exciting courses for the 2015 race, which will heavily favor the climbers.

Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google’s music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners’ mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google’s music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners’ mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

A healthy soak in Saharan sands

As the morning sun rises over the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara, men and women dig holes for tourists who want to bury themselves in the sand.

Sweater knit motifs warm up fall home decor

Cozying up in a favorite sweater is one of the distinct pleasures of autumn. This fall, designers and retailers are stitching up sweater motifs on an array of home decor.

Lebanon’s bartenders aim for Bacardi Prize

Four of Lebanon’s top bartenders made it to the country final of the Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition, beating eight other opponents with their own specialty cocktails.

Paralyzed man walks again after novel procedure

A paralyzed man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment which one of the British scientists responsible hailed as a breakthrough “more impressive than a man walking on the moon” – although others urged caution.

Driving stakes into a film landscape

The curtain rose on the Abu Dhabi Film Festival Thursday evening with the movie “From A to B.” The sophomore feature of Ali Mostafa, ADFF’s opening film tells the story of three childhood friends on a road trip from Abu Dhabi to Beirut.

Driving stakes into a film landscape

The curtain rose on the Abu Dhabi Film Festival Thursday evening with the movie “From A to B.” The sophomore feature of Ali Mostafa, ADFF’s opening film tells the story of three childhood friends on a road trip from Abu Dhabi to Beirut.