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Discrimination persists in drug law application

Over a year after the activation of the National Committee for Combating Addiction and a binding ruling by the Court of Cassation, some judges are still refusing to apply the drug law by allowing drug users to seek treatment in lieu of prosecution.

Discrimination persists in drug law application

Over a year after the activation of the National Committee for Combating Addiction and a binding ruling by the Court of Cassation, some judges are still refusing to apply the drug law by allowing drug users to seek treatment in lieu of prosecution.

Sudan will arm S. Sudan rebels: leaked document

Sudan’s government plans to increase military assistance to rebels in South Sudan, which could prolong the South’s civil war and return the region to a wider conflict, according to a leaked document.

Church should not fear change, pope says

Pope Francis has closed an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying Sunday the church should not be afraid of change and new challenges.

US blacklists Lebanese firm over Syria banknotes

The United States blacklisted Lebanese company DK Group for arranging to ship Syrian pound banknotes from Russia to the Syrian central bank, an allegation strongly denied by the company’s general manager.

US blacklists Lebanese firm over Syria banknotes

The United States blacklisted Lebanese company DK Group for arranging to ship Syrian pound banknotes from Russia to the Syrian central bank, an allegation strongly denied by the company’s general manager.

Egypt signs with six firms to dredge new canal

Egypt signed contracts with six international firms Saturday to carry out dredging of the new Suez canal, the flagship project in President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi’s program to revive an economy battered by years of political turmoil.

Practice what you preach

Lebanon’s interior minister engaged in a good deal of candor when he spoke over the weekend about responsibility for the security situation in the country.

Practice what you preach

Lebanon’s interior minister engaged in a good deal of candor when he spoke over the weekend about responsibility for the security situation in the country.

There’s nothing to fear but panic itself

Richard Preston, whose 1994 book “The Hot Zone” brought the Ebola virus terrifyingly alive for readers, once described how, during his research, his biohazard suit had ripped open, exposing him to a potentially fatal toxin.

Beheadings demand civilization’s response

After the Sept. 11 attacks, the French philosopher Jean Baudrillard got himself into a bit of mischief by describing the strikes as a kind of ultimate spectacle: “the absolute event, the ‘mother’ of events, the pure event.

Nejmeh register first win of title defense

Stuttering champions Nejmeh finally arrested their poor league form with a narrow 1-0 win over Tripoli Sunday, while Ahed climbed to the top of the standings after thumping Shabab al-Ghazieh 3-0 in matchday three of the Lebanese Premier League.

Nejmeh register first win of title defense

Stuttering champions Nejmeh finally arrested their poor league form with a narrow 1-0 win over Tripoli Sunday, while Ahed climbed to the top of the standings after thumping Shabab al-Ghazieh 3-0 in matchday three of the Lebanese Premier League.

Rossi rolls back the years after Marquez fall

Valentino Rossi rolled back the years to win his sixth premier class Australian Grand Prix Sunday after world champion Marc Marquez’s cruise to a pole-to-flag victory was ended suddenly by a crash on lap 18.

Serena slams Russian chief for sexist bullying

World No. 1 Serena Williams slammed Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpishchev for making an “extremely sexist, racist and bullying” comment, after he described her and sister Venus as the “Williams brothers.”

Riyadi clinch 14th Hariri title

Riyadi wrapped up their record 14th Houssam Din al-Hariri tournament title and fourth in a row after defeating Moroccan champions AS Sale 87-66 in the finals Friday.

Tips to Stay fit in the fall

Fall has arrived in thunderous fashion with flooding and showers causing havoc around the country, and as people migrate back into the city from the mountains, another phenomenon occurs – gyms start to become packed again.

Tips to Stay fit in the fall

Fall has arrived in thunderous fashion with flooding and showers causing havoc around the country, and as people migrate back into the city from the mountains, another phenomenon occurs – gyms start to become packed again.

Thin is in for grilled zucchini

Summer may be done, but the proliferation of zucchini continues. And we might as well make the most of it. Because even though zucchini is available all year, the end-of-summer crop is always something special.

Lucas fills in details on Chicago museum

George Lucas is filling in some details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how the California native settled on Chicago as a location over San Francisco.

'Annabelle' brings chills to Lebanon's box office

As the Halloween season ushers in, New Line Cinema's supernatural thriller “Annabelle” scared off competition at Lebanon's box office last week, collecting $90,827 in its debut, according to Box Office Mojo.