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Iranian Guard chief says US 'still the Great Satan'

The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard says that the US is still the 'Great Satan,' regardless of the nuclear deal struck with Americans and world powers over the Islamic Republic's contested nuclear program

Credit Libanais net profits up 30 pct 

Credit Libanais, one of the largest banks in Lebanon, posted net profits of $35.4 million in the first half of 2015 compared to $27.2 million in the same period of 2014, an increase of 30.1 percent.

Credit Libanais net profits up 30 pct 

Credit Libanais, one of the largest banks in Lebanon, posted net profits of $35.4 million in the first half of 2015 compared to $27.2 million in the same period of 2014, an increase of 30.1 percent.

Tehran: Foreign investors must share benefits

Would-be foreign investors in Iran should be prepared to share the benefits of their deals, the country’s president said, indicating Tehran would impose tough terms that could clash with U.S. regulations even after sanctions are lifted.

‘Il Dottore’ looks to fix Silverstone win jinx

Italy’s Valentino Rossi and his Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo will renew rivalry in their enthralling duel for the MotoGP world title at Silverstone this weekend with the legendary Italian hoping to record his first victory on the track.

More drama at Sagesse as president resigns 

Sagesse’s status as a top-flight team is once again mired in uncertainty after the current funding group led by businessman Georges Chalhoub decided to quit the club, resulting in the resignation of President Nadim Hakim.

Staging conflict at Masrah al-Madina 

Protesters waving zany signs, turbulent clashes, heated media coverage – the recent spate of demonstrations have made the city a little more performative than usual.

Staging conflict at Masrah al-Madina 

Protesters waving zany signs, turbulent clashes, heated media coverage – the recent spate of demonstrations have made the city a little more performative than usual.

Taylor Swift queen of MTV awards

Taylor Swift was crowned queen of the MTV Video Music Awards as rapper Kanye West announced an improbable run for president in 2020 and Miley Cyrus released her new album for free.

Iran bars Barenboim because of Israeli citizenship

Iran has barred famed conductor Daniel Barenboim from entering the Islamic republic because of his Israeli citizenship, denting plans he had for a performance in Tehran, a news agency reported Sunday.

One Lebanon gives Army $10,000 

Board members of One Lebanon handed Lebanese Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi a $10,000 check to benefit the families of martyred soldiers, a statement by the NGO said Monday.

Gorillas not guerrillas: tourism hope in Congo

Tourists perch perilously on a volcano’s edge as swirling smoke belches from the fiery cauldron of lava below, the latest unlikely visitors holidaying in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.

FDA approves first pill to boost female libido

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.