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Fatfat: Berri hiding his desire for extension

Future MP Ahmad Fatfat accuses Speaker Nabih Berri of using principled satements to hide his support for Parliament extension, making a veiled threat to not support Berri for another term as Speaker.

Fatfat: Berri hiding his desire for extension

Future MP Ahmad Fatfat accuses Speaker Nabih Berri of using principled satements to hide his support for Parliament extension, making a veiled threat to not support Berri for another term as Speaker.

Israel rights group calls for Gaza probe

An Israeli Arab rights group calls for an international investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes during the latest Gaza conflict, a week after the army dismissed several cases.

Nazarian: 1 MW solar plant to be ready in 2015

The Energy and Water Ministry will finish constructing a 1 Megawatt solar power plant on Beirut River in early 2015, Energy and Water Minister Arthur Nazarian said Wednesday, though he acknowledged that it would supply only a tiny portion of the country’s power needs.

Nazarian: 1 MW solar plant to be ready in 2015

The Energy and Water Ministry will finish constructing a 1 Megawatt solar power plant on Beirut River in early 2015, Energy and Water Minister Arthur Nazarian said Wednesday, though he acknowledged that it would supply only a tiny portion of the country’s power needs.

Libya’s biggest oil field stops pumping

Libya’s biggest producing oil field stopped pumping crude, deepening a reduction in OPEC output amid production cuts from Saudi Arabia and disruptions to Nigeria exports.

Lawmakers for life?

Our politicians surprised us again this week, as the deadline for candidacy in parliamentary elections came and went.

Lawmakers for life?

Our politicians surprised us again this week, as the deadline for candidacy in parliamentary elections came and went.

U.S. boots are already on the ground

Here’s a national-security riddle: How can President Barack Obama provide limited military support on the ground to help “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS without formally violating his pledge not to send U.S. combat troops?

Some Asian democracies are losing their way

Democracy in Asia lately has proved to be hardier than many might have expected, with free and fair elections enabling the large and divided societies of India and Indonesia to manage important political transitions.

Last-gasp Boateng goal hands Bayern win

A last-gasp goal from defender Jerome Boateng gave Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over Manchester City in their opening Champions League Group E clash Wednesday.

Davis Cup to remain annual event: ITF chief

The Davis Cup will remain an annual tournament despite persistent complaints from some players that it overburdens an already-crowded schedule, the head of the sport’s governing body said Tuesday.

F1 teams warned not to use coded messages

Formula One’s governing body has banned teams from sending drivers coded messages under a controversial clampdown on radio communications use from this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

Woods expects ‘very full’ schedule next season

Tiger Woods has yet to swing a golf club since missing the cut at last month’s PGA Championship but said Monday his recovery from a back injury was progressing well and that he anticipated a full playing schedule next year.

Five free things to see and do in Naples

La dolce vita is all the sweeter when you get it for free. “La dolce vita,” of course, means “the sweet life,” in Italian, something you will find plenty of in Italy’s third-largest city.

Scientists unveil magnetic cure for bad blood

Scientists said they had invented a device that uses a magnet to extract bacteria, fungi and toxins from blood, potentially throwing a lifeline to patients with sepsis and other infections.

'Friends' fans flock to New York pop-up cafe

Obsessed "Friends" fans on Wednesday mobbed a pop-up replica of the coffeehouse from the hit comedy series, some even camping out overnight for some free java and a healthy dose of nostalgia.

'Friends' fans flock to New York pop-up cafe

Obsessed "Friends" fans on Wednesday mobbed a pop-up replica of the coffeehouse from the hit comedy series, some even camping out overnight for some free java and a healthy dose of nostalgia.

Reese Witherspoon finds lessons in 'The Good Lie'

Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon chose a subdued role in her latest film "The Good Lie," a drama about Sudanese refugee children who end up in America, but there is nothing small in what she hopes to convey.