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Saudi Arabia, Egypt show discord over Syria

Egypt and Saudi Arabia are cooperating militarily to thwart a power grab in Yemen by Shiite rebels, but the agreement on how to deal with the region's complex and intertwined conflicts may stop there.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt show discord over Syria

Egypt and Saudi Arabia are cooperating militarily to thwart a power grab in Yemen by Shiite rebels, but the agreement on how to deal with the region's complex and intertwined conflicts may stop there.

Syrian girl abducted in Baalbek 

A Syrian teenage refugee girl has been kidnapped in Lebanon's northeastern city of Baalbek, a security source told told The Daily Star Monday.

16 dead in Peru bus accident: police

At least 16 people were killed Monday when a bus went off a mountain road in southeastern Peru, plunging 1,000 meters into a ravine, police said.

Endeavor Lebanon giving startups a hand 

Lebanese startup companies have benefited in recent years from an increasingly supportive ecosystem driven mainly by the Central Bank’s determination to foster a knowledge-based economy.

Endeavor Lebanon giving startups a hand 

Lebanese startup companies have benefited in recent years from an increasingly supportive ecosystem driven mainly by the Central Bank’s determination to foster a knowledge-based economy.

The reasons for our Arab wars lie deep 

The latest war in the Middle East, the Saudi Arabian-led assault on Yemen to prevent the Houthi movement from taking full control of the country, has triggered a fascinating legal and ideological debate about the legitimacy and efficacy of the venture.

Vehemence by proxy 

Friday’s televised address by Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah contained a heavy dose of vehement criticism directed at Saudi Arabia, matched only by the heavy dose of contradictions in reacting to events in Yemen.

Hornets beat Hawks backups 115-100

Kemba Walker scored 21 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat an Atlanta Hawks team missing all five starters, 115-100 in the NBA Saturday night.

Djokovic overcomes wobble to win Miami opener

Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams launched their Miami Open repeat bids in contrasting style Saturday, Djokovic battling past Martin Klizan as Williams cruised into the third round.

Mercedes bemoan strategy in surprise loss

World champions Mercedes conceded the better car won when they were usurped by a resurgent Sebastian Vettel in his Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix Sunday but felt that poor balance and strategy were also to blame for the rare reversal.

Antarctica tourists: Be prepared for the wild

They trekked snow-covered mountains, gasped at seals flopping along the coastline and oohed at penguins waddling along on the ice, and even took in the spectacle of a humpback whale flapping its tail amid a sea of melting icebergs.Teaser

British Museum to counter militant image of Islam 

Art from the Islamic world will be shown in the heart of the British Museum, instead of on the sidelines, in two new galleries funded by a Malaysian foundation which hopes to offset the image created by Islamic militants.