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Arsal on edge after Nasrallah speech 

Arsal residents expressed fears Tuesday that a pledge made by Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah over the weekend to oust Islamist militants from the town outskirts could ignite sectarian strife.

Arsal on edge after Nasrallah speech 

Arsal residents expressed fears Tuesday that a pledge made by Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah over the weekend to oust Islamist militants from the town outskirts could ignite sectarian strife.

Australia warns children of foreign fighters risk charges

An Australian boy who was photographed holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier could reportedly return to Australia with his mother and siblings, prompting the prime minister to warn Wednesday that children as well as adults who break terrorism laws face prosecution.

IMF says Egypt tax delay means rich pay less

The International Monetary Fund criticized Egypt’s decision to delay imposing capital gains tax on stocks because it means that the cost of shoring up public finances will be borne by “people who are less able to afford it.”

Charter agrees to buy Time Warner Cable for $56B

John Malone’s Charter Communications Inc. struck a $56 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., seeking to combine the third and second largest U.S. cable operators to better compete against market leader Comcast Corp.

A republic of shame 

Among the important anniversaries marked in Lebanon Monday were the passing of one year since President Michel Sleiman left office, in addition to 365 days of nonstop talk – and no action – on electing a successor.

A republic of shame 

Among the important anniversaries marked in Lebanon Monday were the passing of one year since President Michel Sleiman left office, in addition to 365 days of nonstop talk – and no action – on electing a successor.

If Joe Biden calls, head for the hills 

If I were Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi, I’d be slightly worried that I received a telephone call from U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday assuring continued American military support and coordination to combat ISIS.

Prince Ali was offered Blatter financial info

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein’s FIFA election team says that it has rejected a potentially illegal offer to help him oust President Sepp Blatter in Friday’s election and informed law enforcement agencies about the approach.

Prince Ali was offered Blatter financial info

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein’s FIFA election team says that it has rejected a potentially illegal offer to help him oust President Sepp Blatter in Friday’s election and informed law enforcement agencies about the approach.

Harden helps Rockets beat Warriors 128-115

Houston’s James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points while Golden State’s Stephen Curry suffered a scary fall as the Rockets led from start to finish and beat the Warriors 128-115 Monday to stave off elimination from the NBA playoffs.

Nadal pursues No. 10, all seems normal

The Eiffel Tower was still standing, the River Seine was flowing away to the sea and the traffic still clogged the Peripherique – and Rafa Nadal still ruled Roland Garros Tuesday.

Rosberg takes Monaco hat-trick after gaffe

Germany’s Nico Rosberg celebrated a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading teammate Lewis Hamilton’s chances with a needless pit stop.

Cormier subdues Johnson in third

Daniel Cormier wore the conflict on his beaming face when he got the UFC’s light heavyweight title belt strapped around his waist in the same Vegas cage where he failed to win it a few months ago.

Threading the needle in a Ferrari FF 

It’s becoming increasingly clear to me that life hardly ever goes according to plan, as demonstrated by the situation in which I currently find myself.

Why do men exist? Scientific study explains

Since in many species, sperm is males’ only contribution to reproduction, biologists have long puzzled about why evolutionary selection, known for its ruthless efficiency, allows them to exist.

LUXE City Guides: Heritage Hong Kong

If you think that Hong Kong is just glass and steel, you are very much mistaken. Sure, this pearl of Asia is lustrous, but shuck the husk and you’ll discover profound riches that shine even brighter.

Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest

Sweden narrowly beat Russia Sunday in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe’s annual anything-goes music extravaganza.

Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest

Sweden narrowly beat Russia Sunday in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe’s annual anything-goes music extravaganza.