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LU file grave before Cabinet meeting

The nearly decadelong absence of the Lebanese University’s council has crippled the institution’s independence and distanced professors from the decision-making process, according to the university president and academics.

LU file grave before Cabinet meeting

The nearly decadelong absence of the Lebanese University’s council has crippled the institution’s independence and distanced professors from the decision-making process, according to the university president and academics.

Hariri condemns Mosul expulsions

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri expressed utmost solidarity with the Christians of Iraq, saying attacks on them were “unacceptable.”

India MP ‘force-feeds’ Muslim fasting

India’s parliament erupted in anger Wednesday after television footage showed a hardline Hindu nationalist lawmaker apparently trying to force-feed a Muslim man during the month of Ramadan.

Jbeil defies tourism downturn and draws crowds

A stroll through the millennia-old port city of Jbeil on a weekend night delivers a stark contrast to the scene of empty restaurants and thinly populated tourist sites that have prevailed for the last several years in much of Lebanon.

Jbeil defies tourism downturn and draws crowds

A stroll through the millennia-old port city of Jbeil on a weekend night delivers a stark contrast to the scene of empty restaurants and thinly populated tourist sites that have prevailed for the last several years in much of Lebanon.

Apple's fiscal 3Q earnings top analyst forecasts

Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.

Unbridled ambition

Michel Aoun’s presidential election campaign continues unabated, while Lebanon’s executive and legislative branches of government continue to pay the price.

Unbridled ambition

Michel Aoun’s presidential election campaign continues unabated, while Lebanon’s executive and legislative branches of government continue to pay the price.

Newcastle lead the Premier League jet-setters

By the time Newcastle United kick off their Premier League campaign at home to champions Manchester City in little less than a month’s time the squad would have clocked up an astonishing 24,687 preseason air miles.

Newcastle lead the Premier League jet-setters

By the time Newcastle United kick off their Premier League campaign at home to champions Manchester City in little less than a month’s time the squad would have clocked up an astonishing 24,687 preseason air miles.

Djokovic ends Federer record dream

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and seventh career major with a 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer Sunday, shattering the Swiss star’s dream of a record eighth triumph in an epic struggle.

Lebanon withdraw from Jones Cup

The Lebanese Basketball Federation confirmed Thursday that the men’s national team will not take part in the Jones Cup tournament which was due to take place Aug. 9-17.

Activist Saint Hoax talks political art

At first fleeting glance, the works of local artist Saint Hoax recall the halcyon days of childhood. Incorporating Disney characters in a slew of recent works, however, the pseudonymous artist has called attention to darker realities facing young people today.

Activist Saint Hoax talks political art

At first fleeting glance, the works of local artist Saint Hoax recall the halcyon days of childhood. Incorporating Disney characters in a slew of recent works, however, the pseudonymous artist has called attention to darker realities facing young people today.

Big increase in U.S. teen use of human growth hormone

Experimentation with human growth hormone by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.

Robert Downey Jr highest-earning actor: Forbes

Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to Forbes.com.

‘Fargo’ gets second season with new cast

“Fargo,” the Emmy-nominated television miniseries inspired by the Coen brothers’ cult film, has been renewed for a second season that will feature a new storyline and characters, cable network FX said Monday.

Billy Joel to be honored with U.S. Gershwin Prize

Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Billy Joel, who penned hit tunes such as "Piano Man" and "New York State of Mind," will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the U.S. national library said on Tuesday.