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Iran ready to support Lebanese state: official 

Iran is ready to offer the Lebanese government the support it needs in a number of different areas, from services to development, a visiting senior Iranian official said Tuesday, adding that Lebanon and Iran agreed on the need to combat terror.

Iran ready to support Lebanese state: official 

Iran is ready to offer the Lebanese government the support it needs in a number of different areas, from services to development, a visiting senior Iranian official said Tuesday, adding that Lebanon and Iran agreed on the need to combat terror.

Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial at ICC

A Congo militia leader known as The Terminator pleaded innocent Wednesday to 18 charges, including murder, rape and sexual slavery, as his long-awaited trial started at the International Criminal Court

Solidere records $28.7M loss in first half 2015 

Real estate giant Solidere recorded a loss of $28.7 million in the first half of this year as the company allocated higher provisions due to the loss from previous sales contracts, FFA Private Bank said Tuesday.

Solidere records $28.7M loss in first half 2015 

Real estate giant Solidere recorded a loss of $28.7 million in the first half of this year as the company allocated higher provisions due to the loss from previous sales contracts, FFA Private Bank said Tuesday.

Top seeds in a rush on day of U.S. Open upsets

World No. 1s Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style Monday, while Kei Nishikori’s hopes of making another magical run to the final came to a shuddering halt.

Tokyo 2020 scraps logo in blow to reputation

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizers Tuesday scrapped the Games logo over accusations of plagiarism, maintaining that it was not copied but saying too many doubts had been raised for it to be usable.

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.

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.

Boxing orangutans a throwback in Thailand

Boxing gloves raised, two orangutans enter a ring at a Thai zoo, a spectacle that fascinates locals and foreigners alike but sits increasingly at odds in a nation slowly embracing animal welfare.

Boxing orangutans a throwback in Thailand

Boxing gloves raised, two orangutans enter a ring at a Thai zoo, a spectacle that fascinates locals and foreigners alike but sits increasingly at odds in a nation slowly embracing animal welfare.

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.