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Lebanon's new French arms get red carpet treatment 

The Rafic Hariri International Airport played host to a diplomatic extravaganza Monday, as the first installment in a Saudi-funded $3 billion arms deal arrived in Lebanon from France in ceremonious fashion.

Lebanon's new French arms get red carpet treatment 

The Rafic Hariri International Airport played host to a diplomatic extravaganza Monday, as the first installment in a Saudi-funded $3 billion arms deal arrived in Lebanon from France in ceremonious fashion.

Fattouh: ISIS’ finances top priority for U.S. 

U.S. authorities are deeply concerned about the financial capabilities of ISIS and are pressing Arab banks to prevent the jihadi group from channeling funds through their systems, the secretary-general of the Union of Arab Banks said Monday.

Fattouh: ISIS’ finances top priority for U.S. 

U.S. authorities are deeply concerned about the financial capabilities of ISIS and are pressing Arab banks to prevent the jihadi group from channeling funds through their systems, the secretary-general of the Union of Arab Banks said Monday.

HSBC banned from taking on assets at Saudi unit

HSBC Holdings Plc is blocked from taking on new funds at its Saudi Arabian asset management business after the regulator found that it breached local regulations, according to five people with knowledge of the matter.

Slaughter at sea 

The tragedies in the Mediterranean over the weekend have shocked Europe and the rest of the world.

Slaughter at sea 

The tragedies in the Mediterranean over the weekend have shocked Europe and the rest of the world.

The perils of our hopeless Arab youth 

If there is one reason above all others that helps explain the many situations of armed conflict, political violence and state collapse across the Arab world, it must be that tens of millions of hopeless young men are wandering through their own societies like ghosts, unable to enjoy either satisfying employment or meaningful citizenship.

Bayern face make-or-break ‘final’ against Porto

Pep Guardiola admits Tuesday’s European quarterfinal, second-leg, tie against Porto is effectively a “final” for Bayern with the injury-hit Bavarians staring down the barrel of a Champions League exit.

Bayern face make-or-break ‘final’ against Porto

Pep Guardiola admits Tuesday’s European quarterfinal, second-leg, tie against Porto is effectively a “final” for Bayern with the injury-hit Bavarians staring down the barrel of a Champions League exit.

Big 3 lead Cavs past Celtics, Clippers down Spurs

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut and LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years as the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA title with a 113-100 win over Boston Celtics Sunday.

Ferrari revived, but Mercedes retain control

Buoyed by the a revitalized driver pairing and a much-improved power unit, Ferrari have breathed new life into Formula One’s world championship battle this year – and appear ready to make it stick.

Genesis Coupe revives historic sports car lore 

When I review cars, more often than not I find myself selecting cars that I find intriguing or appealing, which makes it all the more surprising that over the past several months I have reviewed more models from Hyundai than from any other brand.

St Helena: a remote island with a rich history

Saint Helena’s major claim to fame is as the place where the fallen French emperor Napoleon died in exile, but now the destiny of the tiny island is about to change with the opening of its first airport next year.

James Franco examines self in life and art

James Franco, actor, director, writer, teacher and the star of the new film, “The Adderall Diaries,” thrives on the variety of his multiple pursuits and has no plans to narrow his focus.

Indian-inspired modern dance in Beirut 

Emerging star Aakash Odedra offered a full house of spectators a unique fusion of classical Indian and contemporary British dance at Masrah al-Madina Saturday.