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Boss or bard? Nasrallah son acquaintances dispute role

The son of Hezbollah’s leader designated by the U.S. State Department this week as a “global terrorist” is a poet and music lover who moves around without security and whose role within the group is shrouded in secrecy.

Boss or bard? Nasrallah son acquaintances dispute role

The son of Hezbollah’s leader designated by the U.S. State Department this week as a “global terrorist” is a poet and music lover who moves around without security and whose role within the group is shrouded in secrecy.

Italy’s bishops respond to clergy sex abuse

Italy’s Catholic bishops are declaring a new era of transparency and truth about clergy sex abuse, as awareness of the scandal that has convulsed much of the Catholic world begins to take hold in a country where it was long ignored.

Yemen war hitting ancient sites: report

A prominent Yemeni rights group has documented heavy damage from ground fighting and airstrikes to at least 34 archaeological sites over the past four years and urged the international community to protect Yemenis’ “collective memory.”

Real estate index rises over 17 pct in Q3 

The index that tracks demand for properties in Lebanon improved in the third quarter of 2018 after the Parliament approved the allocation of LL100 billion ($66.6 million) for mortgage subsidies, according to the Byblos Bank Real Estate Demand Index.

Real estate index rises over 17 pct in Q3 

The index that tracks demand for properties in Lebanon improved in the third quarter of 2018 after the Parliament approved the allocation of LL100 billion ($66.6 million) for mortgage subsidies, according to the Byblos Bank Real Estate Demand Index.

Lebanon fail to punish Uzbekistan 

Despite a largely impressive performance, Lebanon will come away from Thursday’s goalless draw with Uzbekistan feeling like they missed a trick.

Lebanon fail to punish Uzbekistan 

Despite a largely impressive performance, Lebanon will come away from Thursday’s goalless draw with Uzbekistan feeling like they missed a trick.

Molinari retains control in Race to Dubai

Italy’s Francesco Molinari kept his grip on the European Tour’s season-defining crown despite two late bogeys in a 4-under-par 68 that kept him within two shots of the lead on Day 1 of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai Thursday.

Hamilton: Team energy will power Mercedes on

Lewis Hamilton has told his Mercedes Formula One teammates they are all “legends” after completing a fifth successive constructor and driver title double in Brazil Sunday and pledged to help make them the sport’s most successful team ever.

Marvel’s Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, dies

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday.

Economy has Lebanese students weighing options 

The second edition of the annual Education and Orientation Expo was buzzing Thursday with the energy of a few hundred Lebanese high school students thinking about what possibilities and opportunities the future holds for them.

Gene-edited food: Will shoppers buy it?

The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart.

Edgley becomes first man to swim around Britain

Adventurer Ross Edgley became the first man to swim around the coast of mainland Britain as he completed a 2,865 kilometer-trip to make a triumphant return to dry land in Margate Sunday. The 33-year-old, from Grantham, Lincolnshire, had left the Kent town on June 1, swimming in a clockwise direction. He had not set foot on land once and slept in a support boat.

S. Africans make bricks from human urine

South African researchers say they have made bricks using human urine in a natural process involving colonies of bacteria, which could one day help reduce global warming emissions by finding a productive use for the ultimate waste product.