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Cabinet discusses draft budget, security 

Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk warned Cabinet, following a session Tuesday entirely devoted to discussing the annual draft budget, that the fighting raging between Hezbollah and the Nusra Front on the Syrian border could negatively impact the file of the abducted servicemen.

Cabinet discusses draft budget, security 

Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk warned Cabinet, following a session Tuesday entirely devoted to discussing the annual draft budget, that the fighting raging between Hezbollah and the Nusra Front on the Syrian border could negatively impact the file of the abducted servicemen.

Rebels make gains, launch attack north of Homs 

Syrian rebel and jihadi militias launched a new offensive in central Homs province Tuesday and seized a town from ISIS near the border with Israel, observers and anti-regime activists said.

Horse-trading begins as UK poll enters final leg

Britain’s political leaders Tuesday began a final push for votes ahead of this week’s knife-edge election, even as they prepared for the likelihood of protracted coalition talks once polls close.

Hajj Hasan: consequence if industry not protected 

Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan Tuesday urged the implementation of policies to curb the import of certain products to Lebanon, warning that a number of local industries were at risk of closure if no action is taken.

Hajj Hasan: consequence if industry not protected 

Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan Tuesday urged the implementation of policies to curb the import of certain products to Lebanon, warning that a number of local industries were at risk of closure if no action is taken.

Gulf oil exporters should cut spending, diversify

Gulf oil exporters must reduce spending, including subsidies, and diversify their economies to cope with lower revenues caused by the sharp drop in crude prices, the International Monetary Fund said.

EU regulators press banks to revamp models

Some banks must change their business models to make themselves more sustainably profitable in a era of low interest rates and tougher regulation, European Union regulators said Tuesday.

Lebanese need answers 

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah delivered a relatively subdued televised address Tuesday, but unlike the change in tone, there was little change in content.

Lebanese need answers 

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah delivered a relatively subdued televised address Tuesday, but unlike the change in tone, there was little change in content.

U.S. drone strikes are killing civilians 

Yemen’s recent descent into crisis has prompted debate about whether U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration erred in calling its counterterrorism strategy in the country – centered on drone strikes – a success.

Morata, Tevez strike as Juve stun Real

Alvaro Morata and Carlos Tevez struck a goal apiece as Juventus boosted their Champions League final chances with a 2-1 win over Real Madrid in their first leg semifinal Tuesday.

Morata, Tevez strike as Juve stun Real

Alvaro Morata and Carlos Tevez struck a goal apiece as Juventus boosted their Champions League final chances with a 2-1 win over Real Madrid in their first leg semifinal Tuesday.

UBA sweep Sagesse to reach first finals 

UBA made history after reaching the finals of the Lebanese Basketball League for the first time, sweeping a struggling Sagesse 4-0 in the best-of-seven series following an 84-80 win in game four Tuesday.

Murray snaps first clay court title in Munich

Andy Murray’s preparations for the French Open gathered momentum as he claimed his first clay court title with a 7-6(4), 5-7, 7-6(4) win over twice champion Philipp Kohlschreiber in the rain-delayed Munich Open final Monday.

Bingham ends quest for world title triumph

Stuart Bingham won the 2015 World Championship final, beating Shaun Murphy 18-15 at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre Monday to take snooker’s most prestigious title for the first time in his 20-year professional career.

NYC party of the year kowtows to China

China’s march toward global ascendancy has taken another leap forward – at least when it comes to New York high society and its most glittering fashion extravaganza, the Met Ball.

NYC party of the year kowtows to China

China’s march toward global ascendancy has taken another leap forward – at least when it comes to New York high society and its most glittering fashion extravaganza, the Met Ball.

A one-pan approach to getting dinner done fast

As kitchen wisdom goes, I often think the best tricks are the simplest. One-pan cooking, for example. The ability to cook an entire meal on a single rimmed sheet pan – an act that leaves you with nothing but that one pan to clean when dinner’s over – to me is nothing short of magic.

Mitchell may be released from hospital soon

Folk singer Joni Mitchell may be released from the hospital soon but still cannot confer with doctors about her medical care or long-term treatment, an attorney told a judge Monday.