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Syria women face higher risks, pay higher price

Whether inside the country or as refugees, Syrian women have borne the brunt of the conflict over the last four years, forced to become the breadwinners of families which have been torn apart, while often facing untold abuses and exploitations.

Syria women face higher risks, pay higher price

Whether inside the country or as refugees, Syrian women have borne the brunt of the conflict over the last four years, forced to become the breadwinners of families which have been torn apart, while often facing untold abuses and exploitations.

Growth driven by lending: ABL chief

Bank loans are the primary reason for the economic growth in Lebanon amid a sharp drop in foreign direct investments and unchanged capital inflow, the president of the Association of Banks in Lebanon said Thursday.

Growth driven by lending: ABL chief

Bank loans are the primary reason for the economic growth in Lebanon amid a sharp drop in foreign direct investments and unchanged capital inflow, the president of the Association of Banks in Lebanon said Thursday.

Erdogan blames speculators, dollar for lira fall

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed an “interest rate lobby” of speculators for the Turkish lira’s slide and said he would discuss its decline with the country’s embattled central bank and the government’s economy czar.

Ruble rallies to 2015 high

The ruble climbed to the strongest level this year as stabilizing oil prices and a cease-fire in Ukraine propelled the currency of the world’s biggest energy exporter to the best performance in emerging markets.

Casino loyale

Lebanon’s Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi took to the airwaves Friday to declare that all has been forgiven on the Casino du Liban front. Nearly 200 Casino workers had protested against being fired – for failing to report to work over many years.

Casino loyale

Lebanon’s Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi took to the airwaves Friday to declare that all has been forgiven on the Casino du Liban front. Nearly 200 Casino workers had protested against being fired – for failing to report to work over many years.

A Palestinian warning shot at Israel

The recommendation by the Palestine Liberation Organization Central Council (PLO-CC) this week to suspend the two-decades-old security coordination with Israel illustrates the depths of meanness, desperation and irrationality that have come to define the broken relationship between the Palestinians and Israelis.

Bibi has his Peter Pan moment in Washington

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the United States Congress was eloquent, moving and intelligent in identifying the problems with the potential nuclear deal with Iran.

Nejmeh title hopes dented by plucky Tadamon

Nejmeh’s hopes of retaining their league crown were dealt a hammer blow Friday after Theo Bucker’s men were held to a 1-1 draw by lowly Tadamon Sour in matchday 17 of the Lebanese Premier League.

Nejmeh title hopes dented by plucky Tadamon

Nejmeh’s hopes of retaining their league crown were dealt a hammer blow Friday after Theo Bucker’s men were held to a 1-1 draw by lowly Tadamon Sour in matchday 17 of the Lebanese Premier League.

Williams drops 31 as Tadamon take win

Seasoned veteran and point guard Corey Williams almost pulled off a triple-double, as he helped Tadamon scrape past Champville 107-99 after overtime Friday in round one of the group stage of the Lebanese Basketball League at Dik al-Mehdi.

Dhoni, bowlers shine as India steam on

Mahendra Singh Dhoni made a calm, unbeaten 45 to guide India to a four-wicket victory over West Indies Friday, sending the holders into the World Cup quarterfinals.

New bridal line ‘Sow’ debuts

Tucked away in a Gemmayzeh side street, an old building played host to a silent wedding last week. Potted plants dotted the ground as lifeless brides and grooms dangled from the ceiling, but love filled the room.

New bridal line ‘Sow’ debuts

Tucked away in a Gemmayzeh side street, an old building played host to a silent wedding last week. Potted plants dotted the ground as lifeless brides and grooms dangled from the ceiling, but love filled the room.

Austria’s up-and-coming red wines

Germany is experiencing a red explosion, possibly attributable to climate change, with the result that riesling is no longer the only grape.

"Open Rhapsody" journeys into video

Thick metal disks fly through the air, landing with a plunk in a pool of wet clay. Splatters of liquid radiate out from the point of impact like shrapnel from an incoming shell.

"Open Rhapsody" journeys into video

Thick metal disks fly through the air, landing with a plunk in a pool of wet clay. Splatters of liquid radiate out from the point of impact like shrapnel from an incoming shell.