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Sound reading of Islam will root out extremism

Visiting Egyptian Mufti Sheikh Shawqi Allam called Wednesday for strengthening unity among Arabs, highlighting that a sound reading of Islam would root out all extremism and strife.

Sound reading of Islam will root out extremism

Visiting Egyptian Mufti Sheikh Shawqi Allam called Wednesday for strengthening unity among Arabs, highlighting that a sound reading of Islam would root out all extremism and strife.

Nazarian: 1 MW solar plant to be ready in 2015

The Energy and Water Ministry will finish constructing a 1 Megawatt solar power plant on Beirut River in early 2015, Energy and Water Minister Arthur Nazarian said Wednesday, though he acknowledged that it would supply only a tiny portion of the country’s power needs.

Nazarian: 1 MW solar plant to be ready in 2015

The Energy and Water Ministry will finish constructing a 1 Megawatt solar power plant on Beirut River in early 2015, Energy and Water Minister Arthur Nazarian said Wednesday, though he acknowledged that it would supply only a tiny portion of the country’s power needs.

Libya’s biggest oil field stops pumping

Libya’s biggest producing oil field stopped pumping crude, deepening a reduction in OPEC output amid production cuts from Saudi Arabia and disruptions to Nigeria exports.

Lawmakers for life?

Our politicians surprised us again this week, as the deadline for candidacy in parliamentary elections came and went.

Lawmakers for life?

Our politicians surprised us again this week, as the deadline for candidacy in parliamentary elections came and went.

U.S. boots are already on the ground

Here’s a national-security riddle: How can President Barack Obama provide limited military support on the ground to help “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS without formally violating his pledge not to send U.S. combat troops?

Some Asian democracies are losing their way

Democracy in Asia lately has proved to be hardier than many might have expected, with free and fair elections enabling the large and divided societies of India and Indonesia to manage important political transitions.

Last-gasp Boateng goal hands Bayern win

A last-gasp goal from defender Jerome Boateng gave Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over Manchester City in their opening Champions League Group E clash Wednesday.

Last-gasp Boateng goal hands Bayern win

A last-gasp goal from defender Jerome Boateng gave Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over Manchester City in their opening Champions League Group E clash Wednesday.

Davis Cup to remain annual event: ITF chief

The Davis Cup will remain an annual tournament despite persistent complaints from some players that it overburdens an already-crowded schedule, the head of the sport’s governing body said Tuesday.

F1 teams warned not to use coded messages

Formula One’s governing body has banned teams from sending drivers coded messages under a controversial clampdown on radio communications use from this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

Woods expects ‘very full’ schedule next season

Tiger Woods has yet to swing a golf club since missing the cut at last month’s PGA Championship but said Monday his recovery from a back injury was progressing well and that he anticipated a full playing schedule next year.

Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.

Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.

Scientists unveil magnetic cure for bad blood

Scientists said they had invented a device that uses a magnet to extract bacteria, fungi and toxins from blood, potentially throwing a lifeline to patients with sepsis and other infections.

Five free things to see and do in Naples

La dolce vita is all the sweeter when you get it for free. “La dolce vita,” of course, means “the sweet life,” in Italian, something you will find plenty of in Italy’s third-largest city.

Saint Phalle shoots to kill at retrospective

Shooting a .22 caliber rifle at a plaster-covered canvas concealing bags of paint launched Niki de Saint Phalle to the height of the avant-garde international art world in 1961.

Saint Phalle shoots to kill at retrospective

Shooting a .22 caliber rifle at a plaster-covered canvas concealing bags of paint launched Niki de Saint Phalle to the height of the avant-garde international art world in 1961.

Netflix orders Judd Apatow comedy series 'Love'

Netflix on Tuesday said it has ordered two seasons of a romance comedy by Hollywood hitmaker Judd Apatow as the online streaming service ramps up its original programming while it expands into France and Germany.

Lawyer: Thicke exploited in lawsuit

Robin Thicke’s attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer’s “moment of personal vulnerability” in an attempt to prove that the hit “Blurred Lines” was a rip-off of a Gaye hit.