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Air Algerie disaster wipes out Lebanese families

At least 19 Lebanese, among them 10 children, heading home for Eid al-Fitr holiday perished on board of an Air Algérie plane carrying 116 passengers that crashed Thursday in a desolate area in West Africa.

Air Algerie disaster wipes out Lebanese families

At least 19 Lebanese, among them 10 children, heading home for Eid al-Fitr holiday perished on board of an Air Algérie plane carrying 116 passengers that crashed Thursday in a desolate area in West Africa.

Solid hotel room booking in Eid

Arab and foreign tourists are booking rooms in five star hotels over Eid al-Fitr as Arab Airline companies increase the number of their flights to Lebanon by 25 percent during the period, a number of hotels and travel agencies said Thursday.

Solid hotel room booking in Eid

Arab and foreign tourists are booking rooms in five star hotels over Eid al-Fitr as Arab Airline companies increase the number of their flights to Lebanon by 25 percent during the period, a number of hotels and travel agencies said Thursday.

Saudi opening to FDI to profit Western banks

HSBC Holdings PLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among the banks set to profit after the Riyadh-based Capital Market Authority announced plans this week to open Saudi Arabia’s bourse to foreign investors.

In China, Apple’s focus pays off

The mobile industry has long held that Samsung’s broad range of mobile devices makes it nimble in changing markets, while Apple loses out by rigidly sticking to its high-end gadgets.

Russia blind to Gaza

In recent years, pundits have been fond of talking up Russia’s return to the geopolitical arena, based on its growing political and economic clout.

Russia blind to Gaza

In recent years, pundits have been fond of talking up Russia’s return to the geopolitical arena, based on its growing political and economic clout.

Germany and the NSA are closer than they let on

Given recent German indignation about the National Security Agency, it has been easy to overlook the fact that for decades the German government has cooperated extensively with the NSA on surveillance activities.

Recognize Hamas as a valid interlocutor

Another war in the Middle East, another Israeli military invasion of the Gaza Strip, this time with the implicit support of Egypt’s new authoritarian regime.

England’s Lampard signs with New York City

Chelsea’s all-time top scorer Frank Lampard announced Thursday he has signed with Major League Soccer 2015 expansion side New York City FC, but his England international future remains uncertain.

England’s Lampard signs with New York City

Chelsea’s all-time top scorer Frank Lampard announced Thursday he has signed with Major League Soccer 2015 expansion side New York City FC, but his England international future remains uncertain.

Djokovic ends Federer record dream

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and seventh career major with a 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer Sunday, shattering the Swiss star’s dream of a record eighth triumph in an epic struggle.

Perez confident 2015 Mexican GP will happen

Mexico will definitely be ready to host a Formula One grand prix next year after resolving the problems that prevented the country’s return this season, Force India driver Sergio Perez said Thursday.

Activist Saint Hoax talks political art

At first fleeting glance, the works of local artist Saint Hoax recall the halcyon days of childhood. Incorporating Disney characters in a slew of recent works, however, the pseudonymous artist has called attention to darker realities facing young people today.

Activist Saint Hoax talks political art

At first fleeting glance, the works of local artist Saint Hoax recall the halcyon days of childhood. Incorporating Disney characters in a slew of recent works, however, the pseudonymous artist has called attention to darker realities facing young people today.

'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' pushed aside for new Comic Con fare

Young adult film franchises have dominated the conversation at San Diego's annual Comic Con gathering in recent years, but as the buzz-building convention kicked off on Thursday, the absence of established blockbusters has allowed studios to push new fare targeting a similar audience.

'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' pushed aside for new Comic Con fare

Young adult film franchises have dominated the conversation at San Diego's annual Comic Con gathering in recent years, but as the buzz-building convention kicked off on Thursday, the absence of established blockbusters has allowed studios to push new fare targeting a similar audience.

DiCaprio raises $25 mln at French charity gala

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has raised more than $25 million (18 million euros) at a charity gala in France for his foundation which aims at protecting the environment and endangered species.

Nolan, McConaughey surprise with 'Interstellar'

Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey came to Comic-Con unannounced and surprised attendees with a first look at "Interstellar," but neither offered many details about the highly anticipated space adventure.