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Tripoli parking lot poor use of funds: ex-MP

Former Tripoli MP Misbah al-Ahdab argued Tuesday that the construction of a controversial parking lot in the historic Al-Tal Square should not be financed using the city's development fund.

Tripoli parking lot poor use of funds: ex-MP

Former Tripoli MP Misbah al-Ahdab argued Tuesday that the construction of a controversial parking lot in the historic Al-Tal Square should not be financed using the city's development fund.

Petraeus pleads guilty to federal charge: DOJ

Former CIA director and U.S. Army General David Petraeus has pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified information, the U.S. Justice Department says

Masnaa Customs offices go on strike

Customs clearance offices at the Masnaa Lebanese-Syrian border crossing went on strike Monday to demand better equipment and less bureaucracy.

Masnaa Customs offices go on strike

Customs clearance offices at the Masnaa Lebanese-Syrian border crossing went on strike Monday to demand better equipment and less bureaucracy.

Mobily a warning as Saudi market opens

Saudi Arabia’s second-biggest phone operator is bearing the brunt of a cleanup by the market regulator before the bourse is opened to foreigners for the first time.

Nasdaq hits 15-year high at 5,000 points

U.S. stock prices rose Monday, with the Nasdaq composite touching the 5,000-point mark for the first time in 15 years, while the dollar hit an 11-year high on expectations the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates later this year.

Denying Israel atrocities

John Kerry offered the usual type of spirited defense of Israeli behavior Monday, when he addressed the U.N.’s Human Rights Council.

Denying Israel atrocities

John Kerry offered the usual type of spirited defense of Israeli behavior Monday, when he addressed the U.N.’s Human Rights Council.

Nothing guarantees liberty like the rule of law

In one of his last essays, the late, great historian Tony Judt asked what we should have learned from the last century, a period in which so many soldiers and civilians died in conflict.

Keita salvages point but Juve tighten grip

Seydou Keita salvaged a share of the points for 10-man Roma in a 1-1 draw with Juventus that saw the champions retain their nine-point lead at the top of Serie A Monday.

Keita salvages point but Juve tighten grip

Seydou Keita salvaged a share of the points for 10-man Roma in a 1-1 draw with Juventus that saw the champions retain their nine-point lead at the top of Serie A Monday.

Rockets trump Cavs 105-103 in OT

James Harden scored 33 points and LeBron James missed a pair of free-throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Houston Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday.

Watson critics crank up heat after false start

Australians might have been stunned by the collapse of their much-vaunted batting lineup in the face of brilliant New Zealand bowling at the weekend but the fall of one particular wicket was no surprise to anyone.

Nimble 2-Series injects fun back in BMW

If I’ve learned anything since we first introduced The Daily Star’s automotive fixtures several months ago, it’s that test-driving new cars would be impossible without the support of many people.