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Houthi fighters reach central Aden

Houthi rebels backed by tanks pushed into central Aden, the main foothold of fighters loyal to President Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi, witnesses said Wednesday, as Gulf countries were locked in tough negotiations with Russia on a U.N. draft resolution to impose an arms embargo and sanctions on Yemen.

Houthi fighters reach central Aden

Houthi rebels backed by tanks pushed into central Aden, the main foothold of fighters loyal to President Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi, witnesses said Wednesday, as Gulf countries were locked in tough negotiations with Russia on a U.N. draft resolution to impose an arms embargo and sanctions on Yemen.

Cabinet calm over PM’s Yemen speech 

The Cabinet emerged unscathed Wednesday from a crisis sparked by Hezbollah’s criticism of Prime Minister Tammam Salam’s speech at the Arab summit, with ministers opting to set their differences aside over the Yemen war and stressing the need for the government to work in unity.

Kurdish firm aims to launch $100M Iraq broadband

A Kurdish Internet company expects to open a long-delayed $100 million broadband cable running from Turkey to Iraq’s Gulf coast by the end of 2015, after spending an extra $30 million to replace lines and equipment overrun by ISIS.

Negotiating new Sustainable Development Goals 

Following the progress made under the Millennium Development Goals, which guided global development efforts in the years 2000-2015, the world’s governments are currently negotiating a set of Sustainable Development Goals for the period 2016-2030.

Negotiating new Sustainable Development Goals 

Following the progress made under the Millennium Development Goals, which guided global development efforts in the years 2000-2015, the world’s governments are currently negotiating a set of Sustainable Development Goals for the period 2016-2030.

A Lebanese blessing 

While the general political and economic situation in Lebanon is quite dire, one can also find an significant bright spot – the country has so far resisted a free-fall into the kind of chaos and violence that has beset much of the region.

Spain not worried by loss to Netherlands

Although Spain’s 2-0 reverse to Netherlands Tuesday brought back bitter memories of their disastrous 2014 World Cup, coach Vicente del Bosque will not be too worried about a third straight friendly defeat for La Roja.

Spain not worried by loss to Netherlands

Although Spain’s 2-0 reverse to Netherlands Tuesday brought back bitter memories of their disastrous 2014 World Cup, coach Vicente del Bosque will not be too worried about a third straight friendly defeat for La Roja.

Djokovic wobbles, Murray marks 500th win

Desperate Novak Djokovic fought back from a set and a break down to defeat Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-7 (3/7), 7-5, 6-0 Tuesday, salvaging hopes of defending his Miami Open title.

Woods plays 18 but unsure of Masters

Tiger Woods played an 18-hole practice round Tuesday at Augusta National but remains uncertain if he will compete in next week’s Masters, according to reports.

second Lubnan 

Whenever she travels, Fatima Amine acquires items that reflect the style and culture of her destination.

second Lubnan 

Whenever she travels, Fatima Amine acquires items that reflect the style and culture of her destination.

Google Maps lets you play Pac-Man

Google’s mapping service rolled out a gamefied version inspired by the classic Pac-Man, turning the real streets of a city into a labyrinth to gobble up pellets and ghosts.