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Kerry to Arab allies: No grand bargain with Iran

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal Thursday expressed concern over Iran’s involvement in the fighting to retake Iraqi city of Tikrit from ISIS, while U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to ease Gulf worries about an emerging nuclear deal with Iran

Kerry to Arab allies: No grand bargain with Iran

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal Thursday expressed concern over Iran’s involvement in the fighting to retake Iraqi city of Tikrit from ISIS, while U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to ease Gulf worries about an emerging nuclear deal with Iran

Salam takes tough line with Cabinet

Prime Minister Tammam Salam was firm Thursday, telling ministers that he would no longer allow them to obstruct the Cabinet’s work, as the body resumed sessions after three weeks of paralysis.

Liberia releases last Ebola patient

Liberia Thursday released its last Ebola patient, a 58-year old teacher, from a center in the capital, beginning its countdown to being declared Ebola free.

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.

Gulf arms race fuels UAE defense industry

Soaring Middle Eastern arms budgets are spurring the United Arab Emirates to build a home-grown defense industry capable of meeting more of its own military needs while exporting weapons to markets spanning Tunisia to India.

ECB raises growth forecasts

The European Central Bank will launch into quantitative easing next week having increased its economic growth forecasts for this year and next.

Parody of peacemaking

Vapid U.N. “peacemaking” efforts in Syria have ground to a virtual halt, despite the periodic talks, statements and visits by those involved.

Parody of peacemaking

Vapid U.N. “peacemaking” efforts in Syria have ground to a virtual halt, despite the periodic talks, statements and visits by those involved.

Arsenal in familiar territory, leading the chase

With 10 games of the Premier League season remaining Arsenal find themselves in familiar territory. On the down side they are too far back for a serious title push and are facing a European exit at the hands of AS Monaco.

Arsenal in familiar territory, leading the chase

With 10 games of the Premier League season remaining Arsenal find themselves in familiar territory. On the down side they are too far back for a serious title push and are facing a European exit at the hands of AS Monaco.

Sagesse easily crush Hoops 82-54

Sagesse cruised to a comfortable 82-54 victory against Hoops at Ghazir Thursday in round one of the group stage of the Lebanese Basketball League.

Phelps could be reinstated for worlds

Michael Phelps, the 18-time Olympic swim champion who agreed not to compete at this year’s World Championships, could be reinstated for the meet by USA Swimming, ESPN reported Tuesday.

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.

UN: World eating too much sugar

Put down the donut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the WHO says the world is eating too much sugar.

Bjork museum retrospective tests bounds of music

In one of its most complex and ambitious exhibitions, the Museum of Modern Art has designed a career retrospective on Bjork that probes the question – just how does one put music on a wall?