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Fayyad was on spying mission in Prague: report 

Lebanese-born Ali Fayyad, held in the Czech Republic on terrorism charges levied by the U.S and whose name is tied to the case of the disappearance of five Czechs in Lebanon, was on a mission for the Lebanese Army intelligence when he was arrested, a leaked intelligence report obtained by The Daily Star said.

Fayyad was on spying mission in Prague: report 

Lebanese-born Ali Fayyad, held in the Czech Republic on terrorism charges levied by the U.S and whose name is tied to the case of the disappearance of five Czechs in Lebanon, was on a mission for the Lebanese Army intelligence when he was arrested, a leaked intelligence report obtained by The Daily Star said.

Tsipras seeks to sideline party rebels

In a bid to consolidate his political support and complete a crucial bailout with creditors, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Thursday called for a vote within his party to decisively sideline rebels opposed to the rescue deal.

Beijing named as host city for 2022 winter Olympics

Beijing was awarded the 2022 winter Olympics Friday, beating Kazakhstan's Almaty in an International Olympic Committee vote to become the first city to have won both summer and winter editions of the world's biggest multi-sports event.

Beijing named as host city for 2022 winter Olympics

Beijing was awarded the 2022 winter Olympics Friday, beating Kazakhstan's Almaty in an International Olympic Committee vote to become the first city to have won both summer and winter editions of the world's biggest multi-sports event.

Real Madrid win more silverware

Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla scored with his side’s 11th penalty in a shootout, then saved from his 16-year-old AC Milan counterpart Gianluigi Donnarumma, to give the Spaniards the win after their friendly in Shanghai ended 0-0 Thursday.

Mercedes need to sort out their starts

For the second race in a row it all went wrong at the start for Mercedes in Hungary and a rule change coming in after the August break will give the Formula One world champions even more to think about.

Cedars get serious as Asia Championship looms 

The Lebanese national basketball team is set to start serious preparations for the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship which is due to take place from Sept. 23 until Oct. 3 in Changsha, China.

A moist evening with Juan and Joyce 

The sounds were a little delayed Wednesday evening. Informed that there had been road closures in Beirut – related to the city’s Ayyam al-Zabayleh (Garbage Days), as one onsite vendor termed it – Beiteddine Art Festival organizers waited a bit beyond the opening show’s 8:30 p.m. start time to give ticket-holders a chance to arrive.

No new contact with comet lander, scientists say

European scientists says that had once again failed to make contact with the Philae comet lander, which has struggled to maintain reliable communication link since coming back to life last month

No new contact with comet lander, scientists say

European scientists says that had once again failed to make contact with the Philae comet lander, which has struggled to maintain reliable communication link since coming back to life last month

Jon Stewart quits fake newscast for real

After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his pair of Peabody Awards, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News.