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Authorities seek release of journalist in Greece 

A Lebanese man detained in Greece for his alleged involvement in a 1985 airplane hijacking has insisted he is innocent, telling his wife in a phone call to which The Daily Star was party that he was “not a criminal.”

Authorities seek release of journalist in Greece 

A Lebanese man detained in Greece for his alleged involvement in a 1985 airplane hijacking has insisted he is innocent, telling his wife in a phone call to which The Daily Star was party that he was “not a criminal.”

Sanctions deal death blow to JTB 

After 56 years of banking services, Jammal Trust Bank finally closed the curtains on all its operations Thursday after the U.S. Treasury accused the small lender of financial links to Hezbollah, labeled by Washington as a terrorist organization.

Sanctions deal death blow to JTB 

After 56 years of banking services, Jammal Trust Bank finally closed the curtains on all its operations Thursday after the U.S. Treasury accused the small lender of financial links to Hezbollah, labeled by Washington as a terrorist organization.

Aramco stronger than ever after attacks: CEO

Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks on its oil facilities “stronger than ever,” Chief Executive Amin Nasser told employees in a message, adding that full oil production would resume by the end of this month.

Fund managers gird for long trade war after FedEx slide

A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp. is prompting some high-profile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated.

Liverpool restore five-point lead at Chelsea

Liverpool moved back five points clear at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Chelsea on another miserable day for Manchester United as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men lost to West Ham Sunday.

Liverpool restore five-point lead at Chelsea

Liverpool moved back five points clear at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Chelsea on another miserable day for Manchester United as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men lost to West Ham Sunday.

Nadal motivated by love of game, not Grand Slams

Rafa Nadal moved within one Grand Slam title of tying Roger Federer’s all-time mark of 20 Sunday but even after adding a fourth U.S. Open to his collection the Spaniard said it was his love of the game, not records, that motivates him.

England score bonus-point win over Tonga

England got their World Cup campaign off to a scrappy start in Sapporo Sunday with a 35-3 Pool C victory over Tonga, Manu Tuilagi leading the way with two tries.

Vettel ends win drought with victory in Singapore

Sebastian Vettel ended a 13-month win drought by leading a Ferrari one-two victory at the Singapore Grand Prix Sunday, while Lewis Hamilton finished fourth but stretched his championship lead to 65 points.

Lebanese star named best Arab actress 2019

Lebanese star Nadine Njeim was Friday night named “best Arab actress 2019” at the Arab Satellite Awards for her performance in the Ramadan series “Khamse w Noss” (Five Thirty).

Casino du Liban celebrates Greek culture 

Seated at wooden tables covered in blue and white cloth, the sound of sea nearby and the ultramarine domes of Santorini in the background, it was easy to forget dinner was still being served in Lebanon.

Neural activity detected in mini brains

Scientists reported Thursday they had picked up human-like electrical activity in lab-grown brains for the first time, paving the way to model neurological conditions and answer fundamental questions on how our gray matter develops. It’s not clear whether the pea-sized brains are conscious: the team behind the breakthrough suspect they’re not because the activity resembles that of preterm babies, but they cannot say for certain, opening up a new ethical dimension to this area of research.

Aussie blokes become unlikely Russian folk heroes

The idea of starting a Russian choir in rural Australia began as a vodka-fueled lark, but five years on a rag-tag bunch of farmers, lawyers and laborers have become unlikely international folk heroes.

Rising sea levels threaten Alexandria

Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria, which has survived invasions, fires and earthquakes since it was founded by Alexander the Great more than 2,000 years ago, now faces a new menace in the form of climate change. Rising sea levels threaten to inundate poorer neighborhoods and archaeological sites, prompting authorities to erect concrete barriers out at sea to break the tide.