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Hezbollah to focus media on takfiri threat

Hezbollah’s media will focus increasingly on the threat posed by ISIS and takfiri terrorism in general, the party’s media adviser, Mohammad Afif, suggested in an interview with The Daily Star.

Hezbollah to focus media on takfiri threat

Hezbollah’s media will focus increasingly on the threat posed by ISIS and takfiri terrorism in general, the party’s media adviser, Mohammad Afif, suggested in an interview with The Daily Star.

World pauses to remember Syria’s missing

Politicians and human rights groups marked the International Day of the Disappeared Saturday, calling on the world to remember the tens of thousands of people missing in Syria, languishing in government jails or held by rebel groups.

HK activists vow era of civil disobedience

Hong Kong democracy activists vowed Sunday to embark on an “era of civil disobedience” including mass sit-ins after China announced rules giving it control over candidates in the city’s next leadership election.

Khalil: municipalities will get telecoms revenues

Lebanon’s Finance Minister pledged Friday to transfer the municipalities’ share of telecom revenues due since 2010, while casting doubt over the fate of millions in funds that should have been reserved and transferred to municipalities since 1994.

Khalil: municipalities will get telecoms revenues

Lebanon’s Finance Minister pledged Friday to transfer the municipalities’ share of telecom revenues due since 2010, while casting doubt over the fate of millions in funds that should have been reserved and transferred to municipalities since 1994.

Saudi stocks richly valued but still attractive

Middle East funds are bullish on Saudi Arabia’s stock market despite concern it is getting richly valued, while they think the United Arab Emirates has bottomed out after a volatile few months, a Reuters survey showed.

All eyes on ECB as eurozone stalls

The European Central Bank meeting, which takes place Thursday, is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank’s response to a stalled recovery, disappearing inflation and the sluggish pace of reform in the eurozone.

Unify and conquer

A small demonstration in Beirut against Al-Qaeda has triggered a commotion because the flags of ISIS and the Nusra Front, which feature a phrase that is the cornerstone of Islam, were set on fire.

Unify and conquer

A small demonstration in Beirut against Al-Qaeda has triggered a commotion because the flags of ISIS and the Nusra Front, which feature a phrase that is the cornerstone of Islam, were set on fire.

Liverpool ease past Spurs, Arsenal draw

Liverpool reasserted their Premier League title credentials with a breezy 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur Sunday, but Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw at Leicester City.

Liverpool ease past Spurs, Arsenal draw

Liverpool reasserted their Premier League title credentials with a breezy 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur Sunday, but Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw at Leicester City.

Wozniacki knocks Sharapova out of U.S. Open

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki sends Maria Sharapova packing at the U.S. Open Sunday, reaching the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 win over the five-time Grand Slam champion.

Marquez’s 11th win of season at Silverstone

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez returned to his winning ways Sunday, with a thrilling 11th victory of the season, in a British Grand Prix battle with fellow Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo.

Bolt ends season, will not run in Zurich

World record holder and six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has decided to end his 2014 season and will not compete in the 100-meter in Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League Final in Zurich, organizers said Sunday.

Rocking the music and fashion worlds

The lead singer of local rock band Mother Mantra paused between songs with an unusual request Saturday night at the group’s debut concert at the Garten nightclub in Downtown.

Pretzel shortage threatened for Oktoberfest

Bakers in Bavaria are threatening to go on strike during Germany's famed Oktoberfest over a pay dispute, depriving beer festival-goers of their traditional salty pretzel accompaniment, a report said Sunday.

Why your favorite song takes you down memory lane

Music triggers different functions of the brain, which helps explain why listening to a song you like might be enjoyable but a favorite song may plunge you into nostalgia, scientists said on Thursday.

A punchless summer box office

The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office.

A punchless summer box office

The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office.