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What now for militants in Lebanon?

A reported clash Tuesday night near a Palestinian base in the mountains above the Bekaa Valley village of Qousaya appears to have been the latest probe by Syrian militants to look for weak points along Lebanon’s eastern border with Syria.

What now for militants in Lebanon?

A reported clash Tuesday night near a Palestinian base in the mountains above the Bekaa Valley village of Qousaya appears to have been the latest probe by Syrian militants to look for weak points along Lebanon’s eastern border with Syria.

Egypt tourism minister confident of recovery

Egypt’s tourism minister hopes to fully revive one of the country’s most vital industries by next April but persuading the world that it is safe to visit the ancient pyramids or Red Sea resorts after three years of upheaval is a daunting task.

Flat Coke, IBM struggle to please investors

Coca-Cola Co. and International Business Machines Corp. got a stark message from investors this week: If they can’t keep their businesses in growth mode, they’d better do something about it – and fast.

Cryptic coalition

While the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition conducts under a dozen air raids around Ain al-Arab a day, Syria’s regime seems to be intensifying its bombardments across the country, with over 200 airstrikes over a 36-hour period in recent days.

Cryptic coalition

While the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition conducts under a dozen air raids around Ain al-Arab a day, Syria’s regime seems to be intensifying its bombardments across the country, with over 200 airstrikes over a 36-hour period in recent days.

ISIS is a game changer for Algeria

The emergence of ISIS as a military force and existential threat to Iraq has once more turned the region into a global strategic playground for extremists.

Ronaldo leads rout as Real outclass Liverpool

Real Madrid earned their first-ever win over Liverpool with a wondrous Cristiano Ronaldo goal spearheading a 3-0 Champions League victory at Anfield Wednesday which appeared as classy as it was dominant.

Ronaldo leads rout as Real outclass Liverpool

Real Madrid earned their first-ever win over Liverpool with a wondrous Cristiano Ronaldo goal spearheading a 3-0 Champions League victory at Anfield Wednesday which appeared as classy as it was dominant.

Fittipaldi in top panel for Bianchi crash probe

Former world champion Emerson Fittipaldi is part of a panel named Monday to propose new safety measures after the Japan Grand Prix crash that left French driver Jules Bianchi fighting for his life.

Williams suffers heaviest loss in 16 years

Simona Halep handed an out-of-sorts Serena Williams the joint heaviest defeat of her long and illustrious career as the Romanian beat the world No. 1 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals Wednesday.

Riyadi clinch 14th Hariri title

Riyadi wrapped up their record 14th Houssam Din al-Hariri tournament title and fourth in a row after defeating Moroccan champions AS Sale 87-66 in the finals Friday.

Sparkling route for 2015 Tour de France

Wind, cobbles, punchy climbs, a handful of grueling mountain-top finishes, almost no individual time trial – Tour de France organizers have designed one of the most exciting courses for the 2015 race, which will heavily favor the climbers.

Paralyzed man walks again after novel procedure

A paralyzed man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment which one of the British scientists responsible hailed as a breakthrough “more impressive than a man walking on the moon” – although others urged caution.

1914: Great War, great champagne vintage

Deep in the labyrinthine cellars of the Pol Roger Champagne house, rows of century-old bottles caked in mold bear testimony to perhaps the greatest, and surely the most heroic of vintages.

Paris's Picasso museum finally reopens

A top-level sacking, harsh words from the artist's son, delays and a huge budget overrun -- Paris's Picasso museum reopens its doors on Saturday amid the fallout from a fraught $71-million renovation.