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Lebanon’s gas future remains in limbo

To drill or not to drill. This question is on the lips of energy officials and international oil companies as they watch with frustration Lebanon’s more than decade-long delay in issuing licenses to drill for oil and gas.

Lebanon’s gas future remains in limbo

To drill or not to drill. This question is on the lips of energy officials and international oil companies as they watch with frustration Lebanon’s more than decade-long delay in issuing licenses to drill for oil and gas.

Leading by example

Some international news media were speaking Tuesday about President Barack Obama’s “heavyweight” delegation that he brought with him to Saudi Arabia, where he offered condolences for the passing of King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz.

Leading by example

Some international news media were speaking Tuesday about President Barack Obama’s “heavyweight” delegation that he brought with him to Saudi Arabia, where he offered condolences for the passing of King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz.

Passing the hat on refugee children’s education

In an ideal world, whenever children need help, they would get it. When girls and boys are forced from their homes or classrooms because of war, natural disaster or other crises, the international community would, within days, formulate a plan to ensure their immediate well-being.

Ricciardo gets into top gear for F1 title battle

Daniel Ricciardo reckons he can take one title off Lewis Hamilton this year – and mount a proper crack at the Briton’s Formula One crown as well – after being best of the rest to Mercedes in 2014.

Iron-willed Berdych ends Nadal tyranny

Iron-willed Czech Tomas Berdych ended eight years of tyranny under nemesis Rafa Nadal to storm into the Australian Open semifinals Tuesday before his next opponent Andy Murray restored British colonial rule to the floodlit center court.

Riyadi defeat Sagesse 120-118 in epic final

Riyadi were crowned champions of the 26th edition of the Dubai International Basketball Tournament after clinching an epic 120-118 double overtime victory against arch-rivals Sagesse Saturday.

Irrepressible Vonn adds 64th jewel to crown

Lindsey Vonn added a 64th jewel to her World Cup crown when she won a Super-G in St. Moritz Sunday, her last race before the world championships at home in Beaver Creek next week.

Bones exhumed in hunt for Cervantes’ grave

Experts searching for the remains of Miguel de Cervantes have started what they hope will be the final phase of their nine-month quest to solve the mystery of where the great Spanish writer was laid to rest.

Beaufort Castle: From military post to landmark

When Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982, then Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon stood in front of Beaufort Castle and, addressing his soldiers, said the edifice had secured a front for his men.

Larger-than-life singer Demis Roussos dies at 69

Greek singer Demis Roussos, best known for operatic pop ballads in the 1970s and 1980s, died in Athens on the weekend at age 69, the private hospital that had been treating him said Monday.