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Future rebuffs Aoun’s TV debate call to Hariri 

The Future Movement poured cold water Sunday on MP Michel Aoun’s invitation to former Prime Minister Saad Hariri to engage in a live televised debate aimed at breaking the 14-month-old presidential deadlock.

Future rebuffs Aoun’s TV debate call to Hariri 

The Future Movement poured cold water Sunday on MP Michel Aoun’s invitation to former Prime Minister Saad Hariri to engage in a live televised debate aimed at breaking the 14-month-old presidential deadlock.

PKK suicide attack kills two Turkish soldiers

Two Turkish soldiers were killed and dozens wounded Sunday in a suicide attack claimed by Kurdish militants, as Ankara kept up its air campaign against the rebels’ bases in northern Iraq.

Taliban leadership challenged after Mullah Omar

The brother of the late figurehead of the Afghan Taliban Sunday joined a growing challenge to the extremist group’s newly appointed leader, even as it offered a statement purportedly quoting a well-known militant supporting him.

Bank of Beirut profits rise by 13.84 percent 

Bank of Beirut, one of the leading banks in Lebanon, recorded a net profit of $89 million in the first six months of 2015, an increase of 13.84 percent compared to the same period of 2014.

Bank of Beirut profits rise by 13.84 percent 

Bank of Beirut, one of the leading banks in Lebanon, recorded a net profit of $89 million in the first six months of 2015, an increase of 13.84 percent compared to the same period of 2014.

Greeces stock market to reopen

Greece’s government announced that the Athens Stock Exchange will reopen Monday, a big step toward normalcy as talks with international creditors shifted into high gear.

Iran wants to buy 90 planes a year

Iran plans on buying 80 to 90 Airbus and Boeing passenger planes per year until 300 are in place to replace its ageing fleet, media reported Sunday, quoting a civil aviation official.

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.

Nadal turns tables on Fognini in Hamburg

Spaniard Rafa Nadal turned the tables on Italian Fabio Fognini to win the Hamburg Open Sunday and claim his 67th career title – winning 7-5, 7-5 on the red clay.

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.

Introducing Marquis de Bey White 2013 

The sun was setting over the crowd at the Blu Port restaurant at the end of Zaitunay Bay Thursday, while men and women, some of whom hadn’t taken the casual dress code to heart, supped on the latest offering of Lebanese wine, the Marquis de Bey White 2013.