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Army arrests terrorism suspect in Arsal

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army arrested a man suspected of belonging to a terrorist group at a checkpoint in the northeastern border town of Arsal early Sunday morning, a security source said. Identified ad Abdel-Karim Hujeiri, the suspect was busted on one of the Army’s checkpoints in the border town, the source added. Hujeiri was moved to one of the Army’s military bases for interrogation. The military had regularly arrested suspects of terrorism in Arsal, which witnessed fierce clashes betwe

Army arrests terrorism suspect in Arsal

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army arrested a man suspected of belonging to a terrorist group at a checkpoint in the northeastern border town of Arsal early Sunday morning, a security source said. Identified ad Abdel-Karim Hujeiri, the suspect was busted on one of the Army’s checkpoints in the border town, the source added. Hujeiri was moved to one of the Army’s military bases for interrogation. The military had regularly arrested suspects of terrorism in Arsal, which witnessed fierce clashes betwe

Russian central bank cuts key interest rate

Russia’s central bank unexpectedly cut its main interest rate Friday as fears of recession mount in the country following the fall in global oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

Transparency vital weapon

No one can doubt the strength of the Egyptian army, but the public deserves answers on why Islamist militants in the Sinai are repeatedly able to launch deadly attacks against the military there, often killing civilians in the process.

Transparency vital weapon

No one can doubt the strength of the Egyptian army, but the public deserves answers on why Islamist militants in the Sinai are repeatedly able to launch deadly attacks against the military there, often killing civilians in the process.

Chelsea stay five clear after Man City draw

Chelsea and Manchester City drew 1-1 in their top-of-the-table Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge, leaving Jose Mourinho's team five points clear of City but with the champions still believing they can retain their title.

Chelsea stay five clear after Man City draw

Chelsea and Manchester City drew 1-1 in their top-of-the-table Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge, leaving Jose Mourinho's team five points clear of City but with the champions still believing they can retain their title.

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.

Sagesse slump to defeat despite Stoglin’s 74 pts

Georgian center Nikoloz Tskitishvili finished with 52 points 22 rebounds and Nadim Souaid added 26 points as Champville scraped past rivals Sagesse 138-130 after double overtime in a dramatic match at Dik al-Mehdi Friday.

nfSuper Bowl poised for great game, debate

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots could produce one of the greatest Super Bowls of all-time Sunday but the real winner may be debated for decades given the “deflategate” scandal hanging over the game.

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.

Think roasted rack of lamb is too fancy? Wrong!

Want to wow your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? One of the ways I spell romance is with a roasted rack of lamb for two. Most of us never get to enjoy this wonderful dish outside fine restaurants, but there’s no reason not to make it at home.