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Lebanese Central Bank plans $1B stimulus for 2015

Lebanon is planning a $1 billion economic stimulus package for 2015 to maintain growth and support an economy hit by a more than 3-year-old conflict in neighboring Syria, according to the Central Bank’s governor.

Lebanese Central Bank plans $1B stimulus for 2015

Lebanon is planning a $1 billion economic stimulus package for 2015 to maintain growth and support an economy hit by a more than 3-year-old conflict in neighboring Syria, according to the Central Bank’s governor.

Libya oil to flow as rival governments face off

A struggle has broken out for control of Libya’s state-run energy sector as rival governments in Tripoli and the east compete for power, but a common interest in maintaining oil revenues will keep exports flowing for now.

Unbridled insolence

While MP Nicholas Fattoush denies physically attacking Justice Ministry employee Manal Daou, he does admit verbally abusing her, and any attack on a public servant should be taken as an attack on the national flag.

Unbridled insolence

While MP Nicholas Fattoush denies physically attacking Justice Ministry employee Manal Daou, he does admit verbally abusing her, and any attack on a public servant should be taken as an attack on the national flag.

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.

Serena bounces back to best at WTA Finals

Serena Williams awoke Thursday dreading playing tennis. By the end of the day, her doubts were defeated and she was still in the running for a third straight WTA Finals crown.

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.

Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google’s music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners’ mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google’s music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners’ mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

A healthy soak in Saharan sands

As the morning sun rises over the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara, men and women dig holes for tourists who want to bury themselves in the sand.

Sweater knit motifs warm up fall home decor

Cozying up in a favorite sweater is one of the distinct pleasures of autumn. This fall, designers and retailers are stitching up sweater motifs on an array of home decor.

Lebanon’s bartenders aim for Bacardi Prize

Four of Lebanon’s top bartenders made it to the country final of the Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition, beating eight other opponents with their own specialty cocktails.

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.

The Salon du Livre gears up for business

Billed as the third-largest Francophone book fair in the world, Beirut’s annual Salon du Livre is a fixture for bibliophiles well-versed in the so-called language of love.

The Salon du Livre gears up for business

Billed as the third-largest Francophone book fair in the world, Beirut’s annual Salon du Livre is a fixture for bibliophiles well-versed in the so-called language of love.