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Morocco arrests four over 'burning alive' fatwa

Morocco arrests four people n the Western Sahara after they allegedly issued a fatwa authorizing the burning alive of a person they accused of rejecting Islam, the interior ministry says

Abu Dhabi rolls out red carpet for market-makers

The two main stock exchanges in the United Arab Emirates are trying to attract market-makers but some industry professionals say Abu Dhabi is offering more generous financial terms and more liberal rules than Dubai, suggesting it may have more success.

Greeks push Tsipras to compromise in talks

Greece resumed efforts to break a deadlock with its creditors as weekend polls showed a majority of the country’s people want the government to make compromises needed to release funds for its economy.

Syria needs a Syrian fix 

The pace of military developments in Syria has picked up noticeably in recent weeks; nearly all of the news has been bad for supporters of President Bashar Assad.

Syria needs a Syrian fix 

The pace of military developments in Syria has picked up noticeably in recent weeks; nearly all of the news has been bad for supporters of President Bashar Assad.

The U.S. must be balancer in the Mideast 

Haider al-Abadi made his first visit to the White House on April 14 as the prime minister of Iraq and requested expedited delivery of U.S. weapons and F-16s to fight ISIS.

Cavs sweep Celts, Clippers even series

LeBron James scored 27 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday.

Federer still fears ‘difficult to beat’ Nadal

Switzerland’s 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer Monday said he still believed Rafael Nadal was the favorite to win the French Open next month despite the Spanish star’s troubled start to the clay court season.

Hamilton still has work to do in Europe

After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a new challenge as he and Mercedes prepare for the start of the European season.

Trump to face Ding in world championship quarters

Judd Trump will play China’s Ding Junhui in the quarterfinals of the World Championship after defeating Hong Kong’s Marco Fu, the other remaining hope of a first Asian world champion at this year’s tournament, Monday.

Hayek classy and classical in Lebanon 

Salma Hayek opted for a classy and classical look during her stay in Lebanon to promote “The Prophet,” a film she co-produced based on a book written more than 100 years ago by renowned Lebanese-American poet and philosopher Gibran Khalil Gibran.

Satisfying China’s demand for urban 4x4s

Car manufacturers are targeting the Chinese appetite for “crossover” vehicles, 4x4s suitable for urban terrain being snapped up by status-conscious consumers as automakers fight for sales in an otherwise slowing market.

Conde Nast eyes digital view with virtual reality

Conde Nast may best be known as the publisher of fashion, culture and lifestyle magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair and GQ, but it is hoping to draw new consumers and advertisers through the realm of virtual reality.