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UNIFIL chief: Mission is a marathon, not a sprint

The departing UNIFIL commander said Monday that while fears that the war in Gaza might extend to the Lebanese-Israeli border were legitimate, close coordination with the Lebanese Army should prevent escalation.

UNIFIL chief: Mission is a marathon, not a sprint

The departing UNIFIL commander said Monday that while fears that the war in Gaza might extend to the Lebanese-Israeli border were legitimate, close coordination with the Lebanese Army should prevent escalation.

Dozens line up to run for Iraqi presidency

Politicians have begun requesting a postponement of Wednesday’s session of Iraq’s parliament, after dozens of people indicated they want to be the country’s next head of state.

Yemen struggles to reform fuel prices

A clampdown on state spending was an effort by Yemen’s government this month to win public support before its biggest economic reform in years: higher fuel prices. But an angry public may not be won over.

Yemen struggles to reform fuel prices

A clampdown on state spending was an effort by Yemen’s government this month to win public support before its biggest economic reform in years: higher fuel prices. But an angry public may not be won over.

CPI declines after phone rate cut

Lebanon’s consumer price index fell drastically in June, with some analysts attributing the drop to telecoms price cuts instituted over the past two month.

EU sanctions on Russia seen limited for now

For all the tough talk, Europe is unlikely to punish Russia over last week’s downing of an airliner over Ukraine beyond speeding up the imposition of already agreed individual sanctions when the bloc’s foreign ministers meet on Tuesday.

Eradicating a civilization

The Iraqi city of Mosul has been emptied of its Christian community in only a matter of days, in one of the most alarming developments in recent memory in this region.

Eradicating a civilization

The Iraqi city of Mosul has been emptied of its Christian community in only a matter of days, in one of the most alarming developments in recent memory in this region.

Lebanon struggles with Syrian refugees

A combination of security, economic and above all political considerations has the Lebanese government seeking for the first time to limit, and ultimately reduce, its Syrian and Syrian-Palestinian refugee population.

Gerrard calls time on England

At his best a midfield marauder who inspired teammates and scored goals in equal measure, Steven Gerrard Monday retired from England duty as the country’s third-most-capped player after an international career that promised more than it delivered.

Gerrard calls time on England

At his best a midfield marauder who inspired teammates and scored goals in equal measure, Steven Gerrard Monday retired from England duty as the country’s third-most-capped player after an international career that promised more than it delivered.

Djokovic ends Federer record dream

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and seventh career major with a 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer Sunday, shattering the Swiss star’s dream of a record eighth triumph in an epic struggle.

Forever 21 to open mid-January

Forever 21, a U.S. women’s clothing retailer, will open its first store in Lebanon at City Centre in mid-January, according to the mall’s press agency.

Forever 21 to open mid-January

Forever 21, a U.S. women’s clothing retailer, will open its first store in Lebanon at City Centre in mid-January, according to the mall’s press agency.

Go For the Food: Shawarma in Copenhagen

Don’t tell the folks over at avant-garde eateries Noma and Geranium, but for many visitors to Denmark’s capital, the biggest culinary sensation isn’t Nordic fusion.

Fledgling wine industry brewing in Ethiopia

Beyond the donkeys on a potholed road in southern Ethiopia is an unexpected sight – vineyards bursting with merlot, syrah and chardonnay grapes ripening in the African sun.

Abstract architecture of superstructures

Many people are fascinated by the U.S., whether it is by New York’s skyscrapers, the Bronx and Brooklyn Heights, or San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge and Las Vegas’ landscapes.

Abstract architecture of superstructures

Many people are fascinated by the U.S., whether it is by New York’s skyscrapers, the Bronx and Brooklyn Heights, or San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge and Las Vegas’ landscapes.

Shakira most ‘liked’ pop star on Facebook

Colombian pop star Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million fans on Facebook, becoming the most “liked” celebrity on the social network in the process.