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AUB ‘hijab’ incident sparks protest 

The American University of Beirut Wednesday responded to a fracas caused by comments allegedly made by a professor to a student wearing a hijab in class earlier this week.

AUB ‘hijab’ incident sparks protest 

The American University of Beirut Wednesday responded to a fracas caused by comments allegedly made by a professor to a student wearing a hijab in class earlier this week.

Kirkuk a flashpoint in independence vote

Visitors to Kirkuk in northern Iraq are greeted by an imposing statue of a Kurdish Peshmerga fighter with a gun slung over his shoulder, a reminder of tensions building in the hotly-contested city ahead of a highly-anticipated referendum on Kurdish independence.

Trump’s Iran position bodes ill for NKorea deal

U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country’s nuclear weapons buildup. His disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution.

Oil tax law approval to encourage bidding: source 

Parliament’s approval of the oil tax law with few amendments will encourage international oil firms to bid for offshore gas blocks on Oct. 12, a source close to the Petroleum Administration said Tuesday.

Oil tax law approval to encourage bidding: source 

Parliament’s approval of the oil tax law with few amendments will encourage international oil firms to bid for offshore gas blocks on Oct. 12, a source close to the Petroleum Administration said Tuesday.

Toshiba board OKs chip sale to Bain Capital group

Toshiba’s board signed off Wednesday on selling its computer chip business to a group led by Bain Capital Private Equity, but the deal’s future remains unclear as Toshiba’s U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital opposes it.

Real Madrid get most FIFPro nominations

Real Madrid are the best represented club with a record 13 names on the international players’ association FIFPro’s shortlist of 55 contenders for its World XI Player Awards.

Real Madrid get most FIFPro nominations

Real Madrid are the best represented club with a record 13 names on the international players’ association FIFPro’s shortlist of 55 contenders for its World XI Player Awards.

Nadal, Federer lead Europe in Laver Cup

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will set aside their longtime rivalry when they play for Europe against the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup tournament which starts Friday.

Rossi aims to race in Spain despite broken leg

Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi will try to make a race return in Spain this weekend, three weeks after breaking his leg in an off-road training accident, if MotoGP doctors give him the green light.

Homage to Amine El Bacha’s ‘light’ 

Featuring work from the Amine El Bacha Foundation collection, “Partitions and Colors: Homage to Amine El Bacha” captures the diversity and beauty of Bacha’s paintings across the different cities and landscapes.

Homage to Amine El Bacha’s ‘light’ 

Featuring work from the Amine El Bacha Foundation collection, “Partitions and Colors: Homage to Amine El Bacha” captures the diversity and beauty of Bacha’s paintings across the different cities and landscapes.

‘Stronger’ spawns a friendship

As the cast and makers of “Stronger” collectively rose to take a bow after the film’s TIFF premiere, Jake Gyllenhaal realized that Jeff Bauman, whom he plays in the film and who wears prosthetic legs, was still sitting.

Discover Jordan, the gem on our doorstep 

Summer may almost be over, but there’s still time for a final quick getaway, and those looking to travel without going through the hassle of getting a visa need look no further than the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The godfather of eco-bling: Brando’s paradise

An exotic island paradise in French Polynesia bought by Marlon Brando in the ’60s is using its Hollywood image to tackle environmental issues – with a little help from its jet-set visitors.

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