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Red Cross says situation 'dire' in Yemen's Taiz

The International Committee of the Red Cross says civilian areas in Yemen's Taiz province are being indiscriminately shelled in escalating combat between pro-government forces and Shiite rebels

Cabinet authorizes $1.3B eurobond swap 

The Cabinet Thursday authorized the Finance Ministry to swap $1.3 billion eurobonds that mature in January 2016 and agreed to transfer cash from the reserves to pay the salaries of the civil servants.

Cabinet authorizes $1.3B eurobond swap 

The Cabinet Thursday authorized the Finance Ministry to swap $1.3 billion eurobonds that mature in January 2016 and agreed to transfer cash from the reserves to pay the salaries of the civil servants.

Iraqi Kurds vow steady payments to oil companies

Iraq’s northern Kurdish region chose the first half of September to start making regular payments to oil companies including DNO ASA and Genel Energy Plc for crude exported from the semi-autonomous area.

U.S. Q2 GDP growth revised higher to 3.7 pct

The U.S. economy grew faster than initially thought in the second quarter on solid domestic demand, showing fairly strong momentum that could still allow the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates this year.

Former European champions Ajax, Celtic meet in Europa League

Former European champions Ajax Amsterdam and Celtic, who both suffered the indignity of being knocked of the Champions League qualifiers by underdogs this season, will meet in the Europa League after being drawn together in the group stage

Former European champions Ajax, Celtic meet in Europa League

Former European champions Ajax Amsterdam and Celtic, who both suffered the indignity of being knocked of the Champions League qualifiers by underdogs this season, will meet in the Europa League after being drawn together in the group stage

More drama at Sagesse as president resigns 

Sagesse’s status as a top-flight team is once again mired in uncertainty after the current funding group led by businessman Georges Chalhoub decided to quit the club, resulting in the resignation of President Nadim Hakim.

Redford takes a walk through his buddy roles

When Robert Redford first acquired the film rights to Bill Bryson’s memoir “A Walk in the Woods,” he knew exactly who he wanted to play his Appalachian Trail hiking comrade: Paul Newman.

Ten carmakers sued over keyless ignition deaths

Ten of the world’s biggest automakers were sued Wednesday by U.S. consumers who claim they concealed the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning in more than 5 million vehicles equipped with keyless ignitions, leading to 13 deaths.

One Lebanon gives Army $10,000 

Board members of One Lebanon handed Lebanese Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi a $10,000 check to benefit the families of martyred soldiers, a statement by the NGO said Monday.

Gorillas not guerrillas: tourism hope in Congo

Tourists perch perilously on a volcano’s edge as swirling smoke belches from the fiery cauldron of lava below, the latest unlikely visitors holidaying in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.

FDA approves first pill to boost female libido

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.