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Morocco, US stage joint military exercise

Moroccan and U.S. forces are among nearly 1,300 troops from across the world taking part in a major military exercise in southern Morocco, the American embassy and military officials said.

Lebanon should address new sanctions on Hezbollah 

Lebanon was put on the spotlight again as the U.S. Congress planned to review additional and tougher sanctions against Hezbollah and all its affiliates and allies, a move that could have negative political and financial ramifications on the country if the proposals passed without amendments.

Lebanon should address new sanctions on Hezbollah 

Lebanon was put on the spotlight again as the U.S. Congress planned to review additional and tougher sanctions against Hezbollah and all its affiliates and allies, a move that could have negative political and financial ramifications on the country if the proposals passed without amendments.

Mideast spotlight shines on entrepreneurs 

A mobile app to track school buses, Arabic cooking videos on YouTube and even a portable bidet are finding support from governments in the Gulf as a slide in oil prices forces states to cull cushy public sector jobs and look to entrepreneurs to plug the gap.

Italy's Scarponi killed in training crash

Veteran Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi was killed Saturday after colliding with a van while out training on his bike, his Astana team said, calling him "a great champion"

Spielberg waxes lyrical on joy of movie theaters

He has ruffled feathers with his backing of home streaming as a model for watching features, but Steven Spielberg cheered traditionalists Thursday with a spirited defense of the movie theater.

Spielberg waxes lyrical on joy of movie theaters

He has ruffled feathers with his backing of home streaming as a model for watching features, but Steven Spielberg cheered traditionalists Thursday with a spirited defense of the movie theater.

Tributes and discord one year after Prince death

One year after Prince's death, the pop legend's purple-clad fans converged Friday on his estate for a festive celebration, but some found it marred by commercialism and questions that still surround his overdose.

Tripoli’s new language institute offers immersion 

The Levantine Institute of Tripoli – unique in its location and core mission – welcomed the local community and potential students to a rooftop event last weekend in anticipation of the center’s opening later this month.

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