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EDL extends lease of two power barges 

Electricite du Liban has agreed to extend by three years the lease of two power barges owned by Turkish company Karadeniz Holding and is waiting for finances to be provided, an EDL source told The Daily Star Sunday.

EDL extends lease of two power barges 

Electricite du Liban has agreed to extend by three years the lease of two power barges owned by Turkish company Karadeniz Holding and is waiting for finances to be provided, an EDL source told The Daily Star Sunday.

South Africans fight apartheid urban planning

“[Skin] color gets darker the further away you are” from the town center, said Lindiwe, a middle-aged squatter explaining how land distribution in South Africa has barely changed since apartheid.

Lebanon software piracy sees slight drop 

Software piracy in Lebanon remained high relative to the global average despite a slight decrease from 2017, the U.S.-based Business Software Alliance said in a report released Wednesday.

Lebanon software piracy sees slight drop 

Software piracy in Lebanon remained high relative to the global average despite a slight decrease from 2017, the U.S.-based Business Software Alliance said in a report released Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia’s oil chief faces toughest OPEC test

Since he became Saudi Arabia’s energy minister two years ago, Khalid al-Falih has had a good run: He persuaded a fractious OPEC to cut oil production, convinced Russia to join the cartel in curbing output, and then saw Brent crude rise nearly 75 percent to $80 a barrel.

Hamilton: Ferrari doing better, but will falter

Mercedes are playing catch-up but Ferrari will falter, Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said after German rival Sebastian Vettel won in Canada Sunday to take over at the top of the drivers’ standings.

Jewish artifacts vanish from Damascus

Jewish artifacts, including ancient parchment Torahs from one of the world’s oldest synagogues, have gone missing from the Syrian capital amid the tumult of ongoing civil war, with some precious items reportedly surfacing abroad.

Jewish artifacts vanish from Damascus

Jewish artifacts, including ancient parchment Torahs from one of the world’s oldest synagogues, have gone missing from the Syrian capital amid the tumult of ongoing civil war, with some precious items reportedly surfacing abroad.

Beyonce, Jay-Z surprise with joint album

Music's most famous couple Beyonce and Jay-Z pulled a surprise by releasing a joint album late Saturday, a long-rumored collaboration that celebrates their marital passion.

Tesla's Musk bashes media, proposes credibility check

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk gained the support Thursday of more than half a million people on Twitter for plans to create a website evaluating journalists' credibility, spurred by his frustration at media reports about the electric car maker.

Everest becoming high-altitude rubbish dump

Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world’s highest rubbish dump as an increasing number of big-spending climbers pay little attention to the ugly footprint they leave behind.