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Olive farmers struggle to keep industry alive 

On one side of a rural highway in north Lebanon’s Zgharta district, a small group of women moved through an olive grove gathering the remaining fruits from the ground at the end of a day of harvesting.

Olive farmers struggle to keep industry alive 

On one side of a rural highway in north Lebanon’s Zgharta district, a small group of women moved through an olive grove gathering the remaining fruits from the ground at the end of a day of harvesting.

Trump: France would’ve lost wars if not for U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his verbal assaults against France Tuesday, suggesting that America’s stalwart European ally would have been vanquished in both world wars if not for the military firepower provided by the United States.

Black Tunisians seek equality, fight racism

Tunisian Nadia Borji says that she wants to be considered as equal but fears she will end up buried in her town’s so-called “slaves” cemetery because she is black.

BDL to maintain upgrades to bank oversight 

Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh Tuesday reiterated BDL’s determination to continue upgrading the supervision of all banks and financial institutions to avoid a financial crisis in the future.

BDL to maintain upgrades to bank oversight 

Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh Tuesday reiterated BDL’s determination to continue upgrading the supervision of all banks and financial institutions to avoid a financial crisis in the future.

IMF: Mideast oil producers buoyed by high prices

Higher oil prices are helping to offset increases in public spending by the Middle East’s oil exporting heavyweights like Saudi Arabia, with these countries narrowing their budget deficit by $77 billion, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

Oil falls, Trump urges OPEC not to cut supply

Oil prices fell more than 1 percent Tuesday, with benchmark Brent crude slipping below $70 per barrel and U.S. crude under $60, after U.S. President Donald Trump put pressure on OPEC not to cut supply to prop up the market.

Anderson hammers Nishikori in ATP Finals

Kevin Anderson handed Japan’s Kei Nishikori a humiliating 6-0, 6-1 thrashing at the ATP Finals as the South African moved to the brink of a semifinal berth Tuesday.

Mayweather takes hit for The Money Team

It looked like easy money, and there’s no one more qualified to judge that than the founder and titular head of The Money Team. But sometimes chasing a pile of cash is more difficult than it seems.

Hamilton: Team energy will power Mercedes on

Lewis Hamilton has told his Mercedes Formula One teammates they are all “legends” after completing a fifth successive constructor and driver title double in Brazil Sunday and pledged to help make them the sport’s most successful team ever.

Marvel’s Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, dies

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday.

Edgley becomes first man to swim around Britain

Adventurer Ross Edgley became the first man to swim around the coast of mainland Britain as he completed a 2,865 kilometer-trip to make a triumphant return to dry land in Margate Sunday. The 33-year-old, from Grantham, Lincolnshire, had left the Kent town on June 1, swimming in a clockwise direction. He had not set foot on land once and slept in a support boat.

S. Africans make bricks from human urine

South African researchers say they have made bricks using human urine in a natural process involving colonies of bacteria, which could one day help reduce global warming emissions by finding a productive use for the ultimate waste product.