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Assad issued Hariri death sentence: Jumblatt 

The Syrian regime likely decided to execute Rafik Hariri after a tense meeting between the former prime minister and Bashar Assad in August 2004, Walid Jumblatt told the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Tuesday.

Assad issued Hariri death sentence: Jumblatt 

The Syrian regime likely decided to execute Rafik Hariri after a tense meeting between the former prime minister and Bashar Assad in August 2004, Walid Jumblatt told the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Tuesday.

Bassil deems Arab growth rate unacceptable 

It is unacceptable to have low average growth rates ranging between 3.2 percent and 3.8 percent in 2015-2016 in Arab countries, said Francois Bassil, president of the Association of Banks in Lebanon.

Bassil deems Arab growth rate unacceptable 

It is unacceptable to have low average growth rates ranging between 3.2 percent and 3.8 percent in 2015-2016 in Arab countries, said Francois Bassil, president of the Association of Banks in Lebanon.

Gulf oil exporters should cut spending, diversify

Gulf oil exporters must reduce spending, including subsidies, and diversify their economies to cope with lower revenues caused by the sharp drop in crude prices, the International Monetary Fund said.

EU regulators press banks to revamp models

Some banks must change their business models to make themselves more sustainably profitable in a era of low interest rates and tougher regulation, European Union regulators said Tuesday.

Lebanese need answers 

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah delivered a relatively subdued televised address Tuesday, but unlike the change in tone, there was little change in content.

Lebanese need answers 

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah delivered a relatively subdued televised address Tuesday, but unlike the change in tone, there was little change in content.

U.S. drone strikes are killing civilians 

Yemen’s recent descent into crisis has prompted debate about whether U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration erred in calling its counterterrorism strategy in the country – centered on drone strikes – a success.

Ancelotti needs rethink after Ramos experiment fails

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti will have to rethink his tactics ahead of the Champions League return leg after Sergio Ramos came unstuck in an experimental midfield role in the semifinal clash with Juventus.

Ancelotti needs rethink after Ramos experiment fails

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti will have to rethink his tactics ahead of the Champions League return leg after Sergio Ramos came unstuck in an experimental midfield role in the semifinal clash with Juventus.

UBA sweep Sagesse to reach first finals 

UBA made history after reaching the finals of the Lebanese Basketball League for the first time, sweeping a struggling Sagesse 4-0 in the best-of-seven series following an 84-80 win in game four Tuesday.

Murray snaps first clay court title in Munich

Andy Murray’s preparations for the French Open gathered momentum as he claimed his first clay court title with a 7-6(4), 5-7, 7-6(4) win over twice champion Philipp Kohlschreiber in the rain-delayed Munich Open final Monday.

Bingham ends quest for world title triumph

Stuart Bingham won the 2015 World Championship final, beating Shaun Murphy 18-15 at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre Monday to take snooker’s most prestigious title for the first time in his 20-year professional career.

NYC party of the year kowtows to China

China’s march toward global ascendancy has taken another leap forward – at least when it comes to New York high society and its most glittering fashion extravaganza, the Met Ball.

NYC party of the year kowtows to China

China’s march toward global ascendancy has taken another leap forward – at least when it comes to New York high society and its most glittering fashion extravaganza, the Met Ball.

A one-pan approach to getting dinner done fast

As kitchen wisdom goes, I often think the best tricks are the simplest. One-pan cooking, for example. The ability to cook an entire meal on a single rimmed sheet pan – an act that leaves you with nothing but that one pan to clean when dinner’s over – to me is nothing short of magic.

Mitchell may be released from hospital soon

Folk singer Joni Mitchell may be released from the hospital soon but still cannot confer with doctors about her medical care or long-term treatment, an attorney told a judge Monday.

Artists flee exorbitant New York for LA

The Los Angeles art scene is exploding, thanks to a wave of artists and galleries escaping New York, which has become over-crowded and too expensive for young creative types.