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Lebanese killed in Syria returned to home soil 

General Security has returned the body of a Lebanese man allegedly killed by the Syrian regime in the countryside around the border town of Arsal to Lebanese territory, a source from Arsal Municipality told The Daily Star Sunday.

Lebanese killed in Syria returned to home soil 

General Security has returned the body of a Lebanese man allegedly killed by the Syrian regime in the countryside around the border town of Arsal to Lebanese territory, a source from Arsal Municipality told The Daily Star Sunday.

U.S. sanctions on Iran felt in Iraq

For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam’s holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious tourists from neighboring Iran.

Abu Faour: Decisions to safeguard industry 

Industry Minister Wael Abu Faour announced Thursday that protectionist decisions will be made in the interest of the integrated Lebanese economy, which are legal, fair and non-random, and have been taken on the basis of complaints submitted by industrialists against dumping and illegal profiting.

Abu Faour: Decisions to safeguard industry 

Industry Minister Wael Abu Faour announced Thursday that protectionist decisions will be made in the interest of the integrated Lebanese economy, which are legal, fair and non-random, and have been taken on the basis of complaints submitted by industrialists against dumping and illegal profiting.

World’s top carry trade here to stay

Foreign investors came to Egypt for what Renaissance Capital said could be the “best reform story” in emerging markets and stayed for this year’s biggest carry-trade return.

Race for Premier League riches causes chaos

Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football Monday with the riches of the Premier League guaranteeing around 200 million pounds ($253 million) for the winner of the Championship playoff final.

Race for Premier League riches causes chaos

Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football Monday with the riches of the Premier League guaranteeing around 200 million pounds ($253 million) for the winner of the Championship playoff final.

Hanfman: Deafness helps tune out noisy Nadal fans

When Yannick Hanfmann takes on 11-time champion Rafael Nadal in the biggest match of his career at Roland Garros, he won’t be fazed by the noise generated by thousands of fans getting behind the Spaniard.

Hamilton wins Monaco GP in spirit of Lauda

Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix for Mercedes Sunday, nursing his car’s worn tires to the finish in a nail-biting victory worthy of the team’s late great Niki Lauda.

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97

Doris Day, the honey-voiced singer and actress whose film dramas, musicals and innocent sex comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and '60s and among the most popular screen actresses in history, has died. She was 97.

UN declares Algeria and Argentina free of deadly malaria

Algeria – the nation where malaria was discovered – is officially free of malaria, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, making it the third African country to eliminate one of the world's leading killer diseases.

Istanbul’s ferry can be a soulful experience

It’s already one of the world’s most original commutes the ferry trip between Istanbul’s European and Asian sides gives a daily quarter of a million passengers unforgettable views on their way to work.

Iraqis turn to ecotourism to save marshes

Thirty years after Saddam Hussein starved them of water, Iraq’s southern marshes are blossoming once more thanks to a wave of ecotourists picnicking and paddling down their replenished river bends.