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Druze up in arms over summit invite 

The members of Lebanon’s official Druze spiritual leadership Monday decried the invitation of a Druze sheikh from outside their ranks to Sunday’s Arab economic summit, even as the presidency’s media office lauded the summit’s success.

Druze up in arms over summit invite 

The members of Lebanon’s official Druze spiritual leadership Monday decried the invitation of a Druze sheikh from outside their ranks to Sunday’s Arab economic summit, even as the presidency’s media office lauded the summit’s success.

BLOM chair forecasts drop for banking sector 

The chairman of BLOM Bank, one the two largest lenders in Lebanon, expects his bank to record a slightly higher profit in 2018 compared to 2017 but projects a drop in earnings for the banking sector in 2019 due to the high cost of deposits.

BLOM chair forecasts drop for banking sector 

The chairman of BLOM Bank, one the two largest lenders in Lebanon, expects his bank to record a slightly higher profit in 2018 compared to 2017 but projects a drop in earnings for the banking sector in 2019 due to the high cost of deposits.

IMF lowers Saudi, regional growth forecasts

The International Monetary Fund Monday lowered its 2019 economic growth forecast for Saudi Arabia and the region over low oil prices and crude output along with rising geopolitical tensions.

Serena outslugs Halep as Djokovic battles on

A fired-up Serena Williams slugged past world No. 1 Simona Halep Monday as she inches ever closer to a 24th Grand Slam title, while Novak Djokovic survived a battle to stay on course for a record seventh Australian Open crown.

Sagesse get another Champville thrashing 

Champville inflicted another damaging defeat on past rivals Sagesse Sunday, trouncing the fallen giants 99-66 for their fifth win in six in the Lebanese Basketball League.

Patriots to face Rams in Super Bowl 53

Five-time champion Tom Brady guided the New England Patriots into their third consecutive Super Bowl, where they will face a Los Angeles Rams squad that advanced Sunday in dramatic but controversial fashion.

Formula One pays tribute to Schumacher at 50

Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher turned 50 Thursday with Formula One and his fans paying tribute to the sport’s most successful driver with a mixture of celebration and sorrow.

Iraq mourns beloved archaeologist Gailani

Iraq Monday mourned the loss of Lamia al-Gailani, a beloved archaeologist who helped rebuild the Baghdad museum after it was looted following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to oust Saddam Hussein.

Iraq mourns beloved archaeologist Gailani

Iraq Monday mourned the loss of Lamia al-Gailani, a beloved archaeologist who helped rebuild the Baghdad museum after it was looted following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to oust Saddam Hussein.

No politics, please for Baghdad bikers

Roaring along Baghdad’s highways, the “Iraq Bikers” are doing more than showing off their love of outsized motorcycles and black leather: They want their shared enthusiasm to help heal Iraq’s deep sectarian rifts.

No politics, please for Baghdad bikers

Roaring along Baghdad’s highways, the “Iraq Bikers” are doing more than showing off their love of outsized motorcycles and black leather: They want their shared enthusiasm to help heal Iraq’s deep sectarian rifts.

What the latest dieting studies tell us

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you’re planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you’re sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year. Two major studies last year provided more fuel for a particularly polarizing topic - the role carbs play in making us fat.

‘Super blood wolf moon’ woos sky watchers across globe

An unusual set of celestial circumstances came together over Sunday night and in the wee hours of Monday for sky watchers in Europe, Africa and the Americas, where the moon was fully obscured before lighting up again with a faint red glow.

Ford and Cadillac SUVs star at auto show

SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit’s auto show this year, but there are some surprise sports cars and electric vehicles on the agenda.

Chilean Patagonia: an open-air lab

In one of the most inhospitable places on Earth, the southernmost part of Chile's Patagonia region, scientists are studying whales, dolphins and algae in order to help predict how climate change will affect the world's oceans.