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Brazil mulls labeling Hezbollah as terrorists

Brazil is considering designating Lebanese group Hezbollah a terrorist organization, as President Jair Bolsonaro increasingly aligns his government with the U.S. on foreign policy.

Brazil mulls labeling Hezbollah as terrorists

Brazil is considering designating Lebanese group Hezbollah a terrorist organization, as President Jair Bolsonaro increasingly aligns his government with the U.S. on foreign policy.

U.S. tests cruise missile after exiting INF US tests medium-range cruise missile after exiting INF treaty

The Pentagon said Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 kilometers, the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The United States formally withdrew from the landmark 1987 pact with Russia on Aug. 2 after determining that Moscow was violating the treaty, an accusation the Kremlin has denied.

Investment in bonds dropped in 2018 

The Lebanese commercial banks investments in foreign bonds and equities in 2018 dropped by 10.2 percent in 2018 to $3.56 billion compared to 2017

Investment in bonds dropped in 2018 

The Lebanese commercial banks investments in foreign bonds and equities in 2018 dropped by 10.2 percent in 2018 to $3.56 billion compared to 2017

From bankruptcy to record low yields

Less than a decade ago, investors could barely be compensated enough to hold the bonds of Spain and Portugal for fear the nations could be severed from the European Union.

Marquez takes Czech MotoGP for 50th premier win

Honda’s world champion Marc Marquez won the rain-affected Czech MotoGP in Brno Sunday, his sixth victory of the season, and became only the fourth rider to achieve 50 premier-class victories.

Goliath’s head in an olive basket 

“It hasn’t changed,” reflects Mounira Al Solh. “When I go back to my [Beirut] studio and find what I was working on in 1999-2001, it was the same.

Goliath’s head in an olive basket 

“It hasn’t changed,” reflects Mounira Al Solh. “When I go back to my [Beirut] studio and find what I was working on in 1999-2001, it was the same.

U.S. scientists announce 3-D heart printing

U.S. scientists announced early Friday they have successfully built functional heart parts out of collagen with a 3-D bioprinter, using a breakthrough technique they say could one day create entire organs.

An unusual haven in the mountains of Akkar 

The winding road leading into the mountains in Chambouq, above the village of Qobeiyat on the far edge of Akkar overlooking the Syrian border, is pitted from the trucks carrying loads of watermelons and other goods from the Bekaa Valley.