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UNIFIL facing huge funding shortfall 

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon is facing a more than $400 million funding shortfall, amid the worst liquidity crisis at the U.N. in years, according to a recent report on the organization’s financing.

UNIFIL facing huge funding shortfall 

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon is facing a more than $400 million funding shortfall, amid the worst liquidity crisis at the U.N. in years, according to a recent report on the organization’s financing.

EU, Britain to hold intense Brexit talks

The European Union and Britain agreed Friday to hold intense talks over the next few days in a bid to secure a deal over Britain’s departure from the bloc, but arrangements over British-Irish border controls remain at issue, the EU said.

Egypt, Ethiopia leaders to talk Nile dam issue

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building on the River Nile.

Lebanon fighting fraud: Salameh 

Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh said Friday that Banque du Liban and financial authorities had frozen and lifted banking secrecy on suspicious accounts involved in corruption and embezzlement.

Lebanon fighting fraud: Salameh 

Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh said Friday that Banque du Liban and financial authorities had frozen and lifted banking secrecy on suspicious accounts involved in corruption and embezzlement.

China is cool on Trump trade ‘deal’ it needs

The official Chinese response to the “phase one” trade deal with the U.S. reached Friday was wary but welcoming, underlining that Beijing has few options but to play along with President Donald Trump if it wants to relieve some of the pressure on its slowing economy.

Qatar may struggle to entertain football fans

Qatar’s hosting of the world athletics championships brought criticism for poor attendances and hot conditions for road events but there was something else that struck many visitors about 2022 World Cup host - a lack of things to do.

Qatar may struggle to entertain football fans

Qatar’s hosting of the world athletics championships brought criticism for poor attendances and hot conditions for road events but there was something else that struck many visitors about 2022 World Cup host - a lack of things to do.

‘Invincible’ Medvedev wins Shanghai title

Daniil Medvedev conceded that he had been “invincible” after he won his fourth title of a spectacular year with a thumping 6-4, 6-1 victory over Alexander Zverev in the Shanghai Masters final Sunday.

Kosgei shatters Radcliffe marathon record

Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old women’s marathon world record Sunday, winning the Chicago Marathon in 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds.

Bottas wins Japan Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas swept to victory in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes clinched the Formula One constructors’ championship and guaranteed themselves an unprecedented sixth consecutive title double.

‘Worldbuilding’ drives Home Works 

How do you celebrate contemporary art, and the progressive politics that frequently underpins it, when everything - environmental, economical, political - has gone to crap?

‘Worldbuilding’ drives Home Works 

How do you celebrate contemporary art, and the progressive politics that frequently underpins it, when everything - environmental, economical, political - has gone to crap?

Lebanese star named best Arab actress 2019

Lebanese star Nadine Njeim was Friday night named “best Arab actress 2019” at the Arab Satellite Awards for her performance in the Ramadan series “Khamse w Noss” (Five Thirty).

Cell response to oxygen work gets medicine Nobel

Two Americans and a Briton won the 2019 Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering a molecular switch that regulates how cells adapt to fluctuating oxygen levels, opening up new approaches to treating heart failure, anemia and cancer.

Cell response to oxygen work gets medicine Nobel

Two Americans and a Briton won the 2019 Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering a molecular switch that regulates how cells adapt to fluctuating oxygen levels, opening up new approaches to treating heart failure, anemia and cancer.