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COVID-19 slowing in Lebanon with 600 new cases 

Lebanon registered 21 more coronavirus deaths and 600 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said Friday, as the Caretaker Health Minister revealed hugely ambitious plans to boost the number of COVID-19 vaccinations taking place to 200,000 a week from next month.

COVID-19 slowing in Lebanon with 600 new cases 

Lebanon registered 21 more coronavirus deaths and 600 new cases over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said Friday, as the Caretaker Health Minister revealed hugely ambitious plans to boost the number of COVID-19 vaccinations taking place to 200,000 a week from next month.

Erdogan says Turkey wants to expand Egypt talks

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Friday said Turkey wanted to reinforce efforts to restore the "historic" friendship with Egypt, after the two regional rivals held their first direct talks in eight years.

Hope in short supply for Arsenal

There have been some tough times for Arsenal since Arsene Wenger ended his long reign as manager in 2018 but there was always something to cling to for the fans, a glimmer of hope despite the nagging sense of decline.

Hope in short supply for Arsenal

There have been some tough times for Arsenal since Arsene Wenger ended his long reign as manager in 2018 but there was always something to cling to for the fans, a glimmer of hope despite the nagging sense of decline.

Nadal stunned by Zverev in Madrid

Rafael Nadal lost 6-4, 6-4 to Germany's Alexander Zverev in the Madrid Open quarterfinals Friday, casting doubts over the Spaniard's form ahead of this month's French Open.

Turner Prize shortlist ruled by art collectives

The shortlist is comprised of Array Collective, a group of Belfast-based artists; Black Obsidian Sound System, a London-based collective of radical art activists; Cooking Sections, a London duo creating food-inspired art installations; Gentle/Radical, a Welsh collective using art for social change; and Project Art Works based in the south of England

Turner Prize shortlist ruled by art collectives

The shortlist is comprised of Array Collective, a group of Belfast-based artists; Black Obsidian Sound System, a London-based collective of radical art activists; Cooking Sections, a London duo creating food-inspired art installations; Gentle/Radical, a Welsh collective using art for social change; and Project Art Works based in the south of England

Coldplay beam new song into space

‘It’s amazing how small and finite and fragile the Earth is,’ said French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. ‘It’s a ball. It’s self-contained. Everything we have is here. There’s nothing else. You have to use your resources wisely.’

Iraq’s prank-based reality TV show is cancelled

The show follows Iraqi celebrity guests who are invited to what is described as a ‘charity event’ but then fall prey to a staged ambush by actors playing militants. They are later freed by other actors playing Iraqi security forces

Kardashian entangled in antiquities smuggling row

Court documents said the consignee and importer name was listed as ‘“Kim Kardashian dba Noel Roberts Trust” in Woodland Hills, California,’ the Noel Roberts Trust being an entity linked to real estate purchases and sales made by Kardashian and Kanye West in the United States