Wed, 2015-05-27

Several people were killed Wednesday when a mini bus flipped over in the...

Wed, 2015-05-27

A Vatican envoy will reportedly visit Lebanon on Friday at the head of a...

Wed, 2015-05-27

Speaker Nabih Berri has described Lebanon as a democracy but did not...

Tue, 2015-05-26

A Sydney mother has abandoned her two children and fled to Syria for a new...

Tue, 2015-05-26

A fire at a nursing home in central China has left 38 people dead and six...

Tue, 2015-05-26

Information Minister Ramzi Jreij noted that the government was not expected...

Mon, 2015-05-25

A United Nations conference designed to help forge peace in war-ravaged...

Mon, 2015-05-25

The seat of the Maronite church, the Lebanese Forces and Marada Movement are...

Mon, 2015-05-25

Speaker Nabih Berri has stressed that Baabda Palace has been vacant for the...

Fri, 2015-05-22

Kuwait's richest independent businessman, Jassem al-Khorafi, who served as...

HIGHLIGHTS

Sat, 2015-05-02

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin have published a study in the journal JAMA Psychiatry which found that hours spent watching p...

Tue, 2015-04-28

Baltimore riots: Security beefed up after looting, fires engulf city

Baltimore (CNN)Latest developments:

• Investigators from the federal Bureau of Alcoh...

Tue, 2015-04-28

Ravi Opi, Kavre District, Nepal (CNN)By the time you reach the outskirts of Nepal's capital, even the roads are showing signs of the sheer magnitude of this earthquake...

Tue, 2015-04-07

The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s riveting account of the transformation of t...

Wed, 2015-03-25

Instagram's latest stand-alone app, released Monday, lets users combine multiple photos and post them as a single image.

Called Layout, it is the second app tha...

Wed, 2015-03-25

Workers at a Tokyo aquarium are scratching their heads after the deaths of dozens of fish that have left just one lonely tuna roaming a once-flourishing tank.

T...

Wed, 2015-03-25

NASA's Curiosity rover has found nitrogen on the surface of Mars, a significant discovery that adds to evidence the Red Planet could once have sustained life, the spac...

Mon, 2015-03-23

For hamburger aficionados who want the smell even when they can't get a bite, Burger King is putting the scent into a limited-edition fragrance.

Burger King sai...

Wed, 2015-02-18

Chinese businesswoman Chen Yili paid a South Korean hospital thousands of dollars to reshape her face in the hope she would look more like the glamorous stars she saw...

Tue, 2015-01-27

Rome, January 27, 2015 (Zenit.org) Junno Arocho Esteves | 334 hits

Obedience to the will of God is the path of holiness. This was the main theme of Pope Francis...

Tue, 2015-01-20

The Islamic State's staggering $200 million demand for two Japanese hostages may reveal the terrorist group's desperation to maintain control of its sprawling caliphat...

Fri, 2015-01-16

A week after the massacre at the headquarters of a French publication known for insulting adherents of several faiths, Pope Francis told reporters that freedom of expr...

Sun, 2015-01-11

It would serve Americans greatly to take a page out of Sweden’s book about recycling their waste.

The Scandinavian nation of Sweden has set a new precedent in t...

Sun, 2014-11-30

See that absurdly massive stone block? Yeah, that's not the one we're talking about. Look over to the right. German archaeologists working at the Baalbek site in Leban...

Sat, 2014-11-22

President Obama approved guidelines allowing the Pentagon to target the Taliban in Afghanistan and to conduct air strikes supporting Afghan operations when needed, U.S...

HeadLines

Wed, 2015-05-27

Several people were killed Wednesday when a mini bus flipped over in the northeastern border town of Arsal.

The state-run national news agency reported that thr...

Wed, 2015-05-27

A Vatican envoy will reportedly visit Lebanon on Friday at the head of a Papal delegation, with an agenda focusing on the presidential vacuum.

Vatican's former...

Wed, 2015-05-27

Speaker Nabih Berri has described Lebanon as a democracy but did not elaborate on calls made by March 14 MPs to reduce the quorum required to hold the presidential ele...

Tue, 2015-05-26

A Sydney mother has abandoned her two children and fled to Syria for a new life under the Islamic State group, media reported Tuesday, becoming one of more than 100 Au...

Tue, 2015-05-26

A fire at a nursing home in central China has left 38 people dead and six injured, officials and reports said Tuesday.

The fire broke out on Monday evening in a...

Tue, 2015-05-26

Information Minister Ramzi Jreij noted that the government was not expected to perform the role of the president for such a long time given that the vacuum in the pres...

Mon, 2015-05-25

A United Nations conference designed to help forge peace in war-ravaged Yemen has been postponed, a U.N. official said Sunday, just four days before it was due to begi...

Mon, 2015-05-25

The seat of the Maronite church, the Lebanese Forces and Marada Movement are likely to approve an initiative launched by Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun...

Mon, 2015-05-25

Speaker Nabih Berri has stressed that Baabda Palace has been vacant for the past 14 months, blaming all political parties for the failure to elect a new president.

...
Fri, 2015-05-22

Kuwait's richest independent businessman, Jassem al-Khorafi, who served as speaker of the Gulf emirate's parliament for a decade, has died at the age of 75, his family...

Middle East News

Fri, 2015-04-24

(Reuters) - Turkey told Austria on Wednesday that an Austrian parliamentary declaration describing the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as 'genocide' would...

Mon, 2015-04-13

Sudan was voting Monday in elections boycotted by the mainstream opposition that are expected to extend the quarter-century rule of President Omar al-Bashir, who is...

Thu, 2015-04-02

Schools closed; zero visibility at many places; some relief can be expected after 10am

A massive sandstorm swept through Qatar and other parts of the Arabian...

Mon, 2015-01-12

Human Rights Watch on Sunday urged the Yemeni government to "credibly" investigate the killing of a prominent southern separatist while he was being arrested during...

Thu, 2015-01-01

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside an evangelist church in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, injuring several people, witnesses and a rescue worker said.

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Thu, 2015-01-01

Egypt's top court Thursday ordered a retrial of three Al-Jazeera reporters whose imprisonment on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood triggered global outrage,...

Tue, 2014-12-23

Ukraine took a historic step toward NATO on Tuesday in a parliamentary vote that stoked Russia's anger ahead of talks on ending the ex-Soviet state's separatist war...

Tue, 2014-12-23

RIYADH - The Kingdom's Grand Mufti has said the Board of Senior Scholars has no intention to set the minimum marriage age of women in the country to 15 years.

...

Wed, 2014-12-17

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said Europeans appeared to have learned nothing from the Holocaust, after an EU court ordered the removal of...

Sun, 2014-12-07

MANAMA, Bahrain - A Bahraini court has sentenced Zainab Al Khwaja to three years in prison for insulting the king after she tore up his photo, according to the lawyer...

World News

Sat, 2015-05-02

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin have published a study in the journal JAMA Psychiatry which found that hours spent watching p...

Tue, 2015-04-28

Baltimore riots: Security beefed up after looting, fires engulf city

Baltimore (CNN)Latest developments:

• Investigators from the federal Bureau of Alcoh...

Tue, 2015-04-28

Ravi Opi, Kavre District, Nepal (CNN)By the time you reach the outskirts of Nepal's capital, even the roads are showing signs of the sheer magnitude of this earthquake...

Fri, 2015-04-17

Turkey’s economy today is based in part on confiscated Armenian property.

The most immediate association that comes to mind with the Armenian Genocide is the ma...

Mon, 2015-04-13

Pope Francis uttered the word "genocide" on Sunday to describe the mass murder of Armenians 100 years ago, sparking fury from Turkey which slammed the term as "far fro...

Tue, 2015-03-31

The United States warned Tuesday that a midnight deadline to agree the outlines of a deal aimed at stopping Iran obtaining nuclear weapons may be missed, saying marat...

Fri, 2015-03-27

A new Ministry of Defense (MoD) report circulating in the Kremlin today states that the Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and Disaster Relief (MChS) has issued an...

Tue, 2015-03-10

Seven people were killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack at a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday, police said.

"Seven persons die...

Tue, 2015-03-10

Ivory Coast may pardon former first lady Simone Gbagbo in a gesture of national reconciliation after she was sentenced to 20 years behind bars Tuesday over deadly pos...

Tue, 2015-03-03

Obama must be golfing, because video footage has surfaced of the Islamic State parading 150 Syrian Christian captives through the streets in cages. This, fresh after t...

Articles Review

4 weeks 2 days

Salma Hayek is in Lebanon, her first visit to her ancestral homeland, to launch "The Prophet," an animated feature film she co-produced.

Hayek visited the...

4 weeks 2 days

The fate of a controversial parliamentary session that Speaker Nabih Berri insists on calling for is facing further obstacles as Christian lawmakers are holding onto...

4 weeks 5 days

Top Lebanese businessmen based in Saudi Arabia are planning to visit Beirut for talks with Lebanese leaders on Hizbullah's recent campaign on the kingdom, the head of...

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Speaker Nabih Berri called on the rival Christian parties to reconsider their stance regarding an upcoming parliamentary session to endorse draft-laws.

“I have...

4 weeks 5 days

Ex-PM Saad Hariri has said that his Mustaqbal movement is fighting the extremism of Hizbullah and other groups, adding its dialogue with the Shiite party is aimed at...

4 weeks 5 days

(Reuters) - Turkey told Austria on Wednesday that an Austrian parliamentary declaration describing the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as 'genocide' would...

4 weeks 6 days

Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck several Yemeni rebel positions in fresh raids overnight, witnesses said Thursday, two days after the alliance announced an end to...

4 weeks 6 days

Head of the syndicate of private schools teachers in Lebanon Nehme Mahfoud warned on Thursday that the Syndicate Coordination Committee will paralyze the academic...

5 weeks 14 hours

The Afghan Taliban announced Wednesday they will launch their annual "spring offensive" from April 24, vowing attacks across the country at a time when U.S.-led...

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