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MPs to decide on key bills as Cabinet stalled 

Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday called for a legislative session of Parliament at the outset of next week to ratify a large number of significant bills – what would be the first substantive session of the new legislature since its election in May.

MPs to decide on key bills as Cabinet stalled 

Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday called for a legislative session of Parliament at the outset of next week to ratify a large number of significant bills – what would be the first substantive session of the new legislature since its election in May.

Civil servants retirement benefits a time bomb 

The startling rise of costs in end-of-service benefits for retired civil servants, Army and security personnel is adding an unnecessary financial burden and should be seen as a “time bomb,” one leading economist warned Monday.

Civil servants retirement benefits a time bomb 

The startling rise of costs in end-of-service benefits for retired civil servants, Army and security personnel is adding an unnecessary financial burden and should be seen as a “time bomb,” one leading economist warned Monday.

Retailers grapple with work-for-Saudis plan

Mohanad Faham is wondering whether the furniture showroom he manages in Riyadh can survive a drive to get more Saudis into work. The business is already battling an economic downturn; its storefront is plastered with red signs advertising discounts of nearly 60 percent.

Danske CEO resigns over ‘suspicious’ $234B

The chairman of Danske Bank A/S now says a “large” part of the $234 billion that flowed through a tiny Estonian unit at the center of a money laundering scandal may need to be treated as suspicious transactions.

Ronaldo sees red as Juventus beat Valencia

Cristiano Ronaldo’s first Champions League appearance for Juventus lasted only 29 minutes as the competition’s record scorer was sent off but his side opened their Group H campaign with a 2-0 win at Valencia Wednesday.

Ronaldo sees red as Juventus beat Valencia

Cristiano Ronaldo’s first Champions League appearance for Juventus lasted only 29 minutes as the competition’s record scorer was sent off but his side opened their Group H campaign with a 2-0 win at Valencia Wednesday.

Nadal to miss Asian tournaments due to injury

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal has announced his withdrawal from upcoming tournaments in Beijing and Shanghai due to the right knee injury that forced him to retire from the U.S. Open earlier this month.

Phelps: Former Olympians are brushed aside

American swimmer Michael Phelps says the U.S. Olympic Committee should do more to help Olympians transitioning into retirement, saying they are all too often “brushed aside” as the focus shifts to the next generation of talent.

Belgian builds musical bridge over Bosphorus

Belgian musician Tristan Driessens found his inspiration and his calling east of the Bosphorus, becoming one of the West’s few masters of the oud and of Ottoman classical music.

Belgian builds musical bridge over Bosphorus

Belgian musician Tristan Driessens found his inspiration and his calling east of the Bosphorus, becoming one of the West’s few masters of the oud and of Ottoman classical music.

What to say when postpartum depression hits

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chrissy Teigen, Adele: The charge to destigmatize postpartum depression has never before had so many high-profile sufferers willing to share their stories.

Arak celebration shows young-old divide 

In the village of Taanayel, tucked into the Bekaa’s forests and vineyards, lunch tables topped with vibrant-colored tablecloths punctuated Lebanon’s annual Arak Festival.