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US envoy back in Gulf to push Yemen truce as battles spread

Senior U.S. diplomats are holding talks in the Gulf region in a renewed push for a ceasefire in Yemen as fierce ground battles spread and the Iran-aligned Houthi group resumed cross-border attacks on Saudi Arabia after a brief lull over Muslim holidays.

Lebanon to sign contract with Alvarez & Marsal 

The Finance Ministry is set to pay Alvarez & Marsal Company $150,000 in few days to allow the firm conduct extensive forensic auditing of all Central Bank’s accounts, a government source said.

Lebanon to sign contract with Alvarez & Marsal 

The Finance Ministry is set to pay Alvarez & Marsal Company $150,000 in few days to allow the firm conduct extensive forensic auditing of all Central Bank’s accounts, a government source said.

Brazil, Ivory Coast march into quarterfinals, Germany out

Defending champions Brazil advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's Olympic football tournament after a 3-1 victory over Saudi Arabia Wednesday helped them top Group D while Ivory Coast booked their berth following a 1-1 draw with Germany.

Brazil, Ivory Coast march into quarterfinals, Germany out

Defending champions Brazil advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's Olympic football tournament after a 3-1 victory over Saudi Arabia Wednesday helped them top Group D while Ivory Coast booked their berth following a 1-1 draw with Germany.

US men get back on track with blow-out win against Iran

The United States got back on track in their quest for a fourth consecutive men's basketball gold medal Wednesday with a 54 point blowout win against Iran buoyed by a barrage of three pointers, putting their shock loss to France behind them.

Hamilton takes controversial eighth home British GP win

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix for a record-extending eighth time Sunday despite a 10-second penalty for a controversial first lap collision that sent Red Bull rival Max Verstappen crashing out of the race.

Prince’s posthumous album pierces the US condition

A 12-track album finished in 2010 but shelved for unknown reasons, ‘Welcome 2 America’ offers a prophetic window into social struggles at today’s forefront, delving into racism, political division, technology and disinformation

Kristen Stewart’s Diana to headline Venice fest

The world’s oldest film festival, regarded as a showcase for Oscar contenders as awards season approaches, hopes to welcome back Hollywood celebrities this year after a scaled-down 2020 edition

10 years on, family ‘reclaims’ Winehouse’s story

Winehouse’s parents have cooperated with ‘Reclaiming Amy,’ a BBC documentary that airs Friday, the anniversary of her death, which her father Mitch says gives a ‘more rounded image of Amy’ than the 2105 doc ‘Amy’

Billionaire Branson soars to space aboard Virgin Galactic flight

British billionaire Richard Branson on Sunday soared more than 50 miles above the New Mexico desert aboard his Virgin Galactic rocket plane and safely returned in the vehicle's first fully crewed test flight to space, a symbolic milestone for a venture he started 17 years ago.