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Industrialists need $3B to buy raw materials 

The head of the Lebanese Industrialists Associations Fadi Gemayel warned Tuesday that the industrial sector will enter the danger zone if banks do not immediately release $300 million to purchase essential raw materials.

Industrialists need $3B to buy raw materials 

The head of the Lebanese Industrialists Associations Fadi Gemayel warned Tuesday that the industrial sector will enter the danger zone if banks do not immediately release $300 million to purchase essential raw materials.

BP pulls out of Iraq’s Kirkuk field

BP has pulled out of Iraq’s giant Kirkuk oilfield after its $100 million exploration contract expired with no agreement on the field’s expansion, dealing a fresh blow to Iraq’s hopes to increase its oil output, three sources told Reuters.

Global economic integration ending for Iran

Iran’s six-year push to integrate with the global economy appears to be coming to an end. Iran Monday threatened to withdraw from its last remaining commitments to the 2015 deal that limited its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions. On the same day, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif pulled out of this week’s World Economic Forum, the global economy’s annual networking event in Switzerland.

AFC holds firm in face of Iran Champions League boycott

Despite threats of an Iranian boycott of its flagship club competition, the Asian Football Confederation has confirmed that Champions League matches involving Shahr Khodro and Esteghlal have been moved to neutral venues because of security concerns.

AFC holds firm in face of Iran Champions League boycott

Despite threats of an Iranian boycott of its flagship club competition, the Asian Football Confederation has confirmed that Champions League matches involving Shahr Khodro and Esteghlal have been moved to neutral venues because of security concerns.

Nadal turns on style at Australian Open

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equaling 20th Major title at the Australian Open Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low.

Mcgregor blasts Cerrone in UFC return

Conor Mcgregor’s opening punch bloodied Donald Cerrone’s nose. He then floored Cerrone only 20 seconds into the bout with a perfectly placed kick to the head, and he mercilessly finished on the ground. When he paraded around the ring with an Irish flag on his shoulders to celebrate, the mixed martial arts world knew Mcgregor is back with a big bang.

Red Bull secure Verstappen for four years

Max Verstappen has signed to stay at Red Bull until the end of 2023 in a clear vote of confidence in the former world champions’ Formula One title potential and their Honda partnership.

AI beats human breast cancer diagnosis

A computer program can identify breast cancer from routine scans with greater accuracy than human experts, researchers said in what they hoped could prove a breakthrough in the fight against the global killer.

AI beats human breast cancer diagnosis

A computer program can identify breast cancer from routine scans with greater accuracy than human experts, researchers said in what they hoped could prove a breakthrough in the fight against the global killer.