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Zeaiter at center of Swiss arms fiasco 

Former Minister Ghazi Zeaiter’s failure to present weapons purchased from Switzerland when requested has resulted in that country halting its arms supply to Lebanon and the Army.

Zeaiter at center of Swiss arms fiasco 

Former Minister Ghazi Zeaiter’s failure to present weapons purchased from Switzerland when requested has resulted in that country halting its arms supply to Lebanon and the Army.

MBS makes $10B China deal, talks deradicalization

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman cemented a $10 billion deal for a refining and petrochemical complex in China Friday, meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping, who urged joint efforts to counter extremism and terror.

Turkey set to start oil, gas drilling off Cyprus

Turkey will begin drilling for oil and gas near Cyprus in the coming days, state-owned news agency Anadolu reported Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying Thursday, a move that could stoke tensions with neighboring Cyprus and Greece.

Ford flaws just the latest auto scandal

Ford Motor Co. has become the latest carmaker to reveal potential flaws in its exhaust testing systems, underscoring challenges faced by an industry pressured by increasingly stringent emission rules.

Semenya hearing ends, decision late March

Caster Semenya was given “the last word” when a week-long hearing at sport’s highest court ended Friday, and her decade-long battle with track and field’s ruling body neared an end.

F1 testing: Vettel makes strong start for Ferrari

Ferrari made a strong start to Formula One’s preseason testing Monday with four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel saying he could not have hoped for a better day after setting the fastest time and doing the most laps.

From the Brit Awards to Beirut 

Coming to Beirut straight from their performance at Wednesday night’s Brit Awards, The Hot 8 Brass Band is rearing to go for its Liban Jazz concert at MusicHall Sunday.

From the Brit Awards to Beirut 

Coming to Beirut straight from their performance at Wednesday night’s Brit Awards, The Hot 8 Brass Band is rearing to go for its Liban Jazz concert at MusicHall Sunday.

If proven, Smollett allegations could be a 'career killer'

The case against Jussie Smollett could do more than lead to a conviction for the "Empire" star - some experts see the allegations he orchestrated an attack designed to look like a hate crime as a potentially fatal blow to his career.

California’s marijuana tourism gets smoking

When California legalized recreational marijuana use in 2016, Gene Grozovskiy decided he would show tourists the big change behind the scenes. Now he’s seeing some green, thanks to strong interest in all that grass in Los Angeles, considered the world’s largest pot market where the air routinely smells of weed.

Condors, kings of the Andes, under threat

By all accounts, Dasan and Illika should have died of poisoning. But they are back on their feet, poking their beaks through the bars of their cages, impatient to return to the skies over Colombia, which have been transformed into hostile territory for the so-called king of the Andes - the condor.