Guardiola clear-out sees City player exodus

Manchester City streamlined their bloated squad after an offseason of heavy spending under new coach Pep Guardiola, sending Joe Hart, Wilfried Bony, Samir Nasri and Eliaquim Mangala on loan for the rest of the season Wednesday.

 

Champions Leicester break club record for Slimani

Premier League champions Leicester City paid a club record fee for Sporting Lisbon’s Algeria striker Islam Slimani just hours before the transfer window closed Wednesday.

 

Luiz returns to Chelsea as records tumble on final day

Records consistently fell as the deadline for European football transfers ended Wednesday and new managers at the biggest clubs refined their squads with Chelsea resigning Brazilian defender David Luiz.

 

Malevolence at the doors

The Bekaa tragedy Thursday was a stark reminder of where politicians’ focus and full energy should be exerted instead of their typical mudslinging and theatrics.

 

بالفيديو-حزب الله يدمر الدشمة الرئيسية لجبهة النصرة في جرود عرسال

نشر الإعلام الحربي التابع لحزب الله فيديو يظهر لحظة استهداف عناصر الحزب للدشمة الرئيسية التابعة لمسلحي جبهة النصرة في موقع ضهر الهوة بجرود عرسال في البقاع الشمالي، حيث تم اصابتها بشكل مباشر...

 

Egypt’s new law on churches angers Christian critics

Egypt’s lawmakers Tuesday passed the country’s first law spelling out the rules for building a church, a step Christians have long hoped would free up construction that was often blocked by authorities.

 

سبق السيف العزل.. قرار تأجيل تسريح قهوجي بات “تحت الطبع”

عاود رئيس الحكومة تمام سلام نشاطه اليوم بعد عودته من إجازته الخارجية التي امضاها، في محاولة لمعالجة الوضع الحكومي المتداعي، وتأمين اجتماع مجلس الوزراء الخميس المقبل. ويهدد “التيار الوطني...

 

Politicians deadlocked as trash piles up again

The Metn trash crisis appears set to deepen, with no solutions arising from a Wednesday parliamentary committee meeting dedicated to resolving Lebanon’s garbage woes.

 

FPM unlikely to boycott national dialogue session

Despite the Free Patriotic Movement’s boycott of a Cabinet session last week and its ongoing escalatory tone against the government, parliamentary sources in the FPM said there is so far no final decision to boycott a new national dialogue session scheduled on Sept. 5.

 

Lebanon red tape impeding U.S. investment

The United States said Lebanon needs to address red tape, corruption and arbitrary licensing decisions to encourage American companies to invest in the country.