U.N. Urges Turkey to Open Borders to Fleeing Syrians

The United Nations on Tuesday urged Turkey to open its borders to tens of thousands of Syrians who have overwhelmed nearby emergency camps after fleeing a major government offensive.The main border crossing north of Syria's second city Aleppo remained closed, forcing huge crowds including women and children to sleep in tents or in the open.

 

Snowy New Hampshire Votes in Key U.S. Primary

New Hampshire voters headed to polls at the snowy break of day Tuesday for the crucial first U.S. presidential primary, with Donald Trump chasing victory and Hillary Clinton looking to narrow the gap on Bernie Sanders.The northeastern state, home to just 1.3 million people, sets the tone for the primaries -- and could shake out a crowded Republican...

 

Homegrown Extremists Biggest Islamist Threat to U.S., Says Spy Chief

The global threat posed by the Islamic State group is still rising but U.S.-based homegrown extremists pose the biggest danger to the homeland, Washington's top spy said Tuesday. In a report prepared for U.S. lawmakers before he was due to address a Senate panel, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said U.S.-based extremists pose \"the ...

 

Obama, Abe, Park Back U.N. Resolution on N.Korea

President Barack Obama spoke to two key Asian allies late Monday, garnering support for strong action against North Korea in response to recent nuclear and missile tests.The White House said Obama had spoken to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye to weigh the next steps, including a U.N. Security Council...

 

الأباتي نعمة: ليحل عيد القديس مارون المقبل ويكون عندنا رئيس للبلاد

احتفلت البلدات والقرى في قضاء جبيل بعيد القديس مارون، فأقيمت القداديس والصلوات في الكنائس والأديرة، وفي دير مار مارون عنايا، ترأس الرئيس العام للرهبانية اللبنانية المارونية الأباتي طنوس...

 

بالصور: جعجع استقبل بطرس وحواط في معراب

عرض رئيس حزب “القوات اللبنانية” الدكتور سمير جعجع في معراب مع وفدٍ من مؤتمر الأقليات برئاسة ادمون بطرس أهمية انخراط الاقليات في المجالس البلدية. كما ناقش المجتمعون موضوع تهميش المسيحيين...

 

European Clubs against 40 Team World Cup

The European Club Association (ECA) insisted Tuesday that extending the World Cup from 32 to 40 teams would put too much burden on clubs and inflict physical overload on players.\"We are satisfied with the balance of interest and any change would need very careful review,\" insisted ECA vice-president Umberto Gandini.

 

French Ski Resorts Lie about Size of their ... Pistes, Finds Study

Skiers on French slopes enjoy some of the longest pistes in the world but a new study has shown that some resorts exaggerate their length by more than 30 percent.According to German consulting firm Montenius Consult, which on Tuesday released its annual study into the world's largest ski areas, many resorts exaggerated the size of their slopes,...

 

Over 50 Syrians arrested in north Lebanon for illegal residency

The Lebanese Army arrested over 50 Syrians in north Lebanon for residing in Lebanon illegally, a military statement said Tuesday

 

الاستخبارات الاميركية: متطرفو الداخل يشكلون اكبر تهديد اسلامي للولايات المتحدة

اعتبر مدير الاستخبارات الاميركية “CIA”جيمس كلابر ان العنف الاسلامي يشكل تهديدا متزايدا للولايات المتحدة وان الخطر الاساسي مصدره متشددون سنة من الداخل. وفي تقرير الى اعضاء الكونغرس...