Lebanese business delegation calls for restoration of Muscat-Beirut air link

 A Lebanese business delegation visiting Oman to sign production sharing agreement has requested authorities for the restoration of air link. Currently, there are no direct flights between the two countries, and a significant number of Lebanese nationals working in Oman are forced to take connecting flights via  other GCC countries. According to the Lebanese delegation Oman is […]

Iran oil tanker explodes, sinks off China with no survivors

A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank Sunday after more than a week listing off the coast of China, as an Iranian official acknowledged there was “no hope” of missing sailors surviving the disaster. The collision and disaster of the Sanchi, which carried 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, had transfixed an Iran still reeling […]

Tunisian still chanting “Work, Freedom, Dignity”, 7 years after Arab Spring uprising

Tunisians on Sunday marked seven years since the uprising that launched the Arab Spring, with fresh protests after days of unrest over persisting poverty and unemployment. The North African country is seen as having had a relatively smooth democratic transition since the January 14, 2011 toppling of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali after 23 […]

Doctors want President Trump’s head examined. “It is a must” they insist

President Donald Trump is “in excellent health,” White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, said following his physical Friday. But it’s not clear whether any mental health tests were conducted, despite urging from mental health professionals. Jackson received an urgent letter from dozens of doctors and health professionals Thursday urging him to perform basic mental health […]

Tears and panic as false missile alert unnerves Hawaii

Panic and confusion swept Hawaii on Saturday as a mistaken alert about a ballistic missile attack spread across the Pacific U.S. state, sending residents and tourists scrambling for shelter and questioning why an all-clear was not issued faster Rhonda Ramirez and Michael Sterling, both 56 and from Los Angeles, were staying at a hotel in […]

Lebanon Receives The Stolen Artifacts Recovered in NY

Lebanon’s state news agency says the country has received a trio of ancient artifacts looted from the country during its civil war and recovered recently by New York authorities. The treasures arriving Friday include a marble bull’s head dating to about 360 B.C. excavated at a Phoenician temple in south Lebanon decades ago. It was […]