Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg blasted the U.S. government's electronic surveillance practices on Thursday, saying he'd personally called President Barack Obama to voice his displeasure. "When ...
Fierce clashes raged Thursday near the rebel stronghold of Yabroud as regime forces and its allies fought rebel groups, with anti-regime activists saying the rebels were holding out after one month of a stepped-up offensive in the mountainous Qalamoun region. FULL ARTICLE AT The Lebanon Daily Star
The head of the Orthodox Church Thursday distanced himself from controversial comments by recently freed nuns held by Nusra Front militants, saying the remarks were made under duress. FULL ARTICLE AT The Lebanon Daily Star
Russian energy company Soyuzneftegaz hopes that deals can be concluded to develop oil and gas in peaceful regions of Syria even if civil war is still raging elsewhere, its chairman said. FULL ARTICLE AT The Lebanon Daily Star
A former longtime Fiesta Bowl chief executive was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison on Thursday after acknowledging that he participated in an illegal campaign contribution scheme. FULL ARTICLE AT KFMB