Scientists find mothers in ancient Syria and Lebanon would wean their children at six months—earlier than other societies.
"They have taken a decision that they will allow employees at an institution that they fund to go hungry," Timour Azhari, a journalist who resigned from his position this week, told Newsweek. "They definitely have the money to pay."
Researchers say the newly identified specimen indicates that pterosaurs were a more diverse group than previously thought.
Economic pain is undermining the Iranian government at home and—for the first time—in two of its most important client states.
At least two Russian operators are providing tourists with the chance to visit Syria in an itinerary that starts from the Lebanese capital, Beirut.
"Even if, hypothetically, the government says we're going to implement all the reforms that you want, they're not going to trust them," Kareem Chehayeb, a journalist and activist, told Newsweek.
The International Institute for Strategic Studies said Tehran has established a regional network of some 200,000 fighters.
Protesters regard the resignation of key figures in Lebanon as a swift and clean antidote to decades of embezzlement and greed.
With Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri gone, the pressure was now especially on President Michel Aoun and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, along with other top politicians protesters want out.
"We are victims of systematic oppression by our own government," Dima El-Ayache, a student protester, told Newsweek. "Today we are revolting."
Lebanon security forces were beating protesters and using large amounts of tear gas on crowds that had gathered in major cities to protest political corruption, said the organization.
Losing the election rerun might spell out more than a fall from power for Israel's longest-serving prime minister. It might land him in jail.
Sophie, Countess of Wessex, works with Angelina Jolie's Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative.
The rogue primate roamed the Upper Galilee region for two weeks.
"The more they put pressure on us and say this is not our land, the more enthusiastic we become to get our land back," said one Palestinian refugee living in Beirut.
A DNA study has cast new light on the genetic diversity of the Crusaders.
After Lebanon's President Michel Aoun followed up talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with a trip to Russia, Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said the U.S. visit will "be eventually forgotten."
Exports from medicinal cannabis are expected to bring in about $1 billion in tax revenue for the Israeli government.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a "multitheater campaign" as Iran's allies grew more powerful in Lebanon and Syria.
Israel warned that Hezbollah's alleged cross-border attack tunnels originated from a Lebanese site "that we are going to expose in the very near future."
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed Israeli "aggression" for recent Russian military deaths. Meanwhile, Hezbollah's chief said the attack did not affect its rocket arsenal.
An Arabic-language newspaper claimed Saudi Arabia purchased an Iron Dome system, but the Israeli Defense Ministry denied the report.
Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Mecca "belongs to all Muslims," and their security during Hajj was a God-given right that Saudi Arabia fails to uphold.
Lebanon's economic minister endorsed a plan to export medicinal cannabis.
The army said a suspect had been arrested and interrogated.
"The drugs were set to leave Lebanon and go to Libya and then to Egypt, but we don't know what the final destination was yet."