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Posted: 09-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Concerned about possible Israeli encroachment upon recently discovered offshore natural gas fields, Lebanon's Parliament has passed draft legislation demarcating its maritime borders with Israel. The 18-article law was drafted in the Parliament’s Public Works, Transport, Energy and Water Committee, headed by MP Mohammad Qabbani, The Daily Star reported. At issue are two massive offshore natural gas fields, Tamar and Leviathan, off Israel's northern city of Haifa, where initial prospecting estimates have concluded that the pair of sites between them could hold as much
Posted: March 17, 2018
LEBANON. The new distributor's operations will be headed up by Georges Moussa, Owner and Managing Director of Global Holidays.
Posted: March 13, 2018
LEBANON. Byblos Bank donated US$50,000 to four Lebanese non-governmental organizations (NGO) during a ceremony held at Byblos Bank headquarters in Ashrafieh.
Posted: March 13, 2018
LEBANON. Exciting online reality series will culminate in the crowning of the Arab world's next digital super star.
Posted: March 7, 2018
JORDAN. The app incorporates a series of games and assessments to teach children letter and sound recognition, decoding letter and word combinations, vocabulary and oral fluency.
Posted: February 27, 2018
LEBANON. The Index posted a decline of 9.3% from Q3 2017 and a decrease of 3.3% YoY; Increase in demand requires immediate measures and incentives.
Posted: February 22, 2018
LEBANON. The Best Places To Work certification is awarded to companies with the highest standards of excellence in regards to working conditions.
Posted: February 20, 2018
LEBANON. In recognition of Adyan's continued service to global peace-building, notably its development of a program for children and educators offering guidance to peace and reconciliation for those affected by the Syrian war.
Posted: February 14, 2018
LEBANON. The award was picked up by Fp7/MENA, the Bank's advertising agency, which was the most awarded agency from the Middle East.
Posted: February 8, 2018
LEBANON. Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index averaged 61.8 in the fourth quarter of 2017, an increase of 5.9% from 58.4 in the third quarter of the year.
Posted: February 1, 2018
LEBANON and JORDAN. Three of the winning teams include refugees; 20 semi-finalists from 12 countries from across the globe competed in the finals Event granted total winning prizes worth US$100,000.
Posted: January 30, 2018
LEBANON. Net Profit stood at USD 170 million, slightly higher than the USD 165 million posted in 2016 (+2.91%), but in line with its low risk appetite and objective to maintain a strong and healthy loan portfolio in a persisting difficult environment.
Posted: January 26, 2018
LEBANON." I believe that the role of economic research in general and of our team of analysts in particular will be central to the debate about the future of the Lebanese economy."
Posted: January 24, 2018
UAE. All GCC markets except Kuwait and Muscat recorded lower RevPAR, reflecting the slowdown in performance witnessed across the wider MENA region.
Posted: January 24, 2018
LEBANON. Everteam and Talend signed a Master Value-added Reseller Agreement, a special agreement driving incremental revenue for both parties.
Posted: January 24, 2018
LEBANON. The competition includes three tracks : Ideas, Startup, Social Entrepreneurship; Money prizes exceed US$160,000.


date:Posted: March 23, 2018
UAE. Higher interest rates lead to modest reduction in lending activity whilst deposits grow, resulting in increased liquidity.
date:Posted: March 23, 2018
UAE. Accenture rolls out SAP S/4HANA as a foundation for real-time analytics, from visitor preferences to sustainability
date:Posted: March 22, 2018
UAE. Accountants in the UAE need to ensure they further strengthen their professional quotients to drive locally relevant insights for an ever changing globalised world.