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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: April 19, 2018
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
Posted: April 13, 2018
LEBANON. 80 semi-finalists from 14 countries competing for US$160,000 in cash prizes for top nine.
Posted: March 26, 2018
LONDON. Lebanon's history is characterised by social and political divides, and the country presenting high levels of economic, political and financial systems risks.
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."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 11, 2018
UAE. Countries that take ambitious action against climate change can close up to 90% of their gap to Paris targets using existing technologies; Mitigation actions can also boost economic growth, says new BCG report.
date:Posted: December 10, 2018
UAE. After fantastic returns in 2017 everywhere, 2018 is a sea of red; Volatility rules, despite objective good news on the political front; Patience recommended as markets undershoot fundamentals.
date:Posted: December 10, 2018
UAE. Retail sales across four Gulf countries are projected to increase by more than US$24 billion over the next five years, according to new research from Euromonitor International; UAE's US$55 billion retail industry forecast to grow 16% by 2023.
UAE. Countries that take ambitious action against climate change can close up to 90% of their gap to Paris targets using existing technologies; Mitigation actions can also boost economic growth, says new BCG report.
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