Friday 21 November 2014
 
»
Tag
 
»
lebanon

Unido launches new project to back SMEs in Lebanon

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (Unido) office in Beirut has launched a new project for supporting the manufacturing capacities of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and co-operatives, in co-operation with L

More…

Lebanon's real estate transactions hit $6.7bn

Lebanon has registered real estate transactions worth $6.7 billion in the first nine months of 2014, up 10.6 per cent over $6 billion during the same period last year, said a report. A total of 795 real estate transactions had bee

More…

Lebanon plans $1 billion economic stimulus for 2015

Lebanon is planning a $1 billion economic stimulus package for 2015 to maintain growth and support an economy which has been hit by a three-year conflict in neighbouring Syria, the central bank governor said. Riad Salameh said he

More…

Arab Bank’s internet banking services wins award

Arab Bank recently received the Best Corporate and Institutional Internet Bank in Lebanon award from the international magazine, Global Finance, for its “Corporate@Arabi&rdquo

More…

Lebanon sees 1.5-2pc GDP growth despite Syria crisis

Lebanon's economy is expected to grow 1.5 to 2 per cent and inflation is not expected to exceed 4 per cent in the year 2014, despite the fall-out from the war in neighbouring Syria, the central bank governor said on Monday. Le

More…

US sends arms to bolster Lebanon army

The United States has begun delivering nearly $20 million of arms including assault rifles, anti-tank missiles and mortars to bolster Lebanon's army after Islamist insurgents seized a border town for several days this month, US officials sai

More…

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt hostilities and resume peace talks, but both sides kept up attacks, including an Israeli air strike which destroyed a residential tower block in the centre of Gaza City.

More…

Islamists sought to turn Lebanon into Iraq: army chief

Islamic State insurgents who seized a Lebanese border town this month planned to turn Lebanon into another Iraq by unleashing sectarian war between Sunnis and Shi'ites that would have endangered the nation's very existence, the army comm

More…

Ex-PM Hariri back in Lebanon

Former prime minister Saad Al-Hariri returned to Lebanon on Friday for the first time in three years, on a visit seen as reasserting a moderate influence over the Sunni community following a deadly incursion by Islamist militants.

More…

Lebanon truce falters, Saudi gives $1bn to army

Lebanon's army and Islamist militants clashed on Wednesday in breach of a ceasefire aimed at ending five days of fighting in the most serious spillover of Syria's civil war onto Lebanese soil. Saudi Arabian King Abdullah g

More…
 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads