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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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