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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: November 7, 2017
LEBANON. Phoenix Energy will partner with Infinity Solar of Egypt and IB Vogt of Germany to develop a 50 MW solar PV power plant in Benban Solar Park near Aswan, Egypt.
Posted: November 1, 2017
LEBANON. Users can access their accounts with their fingerprint and an OTP (one-time password).
Posted: October 31, 2017
LEBANON. "Neither the local macroeconomic dynamics nor the environment backdrop have been supportive of housing demand. But instead of providing incentives to potential buyers, authorities increased various taxes and fees on a sluggish real estate sector."
Posted: October 27, 2017
LEBANON. 79% of Beirut residents rate the availability of educational institutes as 'good' or 'excellent' and 81% rate quality of education as 'good' or 'excellent' .
Posted: October 26, 2017
LEBANON. Prudent lending policy, lower risk appetite in some overseas markets, high liquidity levels, and the deconsolidation of investments in some markets, resulted in a slight increase in Net Profit of 0.8%.
Posted: October 21, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Napco National will meet with food and beverage manufacturers about packaging raw materials, lightweighting, and recyclability at Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 in Dubai.
Posted: October 9, 2017
UAE. Booster program for tech startups proves great value for money in international rankings; The Nucleus run by the UK Lebanon Tech Hub tops ranking.
Posted: September 30, 2017
LEBANON. Titled "Witnesses of Time", Joe Ghanem's winning series of photographs documents the oldest living people in Lebanon, through unique portraits.
Posted: September 27, 2017
BAHRAIN. Forum to feature an international lineup of experts in disruptive technologies.
Posted: September 26, 2017
LEBANON. Latest technology expected to benefit both customers and banks in areas like lead generation, onboarding and customer service.
Posted: September 13, 2017
LEBANON. The competition incorporates three tracks: the Ideas track, the Startups track and the Social Entrepreneurship track, with cumulative cash prizes of US$160,000.
Posted: September 10, 2017
LEBANON. Promoting a culture of entrepreneurship to find innovative technology solutions for refugee challenges.
Posted: September 8, 2017
LEBANON. In recognition of the bank's recently launched innovative products and services, notably its mobile payment application ByblosPay, and the instant card issuance service.
Posted: September 7, 2017
BAHRAIN. In partnership with Bahrain EDB & Investcorp, forum to explore emerging technologies and promoting a culture of innovation in the Arab region.
Posted: August 17, 2017
LEBANON. Up to US$20 million will be on-lent to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Lebanon, in order to support their financing needs and contribute to creating more jobs and spurring growth and development.

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date:Posted: November 17, 2017
UAE. Heightened fulfillment requirements transform expectations as two-thirds of shoppers prefer next-or same-day delivery.
date:Posted: November 17, 2017
UAE. IFS report shows that companies are focused on driving process efficiencies through investments in technologies for digital transformation as every possible competitive advantage must be found and exploited.
date:Posted: November 16, 2017
UAE. the technology that is used in the cryptocurrency 'Bitcoin', is revolutionary in many ways. It addresses multiple challenges associated with digital transactions, such as double spending and currency reproduction.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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