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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: December 8, 2017
UAE. Middle Eastern countries could not lag behind in this game of innovation and creativity: The UAE is still ahead in the race, but Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan are quickly catching up.
Posted: December 5, 2017
LEBANON. Byblos Bank, in cooperation with the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut, issued the results of the Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index for Q3 2017.
Posted: November 30, 2017
LEBANON. Top 5 interns awarded with gift vouchers of 10,000 Points/Miles from Akram Program, the bank's flagship card loyalty program (USD 1=1 Point/Mile).
Posted: November 28, 2017
LEBANON. Aspiring Social Media influencers can now be a part of the biggest digital influencer competition and series in the region.
Posted: November 27, 2017
OMAN. In partnership with Community Jameel; Finals to be held on 19 April, 2018; Application deadline December 5, 2017.
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.

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date:Posted: December 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. AI will create 2.3 million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 million.
date:Posted: December 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Nearly all (94%) device makers have invested in software development in the past five years; Nine in 10 (88%) believe the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving growth within the manufacturing industry; 84% have changed their business model to put software at its core in delivering services and generating revenue.
date:Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. As the interconnection junction between network providers, cloud providers and the enterprise, Equinix has a unique perspective on IT trends and where things are headed.
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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