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  • Priced out of Beirut

    Priced out of Beirut

    Skyrocketing housing prices in the Lebanese capital have sent families scurrying to the suburbs, where apartments sell for less than half the cost compared with downtown.

    March 18, 2010 6:15
  • Good for you, good for business

    Good for you, good for business

    Workers in the Middle East are increasingly likely to be fat and suffer from diabetes. But while governments are waking up to this looming health crisis, employers have a role to play too, says Katherine Azmeh.

    March 14, 2010 9:52
  • Lebanese, but not Lebanese

    Lebanese, but not Lebanese

    Nationality is conferred on children by their fathers, not their mothers, an inequality that is meeting with increasing resistance in Beirut.

    March 11, 2010 9:27
  • The new road for Damascus

    The new road for Damascus

    Syria’s stock exchange barely registers 100 transactions a month. But efforts to attract more firms to list could help lift the profile of the fledgling bourse.

    March 10, 2010 10:53