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Air ticket prices go through the roof

Get ready to pay more than AED3,000 to travel to Beirut from Dubai during Eid

July 9, 2014 3:35
 
Dubai Lynx 2013 comes to a close

Dubai Lynx 2013 announces final winners

The 7th Dubai Lynx Awards Ceremony has taken place with a record crowd of 1,836 industry professionals from the MENA…

March 14, 2013 8:26
 
Top Cities of the Middle East survey

UAE is the Middle East’s top country to live and work in

Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah top the list of Middle East’s best cities to live and work in.

July 24, 2012 11:33
 
Building collapses in Beirut, 13 killed

Building collapses in Beirut, 13 killed

Thirteen people were killed when a residential building collapsed in Beirut and rescue workers were searching on Monday for people believed still buried under the rubble, Lebanese officials said.

January 16, 2012 12:54
 

Lebanon sees public debt at $59B end-2011

Lebanon's public debt is expected to rise to between $58 billion and $59 billion by the end of 2011, Finance Minister Mohammed Safadi said on Friday, compared with $52.6 billion at mid-year.

November 25, 2011 3:51
 

BeirutNightLife.com extends into print and Dubai digital

Tourism and nightlife events website BeirutNightLife.com has announced a series of initiatives, marking the company’s expansion plans.

September 13, 2011 2:31
 
Mr. Swatch

Mr. Swatch

One of Lebanon’s most successful sons, Nicolas Hayek, has died aged 82. Here’s how he became one of the world’s richest men, and saved the entire Swiss watch industry into the bargain.

June 29, 2010 3:21
 
Why can’t Beirut keep the lights on?

Why can’t Beirut keep the lights on?

Don’t feel too bad, Sharjah. The Paris of the Middle East is gearing up for 12 hour power outages. Every. Single. Day.

June 1, 2010 7:30
 
Lebanon’s cowboys, and entrepreneurial spur

Lebanon’s cowboys, and entrepreneurial spur

Beirut is not the place you’d expect to see a rodeo show. But anything can happen in the Wild West, says Katherine Azmeh.

April 21, 2010 5:51
 
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
 
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