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[Video] Lebanon: Wake up and smell the garbage

Polluted water pours through the capital, threatening residents’ health and lives

October 26, 2015 3:09

Recettes de Vie 2 launches in Dubai

'This book is about culture and tradition, and a lot about people'

June 17, 2014 6:32
Chris Thomas portrait 2

‘Crowd investing here to stay’

Chris Thomas, founder of crowd-investing platform, says the industry is on page four of a thousand-page novel.

June 26, 2013 12:20
Emirati satisfaction and happiness

Emiratis told not to go to Lebanon

The Gulf Arab state issued the warning because of "difficult and sensitive political circumstances" in Lebanon.

December 23, 2012 4:50

Sharjah’s Crescent Petroleum fill the gaps

United Arab Emirates-based Crescent Petroleum is gearing up for expansion in the Iraqi oil and gas sector and a debut into Libya and Lebanon, its…

November 13, 2012 8:33
Kuwaiti hostage Issam al-Houti stands with his Lebanese wife Fawzia and daughter Hana, after being released in Baalbek city in the Bekaa vally, in eastern Lebanon

Captors free Kuwaiti hostage in Lebanon

A Kuwaiti national was freed by his kidnappers in Lebanon on Monday, state-run news agency KUNA said, and the man said he had been accused by his captors of funding the Syrian uprising.

August 28, 2012 10:29
Lebabob Shi'ite clan

UAE tells its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately

The United Arab Emirates told its citizens on Wednesday to leave Lebanon immediately, the state news agency said, after a spate of kidnappings by gunmen belonging to a Lebanese Shi'ite clan.

August 16, 2012 10:42
Syrian workers in lebanon

Unemployment crisis: Syria’s downtrodden flock to Lebanon for work

Huddled under Beirut's concrete bridges and around street corners are thousands of Syrian men who have left home and crossed the border in recent months in the hope of finding work as day labourers.

May 26, 2012 9:44
Sanctions weigh on Lebanon-Syria banking ties

Sanctions weigh on Lebanon-Syria banking ties

Banks in Lebanon are quietly implementing US and EU sanctions to avoid jeopardising international business. As a result, some Syrian money may be flowing to Russia or UAE.

February 11, 2012 7:08
Egypt Tycoon gets retrial over singer’s death

Egypt Tycoon gets retrial over singer’s death

Talaat Moustafa already had death sentence commuted; Shares of property group rise after court decision

January 17, 2012 3:04