Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Tag Archives: Lebanon

Lebanon to issue $2bn euro bonds

BEIRUT: Lebanon plans to sell up to $2 billion of new Eurobonds part of a debt-swap aimed at reducing servicing costs, Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh announced during an interview with Bloomberg. Salameh, who has steered the financial sector through repeated upheavals since taking the helm at the Banque Du ...

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Apple invests in Malala’s education fund

LONDON: We have yet another reason to be proud of Malala Yousafzai. According to a report, the world’s most famous CEO and perhaps the most famous – and definitely youngest – Nobel Peace Prize winner could be found on Saturday morning taking tea with a family in downtown Beirut. The ...

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Saudi citizens asked to leave Lebanon immediately

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has urged all its citizens to leave Lebanon at once, a call that adds fire to the emerging political crisis in Beirut after the still unaccepted resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri who is in Riyadh. The official news agency SPA quoted an official source in the ...

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Clooneys to help 3,000 Syrian children in Lebanon

LEBANON: George and Amal Clooney plan to help nearly 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school this year in Lebanon, where the United Nations says around 200,000 Syrian refugee children are out of education. More than one million Syrians – including over 500,000 children – are registered as refugees in ...

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Airlines must implement Electronic ban by Saturday: British goverment

LONDON: Britain’s ban on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin on flights from several Middle Eastern and North African countries must be implemented by Saturday, the government said. The airlines have until 0001 GMT Saturday (8.01am Saturday, Singapore time) to implement the measure. But passengers “should go to the airport with the expectation ...

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