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Beirut airport workers held over terrorist links

Lebanese authorities have detained two Lebanese employees of a Beirut airport service company over contacts with "terrorist parties", security sources said on Sunday. The sources gave no further details as the suspects were still being

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Citigroup appoints new chief for Lebanon operations

Citigroup has appointed of Michel Sawaya as chief executive officer of Citibank Lebanon, replacing Elissar Farah Antonios who has assumed the role of chief executive officer of its UAE operations in December.    

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One killed as fighting breaks out in Lebanon refugee camp

One person was killed and others injured late on Friday in a Palestinian refugee camp in south Lebanon after a dispute erupted into gunfire between rival political groups for the second time this week, Reuters witnesses and state media said.

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World Bank gives Lebanon $100m loan for education

The World Bank granted Lebanon a $100 million loan to support educational projects, but said support worth 10 times as much was being held up by the country's prolonged political paralysis.   World Bank Presi

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Rotana Beirut appoints new cluster revenue manager

Rotana Hotels Beirut, a leading hotel in the Lebanese capital, has welcomed Raymonde Nawar as its new cluster revenue manager. A graduate from the Hotel Management Institute of Dekwaneh with a Bachelor's degree in Hotel Manage

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Lebanese govt agrees plan to solve trash crisis

The Lebanese government has approved a plan to solve a seven-month garbage crisis that has fuelled protests against the dysfunctional state and raised concerns for public health. Two landfills will be established near Beirut, and

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Le Gray, Beirut appoints new GM

Luxury hotel brand CampbellGray Hotels has welcomed Georges Ojeil as the general manager of Le Gray, Beirut in Lebanon. Ojeil brings with him over 18 years of experience in various roles within the sector including, hospitality bu

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Lebanon cbank sees no risk to pound, hopes Saudi ties improve

Lebanon's central bank governor said he saw no risk to the Lebanese pound and it remained bank policy to keep it stable, adding that he had not been informed of any measures by Saudi Arabia targeting the Lebanese financial sector.

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Saudi warns citizens against Lebanon travel

Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry has warned its citizens against travel to Lebanon and urged those present to leave for their own safety, state news agency SPA reported. The UAE also announced that it was banning its citizens f

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NCB to close branches in Lebanon

National Commercial Bank , Saudi Arabia's largest bank, will close its two branches in Lebanon because of low financial returns, the lender said on Thursday. Both branches are in Beirut. Lebanon's economy has been struggli

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