Author Archives: Karine Ayoub


areeba launches its initiative “2bada Jadd” to empower merchants in Mouhafazat outside Beirut

areeba launches its initiative “2bada Jadd” to empower merchants in Mouhafazat outside Beirut

Under the slogan “2bada Jadd”, areeba has launched a first-of-its-kind initiative in Lebanon aiming at developing the card payment business and acceptance in Mouhafazat outside the capital by incentivizing merchants to shift to cashless payment. This initiative was announced under the patronage of H.E. the Minister of Economy and Commerce, Mr. Raed Khoury during a



NEW HOUR-LONG AMANPOUR SHOW THE LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER TO MAKE INTERNATIONAL DEBUT FIRST MOVE WITH JULIA CHATTERLEY AND THE EXPRESSSTRENGTHEN BUSINESS LINE-UP London 13 August 2018. CNN International is launching a new weekday EMEA prime time line-up, with new shows alongside key schedule changes for its most popular evening programmes. From 10 September, a


Forbes Middle East Celebrates Top Lebanese Business Leaders Forbes Middle East holds a first-of-its-kind event to applaud the country’s top minds and most successful business heads

Beirut, Lebanon- August 14, 2018: Forbes Middle East recently held a lavish gala event in Beirut to recognise and applaud the achievements of Lebanon’s top business leaders and its most influential people that are supporting the growth of the country’s economy. As a highlight of the exclusive evening, Forbes Middle East unveiled its “Lebanon 100”—a


Global Youth Initiative – Nestlé Needs Youth

At Nestlé, we believe that communities cannot thrive if they fail to offer a future for younger generations. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that two out of every five young people are either unemployed or have a job that keeps them in poverty. In the Middle East, youth unemployment rates are estimated at nearly

Twitter Lite: now available in Lebanon

Every day, millions of people around the world use Twitter to see what’s happening. However, there are several barriers to using Twitter, including slow mobile networks, expensive data plans, or lack of space on mobile devices. When building new products, we want to make sure what we create allows people to have the best possible


“The Lebanese General Security welcomed Everteam on the 9th of August 2018 in its Sodeco branch

“The Lebanese General Security welcomed Everteam on the 9th of August 2018 in its Sodeco branch to celebrate the inauguration of the new interactive touch-screen solution deployed at the door entrance of the station. This new initiative will lean towards a more electronic government leading to a decrease in paper waste while facilitating the interaction

Fit for the Whole Family: Samsung Introduces the Galaxy Tab A 10.5″

High-quality entertainment features, now at a budget-friendly price Beirut, Lebanon (August, 2018) – Samsung Electronics launched the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5’’, a new tablet that keeps you and the family entertained while at home or on the go. Featuring new family-friendly entertainment options and enhanced audio and visual features, the Galaxy Tab A 10.5’’


AUBMC performs the first-of-its-kind Pulmonary Endarterectomy surgery in Lebanon and the region The new procedure gives hope to patients with severe Pulmonary Hypertension

Beirut, 13 August 2018:-In line with its commitment to providing cutting-edge medical treatment and technologies, the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) became the first center in Lebanon and the region to perform on July 2, 2018 a Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy surgery known as PTE. Dr. Jamil Borgi, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division