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Oct 19

Careem challenges Uber to a dance-off

Ride hailing services Careem and Uber are undoubtedly always being compared, but to settle the score Careem has challenged Uber to a dance-off in Lebanon. Careem said: 'People tend to compare us; in their mind-set 'Careem versus Uber'. This is natural knowing that we're in the same industry. But competition is essential and healthy to keep us growing. This is what we need for us to disrupt the transportation industry in Lebanon and serve YOU better.' The challenge is a way of understanding each brand's differences......

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Oct 19

Lebanon's economy is in crisis. Granting Palestinians the right to work will help fix it

The growing list of US sanctions targeting Iran's Hezbollah in Lebanon and Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is only part of a broader American, Israeli and Western strategy of roll-back of Iran's activities in the Northern Middle East than one seeking direct military"...

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Oct 19

AUB ranked top university in the Arab world

The higher education think tank, QS, just ranked The American University of Beirut (AUB) as the number 1 university in the Arab world for 2017. This is the first time AUB earns the top spot. The prestigious academic institution had come second to King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in the three previous editions of QS's regional university rankings. In an official statement on the matter, AUB's provost, Mohamed Harajli said: “This remarkable accomplishment is a matter of pride for all – students, faculty,......

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Oct 19

Nutritionists focus on innovative means to simplify ingredients in packaged food

NUTRITIONISTS from across Lebanon gathered in Beirut for a scientific discussion hosted by Nestlé Middle East, focused on innovative means to provide solely 100% simplified ingredients in packaged food.

The gathering highlighted how iconic brand MAGGI is leading the"...

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Oct 19

PSP Affirms Commitment to 'Mountain Reconciliation'

The Progressive Socialist Party on Wednesday stressed keenness on preserving “reconciliation, cooperation and civil peace in the Mountain” voicing calls to shun political rhetoric with the aim of gaining popularity in the elections.

“It"...

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Oct 19

Parliament Continues Debating State Budget for 2017

The Parliament convened for second day in a row to debate the country's first budget in 12 years with an earlier session on Tuesday that saw lawmakers tackle political issues instead of the country's budget.

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Oct 19

Bou Assi on French Volunteer Day: Volunteerism fundamental for development of societies

The French Embassy and the 'France Volontaires' organization organized a French Volunteer Day at the 'Palais des Congrès' in Beirut, in which the Minister of Social Affairs, Pierre Bou Assi, participated along with the French Ambassador to Lebanon, Bruno Faucher,"...

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Oct 19

Phase III Efficacy and Safety Data for Oral Ozanimod in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis to Be Presented at MSParis2017 – 7th Joint ECTRIMS – ACTRIMS Meeting

Phase III Efficacy and Safety Data for Oral Ozanimod in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis to Be Presented at MSParis2017 – 7th Joint ECTRIMS – ACTRIMS Meeting

(AETOS Wire)--Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that new data on the efficacy and safety of ozanimod, a novel, oral, selective, sphingosine 1-phosphate 1 (S1PR1) and 5 (S1PR5) receptor modulator, in relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS)"...

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Oct 19

1 Million MOTION CODE™ Online Transactions With Société Générale

1 Million MOTION CODE™ Online Transactions With Société Générale

(AETOS Wire) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announced the milestone of 1 million MOTION CODETM online transactions with Société Générale.

Société"...

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Oct 19

Grundfos Participates in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Grundfos Participates in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, has participated in the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 held during 15 - 18 October 2017 in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The WorldSkills event witnessed"...

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