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Aug 19

Sri Lanka keen to strengthen bilateral relations with Lebanon

Sri Lanka has expressed keenness to strengthen bilateral relations with Lebanon and also is considering establishing direct air links with the Middle Eastern nation.

State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha"...

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Aug 19

Lebanon’s Ongoing Garbage Crisis Is Polluting Its Beaches and Poisoning Its Wildlife

While it has been two years since piles of garbage filled Beirut’s streets, Lebanon’s garbage crisis is still ongoing. Instead of finding a lasting solution, Lebanon’s government, thanks to profit-seeking"...

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Aug 19

Lebanon receives first Bradleys

The United States handed over the first eight of 32 Bradley M2A2 infantry fighting vehicles to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) on 14 August, in a ceremony held at Beirut's port.

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Aug 19

In Lebanon, salt producers fear craft is drying up

At 93, Elias al-Najjar has spent half a century harvesting salt by hand from ponds on Lebanon's Mediterranean shore, but he and his colleagues fear their way of life is dying.

Traditional coastal salt production"...

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Aug 19

Lebanon, Syria vow to improve economic ties

BEIRUT: Lebanese and Syrian ministers pledged to boost economic ties on Wednesday, part of a visit that has challenged the Lebanese state’s policy of neutrality towards Syria’s war.

Government ministers from Lebanon’s Hizbollah and the Shi’ite Amal party"...

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Aug 19

Lebanon eyes Syria’s post-war reconstruction

The port of Tripoli in Lebanon wants the world to know it’s ready for business. British safety managers are training local hires to operate heavy machinery and Chinese technicians are running diagnostics on two new container cranes that tower over the harbor, just 28 kilometers from"...

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Aug 19

UAE supports charity market in Lebanon

The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, in co-operation with the UAE Embassy in Lebanon, has launched a humanitarian initiative supporting a charity market in Lebanon set up to provide displaced Syrians and Palestinians with clothing and other supplies before Eid Al Adha.

Organised"...

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Aug 19

Launching of US funded 'Modernization of Biometric System' Project at ISF headquarters

The launching ceremony of the US-funded Project 'Modernization of biometric System' took place on Friday at the office of ISF Director General Imad Otham, in the presence of Interior and Municipalities Minister, Nuhad Mashnouq, US Ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard, and scores"...

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Aug 18

Lenovo Continues to Gain Momentum in First Quarter FY 2017/18

Lenovo Continues to Gain Momentum in First Quarter FY 2017/18

Behind the strength of its 3-wave strategy, Lenovo’s business transformation continued to gain traction during the first quarter, delivering solid profitability in its core PC and smart devices business, and revenue and profit improvements in targeted growth areas, including the data"...

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Aug 18

Spirent Tests Wi-Fi Network Performance with O2 at the Coca-Cola London Eye

Spirent Tests Wi-Fi Network Performance with O2 at the Coca-Cola London Eye

Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT), today announced its Landslide E10 network test platform has been used with O2 to validate the Wi-Fi network performance and capacity at the Coca-Cola London Eye, before the launch of a new smartphone application last month. Merlin Entertainments plc, operator of the London Eye, wanted to measure its Wi-Fi network performance, to ensure its infrastructure could provide an excellent experience for users of the new app, which puts increased demands on the Wi-Fi network. “The London Eye is a global attraction and the customer experience is a big reason for our success,” said Sunny Jouhal, Coca-Cola......

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