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The report also stated that the most difficult challenge that faces e-commerce companies is their clients’ trust for online payment methods. 16% of the companies believe that users accept these methods, while 13% of the companies say that clients consider them unsafe.
Signingis Egypt’s third extension of agreement, prolonging cooperation period from 2015 to 2018
Al-Hariri said he would support Egypt in counter-insurgency
In an interview with Daily News Egypt, the Jordanian writer gave profound analysis for the book market in his homeland Jordan, revealing some secrets about his upcoming literary works.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb invited businessmen and investors to participate in Egypt’s Economic Summit and urged them to pump more investments into the country during his visit to the Dubai Government Summit in February.
Nasrallah’s pompous speech rejecting the “rules of engagement” ignores the reality of Hezbollah’s difficult geo-strategic situation in Syria and the fear of a second front with Israel
Egyptian president discusses terrorism, religious moderation with Egyptian, Lebanese clerics
Some of small- and medium-sized real estate companies tended towards providing gifts to motivate the client to buy their units.
Analysis suggests Syria and Iraq bear brunt of direct costs of war, losing 14% and 16% in per capita welfare, respectively
Lebanese interior minister meets Egyptian counterpart and Sheikh of Al-Azhar during Cairo visit
UN able to reach only 60% of refugees in Egypt needing assistance this winter due to lack of funding
Souad Al-Shammary was arrested for a tweet calling Saudi society “male-dominant”
Obama stresses there is no “quick fix” in military and ideological fight against ISIS
The explosion happened at around midnight near an army checkpoint and a cafe where football fans were watching a World Cup match.
The attack came as members of the security forces raided two hotels in central Beirut and detained at least 15 people
Lebanon is home to more than a million refugees from Syria’s devastating war. Half of them are children, the United Nations says, warning they risk becoming a “lost generation”.
Reuters – The International Monetary Fund forecasts Lebanon’s economy will grow by 2% in 2014 and a “modest 4% over the medium term,” despite two years of violence, political paralysis and a huge refugee influx. But with heavy pressures weighing on the economy, the IMF also said in a report published on Friday that Lebanon …
AFP – Human Rights Watch and a UN refugee agency expressed concern on Tuesday that Lebanon was blocking Palestinians fleeing Syria from entering the country. UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, said it was “concerned about the increased restrictions on Palestine refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria from entering Lebanon”. “We are monitoring the …
UNHCR, ministers stress the need for a political solution to ease Syrian humanitarian crisis
“Syrians who left Syria illegally do not have the right to vote in host countries,” Hisham Shaar was quoted as saying by pro-regime newspaper Al-Watan on Monday.
Reuters – Lebanon’s Bank Audi reported first-quarter net profit of $85.8m on Sunday, the same level as in the same period a year before. The bank said in a statement its net profit was driven by 12.2% growth in total income but that it had put aside $20.1m of net loan loss provisions. War in …
Shedding its guerrilla tactics to fight alongside an army
38 year-old Egyptian had been fighting in Syria alongside the Al-Nusra Front
Arsal too has suffered violence, including Syrian air strikes, incidents pitting Lebanon’s army against Lebanese and Syrian extremists, and on Saturday a car bomb that killed three soldiers.
The air raids come a day after a Syrian warplane was shot down by Ankara’s jets in an incident slammed as “flagrant aggression” by Damascus.
AFP – A firefight between pro- and anti-Damascus factions in Beirut killed one gunman and wounded 13 Sunday, a security official said, in the latest spillover of the conflict in neighbouring Syria. The gun battle raged from 3am to 8.30am (0100 to 0630 GMT) in a poor Sunni Muslim district in the south of the …
Nabil Fahmy’s Kuwaiti visit comes on the heels of a two-day stint to Beirut
Obama thanked Salam for hosting Syrian refugees, nearly one million of whom have fled to Lebanon.
Egyptian foreign minister in Lebanon to discuss Syria, cooperation
The Syrian army said the air strikes killed one soldier and wounded seven, cautioning that the assault endangered “the security and stability of the region”.