Lebanon Press Release
|05/13/2016 - 14:05||
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® will celebrate National Buttermilk Biscuit Day on Saturday, May 14 by serving up plates of hot, made-from-scratch biscuits all day long. America’s expert biscuit maker serves more than 300 million biscuits annually and invites biscuit lovers to celebrate the holiday at any of its 636 locations nationwide.
|05/13/2016 - 08:33||
UPS To Open New Facility In Round Rock, TX
New building expands pickup and delivery operations around Austin.
|05/12/2016 - 20:20||
HARMAN Appoints Mohit Parasher President of Professional Solutions Division
STAMFORD, CT – HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today named Mohit Parasher, 47, as Executive Vice President and President, Professional Solutions, effective immediately. Parasher was previously Vice President and General Manager for HARMAN’s Consumer Audio and Professional Solutions businesses in Asia Pacific.
|05/12/2016 - 17:56||
Near East: Improvements in food security being offset by impacts of conflict, strife
FAO Director General José Graizano da Silva at the Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC), 33rd Session, Ministerial Meeting.
|05/12/2016 - 15:58||
American Psychological Association, United Palestinian Appeal Enter Agreement to Distribute Books to Children in Gaza Strip, West Bank
WASHINGTON — The American Psychological Association has granted a nonexclusive license to United Palestinian Appeal (UPA) to translate into Arabic several titles published by APA’s Magination Press® children’s book imprint and to distribute free copies to children and their caregivers living in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
|05/12/2016 - 13:30||
Tech Council of Maryland Presents 28 th Annual Industry Awards
Rockville, Md. (May 12, 2016) – The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland’s largest technology trade association, announced the winners of it 28th Annual Industry Awards during a celebration at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center attended by more than 600 technology and business leaders.
|05/12/2016 - 09:06||
When is Media Going to Treat Israelis as Indigenous?
WHEN IS THE MEDIA GOING TO TREAT ISRAEL AS AN, INDIGENOUS, ABORIGINAL FIRST NATION ?
|05/11/2016 - 10:21||
Lebanon: Another Case of Confessions Made under Torture
On 14 January 2016, members of the Intelligence forces in civilian clothes stormed into the house of 37-year-old Haytham Fatima in Tripoli. They arrested him and took him to the premises of the Ministry of Defence, where he was secretly detained for ten days.
|05/10/2016 - 19:01||
An anniversary unmarked, but not forgotten
In March of last year, an op-ed by our Chairman, Steven M. Hilton, was published in The Seattle Times drawing attention to the plight of Syrian refugees and arguing that it was an urgent imperative for the international community to do more to alleviate their enormous suffering. Since then, the issue has finally entered the consciousness of the Western world– after the human catastrophe and security threats that he forecast became apparent.
|05/08/2016 - 03:58||
National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations Presents its First-Ever Global Philanthropic & Humanitarian Achievements to Prince Alwaleed
The award was presented in recognition of his tireless and magnanimous efforts in helping to build a world of greater tolerance, acceptance, respect, equality, opportunity, and justice for all. National Council Founding President and CEO Dr. John Duke Anthony, Council Board Member Ms. Paige Peterson, and Council Executive Vice President Mr.
|05/07/2016 - 03:56||
Human Rights Watch Senior Analyst Take Us "Behind the Headlines" of War During Special Presentation
Marc Garlasco isn’t afraid to quickly mobilize to war zones to gather the information he needs. He’s also not afraid to speak his mind regarding what he finds. As a senior military analyst at Human Rights Watch, Garlasco reports his findings to the world and pressures government officials to protect people caught in the crossfire of war.
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|05/04/2016 - 08:55||
Poverty, desperation and desire for revenge drive young Syrians into extremist groups new report
The need to earn a basic living, regain a sense of purpose and dignity and the belief in a moral duty to protect, avenge and defend are the key factors that push young Syrians into joining extremist groups – according to a new study by peacebuilding NGO International Alert.
|05/04/2016 - 04:26||
SophosLabs Research Finds “Designer” Cyber Threats on the Rise
• Cyber threats regionalized with local languages, brands and payment methods • Ransomware cleverly hidden in customized, clickable spam
|04/27/2016 - 06:42||
Astellia joins HPE OpenNFV Partner Program
By joining this partner ecosystem, Astellia is able to validate the integration of its monitoring solution in a reference NFV environment and demonstrate the benefits of its new virtual probe.
|04/19/2016 - 04:11||
One Million Dollar Support to Japan & Ecuador Earthquake Victims by Alwaleed Philanthropies
Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud, supported the victims of the Japan Kumamoto earthquake and Ecuador earthquake, with a contribution of $1,000,000. Alwaleed Philanthropies works with several of its international partners towards saving the lives of the affected families and bringing vital relief to ease the suffering of the survivors.
|04/18/2016 - 07:59||
Noted Embryologist Oversees Dartmouth-Hitchcock's "Embryo ICU"
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s Embryology and Andrology Laboratory team, from left to right: Jennifer Blaiklock (Embryologist I), Pavel Zagadailov (Embryologist II), Navid Esfandiari (Director of Embryology and Andrology) and Dennis Dela Cruz (Embryologist II).
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|04/12/2016 - 03:03||
Alwaleed Philanthropies Grants 249 Housing Units & 249 Cars to its Beneficiaries as part of the 10,000 Housing & 10,000 Car Grants Project
Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, announced the delivery of the fifth installment of housing units and cars to 249 beneficiaries in Saudi Arabia.
|04/03/2016 - 22:38||
Italian Olive Oil Earns Top Nod in Northern Hemisphere La International EVOO Competition
Judges From Around The World Gather at Fairplex in Pomona, CA, For the LA County Fair, the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) Competition.
|04/02/2016 - 03:06||
Alwaleed Philanthropies Announces that Kingdom Tower Lights up In Blue to Support Autism Day
Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, announced lighting up the iconic Kingdom Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in blue on April 2nd 2016 to support the 8th annual World Autism Awareness Day. This was done as part of Autism Speaks’ Light It Up Blue (LIUB) initiative, which was launched in 2010 with the goal of bringing the world’s attention to this developmental disability. Every year more than 13,000 buildings and landmarks in over 45 countries shine a blue light to raise awareness of the millions of people affected by autism.
|03/31/2016 - 04:37||
"Live in Peace: Zain unveils 2016 Ramadan television commercial, four million YouTube views in five days
Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, unveiled its new advertising campaign for the Holy Month of Ramadan, based on a television commercial that looks back to the “good old days” and spreads a universal message of peace to the region.
|03/31/2016 - 04:05||
Zain publishes fifth annual sustainability report entitled Building the Future
Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator with a presence in eight markets in the Middle East and Africa, announces the publication of its fifth annual sustainability report, entitled ‘Sustainability Report 2015: Building the future’. The availability of this latest report makes Zain Group one of the most consistently transparent mobile operators in the MENA region given the detail of information it shares in the publication.
|03/31/2016 - 03:04||
Innovate for Refugees: MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab launches global competition to find pioneering solutions to address refugee challenges
As the world faces the worst refugee crisis in recent history, the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab (MITEF Pan Arab) is on a mission to seek disruptive and scalable long-term solutions by harnessing the power of technology. In partnership with Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator across the Middle East and Africa, and MBC Hope, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of MBC, and supported by the United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR) and Jusoor, MITEF Pan Arab launched today on World Refugee Day, the ‘Innovate for Refugees’ global competition. The aim of the competition is to find and reward tech-driven cutting-edge solutions that address the most acute challenges faced by refugees.
|03/31/2016 - 02:36||
Zain announces group-wide partnership with leading hotel site Booking.com to reward customers
Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator with operations in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces a ground-breaking agreement with Booking.com to offer Zain customers additional complimentary mobile services for using the hotel service through a dedicated URL. Booking.com is one of the most successful hotel reservation booking services online, and the service is now available to Zain customers in Kuwait and Iraq. It will be rolled out to other Zain country operations in due course.
|03/31/2016 - 02:20||
Zain clinches five prizes at the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards in London
London, Kuwait - June 1, 2016:Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces the unprecedented award of five prizes at the prestigious 2016 Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Awards held in London last week.
|03/31/2016 - 02:06||
Iraq Wallet expands ZainCash service to boost e-commerce with countrys first online payment solution
Iraq Wallet, the first licensed mobile commerce company in Iraq, announces it has expanded its ZainCash service by introducing an online payment solution, ‘Pay with ZainCash’. This service is available to Zain mobile customers, and is the first of its kind in Iraq.