Economics and Policy
Total deposits at Lebanese banks grew 5 percent in the first half of the year, head of the Association of Banks in Lebanon Francois Bassil said on Thursday.
Strong growth in the U.S. economy and signs of a delay in expected Western military strikes on Syria lifted equities worldwide on Thursday.
Companies and Business
Al Jazeera's new American TV network attracted poor audience figures for its first full week, according to Variety magazine.
Around 50 entrepreneurs in Beirut took part in an intensive training session hosted this week by the Amman-based accelerator Oasis 500.