• Members are expected to be Lebanese or of Lebanese descent
  • Membership is by invitation or via online registration
  • Membership is subject to approval by the LIBC Executive Committee

The LIBC team can provide members with a first confidential entry point in order to address business introduction requests, career transition needs or career advice.

Encourage Outreach

The LIBC Executive Board is designed to encourage outreach and more scalable support amongst members.

Palaeontologists have just identified three new species of fossil octopus discovered in the Late Cretaceous (Upper Cenomanian) of Hakel and Hjoula, Lebanon. The five specimens, described in the latest issue of the journal Palaeontology, are 95 million years old but, astonishingly, preserve the octopuses’ eight arms with traces of muscles and those characteristic rows of suckers. Even traces of the ink and internal gills are present in some specimens. ‘

Combination of drugs for diabetes and hypertension can effectively combat cancer cells

A combination of a diabetes medication and an antihypertensive drug can effectively combat cancer cells. The team of researchers led by Prof. Michael Hall at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has also reported that…

$50 million private equity targets family businesses

Banker Fouad Rahme, and a group of private investors and bank institutions, have established a private equity fund to invest in local small and medium companies. The size of the fund will be $50 million. Rahme…

7.5 million passengers at RAFIC HARIRI International Airport, Flights fully booked in December

The total number of passengers, including arrivals, departures, and those transiting, had reached 7.2 million as of November, according to RAFIC HARIRI International Airport figures. These figures are expected to exceed 7.5 million by the end…