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Georges Saad (Lebanon)

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Journalist. Specialities: Sustainability, local development, energy policies.

Russia vs. Saudi Arabia: Behind the curtains of the oil battle

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has reshuffled the cards of the alliances on the global energy market. Moscow and Riyadh are now...
bachar el-assad

Lebanon’s energy crisis: Syria is back in the game

The economic crisis in Lebanon has been deepened by an energy crisis following the drying up of imported fuel into the country....
Lebanon fuel shortage

Lebanon: The looming economic collapse

Basic medical facilities and emergency services won’t be able to face the crisis. It will be game over soon. "Doctors and nurses...
Lebanese Pound

Hyperinflation could spark mass uprising in Lebanon

“I remember what happened in Argentina in 2011”, says Flora, an Argentinian citizen living in Beirut since 2013. “Now, my Lebanese friends...
lebanon agriculture

Agriculture in Lebanon: The glimmer of hope?

Lebanon should not avoid all the laws of gravity. As elsewhere in the world, agriculture should be the backbone for our country...
lebanon oil gas

Lebanon’s gas boom dead in the water?

Lebanon’s quest for gas and oil has so far yielded no meaningful results with the country’s first-ever offshore search for hydrocarbons throwing...
offshore oil lebanon

Lebanon: The next ‘oil-cursed’ country?

Late last month, a drillship anchored off Lebanon's coast started exploring for oil and gas raising hopes for a more prosperous economy,...
Lebanon Beirut protest Central Bank

Foreign support needed: Why always the same solution?

We have already been there. Several times. Asking for foreign support. Lebanese authorities are pretty desperate for solutions outside to support the...
beirut lebanon railway

Lebanon: Railway would boost economic growth

Lebanon's sick from its atmospheric pollution, sick from its overpopulated highways, sick from its lack of alternatives. Yet, the patient should get...
kaslik pollution EDL bytheeast

Every breath you (shouldn’t) take… when in Beirut

Dear tourists, welcome to Beirut. A (strange) smell is in the air, you should probably worry. And don't think the same air...