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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Georges Saad (Lebanon)

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Journalist. Specialities: Sustainability, local development, energy policies.
egypt solar plant

Egypt: Cement giant sets up solar plant

SolarizEgypt has signed an agreement with Arabian Cement Company, one of Egypt’s leading cement producer, for setting up a solar photovoltaic (PV)...
Lebanon debt sustainability

Lebanon’s elephant in the room: its debt sustainability

Debt sustainability has become a focal point for Lebanon’s economy following comments made by its finance minister vis-a-vis its public debt. Beirut’s dollar dominated sovereign...
Lebanese offshore reserves

Hydrocarbon exploration could start in early 2019

Hydrocarbon exploration is taking a lead towards developing Lebanon’s economy. The Ministry of Energy & Water along with the Lebanese Petroleum Administration...
Syria’s constitution, Syria, Syrian, constitution, United Nations, UN, Turkey, Iran, Russia, commitee, writing, government, peace process,

Syria’s new constitution could dawn in 2019

Syria’s constitution got a shot in the arm when the United Nations along with Turkey, Iran and Russia voiced hope that the...
Qatar Investment Authority

Qatar Investment Authority accelerates investments in tech

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has accelerated its investments in technology while keeping the door wide open for strategic partnerships in tech...
Saad al-Harari, investment plans, revive, economy, Lebanon, Lebanese, peacetime, development,

Hariri’s investment plans key to economic growth

Investment plans disclosed by Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri’s aide underscores Lebanon’s plan to channel resources into its economy and peacetime development.
Qatar, Doha, economic blockade, Saudi, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, economy, opportunity,

Qatar: Economic blockade turned into opportunity

Stifling economic blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia and Egypt on Qatar will continue to remain in place until further notice with neither...
Iraq, crude oil exports, Iraqi, crude, oil, exports, Oil Minister, Thamer Ghadhban, output, southern, oilfields,

Iraq’s crude oil exports to jump in 2019

Crude oil exports from Iraq is set to jump om 2019, said the country’s Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban. He went on to...
debt sustainability

Debt sustainability risks for emerging economies

Debt sustainability in emerging economies is becoming increasingly challenging said, Ambassador Salim Baddoura of Lebanon, president of the UNCTAD Trade and Development...

Environmental technology gains focus

Environmental technology has received shot in the arm following the signing of a $100 million financing deal between the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development...