ByTheEast Desk (Lebanon)

ByTheEast Desk (Lebanon)
49 ARTICLES 0 COMMENTS
ByTheEast editorial staff.
Yemen, beekeepers, war, Sidr honey,

Beekeepers of Yemen and their famous Sidr honey

Beekeepers in Yemen face twin risks: if they are not struck down from the air by air strikes, they have to carefully navigate the...

Economic difficulties puts Iranian President under pressure to perform

Facing increasing economic difficulties, Iran’s lawmakers have given President Hassan Rouhani one month to appear before the parliament in order to answer queries on...

Lebanese exports worth $10 billion lost due to Syrian war

Lebanon’s exports have diminished by $10 billion in the last five years due to the Syrian war, said Caretaker Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan. Hassan...
cube watermelons, Lebanon, agriculture,

A farmer in Lebanon moulds into shape cube watermelons

A farmer is growing cube watermelons in Lebanon. George Haddad grows watermelons in Jezzine of Lebanon which come in cubic shapes. In Haddad’s words: “There's...
syria women economy

Economic deal between Lebanon and Syria vital to their economies

In efforts aimed at making an economic deal with Syria, which could potentially also see an increase in the footprint of Lebanon’s exports, Raed...
fake news, internet, Egypt, law, bill, legislation,

Fake news legislation set to become law in Egypt

Fake news has become a growing menace. With the ever increasing reach of the internet, it is becoming increasingly easier for for those with...

Lebanon’s economy could add “one-billion-dollar” cannabis industry

Lebanon’s economy meets McKinsey’s vision as the latter listed out a range of recommendations that touches upon the creation of a wealth management and...
Lebanon, cedar forests, climate change,

Lebanon’s cedar forests threatened by climate change

Strolling in the cedar forests of Lebanon’s mountainous slopes is such a relief since it transports you away from the misery of everyday life....
electricity problem, Lebanon, Energy Ministers,

Lebanon’s chronic electricity problem remains unsolved since 1975

Since 2002, Lebanon’s energy ministers have struggled to find and have not come out with a working solution to the country’s chronic electricity problem....
Power barge, unable to dock, Jiyyeh

Inclement weather prevented power barge from docking into Jiyeh?

Following the inability of the power barge to dock in Lebanon’s southern coastal town of Jiyyeh on Monday, which caretaker Energy Minister Cesar Abi...