ByTheEast Desk (Lebanon)

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Gaza: Morocco aid coming through Egypt and Jordan

Last month was the Palestine month in Morocco. Thousands rally on the Nakba Day in Casablanca on May 14, huge demonstrations took place to...

Restoring Nile’s breath, the impossible task?

Have you ever been to Asyut, Beni Suef, Cairo at at the end of the Nile delta? Garbages, plastic wastes, bad smell, everywhere. The...

Dubai School Health Policy to inculcate healthy habits in students

In the effort to cultivate a “safe and healthy environment” for students, the DHA or “Dubai Health Authority” launched the “School Health Policy”, which...

Saudi Arabia’s threat a violation of Gulf cooperation charter and international law: Qatar

Responding to Saudi Arabia’s military threats, Qatar's foreign minister, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, warned the move is in violation of the Gulf cooperation...

Jordan: King Abdullah faces grumbling protesters

The Kingdom of Jordan economy suffocates. Last Wednesday, the government proposed a new law aiming at increasing taxes on employees (+5%) and on companies...

Europe bets on Sisi’s Egypt

Egypt wins it all: almost $13 billion for modernizing Egyptian institutions. “The richness of cooperation is evident in the figure of the total EU...
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Syrian refugees must voluntarily return

Lebanon is collaborating with Damascus in order to ensure the safe return of its citizens, who have ended up as refugees, in Lebanon. Lebanese President...

Bahrain’s state finances need reforms: IMF

Following yearly consultations with the government of Bahrain, a senior official from the International Monetary Fund disclosed, it is very important for the state...

Switzland’s BCP halts business transactions with Iran

On Tuesday, Swiss lender Banque de Commerce et de Placements (BCP), stated it has stopped processing all new business transactions that deal with Iran...