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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. Earlier this week, Nadim Munla, a senior...
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Jacques Sarraf on Lebanon-Russia: “We need to establish strategic relations”

ByTheEast: How old are the bounds between Lebanon and Russia?  Jacques Sarraf: The first contact between Russia and the Lebanese population dates back to the reign of Tsar Ivan IV, who decided to support the...

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 (EBRD) with Lebanon's Bank Audi. The development marks the second such investment...
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Foreign funded NGOs in Egypt feel brunt of law

Foreign funded NGOs in Egypt are having a hard time in the country following the review of a law by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that has since long been criticized by...
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Lebanon’s domestic gas production policy

Domestic gas production in Lebanon is set boom with the country’s energy minister Cesar Abi Khalil saying Lebanon plans on starting new rounds of offshore explorations to develop domestic gas in 2019. In fact, Lebanon aims...
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Tatiana Weber on Egypt: “Education is the top priority”

ByTheEast: According to a report published by the World Economic Forum, Egypt’s economy ranks 11th in the Middle East. How can you explain this bad ranking? Weber: In the 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Index published by...
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The Nucleus to boost Lebanese tech start-ups sector

The UK Lebanon Tech Hub aims to fuel further growth in “Lebanon’s ecosystem”, whereby it has come out with The Nucleus. The Nucleus is “a venture building programme” which has been created with the purpose...
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Abu Dhabi deserts to turn into arable land

It is difficult to establish greenery in Abu Dhabi, while commercial agricultural forms have been sought as a coveted measure to keep up with the modern era ever since the 1950s. However, the results...
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Lebanon adds wind farms to its basket of renewable energy sources

Wind farms have now been added to Lebanon’s basket of renewable energy sources. Earlier this week, Cesar Abi Khalil, Lebanon’s caretaker Energy Minister disclosed in the presence of FPM MP Hikmat Dib and director...
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Creative Lebanon Center promotes cultural heritage of Lebanon

The Creative Lebanon Center was launched in a joint venture. The event was organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, in short UNIDO, wherein the Ministry of Industry also participated while the H.E...