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Thursday, November 15, 2018
Lebanon, strategic, strategy, domestic, gas production, LNG, liquified natural gas, energy minister, Cesar Abi Khalil,

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...
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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...
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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...
Nucleus Lebanon

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...
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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...
Wind farms, alternative power sources, green energy,

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...
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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,...
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Norway continues Lebanese development program

The Oil for Development program signed by Lebanon and Norway for another three years, will significantly aid the country’s civil society towards a transparent...
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Ignacio De La Torre on microfinance: “It is profitable and sustainable”

ByTheEast: As the founder of Financieros sin Fronteras, you have a wide angle about how foreign countries run their monetary system, about microfinance. How...
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World Bank grants ‘$400 million’ to Lebanon

World Bank has granted “$400 million” and “soft loans to Lebanon in order to support the latter in the creation of “thousands of jobs”....