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Are heavy rains the sole problem in Lebanon?

Heavy rains and flooded highways are definitely not the sole problems in our beloved Lebanon. In order to deal with its economic...
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Growth rebound of 2% reported in MENA

The oil price hike is mostly behind the modest growth rebound which has proven to be beneficial to the local exporters of...
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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...
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Tom Butler on mining sector: “We are expected to do good not just do well”

ICMM focuses on mining companies’ values, such as sustainable development and CSR (Corporate social responsibility). How can you help them to...
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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...
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Trade deficit fissure in Lebanon widens by 5%

Bad news, again and again. Lebanon is facing a trade deficit whereby the fissure seems to have widened by 5% which amounts...
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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.
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Lebanese citizens volunteer for streets and beaches cleanup

Celebrating the World Cleanup Day, the people of Lebanon from all over the country gathered for beach and road cleanup.
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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...
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Natural gas becomes priority for Lebanese power sector

Lebanon will make natural gas as the primary source of energy in its power sector, informed Cesar Abi Khalil, the Energy Minister...