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ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY

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Nuclear reactors: Saudi Arabia thinking out loud

Nuclear power stations could power much of Saudi Arabia’s electrical requirements, with U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry stating the United States is working closely with the kingdom to build nuclear power reactors in 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 bad ranking? Weber: In the 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Index published by...

Turkey: 104 ‘plotters’ sentenced to life

A Turkish court handed life sentences to 104 suspects over their involvement in the July 2016 attempted coup, according to state media. The former military personnel were given "aggravated life sentences" by a court in...

French diplomacy saves Lebanon from engaging in a war, claimed President Macron

According to Reuters’ reports, the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, sees his country as the problem solver of Lebanese “political crisis”, whereby referring to last year’s situation. In a public statement, President Macron also...
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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 related investments, said Mansour Ibrahim al-Mahmoud, its CEO, on the...
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Guilherme Casarões on Brazil: “Trade relationships with the Middle East are not easy”

ByTheEast: Brazil was a net importer of agricultural products in the 1970s. It now ranks among the world’s five largest agricultural producers and exporters. Can it overtake the others? Guilherme Casarões: Brazil has come a...
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Syrian markets, an opportunity for Lebanese construction material sector

Lebanese construction material sector is facing 40% reduction in demand for their product. The said sector is going through a struggle, said the exhibitors of “Project Lebanon 2018”, which ended on Friday. Rousse Trading is...

Lebanese banking sector records ‘$4.7 billion’ growth

The “Lebanon Weekly Monitor” of Bank Audi reported that the Lebanese banking sector witnessed a rise in the assets and deposits made by customers in the six half of 2018 in comparison to its...
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Wind farming to power bitcoin mining center in Morocco

Wind farming is set to contribute 900-megawatt to Morocco’s energy grid. Soluna, a blockchain company plans on building a 900MW wind farm in order to power a computing center in Dakhla, said John Belizaire, Soluna...
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Economic cooperation boosts Lebanon-Saudi ties

Economic cooperation between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia are set to take-off. More than twenty agreements are set to be signed by both companies following the formation of a new government, said Walid Al-Bukhari, charge...