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Roland Riachi on water resources: “2018 is definitely a year of crisis”

ByTheEast: What’s so specific about water in Lebanon? Riachi: What’s really fascinating about water is that water is everywhere. In every fields in our societies:...
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Growing support for fintech industry in Lebanon

In a development that underscores a continued interest in the fintech industry among regional investors, Berytech, a Lebanese business development organization, made an equity...
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Fertilizers in Kenya: crisis near a solution

Everyone can now take a deep breath. The Moroccan firm OCP’s Kenyan subsidiary ‬was caught between fires for the past two months. As Kenyan...
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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...
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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...

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...
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Lebanese cultural heritage is revived through archaeological museums

Lebanon represented the Arab world’s cultural hub, through its various “annual arts festivals and vibrant gallery scene”. However, in recent times, due to the...
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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...

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...
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The UAE ecotourism to highlight the region’s natural wonders

The UAE ecotourism drive attempts to underscore the region’s “tourism potential” in its ‘natural wonders’. The “Ministry of Climate Change and Environment”, in short...