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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...

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...
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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...
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Diplomatic ties strengthens between Ethiopia and Eritrea

Diplomatic ties between Ethiopia and Eritrea have resulted in boosting of economic ties between the two former foes. For the first time in two decades,...
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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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Economic deal between Lebanon and Syria vital to their economies

In efforts aimed at making an economic deal with Syria, which could potentially also see an increase in the footprint of Lebanon’s exports, Raed...
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President Kiir Negotiates With Machar

On Wednesday 20, 2018, the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, departed from his country’s capital, reports Reuters. The president is on his way...
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Strait of Hormuz – its strategic importance for sea-borne oil

The Strait of Hormuz, a strategic artery which links producers of crude oil from the Middle East to markets in the Asia Pacific region,...
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MESA can co-exist with Qatar dispute

MESA (Middle East Strategic Alliance) was created to serve as a bulwark against extremism and Iran. But with Saudi Arabia, the Emirates, Bahrain and...

Oil sales will continue: Hassan Rouhani

Oil sales will continue and Iran will break U.S. imposed sanctions, said a defiant Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after the United States reimposed sanctions on...