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Financial assistance used as negotiation tool in Palestine

U.S. assistance of $25 million to 6 hospitals which were primarily serving Palestinians in Jerusalem has been cut, confirmed an official from the U.S. State Department. The move follows a review of U.S. aid to...

Lebanese banks playing pivotal role for economic stability

Lebanese banks are doing all that they can to pump in more dollars to the economy. In a move in that direction, customers willing to exchange hard currency into long term deposits for the...
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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, an Ethiopian ship docked in an Eritrean port on Wednesday....
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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...
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Phosphate exports, a lifeline for the Syrian Regime

Phosphate imports by Greece from Syria could act as a lifeline to Syria. The country currently faces stringent international sanctions and is unable to fully benefit from its crude reserves. By importing the mineral,...

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...

Lebanese businessmen to invest Armenia’s economy

Lebanese businessmen are showing increased signs of interest in investing Armenia’s construction, agriculture and energy sectors. Building on the previous visit by Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun to Armenia in February 2018 and Armenia’s Prime Minister...
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Cooperation with Iran will continue: China

Cooperation and relations with Iran will continue, said China’s state news agency Xinhua citing a statement from Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi. The stance is diametrically opposite to the Trump Administration’s diplomatic approach with Iran,...
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Rebuild Syria efforts garner $300 million

In order to rebuild Syria, U.S. President Donald Trump has demanded that allies contribute to the cost of the war effort, including stabilizing and rebuilding parts of Syria that have been retaken from the...
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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...