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Sunday, June 16, 2019

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Waste management plant in Lebanon recovers resources to create jobs

Waste management plant in Lebanon receives officials at its site. An official delegation of Lebanon visited a “waste sorting plant” which is located in the southern Lebanon. During the visit, the authorities proposed a...
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Uber’s East Africa expansion strategy

East Africa has been placed on Uber roadmap. It’s rich economy per capita is drawing Uber to invest in the country. As a result, the ride services firm is considering expanding into two East...
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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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Cattle exports from Normandy to Iran comes to a grind

The export of cattle from Normandy to Iran has come to a standstill thanks to U.S. sanctions on Iran. According to a Senator from France, Washington’s economic policy is taking a toll on its...

Lebanese mountains are threatened by excessive quarrying

Gilgamesh’s Babylonian epic located in the Lebanese mountains recounts that a Sumerian King travelled to Mount Lebanon, wherein he cuts down the famous cedar trees and also beheads Humbaba, the demigod who guarded the...

Green transport shift in Lebanon has become a necessity

There is a global movement towards green transport sector which focuses particularly on reducing the “privately-owned vehicles” impact on the environment. According to the prediction of the analysts the “internal combustion engine” age is...
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Beekeepers of Yemen and their famous Sidr honey

Beekeepers in Yemen face twin risks: if they are not struck down from the air by air strikes, they have to carefully navigate the ground as they traverse through the country’s valleys crisscrossing mine...
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Depreciation of the Rial will be eased: Iran’s central bank

The Iranian Rial has halved its value since April 2018. In a bid to place a plank under its bottom especially since U.S. sanctions are likely to be imposed sometime this week, Iranian state...

Lebanese exports worth $10 billion lost due to Syrian war

Lebanon’s exports have diminished by $10 billion in the last five years due to the Syrian war, said Caretaker Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan. Hassan made these comments in an event held in Baalbeck last...
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A farmer in Lebanon moulds into shape cube watermelons

A farmer is growing cube watermelons in Lebanon. George Haddad grows watermelons in Jezzine of Lebanon which come in cubic shapes. In Haddad’s words: “There's a Lebanese saying: you can't carry more than two watermelons...