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Egypt’s non-oil private sector dips lower

Non-oil private sector activity in Egypt has dipped modestly in October 2018 and have touched their lowest levels, showed a survey.
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Jacques Sarraf on Lebanon-Russia: “We need to establish strategic relations”

ByTheEast: How old are the bounds between Lebanon and Russia?  Jacques Sarraf: The first contact between Russia and the Lebanese population dates back to the...

Generator mafias competition leads to gunshot in Lebanon

The generator mafias in Lebanon profit from the gap that exists in the country’s power supply. Learn more about the issue in our previous...
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Saudi bankruptcy law lays foundation for Vision 2030

Saudi Arabia’s comprehensive bankruptcy law has gone into effect last month, with economists saying the move will significantly impact long term economic growth in...

EBRD to invest ‘$200 million by next year’ in Lebanon

Alain Pilloux is the vice president for banking at EBRD, or the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, whereby Pilloux revealed that the bank...

Power barge traps Lebanese in pollution and electricity dilemma

It is only in the last month that Kesrouan (north of Beirut) started having access to electricity all round the clock ever since Lebanon...
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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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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...

Industrial exports jumps to 6.6% to $1.79 billion

Industrial exports to the United States have touched $1.79 billion in the first five months of 2018, reads a report from Lebanon’s Government. According to...

Generator mafias profit from Lebanese power supply gap

In an attempt to bridge the power supply gap in Lebanon, people who owned private generators in Lebanon have been collecting “extortionate prices” from...