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Friday, January 18, 2019

Lebanese kabis contains carcinogenic substance

In November 2018, the Consumer Protection Directorate of Lebanon has issued a warning informing about the presence of a “carcinogenic substance”...
Kenya, Rainfalls, Rainwater Harvesting

Kenya needs to improve its rainwater harvesting systems

This year Kenya has witnessed “torrential rainfall”, writes the Theme Leader of Water Management at World Agroforestry Centre, Maibo Malesu. However, at the wake...
Guilherme Casarões

Guilherme Casarões on Brazil: “The trade relationships with the Middle East are not easy”

ByTheEast: Brazil was a net importer of agricultural products in the 1970s. It now ranks among the world’s five largest agricultural producers and exporters....

Economic ties between Turkey-Germany reset

Economic ties between Turkey and German could potentially see an upswing. On the eve of talks between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President...
tatiana weber world bank

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...

Contraband starving Lebanon of much needed revenue

Contraband is increasingly depriving Syria of much needed revenues. The illicit trade of contraband, which includes tobacco, cigarettes and pharmaceuticals, through Syria’s porous borders...
Lebanese healthcare, start-ups

Lebanese healthcare entrepreneurs lack resources and skills

Lebanese healthcare quality does top the list when it comes to the Arab world, as Lebanon is into “testing new medical technologies”. Given the...

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...
education, children, Syria, Syrian, Lebanon, funding, UN, UNICEF,

Education and funding required for Syria’s children

Education has emerged as a focus point in Syria. With the fears of war largely receding from what was once the world’s biggest battle...
assistance, financial, Palestinians, Jerusalem, peace, tool, negotiations, forced,

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....