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Qatar, Doha, economic blockade, Saudi, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, economy, opportunity,

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...
natural gas, Lebanon, LNG,

Natural gas becomes priority for Lebanese power sector

Lebanon will make natural gas as the primary source of energy in its power sector, informed Cesar Abi Khalil, the Energy Minister...
jacques sarraf lebanon russia

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...

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”...
Iraq, crude oil exports, Iraqi, crude, oil, exports, Oil Minister, Thamer Ghadhban, output, southern, oilfields,

Iraq’s crude oil exports to jump in 2019

Crude oil exports from Iraq is set to jump om 2019, said the country’s Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban. He went on to...
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...
debt sustainability

Debt sustainability risks for emerging economies

Debt sustainability in emerging economies is becoming increasingly challenging said, Ambassador Salim Baddoura of Lebanon, president of the UNCTAD Trade and Development...

Environmental technology gains focus

Environmental technology has received shot in the arm following the signing of a $100 million financing deal between the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development...
foreign, funded, NGOs, Egypt, Egyptian, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, human rights, groups, organisations, organizations, non-governmental organizations, amending, amed, law, governing, regulating, civil society, charities, national security, harm, public order, public health, public morals, apolitical charities, taxes, subsidy cuts, significant role, providing, clothes, food, education, healthcare,

Foreign funded NGOs in Egypt feel brunt of law

Foreign funded NGOs in Egypt are having a hard time in the country following the review of a law by Egyptian President...
Lebanon, strategic, strategy, domestic, gas production, LNG, liquified natural gas, energy minister, Cesar Abi Khalil,

Lebanon’s domestic gas production policy

Domestic gas production in Lebanon is set boom with the country’s energy minister Cesar Abi Khalil saying Lebanon plans on starting new rounds of offshore...