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Biden’s Euro trip. President Joe Biden has opened a big euro trip that includes a series of bilateral meetings on both sides of the G-20 summit in Rome, which took place last weekend. The US President and the First Lady kicked off the trip by meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican – a meeting that …

The UK leader said phasing out coal power was a key to reducing emissions and that G-20 leaders had not made a commitment as a group to stop using coal nationally . “What has to happen is that the countries that really depend on coal (,) … they’re going to need help, and they’re going …

I will focus on Syria in several articles, given the importance the country has had in international relations for centuries. Ten years ago, a civil war broke out in Syria. What is the particularity of this conflict? What is happening in the country now? How do Syrians live and what do they live? Is there …

Seasonally adjusted total non-farm employment remains 5.8% below February 2020 levels, down 2,530 jobs after heavy layoffs in spring 2020. Leisure and hospitality employment increased by 290 (9.0%) over the past year, but still down 890 jobs (-20.3%) from its pre-recession level in February 2020. Overall, the private sector shed 230 jobs during the month. …

When Najib Mikati became Prime Minister of Lebanon in September, he insisted in his first speech that re-establishing ties with the country’s allies in the Gulf was a priority for his government. Three months later, Lebanon faces a new diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia, the second in six months. Lebanese Information Minister George Kordahi said …

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati meets with Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al Rai at the Government Palace in Beirut on October 26, 2021. Mikati, during a phone call with Kordahi on Friday evening, asked him to put national interest first. and “make the right decision to repair Arab relations with Lebanon,” a statement from his …

BEIRUT (AP) – Kuwait followed Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in ordering the Lebanese charge d’affaires on Saturday to leave the emirate within two days following comments by a Lebanese minister regarding the war in Yemen. Kuwait also recalled its ambassador from Beirut. The move came as the Arab League chief worried about the deterioration of …

Under Secretary Victoria Nuland’s October 14 visit to Beirut only resulted in the latest largesse – $ 67 million – in a seemingly endless gravy train for the Lebanese state. Seemingly indifferent to snipers firing at Lebanese protesting the state’s investigation into the explosion in the port of Beirut a few blocks away, the Under-Secretary …

Biden presented himself to voters as a capable leader whose deep experience of Washington’s ways could bring about significant changes through legislation, a clear counterpoint to President Donald Trump’s brutal political approach. Instead, Biden didn’t have to negotiate with the Republicans, but with his fellow Democrats, and he still didn’t seem to be successful in …

A forex trader walks past screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the exchange rate between the US dollar and South Korean won in a foreign exchange trading room in Seoul, Korea South, Thursday, October 28, 2021 Asian stocks fell on Thursday after a retreat to Wall Street as banks and …

A forex trader walks past screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the exchange rate between the US dollar and South Korean won in a foreign exchange trading room in Seoul, Korea South, Thursday, October 28, 2021 Asian stocks fell on Thursday after a retreat to Wall Street as banks and …

Diab’s plan also included a forensic audit of the central bank, the Banque du Liban, which is responsible in particular for safeguarding the country’s monetary and economic stability. Riad Salameh, who has been the bank’s governor since 1993, is recognized worldwide, especially for his so-called financial engineering. It basically worked like this: Commercial banks would …

Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a fierce defender of Muslim causes, except when there …

Dr Rami Rayess, a well-known journalist and professor of politics, is knowledgeable about the complexity of Lebanese politics, which he openly shared with 961News in an interview. “The more we are divided as Lebanese, the more we should expect intervention from foreign powers,” he said of these political interventions in the country, which had been …

Lebanese fear their nation is close to demise Lebanese mark one year since nationwide protests began, Beirut, Lebanon, October 17, 2020 (Reuters) Belonging to a nation, or joining a homeland, may at first glance appear as a “natural” feeling. Yet the nation is anything but a mere idea. Certainly, an individual may have doubts about …

By Ramin Mazaheri (Ramin Mazaheri is the chief Paris correspondent for Press TV and has lived in France since 2009. He has been a journalist for a daily in the United States and has reported in Iran, Cuba, Egypt, Tunisia, South Korea and elsewhere. He is the author of “Socialism’s Ignored Success: Persian Islamic Socialism” …

A street is empty after taxis blocked the streets during a protest against rising oil prices in Beirut, Lebanon on Monday. Photo by Nabil Mounzer / EPA-EFE BEIRUT, Lebanon, October 26 (UPI) – A further surge in fuel prices – spurred by the central bank’s inability to provide hard currency for fuel imports, the national …

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey recently stoked hyperinflation fears emanating from the United States and then around the world. But Cathie Woods, founder, CEO and CIO of Ark Invest, has taken to Twitter to challenge her claims. “Hyperinflation will change everything. It’s happening, ”Dorsey tweeted on Oct. 23. “It will happen soon in the …

Mason may have seen more of these signs since the abortion ban on October 25.Photo: Claudio Schwarz, Unsplash If you want an abortion, you’ll have to get one somewhere other than Mason’s – even if there aren’t any abortion providers there, anyway. After attempting to ban abortion within city limits in previous council meetings, Mason’s …

Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a fierce defender of Muslim causes, except when there …

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting in Sochi, Russia, September 29, 2021. Sputnik / Vladimir Smirnov / Pool via REUTERS Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate, as the mullahs contemplate their next steps …

By Baria Alamuddin * Evidence of Lebanon’s impending collapse is mounting day by day: around 230,000 citizens have emigrated in the first four months of this year alone, a disproportionate number of them Christians. About 40 percent of Lebanese doctors and 30 percent of its nurses have left; with comparable levels among teachers, lawyers, entrepreneurs …

A security official stands outside the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia on Monday, October 25, 2021. Southeast Asian leaders meet are meeting this week for their annual summit where Myanmar’s top general, whose forces seized power in February and shattered one of Asia’s most phenomenal democratic transitions, has been expelled …

Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a staunch defender of Muslim causes, except when there …

Listen to this article on the app Listen to this article on the app United States General Colin Powell dies at 84 Four-star General Colin Powell, who was diagnosed with cancer, died on October 18 from covit disease. Born in Harlem to Jamaican parents in 1937 and served in the military for thirty-five years, he …

Off the Lebanese coast about 40 miles north of Beirut, a 340-foot battleship rises vertically, with its bow and about 100 feet of its length plunged into the mud. The seabed is 140 meters deep, but you can even scuba dive in the back if you are a technical diver. The ship is a bit …

The new Lebanese government aims to start full negotiations on a deal with the IMF by the end of this year or the beginning of next year, but does not expect the funds to be dispersed before the elections of March, a minister said on Friday.In an interview with Reuters, Economy Minister Amin Salam also …

Breadcrumb Links Chroniclers Off Lebanon, about 60 kilometers north of Beirut, a 104-meter battleship stands upright, its bow plunged 30 meters into the mud. The seabed is 140 meters deep, but technical divers can explore the stern. Author of the article: Gwynne Dyer • Special to Postmedia News Syrian refugee children walk near tents at …

FILE – In this May 4, 2021 photo, the Treasury Building is seen in Washington. The Treasury Department says the economic and financial sanctions the United States has used over the past two decades to fight global terrorism, nuclear proliferation, drug cartels and other threats must adapt to a rapidly changing financial world. The department …

“There are still limitations because some high value contracts, especially on the aircraft side … sellers,” Chandra said. Inflation driven by high crude oil prices is a temporary phenomenon and the economy is gradually opening up with the resumption of public and private investment, senior government officials said on Friday. The tourism and travel sector, …

Off the Lebanese coast, about 60 kilometers north of Beirut, a 104-meter (340-foot) battleship stands upright, with its bow and some 30 meters long immersed in the mud. The seabed is 140 meters deep, but you can even scuba dive in the back if you are a technical diver. The ship is a bit like …

The future of American engagement in the Middle East is at stake. Two decades of eternal war in Afghanistan and continued military engagement in Iraq and elsewhere in the region have sparked debate over what constitutes an American interest in the Middle East. China, and to a lesser extent Russia, feature prominently in the debate …

CLAREMONT – An 83-unit apartment complex under construction in the envelope of a historic mill overlooking the Sugar River is in the home stretch after a complicated financial package is put in place for the construction project of $ 11 million. Chinburg Properties, based in Newmarket, NH, which acquired the 62,000-square-foot Peterson Building for $ …

He was only one year old when his panicked father came to pick him up and they fled with his mother the gunfire that shook their neighborhood. It was the day the civil war in Lebanon started 46 years ago. His family’s building in Beirut was on the front line. Now 47, Bahij Dana did …

Lebanon’s descent into social anarchy, economic despair and sectarian conflict has been abrupt Image Credit: Gulf News Sectarianism may remain the comfort zone of Lebanon’s ruling elite, but if left unchecked, it will become a big problem. In his iconic poem, Pity the Nation, both a sardonic and frightening accusation of the turbulent politics in …

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – OCTOBER 19: Bilal Maarbani of Lebanon celebrates victory in round 2 … [+] Rugby Union World Cup match between Lebanon and England at Bankwest Stadium on October 19, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brett Hemmings / Getty Images) Getty Images The week of the Grand Final is an emotionally draining time …

Carlos Ghosn is in a much nicer prison today. The former head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and now wanted fugitive fled the Japanese justice system for the safety of Lebanon in a dramatic escape turned to films. He has left a prison system condemned internationally for human rights violations and will not return to Japan; …

Two years ago, on October 17, 2019, the people took to the streets of Lebanon with an unprecedented sense of unity, calling for the downfall of the entire political and economic power structure that has governed the country since the end of the armed conflict. in 1990. The trigger for this collective mobilization was the …

A polling company released the results of a poll on Iranians’ views on the economy, the United States and more on Monday. The Toronto-based IranPoll survey conducted the survey with the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland. Data was collected between August 30 and September 9. The poll, which was …

A woman holds a photo of Sadr movement leader Moqtada al-Sadr as her supporters celebrate the announcement of the preliminary results of the Iraqi parliamentary elections in Baghdad, Iraq on October 11, 2021. REUTERS / Thaier Al-Sudani The future of American engagement in the Middle East is at stake. Two decades of war in Afghanistan …

Hundreds of social workers across the state will be able to telecommute about 70 percent of the time until the end of December under a decision from the labor facilitator released on Friday. The binding ruling resolves five months of tension between Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration and the state government’s largest union, Council 4 of …

Since the withdrawal of the Americans from Afghanistan, it has become clear that everyone is holding their breath. This is exactly what Recep Tayyip Erdogan is doing these days. Ten years have passed since his war against Syria; however, he has so far failed to achieve any fulfillment towards his 2023 dreams. In fact, Erdogan …

The forum, which took place on the sidelines of an official visit by a Lebanese trade delegation to Oman, began with a speech by Ing. Redha Juma Al Saleh, President of OCCI Photo: ONA Muscat: The Omani-Lebanese Business Forum, organized on Sunday by the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI), explored the opportunities available …

BEIRUT – The most powerful men in Lebanese politics have been in command for decades, some since the early 1970s. They have survived civil war, assassinations, uprisings and other unrest, hanging on in power for decades in a turbulent and ruthless region. Now they are in a desperate struggle to cling to positions and wealth …

Saturday. Colombian President Iván Duque hailed Saab’s extradition, calling it “a triumph in the fight against drug trafficking, money laundering and corruption carried out by the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro”. However, the Biden administration downplayed the importance of Saab’s problems, saying he can defend himself in US courts and that his case should not affect …

A senior Iranian official said the country is seeking to remove existing obstacles to Iran’s private sector presence in Lebanon. “No government had been in place in Lebanon for about 13 months. In addition, the issue of the coronavirus pandemic, US sanctions and banking relations issues as well as the Beirut port explosion last year …

The European Parliament has promised targeted sanctions against Lebanese politicians if they destabilize the recently formed government in the country. This is an extension of the politics the European Parliament used to coerce Beirut’s political elite to come together to finally form a government on September 10 after a year of bickering, delays and mutual …

A lone shopper pushes a cart past a display for Christmas sales at a Costco warehouse late Thursday, September 23, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colorado. Companies that typically hire thousands of seasonal workers are heading for the holidays during one of the toughest jobs markets in decades, making it unlikely that they will find all …

Two separate developments involving improved relations between Sunni and Shia Muslims and women’s sports rights demonstrate major changes in the way the rivalry for leadership of the Muslim world and the competition to define Islam in the 21st century is playing out in a world in which the states of the Middle East can no …

By Zeina Karam and Sarah el Deeb | Associated press BEIRUT – Heavy gunfire erupted in Beirut on Thursday during a protest organized by the Hezbollah group against the judge leading the investigation into last year’s explosion in the city’s port. At least six people have been killed and dozens injured in the most violent …

FILE – A delivery man leaves a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in downtown Seattle by bike on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Domino’s Pizza says shortages of cooks, drivers and other staff are slowing sales at its U.S. stores. The world’s largest pizza chain said Thursday, October 14, 2021 that its same-store sales __ or sales in …

Bloodshed in Beirut reminds Christians in the region have been betrayed Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern times of Tokyo Lebanon is the only country in the Middle East to have a significant Christian population, although Coptic Christians are more numerous in Egypt. However, regional nations and ethnic groups have used Lebanon for their …

The Mayor of Lebanon, Matt Gentry, has scheduled a press conference this morning to announce a new development planned for the site of the former Holiday Inn on the Ind. 39 and Interstate 65, across from the Flying J. The announcement is expected to begin at 10:30 a.m. The ad is billed as “Mayor Gentry …

“Whoever doesn’t like it can leave,” Lebanese President Michel Aoun told television of the Lebanese Revolution in 2019, illustrating the ruling class’s indifference and attachment to power when the Lebanese population descended. in the street to demand political change. . This week marks the second anniversary of the Lebanese Revolution, known locally as Thawra, a …

FILE – In this file photo from Monday, June 14, 2021, people sit at outdoor tables at a restaurant in Soho, London. The UK economy is no longer the worst performing Group of Seven economy after second quarter growth was revised up to reflect a larger than expected increase in consumer spending following the lifting …

Lebanon’s fuel crisis has worsened over the past week as the country experienced a 24-hour blackout over the weekend, after years of instability in the energy sector . Lebanon’s population of 6 million has faced a 24-hour blackout from Saturday as two of the country’s main power plants, Deir Ammar and Zahrani, run out of …

In the midst of a pandemic that has torn the world off its axis, Lebanon’s precipitous decline has not received the attention it deserves given the country’s strategic importance. Bordering Syria to the north and east, and Israel to the south, Lebanon occupies a critical space in the eastern Mediterranean. Its collapse could spread to …

Sayyed Muqtada al-Sadr, the fiery Iraqi cleric, said Israel is the party behind the obstruction of political reforms in his country. Of course, there are those in Iraq who are tempted to believe this. Just as some Syrians are tempted to believe that Israel is the one preventing Bashar al-Assad’s regime from opting for democracy, …

By Laila Bassam and Maha El Dahan BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called for the replacement of the lead investigator in the deadly Beirut port explosion, saying he was biased and politicized, in his harshest criticism of the manager since his appointment. “The targeting is clear, you choose certain …

Beirut, Lebanon – Mohammad was sitting in the smallest grocery store where he worked and flipping through the pages of a notebook, filled with a long list of customers indebted to the store. “More and more people are having money problems and are asking us to let them pay later,” the 30-year-old Syrian refugee from …

Jordan’s King Abdullah II replaced nine cabinet ministers with 31 members on Monday, the fourth government reshuffle appointed a year ago. The king did not change any of the government’s main portfolios regarding security, foreign policy and finance, but changed the Minister of Energy and brought in a new government spokesperson, who has the rank …

Iraq announced on Monday that it had detained a top ISIS leader and a longtime al-Qaeda member in a cross-border operation. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi tweeted the news, identifying the man as Sami Jasim, who oversees the financial operations of the Islamic State group and was deputy head of ISIS under the late Abu …

from Lebanon electricity failed over the weekend, plunging the country into new difficulties in addition to Economic collapse, political corruption, and a deadly explosion at a port in Beirut last year. Although the limited power was restored Sunday after about 24 hours of blackouts, the collapse of the public electricity grid on Saturday is just …

The main power companies in Beirut-Lebanon state supplied the country’s electricity grid for about two hours, residents told CNN on Sunday. Lebanese Energy Minister Walid Fayad told CNN Arabic on Saturday reports of a total power outage in the country were “exaggerated” and “the situation is no worse than before. “. The Lebanese state-owned company …

The lights returned to Lebanon after the public electricity supplier restarted its factories on Sunday using 6,000 kiloliters of diesel donated by the military after a day of blackout, a senior official at Electricité du Liban said. The National. EdL warned on Saturday that the country had run out of state-supplied electricity after running out …

Two separate developments involving improved relations between Sunni and Shia Muslims and women’s sports rights demonstrate major changes in the way the rivalry for leadership of the Muslim world and the competition to define Islam in the 21st century is playing out in a world in which the states of the Middle East can no …

Deir Ammar and Zahrani power plants stop functioning due to diesel failure, causing sporadic protests. Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon’s two main power plants, hit by the crisis, broke down, cutting off all state electricity in the country. The shutdown on Saturday of the Deir Ammar and Zahrani plants, which have generated very little electricity in …

Earlier this year, Elena Eassey was forced to drop out of college halfway through, pack her bags and start a new life in a country she had never been to: Australia. Key points: An explosion at the port of Beirut in August last year accelerated Lebanon’s economic free fall The country’s economic crisis has triggered …

October 9, 2021 WASHINGTON DC FOR GOOD REASON, countries avoid defaulting on their sovereign debts if they can. Argentina, Greece and Lebanon can all testify to the pain of this experience. America, however, is exceptional. Every few years, it ends up precariously close to partial default, only to give way just before taking all the …

Soldiers, prisoners and internally displaced people voted on Friday in special early polls in Iraq as the country prepared for Sunday’s general election where turnout will show how much confidence voters have in a still young democratic system. Many Iraqis say they won’t vote, after seeing established parties they don’t trust sweep through successive elections …

(MENAFN- The Conversation) Few Lebanese will be surprised that the latest leak of offshore financial documents alleges Lebanese figures, including the current Prime Minister, have used offshore tax havens (although Najib Mikati, a businessman who held the top post in July, denied). The fact that the so-called Pandora Papers rank Lebanon among the world’s most …

Few Lebanese will be surprised that the latest leak of offshore financial documents alleges that senior Lebanese officials, including the current prime minister, have used offshore tax havens (although Najib Mikati, a businessman who took the job on highest in July, denied). The fact that the so-called Pandora Papers rank Lebanon among the world’s most …

The International Monetary Fund omitted vital information from a 2016 report that sounded the alarm on the state of Lebanon’s financial system, Swiss publication The weather reported Thursday. The final version of the report, which was published in 2017, was shortened by 14 pages at the request of the country’s central bank to omit data …

A man wearing a protective mask stands in front of an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 in Tokyo. Asian stocks slid in cautious trading on Wednesday, ignoring a rally on Wall Street, with Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index retreating after an open higher. A man …

BEIRUT – A mine of leaked documents confirmed that for years Lebanese politicians and bankers have stored wealth in offshore tax havens and used it to buy expensive properties – an infuriating revelation for masses of newly impoverished Lebanese caught in the dark. one of the world’s worst economic crises in decades. . Some of …

Syria’s electricity minister said his government has started repairing a power line to Jordan as the kingdom takes political and economic steps to welcome President Bashar Al Assad. Jordan has sought to strengthen its regional role since a US administration seen as friendlier to the kingdom replaced Donald Trump in January. Amman has made the …

A Palestinian student born and raised in a refugee camp in Lebanon was selected among the top 50 finalists for the Chegg Global Student Prize 2021. More than 3,500 applicants from 94 countries around the world were nominated for their real impact on learning, the lives of their peers and the society around them. Aya …

ZACK DEMARS The Bulletin While half of Oregonians say the state is heading in the wrong direction, opinions about the state’s economy have improved in recent months. These are two of the main lessons from the Oregon Values ​​and Beliefs Center, which surveyed more than 1,100 residents in areas and demographics across the state over …

Lebanon tops the list of offshore companies named in the Pandora Papers, a revelation that many people have found to be unsurprising. Prime Minister Najib Mikati has denied any wrongdoing regarding his appointment in the Pandora Papers [Getty] Lebanese political and business leaders have the most offshore accounts revealed in the Pandora Papers, a mine …

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Capitol Hill in Washington. Yellen said on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 that October 18 remains the date on which it is likely to run out of resources to avoid an unprecedented default on the country’s debt without congressional …

It was a sweet, sweet August evening. I had just finished a workshop for Lebanese journalists on the rise of hate speech in the Lebanese media and I was having a summer drink with three friends at the Commodore Hotel in Hamra, in the heart of the Lebanese capital. At around 6pm, we received a …

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a press conference at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan on Monday October 4, 2021. On Tuesday October 5, 2021, the new Japanese Prime Minister Kishida held his Japan’s first talks as a leader with US President Joe Biden confirmed his intention to strengthen his security …

The Associated Press undefinedA global investigation has revealed how the rich and powerful have hidden their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront properties, yachts and other assets over the past quarter century. Collectively, these assets are worth billions of dollars.The investigation, dubbed the Pandora Papers, was published Sunday evening and involved 600 journalists from 150 media …

Understanding the link between crime and terrorism of ideologically motivated terrorist organizations TO SHARE By Brett Bolog Terrorist organizations, driven by politico-ideological motives, need economic resources to finance their operations and expand their influence. These groups often resort to criminal activities, which undermine political stability and bankrupt legitimate businesses while increasing their sphere of control. …

Lebanese politicians turned out to have the most offshore companies in the world, followed only by the UK and Iraq. After millions of confidential files leaked, the International Investigative Journalism Consortium (ICIJ) published a groundbreaking investigation called the Pandora Papers yesterday, revealing the vast network of politicians and elites who have hidden wealth in offshore …

BEIRUT, October 4 (Reuters) – After spending three decades building a real estate business he inherited from his father, Ralph Khoury now finds himself packing his bags an hour from Beirut to start a new life in a country he does not know. not expecting to visit: Georgia. “If there was a reason to hope …

Thousands of people gathered over the weekend to protest the move, including from the Islamist Ennahdha party, which has been sidelined by the president’s actions. Human rights defenders and civil society organizations have openly condemned his actions, calling them a threat to Tunisia’s democratic transition. Tunisian state agency TAP reported on Sunday that a lawmaker …

The US State Department’s senior adviser on energy security, Amos Hochstein, will be the US mediator between Israel and Lebanon in their border dispute, a State Department spokesman confirmed on Saturday night. “We can confirm that Amos Hochstein will resume his role as US mediator for the talks on the Israeli-Lebanese maritime border, which he …

Cancer of corruption destroys the soul of Lebanon After the Beirut port explosion last year, the prospect of a failed investigation – let alone two – into the blame for this monstrous explosion would have sparked global disbelief. More than 200 people died when hundreds of tons of dangerously stored ammonium nitrate fertilizer caught fire …

In recent weeks, Kerala has seen the spectacle of sections of the clergy and politicians making unfounded allegations that non-Muslim youth are the targets of “love jihad” and “drug jihad”. The language used was clearly aimed at driving a sectarian wedge into a state that boasts centuries of communal harmony. It is commendable that Chief …

BEIJING (AP) – A former Chinese justice minister has become the target of President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign. Fu Zhenghua, who was also a former deputy minister of public security, is under investigation for serious violations of party discipline and the law, the Central Party Discipline Control Commission said on Saturday. communist in power. He …

Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon, Dr Yasser Elwi (right) and George Kerdahy, Lebanese Minister of Information CAIRO – October 2, 2021: Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon Dr Yasser Elwi met a number of Lebanese government officials on Saturday to discuss ways to support and develop bilateral economic relations between Egypt and Lebanon. The meeting was attended by …

Marc Ylen MEDIA FROM THE MIDDLE VALLEY Researchers at Oregon State University have found that the total value of Oregon’s agriculture, fiber and food industry exceeds $ 42 billion. They also found that more than 2,000 farms have been established in Oregon in recent years. Researchers from the College of Agricultural Sciences and the OSU …

The European Union negotiated a deal in April to ease a political crisis between the ruling Georgian Dream party and opposition groups, including the Saakashvili United National Movement, the country’s second largest political force. The agreement stipulated that early parliamentary elections should be called in 2022 if Georgian Dream obtains less than 43% of all …

Transport Minister Ali Hamie met with the President of the French Embassy’s Economy Department, François De Ricoflis, to discuss transport in Lebanon. During the meeting, Ali Hamie reiterated his request for the French Ambassador to provide buses for the Lebanese government as a grant to Lebanon. He stressed the importance of the transport sector as …

Rising costs have raised concerns among Americans about their financial future and reduced their confidence in the economy, according to the University of Michigan’s monthly consumer confidence survey, released Friday. The survey found consumers were slightly more optimistic about the economy in September compared to the previous month, but far less than in April, when …

Sun Lijun, then Deputy Minister of Public Security, attends a meeting in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province on April 7, 2020. The ruling Communist Party of China expelled Sun amid a series of corruption charges on abandoning his post amid the COVID-19 epidemic. Sun Lijun, then Deputy Minister of Public Security, attends a meeting in …

By Frank Kane The UAE will take center stage on the world stage for the next six months – the length of Expo 2020 Dubai, the extravagance of business, technology, connectivity and pure showbiz finally kicking off at a sumptuous opening ceremony Thursday. There is no doubt that the exhibition will raise the profile of …