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Attachments “Introduction” Background Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE) is a program designed to support the transition of men and women in rural or semi-urban areas to decent work using a community-based approach to income generation and skills development. skills. By linking employment and income generation opportunities to training and post-training support, with the engagement …

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER – AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday sought to reassure the public that the Fed will raise interest rates high enough and fast enough to stifle inflation, without tightening credit at the strangle point the economy and cause a recession. Testifying before the Senate Banking …

Lebanon’s central bank governor Riad Salameh said the country’s foreign exchange reserves fell by $2.2 billion in 2022. As his comments aired on television, police raided his home in as part of an investigation into allegations of corruption. Riad Salameh is under investigation for financial misconduct and corruption [Getty] Lebanon’s central bank governor Riad Salameh …

Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh speaks during a news conference at the Central Bank in Beirut, Lebanon November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIRUT, June 21 (Reuters) – Lebanese Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh said on Tuesday the bank’s foreign exchange reserves had fallen by $2.2 …

By AAMER MADHANI and JOSH BOAK – Associated Press REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) – President Joe Biden said Monday he would decide by the end of the week whether he would support a federal gasoline tax exemption, which would save U.S. consumers up to 18.4 cents per gallon. “Yeah, I’m thinking about it,” Biden told …

By BRIAN SLODYSKO – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook on Monday removed a campaign video of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eric Greitens from Missouri that shows him brandishing a shotgun and saying he’s hunting RINOS, or Republicans in name only. In the ad, Greitens, a former governor of Missouri who resigned in disgrace in …

The Arab world has not always viewed the Shiite regime in Iran through a sectarian lens, despite the fact that the majority of Muslims around the world are Sunni. Former Iranian Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini, the father of the Iranian revolution, was once seen as the leader of the protest against the Shah’s oppression, Western …

BEIRUT: The municipality recently removed Hezbollah slogans, images and billboards that had been erected for years on the road to Rafic Hariri International Airport in Beirut. They have been replaced by welcome signs by the Ministry of Tourism to welcome tourists and expatriates returning to Lebanon for the summer holidays. Photos of Hezbollah leaders and …

Individuals can only learn politics in a political society, just as they can only learn law in a society of laws. So, for example, Cuban opponents in Miami have engaged in all sorts of concerns and activities that are difficult to relate to politics and law. The same goes for the Russians who rose to …

RIYADH: Any cargo delivery business will feel a bit sinking at the thought of short-term storage, with most warehouse operators insisting on minimum volumes and contracts of at least a few months. Logexa, an online logistics platform launched by Husam Sendi and his co-founders in September 2021, has turned the tide. After earning a degree …

Russia “important partner” for Egypt, says El-Sisi at St. Petersburg forum CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi praised Egypt-Russia relations during a speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. He said: “Russia is an important partner for Egypt in various fields, and relations between the two countries are distinguished.” During his speech, El-Sisi added: …

IRBIL, Iraq: The Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government is working to create two oil companies, the latest move in the battle between Irbil and Baghdad to control the oil sector in the semi-autonomous region. KRG’s new oil company, KROC, would specialize in oil exploration, while the second – KOMO – would focus on exporting and marketing …

Soaring food and fuel prices in Sri Lanka have precipitated the worst political unrest in the South Asian country in years, as tens of thousands of protesters march for change on an empty stomach. As the government falters alongside its economy, the international community must take urgent action to help stabilize Sri Lanka, where domestic …

By STAN CHOE – AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street rallied on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve’s biggest interest rate hike since 1994, and its subsequent assurance that such mega-hikes would not be common. The S&P 500 climbed 54.51, or 1.5%, to 3,789.99 after going through roller coaster trading immediately after Fed’s …

It is well known that factionalism and corruption have long stood in the way of the kinds of structural reforms that Lebanon needs. But an overlooked problem is the inaction of foreign powers who could easily impose domestic changes if they had the right incentives. OXFORD – Lebanon’s political economy is paralyzed. The country’s political …

In a statement, the organization highlighted the decades of confrontation of the Cuban people against the hegemony of the United States and the example of the revolution in the defense of just causes. The Movement’s press release noted the meeting between the leaders of Mourabitun and the head of the Cuban mission in Beirut, Jorge …

PA NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street as inflation worries mount, bringing the S&P 500 one step closer to a bear market decline of 20% from its peak earlier this year. The index fell 2.3% as traders fear inflation, already at its highest level in four decades, could be even …

By Nadia Al Faour After more than a decade of civil war, regime-controlled Syria is in a state of economic ruin. Conflict, endemic corruption, drought and the massive migration of skilled workers have taken their toll, leaving the country ripe for exploitation. According to the World Bank, Syria’s gross domestic product fell by at least …

Focus on India — Fuel demand jumped 24% in May; Amazon India seller accuses antitrust agency MUMBAI: India’s fuel consumption jumped 23.8% in May from a year earlier, continuing a recovery from a relatively low base in 2021 when the world’s third-largest oil consumer was plagued by the second wave of COVID-19. Fuel consumption, an …

With no immediate end in sight to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, a group of academics and diplomats on Friday painted a grim picture of the continuing impact of the war on the poorest countries and even those whose economies are relatively robust. The discussion was part of the University of the West Indies …

DUBAI: When Lebanese cardiologist Walid Alami, 59, was 19, he volunteered in an emergency operating room and helped dozens of people injured during Lebanon’s 1975-1990 civil war. After a massive explosion tore through the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, he again found himself in the midst of life-saving emergency action. However, as has …

The Lebanese authorities have declared that the country no longer has the means to continue to welcome the approximately 1.5 million Syrians on its territory and they call on the UN to take its responsibilities. “Lebanon is no longer being able to play policeman for other countries, because we do not receive any help in …

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Riot police block protesters and workers’ union members during a protest against the government of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo and rising food and fuel prices, in Lima, Peru, on April 7, 2022. Photo taken with a drone. REUTERS/Daniel Becerri (Reuters) – The war in Ukraine and drought fueled by climate change …

By ALAN SUDERMAN and JIM MUSTIAN – Associated Press The prestigious Brookings Institution placed its president, retired four-star Marine General John Allen, on administrative leave Wednesday as part of a federal investigation into his role in an illegal lobbying campaign on behalf of the wealthy Gulf nation. Persian, Qatar. Brookings’ announcement came a day after …

By FATIMA HUSSEIN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen acknowledged Tuesday that she and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell “could have used a better word” than “transitional” to describe the expected run of the inflation in the US economy. She added that she hoped it would soon be on the decline. …

So-called “change MPs,” or lawmakers from the Oct. 17 uprising, on Tuesday imposed elections — rather than the traditional consensus — to choose members of parliamentary committees. The election of members of the finance and justice committees took a long time, the National News Agency said, while President Nabih Berri denounced the lack of “consensus”. …

By BRIAN WITTE – Associated Press OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Crime, education and the economy were the top issues discussed Monday by eight candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Maryland in their first wide televised debate. of State. The candidates also took the opportunity during the debate on Maryland’s public television to …

A dispute between Israel and Lebanon over their maritime border has hampered energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean and risks heightening tensions between two foes. After months of stalemate in US-mediated talks, Beirut on Sunday warned against any activity in the disputed area, reacting to the arrival of a ship to develop a field for …

PA NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks got off to a higher start on Wall Street on Monday, thanks to more gains in big tech companies. The S&P 500 rose 0.8%. The benchmark has just had its eighth losing week in the past nine. The Nasdaq rose 1.2% and the Dow Jones 0.5%. Twitter fell 4% …

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and CHRISTOPHER RUGABER – AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Americans at the bottom of the income scale are again struggling to make ends meet. A confluence of factors — the expiration of federal stimulus checks and soaring inflation on basics like gasoline and food — are driving an even wider …

By Batool Subeiti The 2022 Lebanese elections sealed a victory for Lebanon’s Islamic resistance, similar to the 2006 war, due to the failed US plot. The objective of the 2006 assault was to remove resistance from the military and political equation, to migrate Shiites and to reoccupy southern Lebanon, but the war ended and none …

By Maria Maalouf* The suffering of the Iranian people can no longer be hidden, as thousands of them take to the streets, publicly and courageously, to protest against the inhuman conditions they have long endured. While most political commentators, particularly in the United States, have attempted to portray the most recent protests as a return …

YueStock/Shutterstock.com Currencies without any other commodity backing them are called fiat money. The Euro, Pound, Yen and other major currencies are all considered fiat currencies. From Gold Standard to Fiat In 1971, the United States officially ended the gold standard. Instead of a dollar representing a specified amount of gold, the US dollar is now …

By FABIANO MAISONNAVE – Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Peru has entered one of the worst political crises in its history and the protection of its Amazon rainforest is failing, according to a report released Thursday. Peru is home to the second largest part of the Amazon rainforest after Brazil. The country had …

Top Story: Economic Development of Lebanon Matthew Gentry, Mayor of Lebanon Is Lebanon about to go from dormitory community to booming city? Many people think so after Eli Lilly and Company announced plans to invest $2.1 billion to build two manufacturing plants and create 500 jobs in Lebanon’s new LEAP Innovation and Research District. Inside …

As the old saying goes, all politics is local. It might seem like a quaint idea in the age of social media and global connectivity. And yet, as a study co-led by an MIT political scientist reveals, it can describe Middle East politics more accurately than many people realize. Specifically, sectarian identity in the Muslim …

As the old saying goes, all politics is local. It might seem like a quaint idea in the age of social media and global connectivity. And yet, as a study co-led by an MIT political scientist reveals, it can describe Middle East politics more accurately than many people realize. Specifically, sectarian identity in the Muslim …

PA NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks got off to a mixed start on Wall Street on Thursday, with weakness in tech companies offsetting gains elsewhere in the market. Microsoft weighed on the tech sector with a 3% loss after it cut its financial forecast for the current quarter, citing unfavorable movements in exchange rates. The …

DOVER, Delaware (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed criminal bribery charges against Delaware’s state auditor on a legal technicality, but plan to seek a new grand jury indictment next week, court officials said Wednesday. This decision comes after the auditor’s defense attorney Kathy McGuiness pleaded in a Wilmington courtroom On Tuesday the case should be dropped …

In Lebanon, prices for a solar system with batteries range from $3,000 to $13,500, depending on the number of panels and the size of the batteries. Wholesalers and retailers offer solar power systems from 5 amps to 100 amps. The electricity scene in Lebanon is notorious for its long blackouts that leave households, retailers and …

Lebanon’s interim Prime Minister (pm), Najib Mikati, pointed out that the political atmosphere in the country suggests the difficulty of agreeing to quickly form a new government. He felt that most of the talk that has taken place in the last period has focused on the efforts of each political team to display their capabilities. …