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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 …

Over the past year, trade in goods between Syria and Jordan has been severely affected by the pandemic and the long-standing conflict. Jordanian government officials confirmed that the border crossing would reopen, Reuters reported on Monday this week. Throughout the pandemic, Jordan has taken steps to curb the transmission of the virus, including closing the …

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of four agricultural projects funded by the First Industries Fund (FIF). These projects, located in Bedford, Lebanon and Snyder counties, will help existing farms expand their operations, generate additional income and move agribusiness to the next generation of …

JABER PASSAGE: Jordan fully reopened its main border crossing with Syria on Wednesday to boost its struggling economies following a push by Arab states to re-enter a country they avoided during its decade-long civil war .Syria, which blames Western sanctions for its economic woes, hopes that broader trade ties with its neighbor to the south …

Those who were not seriously injured were loaded onto school buses and the senior citizen bus and taken to a school gymnasium and community center in Chester, where residents helped them charge their cell phones to call emergency services. families and health workers assessed them. Some took showers and the passengers were offered food. Ricky …

FILE – In this Thursday, July 15, 2021, file photo, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate hearing on banking, housing and urban affairs to consider the biannual report on the monetary policy in Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Powell is preparing to tell Congress that the current spike in US …

by Nicholas Dawson, Forecast International. Image by Nicolas Raymond Lebanon is experiencing one of the worst economic collapses in recent history. The currency has lost over 90 percent of its value; an estimated three in four Lebanese citizens are now below the poverty line, and the country is plagued by shortages of food, gas and …

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on Saturday said the release of Huawei’s chief financial officer raised serious questions about President Joe Biden’s ability to deal with the threat posed by the tech giant and the Chinese Communist Party. Rubio, in a text message to Reuters, called on the Biden administration to …

BEIRUT (AP) – The repercussions of terrorism across the oceans and war in their own neighborhood have left Lebanon and its Middle Eastern neighbors grappling with the aftermath, the Lebanese president said on Friday, calling for international assistance to save his own crisis. country. As Lebanon is plunged into an unprecedented economic and financial crisis, …

The only national suicide prevention hotline, Embrace, is overwhelmed by appeals from the distraught Lebanese population. The multifaceted crisis in Lebanon continues to wreak havoc on the population. Years of political, economic and social frustration have left the Lebanese people in despair, with increasing numbers viewing suicide as a last resort. Embrace, an NGO with …