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The Israeli company EAPC has announce a deal which will allow the transport of oil from the UAE to Europe through Israeli ports, bypassing Egypt’s Suez Canal.

After months of stamp shortages, LibanPost released a limited edition stamp featuring a photo of the port explosion that angered some Beirutis.

Tunisians protest after man dies in kiosk demolition

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Tunisians protest after man dies in kiosk demolition

Protests erupted in an impoverished Tunisian town on Tuesday after a man died when authorities demolished an illegal kiosk where he was sleeping.

Is Turkey's new gas discovery a game changer?

Ali Bakeer and André Rodrigues Rocha

Is Turkey's new gas discovery a game changer?

While the discovery of Black Sea natural gas is highly significant both economically and politically, it may not reap the rewards that ...

Syria limits subsidised bread as economic crisis worsens

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Syria limits subsidised bread as economic crisis worsens

Syrian families larger than six are at risk of starvation after a government decision limited access to subsidised bread amid an economic crisis.

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Iraqi father faces militia as he seeks missing son

Jasb’s father has been searching for justice that has run repeatedly against one major obstacle: the increasing helplessness of Iraq’s government in the face of powerful, Iranian-backed Shiite militias.

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Sudan foreign aid deal to give cash to poor

Sudanese families will benefit from almost $190 million in direct financial aid, authorities said on Monday.

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Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

Dozens of current and former employees of President Bashar al-Assad's embattled billionaire cousin Rami Makhlouf have been released.

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IMF to monitor Sudan economic reform programme

Sudan reached out to the IMF staff to monitor its reform to establish a "strong track record" of policy and reform implementation – a key ...

Syria blames US for harsh fuel crisis

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Syria blames US for harsh fuel crisis

The Assad regime blames fresh sanctions imposed by Washington earlier this year for the worsening fuel crisis.

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Lebanon's new domestic worker contract: end to 'kafala slavery'?

The economic crisis-hit Mediterranean country is home to around 250,000 migrants, mostly women from Africa and Asia, who toil away in people's ...

Sudan declares economic emergency as currency plunges

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Sudan declares economic emergency as currency plunges

Aiming to avert economic crisis, the ruling includes setting up emergency courts, enacting laws to protect the economy, and imposing harsher ...

Aegean angst: Greece and Turkey's dangerous Eastern Mediterranean game

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Aegean angst: Greece and Turkey's dangerous Eastern Mediterranean game

Tensions between Greece and Turkey have ignited a geopolitical storm in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Lebanon bank governor says he won't quit despite rumours

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Lebanon bank governor says he won't quit despite rumours

"I am the governor who tried, with the means we have, to maintain the system, not to let the system collapse," Riad Salameh claimed amid rumours ...

Egypt tries plasma treatment to fight pandemic

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Egypt tries plasma treatment to fight pandemic

Egypt is trialling a plasma treatment to find a potential cure for the deadly coronavirus.

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Stranded Syrian teenager dies on Lebanese-Syria border

A teenage girl has died on the Lebanese-Syrian border after being stranded with other Syrians who have been unable to exchange 100 dollars, as required by a new regime regulation.

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Pakistan eyes global cannabis market with hemp production

Pakistan hopes to tap into the $25 billion global hemp market with products such as CBD oils.

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WFP warns 2.2 million more Syrians risk hunger

The World Food Programme on Monday warned more than 2 million Syrians risk joining the fast swelling ranks of the hungry and poor in the ...

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Syrian refugees still 'finding their way' in Sweden

Sweden - traditionally homogenous and now with a high-skilled labour market - can be challenging for refugees arriving from war-torn ...

Lebanon president calls for proclamation of a secular state

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Lebanon president calls for proclamation of a secular state

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Sunday acknowledged a need to "change the system" and called for the proclamation of a secular state.

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Half of Lebanese could face food shortages: UN

Over half of Lebanon's populations are at risk of food insecurity after the Beirut blast, according to the UN.

Lebanon's central bank may stop supporting basic subsidies

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Lebanon's central bank may stop supporting basic subsidies

Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh shifted blame over the dwindling foreign currency reserves, saying 'those in charge' should 'take the ...

Syria's Assad tasks caretaker PM to form new government

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Syria's Assad tasks caretaker PM to form new government

Hussein Arnous was appointed caretaker prime minister in June and has now been tasked with forming a new cabinet.

Man causes Berlin motorway crashes in suspected Islamist attack

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Man causes Berlin motorway crashes in suspected Islamist attack

A man caused three accidents in the German city of Berlin in a suspected Islamist attack.

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