Hassan Chakrani

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A new era brings, inevitably, politically motivated spending. According to estimates, the administration of the new King Salman has allocated $32...
Friday, February 13, 2015
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With oil prices hovering around $85 a barrel, all eyes are fixed on the leading states capable of determining market trends. In fact, Brent Crude,...
Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Oil prices declined sharply in the past few weeks, with Brent crude dropping to a two-year low as Saudi Arabia continued to slash its oil prices,...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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International politics and direct economic and security interests are not the only thing that brings Russia and Iran closer together. Geographically...
Monday, September 29, 2014
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It was a historic moment in 2011 that brought many questions and challenges too: Iraq’s output had crossed the threshold of 2.5 million barrels per...
Saturday, June 28, 2014
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In light of the dramatic events sweeping Eastern Europe since the Ukrainian president was ousted in Kiev, it seems that Moscow is prepared to do...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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There is no argument about Lebanon's place in the world of drugs. From production to distribution, networks with regional and international links are...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
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Which is the more dangerous indicator: indirect economic losses of almost $10 billion due to the Syrian crisis or paying $25 billion for "debt...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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What do India, China, Japan, South Korea, and Turkey have in common? Iranian oil. These are the only five countries importing Iranian fossil fuel,...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
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Immigrants are taking to the high seas to escape poverty and violence to reach richer shores, hoping to fulfill their dreams of a better life. This...
Friday, October 18, 2013
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