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Mouhamad Wehbe
The World Bank has officially requested that Lebanese boycott legislation – against companies with Israeli links – not apply to bids for bank-funded...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
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Bisan Kassab
Egypt’s former president has been ousted from office but his policies to protect the rich and corrupt, and many of the people who oversaw them,...
Monday, February 20, 2012
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Bachir Ayoub
The lack of physical and technological security at the Lebanese Ministry of Finance is likely encouraging theft and fraud, a recent audit report...
Monday, February 20, 2012
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Yazan al-Saadi
The narrative of an isolated Iran on the cusp of economic disaster due to mounting sanctions may not hold water when read in light of Iran’s growing...
Thursday, February 16, 2012
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Fishermen are considered one of the poorest strata of society in Lebanon. A new report by the Ministry of Agriculture offers suggestions on how to...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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Hassan Khalil
The Russian-Chinese veto over Syria in the UN Security Council suggests the return to a new kind of Cold War. This war is one in which the world is...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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Mohammad Zbeeb
Lebanon’s state-sponsored casino has purchased under shady circumstances new slot machines, termed “drains,” meant to attract low-income gamblers...
Saturday, February 11, 2012
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Moammar Atwi
The United States’ policies concerning the Iranian nuclear program could make this winter even tougher for Europe, whose economies would be further...
Thursday, February 9, 2012
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Thaer Ghandour
A declared construction project at Beirut’s airport appears to be a smokescreen to sell the dug out dirt for the benefit of top airline officials....
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
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