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A least costly but efficient stimulus for the Lebanese economy.

The IMF, the World Bank and all the major economic institutions, both public and private, have been constantly lowering their forecasts for expected global economic growth during 2014-15. Add to the above not so bright news the fact that Lebanon is situated in a neighbourhood that has been rocked by war and political instability for over 3...

Aug 18, 2014, 12:27 AM
ME Boundaries are inviolable.

Exactly 100 years ago Archduke Franz Ferdinand was killed in Sarajevo on June 28 , 1914. His assassination set off a series of actions and counter reactions that ended up in one of the greatest tragedies of the 20thcentury, World War I. This tragedy is relevant to us in more than one way. Obviously the most basic reason for recognizing this day is ...

Jun 28, 2014, 2:50 PM
Lebanon is a parliamentary democracy and NOT a presidential one.

Apr 19, 2014, 5:09 AM


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