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Iraq hosts military chiefs from Iran, Russia and Syria Sep. Iraq oil exports hit 2018 peak in August Sep. Friday that the Syrian government’s imminent offensive in Idlib could set back refugee returns from Lebanon and other countries. The Lebanese Army arrested a wanted man in the Bekaa area, the state-run Nationa News Agency reported Saturday.
A giant balloon depicting London Mayor Sadiq Khan dressed in a yellow bikini has been launched over Parliament Square. US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to exclude Canada from a new NAFTA agreement after negotiations to rewrite the pact ended without an agreement on Friday. Seven cars caught fire in the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in the southern Lebanon city of Sidon Saturday, injuring one firefighter. Turkey raised natural gas prices on Saturday by as much as 14 percent, two sources said, while the energy regulator announced a similar increase in electricity costs as a deepening currency crisis stokes inflation. Algeria’s frail President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke in 2013, returned home Saturday after undergoing a medical check-up in Switzerland, his office said. Despite three months of wrangling, Lebanon’s premier-designate has been unable to form a new cabinet, threatening to paralyse the country’s institutions and launch its already-frail economy into a dangerous tailspin. In the face of a struggling Lebanese real estate market, a group of real estate developers in the country has decided to take steps to help ameliorate the situation.
European car stocks fell and the region’s politicians expressed disappointment after U. The Economist Intelligence Unit predicts Lebanon’s GDP growth to slow to 1. 7 percent in 2018 due to political instability, potential military conflict and tax changes. Construction permits in Lebanon in the first seven months of 2018 declined by 20.
Food and beverage exports up by 1. The Turkish lira strengthened against the dollar Friday as a cut in taxes on lira bank deposits helped rein in losses from a day earlier, when sources said the central bank’s deputy governor Erkan Kilimci was leaving. The Arab world’s biggest bourse is losing its appeal to foreigners just two months after it won inclusion in MSCI Inc. President Donald Trump rejected a plan to eliminate tariffs on auto imports and reiterated his threat to pull out of the World Trade Organization, in a move that would upend commerce globally. There’s no clear price reference after the peso plunge. Unemployment across the 19-country Eurozone has fallen to its lowest level since the most acute phase of the global financial crisis a decade ago.