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Lebanon moves to revive flailing offshore energy industry

27 April, 2017

Eight international energy companies have pre-qualified to bid for exploration contracts. Lebanon's government previously pre-qualified 46 companies back in 2013 but consequent political stasis ground the industry to a standstill.

No Danish return: Expelled 'family-oriented' Palestinian 'gangbanger' loses appeal

27 April, 2017

A Palestinian man deported from Denmark following convictions including drug trafficking and carrying arms has lost an appeal to return to the country and be reunited with his family.

Trouble still brewing in Iraq's hotspots

26 April, 2017

Comment: Intensifying the fight against IS in Iraq is just one conflict within a country with countless hotspots that see competing groups clashing violently, writes Mona Alami.

UK refuses to apologise for Balfour Declaration

26 April, 2017

"We are proud of our role in creating the State of Israel" is what the British government said in response to an online petition demanding an apology over Balfour Declaration.

Saudi writer wins this year's 'Arabic Booker' literature prize

26 April, 2017

Mohammed Hasan Alwan became the third Saudi to win the prestigious International Prize for Arabic Fiction with a story imagining the life of Islamic scholar Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi.

Rivalries and relegation: This week in Middle East football

25 April, 2017

As football seasons in the Middle East draw to a close, tensions were high as teams played in the Arab world's own El Clasicos bringing tears and heartbreak.

Russians carrying 'Syrian regime military fatigues' detained in Lebanon

25 April, 2017

Three Russian nationals 'in possession of' Syrian regime uniforms have been confronted by the Lebanese Army in the northern Akkar region on Tuesday according to a report in local media.

How Labneh led Lebanon high on world health rankings

25 April, 2017

Lebanon is the healthiest Arab country, according to the Bloomberg 2017 Global Health Index report released last month. And here's why...

Jordan axes controversial law allowing rapists to escape punishment

25 April, 2017

After years of campaigning, rapists in Jordan will no longer be given a get out of jail free card for marrying their victims to preserve their "honour".

Lebanon clerics order 'scandalous' Coca-Cola ads to be replaced

24 April, 2017

A Lebanese religious committee has ordered authorities in a northern city to take down advertising billboards that it deemed 'immoral and scandalous'.

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