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Egypt: The New Gas Hub

Recent findings of deposits in the Mediterranean are timely: Egypt could, within 2 to 3 years, become self-sufficient in gas, with estimated reserves...

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5 questions to Ghislain de Cas...

What are the issues of the Strait of Hormuz? Expert of the Persian Gulf Ghislain de Castelbajac answers to our questions

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Iran: Can we Trust the Iranian...

Reporter Sara Saidi met with  business owners and experts in Tehran to make an appraisal on the viability of the banks and the banking systems in...

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Iran: The coal industry faces...

In January 2016, after a partial lifting of international sanctions, Iran wanted to diversify its sources of income beyond oil. For this, the country...

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Spain: Water in Barcelona: hea...

Our reporter Florentin Perrier does an analysis on the quality of the water in Barcelona, raising questions on public health and economic challen...

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Egypt: an economic recovery?

Journalist Philippe Chalague went to Cairo to witness the economic situation 

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Investing in Iraq

Should you invest in Iraq? Our reporter Marion Touboul went to Baghdad to make an appraisal...

What is America's strategy for...

Former senior reporter of the French daily newspaper Libération, Jean-Pierre Perrin analyses the American strategy in Iran 

Strikes in France : what econo...

On June 14 2018, the National Assembly adopted the SNCF reform project after months of dispute by the unions. The slowdown strike movement of railway...

Lafarge in Syria: a bit of fee...

On June 21, 2016, newspaper Le Monde published an article accusing the global concrete leader to have paid terrorist groups to run its factory in Jaba...

What is the Catalan separatist...

Last fall, the Catalan political conflict put a damper on tourism in Barcelona. Six months after the removal of Carles Puigdemont's separatist gov...

The fall of Rajoy and the Sanc...

In less than a week, the censure motion led by the socialist Pedro Sanchez – supported by the radical-left Podemos Party and the Basque and Cata...

Can the United States stifle E...

Donald Trump has signed a text introducing tariffs up to 10 and 25% on aluminum and steel import. In the wake of this, European states, annoyed by thi...

Pakistan’s deepening economic...

With the nation all set to go to the polls in the next couple of days, the next government would be faced with a number of challenges on the national...

Are French companies being tar...

Since April, French companies are being targeted on social networks in the Maghreb and the Middle East. At issue, the prices of certain products...

Is the Jordanian regime stable...

The early spring saw the emergence of the first protest movements in the Jordanian provinces. The protests in the capital city of Amman now gather ten...

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5 questions to Alexandre Del V...

Why was there a boycott on some products in Morocco? Who benefits from the boycott? Expert Alexandre Del Valle answers to our questions 

Social conflict spreads in the...

Jean-Pierre Perrin, former Senior Reporter at the French daily Libération, analyses the causes of the social contestation in southern Iraq

Afghanistan: rebuilding the ec...

The decades long militancy and continuing civil wars in Afghanistan that brought death and destruction was bound to shatter the economy in the war-bat...

Algeria: Are French companies...

The aftershocks of the May 29 seizure of over 701 kilos of cocaine seem to have further fractured the Algerian economy. A wide-ranging investigation o...