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Turkey building world's longest suspension bridge - 03/30/2017 - Frédéric Dubessy

Linking Asia and Europe across the Dardanelles, the Çanakkale 1915 Bridge will span 2023 metres. 2023 like the centenary year of the Turkish Republic and the year the bridge is due to enter service. Version française

Cairo metro spreads its tentacles - 12/13/2016 - Frédéric Dubessy

To ease its chronic traffic congestion, Cairo's is continually investing in extending its metro system. Work is currently in progress on phase 3 of line no. 3 which, when finished, will link the airport to the city centre. Version française

Noor-Ouarzazate III solar power plant emerging from the ground - 11/17/2016 - Frédéric Dubessy, at OUARZAZATE

Designed as part of the Moroccan Solar Plan, the Ouarzazate solar power complex is continuously expanding. Its Phase III is now under way, with commissioning due end 2017. Version française

Israel and Jordan aim to revitalise the Dead Sea - 09/27/2016 - Frédéric Dubessy

Designed to both resupply the Dead Sea with water from the Red Sea and provide drinking water to the region's inhabitants through desalination, the "Peace Canal" should theoretically be operational in 2018. Version française

Supporting the economy in Syria's neighbours - 05/13/2016 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

International financiers in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey need to cope with the emergency while preparing for the future. Version française

EIB supporting venture capital to boost private-sector jobs in Southern Mediterranean - 05/03/2016 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

In the next few months, an Egyptian investment fund to finance projects carried by local SMEs is due to receive the backing of the EIB. Others will follow. Version française
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