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Israel supports a two-state solution to its conflict with Palestine - 09/23/2022

ISRAEL / PALESTINE. Speaking at the United Nations in New York during the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Israeli Prime Minister spoke out in favor of "an agreement with the Palestinians, based on two states for two peoples.

The IMF criticizes the slow implementation of reforms in Lebanon - 09/22/2022

LEBANON. A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) came to see the progress of Lebanon's reforms and pointed out that they have been slow despite the deep economic and social crisis the country has been experiencing.

Tunisia is preparing to conclude an agreement with the IMF - 09/20/2022

TUNISIA. According to the governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia, the long-awaited agreement with the International Monetary Fund should be signed in a few weeks for an amount between 2 and 4 billion dollars.

Malta to receive € 817 million from the EU to green and digitalize its economy - 09/20/2022

MALTA. As part of the European Union's cohesion policy for the period 2021-2027, Malta will receive €817M in funding to support a more competitive, inclusive, green and digital economy.

Tunisian President wants MPs independent of political parties - 09/20/2022

TUNISIA. Under the new Tunisian constitution, a decree setting out the new electoral law provides for a two-round uninominal ballot for the next legislative elections in December 2022.

The European Commission accepts the renewal of a French aid to passenger transport companies - 09/15/2022

FRANCE. The European Commission has given the green light to the reintroduction of a French scheme to support maritime passenger transport companies for a maximum amount of €90 million.

The UNCTAD is alarmed by the increase in unemployment and poverty in Palestine - 09/15/2022

PALESTINE. In its latest report on its program of assistance to the Palestinian people, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development indicates that 36% of the Palestinian population will be living below the poverty line by the end of 2021.

European Commission calls for emergency intervention in energy markets - 09/15/2022

EU. In her State of the Union address, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, proposed a new emergency package for European energy markets in response to recent dramatic increases in energy prices.

UN allocates $8 million to support vulnerable Lebanese - 09/15/2022

LEBANON. The Humanitarian Fund for Lebanon announced the allocation of $8 million to "meet the urgent needs of vulnerable people" in Lebanon.

The EU has released €53.7 billion to help its partner countries absorb the consequences of Covid-19 - 09/13/2022

EU. The European Union, its member states and European financial institutions have committed €53.7 billion in 2021 to help their partner countries cope with the pandemic and its consequences.

Greek Prime Minister says he is ready to "welcome" the Turkish army - 09/13/2022

GREECE / TURKEY. Visiting Paris to meet Emmanuel Macron, Greek Prime Minister Kyriákos Mitsotákis responded firmly to Turkish threats to invade the Aegean islands.

Tunisia accumulates bad economic results - 09/08/2022

TUNISIA. Inflation, trade balance, budget balance, foreign exchange reserve, all the indicators of Tunisia are going to red.

Algeria calls for direct negotiations between Morocco and the Polisario Front - 09/06/2022

WESTERN SAHARA. On a visit to Algeria, Staffan de Mistura visited the Tindouf camps, met with the Secretary General of the Polisario Front and the Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs to try to make progress on the Western Sahara issue.

Turkey threatens Greece with military takeover of Aegean islands - 09/06/2022

TURKEY / GREECE. The quarrel between Turkey and Greece has reached a new level with a statement by Recep Tayyip Erdogan openly threatening to seize the Aegean islands.

The taxation of inflationary profits is gaining more and more supporters in Southern Europe - 09/06/2022

MEDITERRANEAN. Italy, Greece and Spain have already taken the step of taxing "superprofits" that benefit from inflation. The French government is hesitating.
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