Lebanon’s claim for additional 1,400 km2 territory in maritime dispute with Israel has yet to reach government approval
Lebanon’s prime minister and ministers of defense and public works signed a draft decree to add over 1,400 km2 of maritime territory in the eastern Mediterranean also claimed by Israel. The document still needs government approval. The two countries are claiming potentially gas-rich territory.Wednesday 14 April 2021
Palestine : EU releases 23 million euros to pay salaries of health and education workers.
The Palestinian Authority has announced that it can only pay part of the salaries of civil servants. Brussels has released a grant of 23 million euros that will partially pay the June salaries of 43,000 civil servants, primarily those in the medical and educational sector.Wednesday 5 August 2020