Several fully loaded Syrian tank trucks have reportedly headed to Damascus on Tuesday, but two trucks carrying Syrian license plates came under fire in the norther city of Tripoli, prompting the army to deploy in the area
Record petroleum exports helped shrink the U.S. trade deficit in December to the smallest in almost three years as America moved closer to energy self- sufficiency, a goal the nation has been pursuing since the 1973 Arab oil embargo.
BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon — The 17-month long conflict in Syria has harmed neighboring Lebanon’s agriculture sector, which employs about 15 percent of the population. And with nearly 80 percent of Lebanon’s exports passing through Syria, recent closings of the main border crossing to commercial traffic have Lebanon’s farmers fearful that, if the conflict continues, their […]
Lebanon has lost more than $150 million in exports through its land crossing with Syria since the beginning of the year, state-run National News Agency said, citing Khaled Farshoukh, head of the Export Development Council.