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Key Themes Of 2014

Growth in the Middle East and North Africa region will remain subject to downside political risks over 2014. We expect the major themes over the coming year to include; a slight convergence in growth...

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Exploration Held Up By Politics

Political infighting regarding the passage of critical legislation for Lebanon's oil and gas development, as well as Maritime border disputes continue to hinder the award of offshore acreage in the...

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BlackBerry Crumbles And Goes Private

BlackBerry has agreed to be acquired by one of its largest individual shareholders in a deal that values the business at just US$4.7bn. Canadian insurance company Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd -...

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Sectarian Tensions Flaring Up

Sectarian tensions remain on the rise in Lebanon. As we highlighted in our latest Syrian conflict CRIB sheet (see 'Conflict Crib Sheet And FAQ', August 16), Lebanon is the country most at risk of...

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The Global Impact Of US Syria Strike

US airstrikes against Syria would have consequences beyond the Middle East. Despite their opposition, Russia and China may see some unexpected benefits, while North Korea will be nervous.

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