Dar Al-Handasah Consultants Celebrates the Diamond Jubilee

Beirut- Dar Al-Handasah Consultants (Shair & Partners) has reached a momentous milestone,celebrating 60 years of ongoing success, innovation, and leadership in planning, design, project management and consultancy. To mark this achievement, a press conference, followed by a luncheon, was held on November 16, at Phoenicia Hotel- Beirut, Lebanon, in the effective presence of the Board …

US sold $30B of weapons to Middle East last year

The Levant News — US capitalized on weapon sales to Middle East worth $30 billion US revenue from Middle East weapon sales topped $30 billion last year. The country with the world’s biggest defense sector sold weapons and military supplies worth $30 billion to the Middle East in the past year in sales that were …

Gulf states declare Hezbollah a ‘terrorist’ organization

THE LEVANT NEWS — The Saudi-led bloc of Gulf monarchies has officially labelled Hezbollah a ‘terrorist’ group for the first time. The move comes amid heightened tensions between those countries and Lebanon. Hezbollah flags Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon over an ongoing dispute involving Iran escalated on Wednesday when the Riyadh-led Gulf Cooperation Council …

How Iran should approach the GCC

By Saeid Jafari for Al-Monitor — Two years ago, Hassan Rouhani was elected president on his promise of constructive engagement with the world, including Iran’s Arab neighbors. After winning the vote, Rouhani told an Al Jazeera reporter, “Our priority is improving our relationship with our neighbors. The states of the Persian Gulf are not only our neighbors, but our …