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Maria Maalouf

Maria Maalouf is a Lebanese journalist, broadcaster, publisher, and writer. She holds an MA in Political Sociology from the University of Lyon. Twitter: @bilarakib

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What does the future hold for gas delivery deal between Russia, Europe and Ukraine?

At the end of this year, an agreement that allows Russia to sell gas to Europe and deliver it via Ukraine will expire, since it was signed in 2019 for a term of five years.

February 24, 2024

Iran’s rulers fear low turnout in March elections

Iran is scheduled to hold parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections on March 1. These will be a crucial test for the political regime that has been governing Tehran for 45 years. It is a vote on the unpopularity of the abusive system of the ayatollahs.

January 24, 2024

How will the US economy fare in 2024?

What are the predictions for the performance of the US economy in the year 2024? Will it be a year of economic growth or recession? And how will the status of the US economy next year affect the outcome of the presidential elections in November?

December 27, 2023

US is the big loser in Gaza

The war in Gaza between Israel and Hamas represents a serious challenge to the US. It is a difficult test for the network of contacts Washington has been building throughout previous decades to ensure a balance in its interests between Arab countries and Israel.

November 11, 2023