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U.S. Mediator Says ‘Very Good Progress’ in Lebanon-Israel Maritime Talks
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U.S. Mediator Says ‘Very Good Progress’ in Lebanon-Israel Maritime Talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S. mediator in talks to resolve a maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon said on Friday that the negotiations have made "very good progress."Amos Hochstein landed in Lebanon on Friday morning for a lightning round of talks with top officials. He spoke immediately after a meeting with President Michel Aoun, deputy speaker of parliament Elias Bou Saab and head of General Security Abbas Ibrahim.(Reporting by Maya Gebeily; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)Copyright 2022 Thomson Reuters.Political Cartoons on World Leaders Source link
Lebanon Optimistic on Reaching Maritime Border Deal With Israel
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Lebanon Optimistic on Reaching Maritime Border Deal With Israel

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdallah Bou Habib said on Friday there is more optimism than ever on reaching a deal to delineate the country's maritime border with Israel via U.S. mediation, according to a tweet from the ministry's account."There has never been optimism to the extent that there is today," Bou Habib said, noting that the U.S. official mediating the dispute, Amos Hochstein, would arrive in Beirut over the wekeend for talks with Lebanese officials.Lebanon and Israel are locked in U.S.-mediated negotiations to delineate a shared maritime border that would help determine which oil and gas resources belong to which country and pave the way for more exploration.Hochstein met Israeli negotiators in June and updated them on the results of a visit to Lebanon earlie...
How Summerside — and Prince Edward Island — are leading the energy revolution in Canada
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How Summerside — and Prince Edward Island — are leading the energy revolution in Canada

On a small island, and in an even smaller city, a major energy revolution is taking form — and it’s all because of a will by the people who live there to do things a little bit differently.From wind farms to giant solar parks, big things are happening in Summerside, PEI, a city on the East Coast of Canada with a can-do attitude, and a will to act as a case study for the rest of the country on how to unleash the renewable energy revolution.The community’s signature project is a $69-million, 80-acre solar project that will be going online later this year.It’s called the Summerside Sunbank and once it’s fully operational, about 65 per cent of Summerside’s power will come from renewable energy produced locally. That’s a remarkable feat for any city in Canada, especially one as small as Sum...