Rising gas demand in the EU countries, which have been imposing sanctions on their main provider, Russia, on the back of the Ukraine war, has ... prompted Egypt on the other side of the Mediterranean to boost its LNG exports. Yet, its high domestic consumption and possibly insufficient infrastructure remain stumbling blocks.
Israel, 1999. In one of the sumptuous gardens that adorn the Baha’i World Centre, located in the heart of the thousand-year-old city of Haifa, Farzam Ehsani, an American student born in Kenya to Iranian parents, is leaning over a row of rose bushes that need pruning. Having arrived a few weeks earlier from Los Angeles, the young economist, a follower of bahā’ism, a denomination stemming from Shiite Islam which advocates the uniqueness of the human race and considers that all religions have a common basis, has come for a one-year spiritual retreat.