Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Keystone XL pipeline to be delayed TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
RPT-EXCLUSIVE-From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease ... - Reuters India Texas Lawmaker Backs Lifting Oil Export Ban, Putting Him At Odds ... - Huffington Post 09/2/2014 - 7:09 am | View Link
A New, Senseless Cold War Is Now Inevitable - Huffington Post U.S. For example, the 1989 arms embargo against ... Modern Iran is a world leader in the growth ... model would cause a shock to global oil ... 09/2/2014 - 4:57 am | View Link
Ukraine: how can the west force Russia to back down? - Channel 4 Deliver the Ammo - Daily Beast 09/1/2014 - 1:13 pm | View Link
Iran to supply Oman with natural gas ‘soon’ - Gulf News EU embargo in light of the country’s nuclear programme. Under present regulations, only six countries are allowed to by crude oil from Iran... 09/1/2014 - 12:00 pm | View Link
Saudi Arabia and future of the world oil market - Khaleej Times ... to the shale oil boom. About 40 years after the 1974 Arab oil embargo that changed oil markets ... deep-water and oil sands. Iraq and Iran ... 09/1/2014 - 5:27 am | View Link
Iranian President Says Oil Embargo Won’t Hurt Faced with diminished demand for Iranian oil because of economic sanctions, Iran’s president proclaimed defiantly on Tuesday that the country had such plentiful reserves of money that it could survive for years without exporting any oil. Coming a few ... 04/10/2012 - 6:58 pm | View Link
How Our Oil Embargo Could Make Iran Richer As the Iranian oil embargo begins to bite, the widespread assumption is that this should hurt Iran's oil revenues and government budgets, hopefully inflicting enough economic pain to bring them to the bargaining table. But rather counterintuitively, some ... 03/13/2012 - 1:59 am | View Link
Iran oil embargo questioned The effectiveness of an EU embargo on Iranian oil imports has been cast into doubt by growing evidence of a rise in shipments from the Islamic republic arriving in the Mediterranean. The apparent surge comes even though tough sanctions are supposed to be ... 03/2/2012 - 8:59 am | View Link
EU Oil Embargo On Iran Seen Having 'Minimal' Impact On Oil Markets EU slaps embargo on Iranian oil. Impact on oil markets minimal, energy consulant forecasts. The European Union agreed to an unsurprising Iranian oil embargo Monday. The impact on the energy market will likely be “minimal,” says Richard Soultanian ... 01/22/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Iran: EU oil embargo doomed to fail The EU’s embargo on Iranian oil is “doomed to fail,” Tehran said after the crucial decision was taken. Iranian media outlets are sure the Persian country will not run out of customers - and suggest cutting off oil supplies to Europe before July. 01/22/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Iran hostage crisis | Infoplease.com Iran hostage crisis, in U.S. history, events following the seizure of the American embassy in Tehran by Iranian students on Nov. 4, 1979. The 09/2/2014 - 8:18 am | View Website
Iran hostage crisis The Iran hostage crisis, referred to within Iran in Persian as تسخیر لانه جاسوسی امریکا (literally "Conquest of the American Spy Den,"), was a ... 09/2/2014 - 8:11 am | View Website
1973 oil crisis The 1973 oil crisis started in October 1973 when the members of Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries or the OAPEC (consisting of the Arab members of ... 09/2/2014 - 6:23 am | View Website
Is Iran Facing an Economic Crisis? | United States ... Western policy toward Iran relies heavily on economic pressure, and Iran's political trajectory is shaped in large part by its economic prospects and constraints. 09/2/2014 - 5:55 am | View Website
Iran hostage crisis Facts, information, pictures ... Iran hostage crisis, in U.S. history, events following the seizure of the American embassy in Tehran by Iranian students on Nov. 4, 1979. The overthrow of Muhammad ... 09/2/2014 - 1:51 am | View Website
Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs handed the Milwaukee Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night.
Shortstop Elian Herrera made two errors that helped the Cubs score four runs in the first inning, and Milwaukee went on to match its worst skid of the season.
Since owning a 2 1/2-game lead in the NL Central on Aug.
Police say a speeding truck has overturned and crushed to death 10 people, including seven children, sleeping on a sidewalk in northern India.
Police spokesman Suresh Srivastava says the accident occurred early Wednesday near a construction site in Kanpur, 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state.
Australia's prime minister has talked up the prospect of Australia selling uranium to India for peaceful power generation ahead of his first trip to the nuclear-armed country as national leader.
Greens party leader Christine Milne attacked Abbott for using the Russia trade deal as justification for similar uranium exports to India.
A Los Angeles man accused of leaving a dog to die from the heat inside an abandoned stolen van has been sentenced to more than a year in state prison.
The district attorney's office says 30-year-old Danny Fis pleaded no contest to one count each of animal cruelty and unlawful driving or taking of a vehicle and was sentenced Tuesday to 16 months in prison.