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
Inside the plot to smuggle US military technology to Iran - New York Post ... the man responsible for providing Iran with a ... 14 fighters, C-130 cargo planes and oil derricks” ... in order to evade our Iranian ... 07/5/2014 - 1:07 pm | View Link
Dangerous Times: Obama the Betrayer - American Thinker ... about Islamist terrorism in Syria, Iran, Saudi ... Starting with the Arab oil embargo of the 1970s, radical Muslims joined the Alinsky axis to ... 07/4/2014 - 2:28 pm | View Link
The Responsibility of Intellectuals Redux: Humanitarian Intervention ... - Japan Focus ... close relations with the Continental Oil Company ... that violated an international embargo and ... Vietnam to CIA coups in Guatemala and ... 07/4/2014 - 8:08 am | View Link
Quora Question: What Is the History of America's Relationship With ... - MSNBC Newsweek Jump to the 1970s and the oil embargo. ... They are immediately concerned about Iran acquiring atomic weapons. They see Iran as a destabilizing 07/3/2014 - 1:53 pm | View Link
French bank did $1.7B in illegal business with Cuba - Miami Herald Cuba calls U.S. fine on bank an abuse - Miami Herald 07/3/2014 - 7:50 am | View Link
How Gold Helped Iran Withstand U.S. Financial Fury From oil sanctions and gold bans to the stuxnet worm that crippled Iran's centrifuges, the U.S. has been waging a persistent financial war on the Islamic Republic. 05/23/2014 - 3:15 pm | View Link
After Washington chats, drillers hopeful U.S. will ease oil export ban By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Recent meetings between U.S. oil producers and Commerce Department officials have fueled industry hopes that the Obama administration may soon begin to ease a longstanding ban on oil exports. Although it would require an act of Congress to end the four-decade export ban, some analysts and executives believe the White House may be getting ready to open ... 05/23/2014 - 7:29 am | View Link
France's Iran negotiator switches roles at delicate stage in talks France's main negotiator in talks between six world powers and Iran is leaving his post at a crucial moment, less than two months before the deadline for a final agreement over Tehran's nuclear program. Jacques Audibert, who has pushed for a tough line on Iran, has been promoted to a senior role in President Francois Hollande's diplomatic team, the president's office said on Thursday. Paris has ... 05/22/2014 - 9:54 am | View Link
Exclusive: Iran's illicit procurement appears to slow amid nuclear talks By Louis Charbonneau VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran's attempts to illicitly procure materials for its disputed nuclear and missile programs appear to have slowed down as it pursues talks on a long-term accord with world powers, a U.N. expert panel said in a confidential report seen by Reuters. The U.N. Panel of Experts, who monitor compliance with the Security Council's sanctions regime on Iran ... 05/11/2014 - 1:36 pm | View Link
Iran Sanctions: A Timeline of Western Economic Pressure Iran is first hit by US sanctions after students storm the US embassy in Tehran and take 52 diplomats and staff captive. President Bill Clinton bans US companies from investing in Iran. The US passes a law allowing it to sanction any foreign firm that invests more than $20m a year in Iran's energy sector. The UN Security Council sanctions Iran after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad fails to halt ... 05/9/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
U.S. expected to keep oil embargo even if Iran nuclear deal struck The embargo pre-dates the decade-long nuclear dispute with Iran. Washington cut off diplomatic ties with Tehran during a hostage crisis shortly following the 1979 Islamic Revolution and began imposing sanctions around the same time. "The American domestic ... 02/20/2014 - 12:38 am | View Link
US Expected to Keep Oil Embargo Regardless of Iran Nuclear Deal VIENNA — A unilateral U.S. oil embargo on Iran is expected to remain in place even if a long-term nuclear agreement between Tehran and six world powers is reached that includes an easing of international sanctions, a U.S. official said on Thursday. 02/19/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Oil Backed Up, Iranians Put It on Idled Ships Many experts say the pain is only beginning, since oil prices have been falling and Iran’s sales should drop even more with the European embargo that went into effect on Sunday. “They are getting squeezed,” said Sadad Al Husseini, former executive ... 07/4/2012 - 11:34 pm | 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
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
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 ... 07/24/2014 - 4:36 pm | 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 ... 07/24/2014 - 3:53 pm | View Website
Iran, the U.S. and the Strait of Hormuz Crisis | Stratfor By George Friedman. The United States reportedly sent a letter to Iran via multiple intermediaries last week warning Tehran that any attempt to close the Strait of ... 07/24/2014 - 2:20 pm | View Website
Iran Hostage Crisis Find out more about the history of Iran Hostage Crisis, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com 07/24/2014 - 9:27 am | View Website
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 07/23/2014 - 4:59 pm | View Website
An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso - the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
The plane, owned by Spanish company Swiftair and leased by Algeria's flagship carrier, disappeared from radar less than an hour after it took off from Burkina Faso's capital of Ouagadougou for Algiers.
French fighter jets, U.
Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U. N. team to secure the crash site, which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who says he fears some remains will never be recovered unless security is tightened, has proposed a multinational force mounted by countries such as Australia, the Netherlands and Malaysia that lost citizens in the disaster.