S&P cuts Egypt's credit ratings Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has pushed Egypt's sovereign credit ratings deeper into junk status, citing "continued pressure" on foreign reserves. 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
Drivers benefit as oil prices drop sharply A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It's a relief to motorists and business owners and a positive development for the economy. More
South Sudan Government Forces Say Malakal Recaptured SPLA Brigadier General Malak Ayuen Ajok said the army sustained light losses, with one soldier killed and two wounded in the latest fight for the town. As the capital of the largest oil-producing state in South Sudan, Malakal is of strategic and ... 03/19/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Sudan freezes oil and security deals with South A month later, Bashir visited Juba, symbolising an easing of tensions at the time, and the South's oil wells resumed pumping the crude ... SPLM-N and government forces battled outside the town. South Sudan, in comments made ahead of the Khartoum news ... 06/9/2013 - 6:39 am | View Link
South Sudan, Sudan to Pull Back from Border The agreement, signed in September, was never implemented and South Sudan has often complained of attacks on its territory by the Sudanese army since its signing. Aguer said that although the SPLA will pull back ... how to share oil wealth between the ... 03/11/2013 - 5:47 am | View Link
South Sudan to pull out of oil town, easing crisis JUBA, South Sudan (AP) – Sudan said Friday its forces drove South Sudanese troops from a contested oil town near the countries' ill-defined border border while the south tried to put a good face on events, saying it was withdrawing. South Sudanese troops ... 04/20/2012 - 6:14 am | View Link
South Sudan troops to withdraw from Heglig oil field "An orderly withdrawal will commence immediately and shall be completed within three days," the statement added, potentially easing ... of Sudan's oil production and is key to its faltering economy. International powers have called on Juba to pull back ... 04/19/2012 - 11:35 pm | View Link
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Sudan « World Without Genocide Sudan: Overview of the Civil Wars and Current Challenges. Prepared by James Petermeier, World Without Genocide Intern. This article provides background information ... 07/30/2014 - 7:35 pm | View Website
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SSNA Feed By Job Kiir Garang. July 28, 2014 (SSNA) --Dear readers, I must say that the political situation in South Sudan has, over the past seven months or so, been very toxic. 07/30/2014 - 9:48 am | View Website
JERUSALEM - Despite Israeli casualties and world criticism, a near-consensus in Israel supports the government's conduct of the Gaza war, views Hamas as the aggressor and considers outsiders' moralizing as hypocritical, ignorant or both. And in an echo chamber fed by ubiquitous updates on Hamas rocket and tunnel attacks, the minority of local voices that do agonize over Gazans' suffering are being silenced in a way rarely seen in a country long proud of its spirited, democratic debate.
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials were responsible for the problem-pocked start of HealthCare.gov last year because of poor planning and lax oversight of outside contractors, according to government investigators who warned that "significant risks remain" that some Americans could again have trouble buying coverage in the federal marketplace this fall.