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Iraq: Spate of car bombings continue, 14 killed in latest attack

Nov 17, 2014

Iraq: Spate of car bombings continue, 14 killed in latest attack

In the first attack, a car detonated on a commercial street in the Meshtal neighborhood in eastern Baghdad, killing at least eight people and wounding 15, police officials said. #India #Terrorism #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Iraq #Jihadists #islamic-state #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi #Bassar al-Assad #Caliphate #Islamic caliphate #recruiting #Islamic State recruits #Airstrikes in Iraq #Beiji Oil Refinery
Why Turkey's role in Libya is only adding to its pro-Islamist perception

Nov 13, 2014

Why Turkey's role in Libya is only adding to its pro-Islamist perception

Libya's disintegration comes as international efforts to tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq and Syria have highlighted stark strategic differences between Turkey and its regional and international partners. #United Nations #Tripoli #Egypt #Libya #NewsTracker #Muammar Gaddafi #OPEC #Turkey #Benghazi #bombings #Islamist militants #Islamist terrorism #Khalifa Haftar #Abdullah al-Thinni #Tobruk #Egyptian embassy #Oil economy #Separatism in Libya
Bomb goes off near Egyptian embassy in Libya's capital

Nov 13, 2014

Bomb goes off near Egyptian embassy in Libya's capital

Three years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is caught up in growing unrest as rival armed factions compete for control of the country's oil resources. #United Nations #Tripoli #Egypt #Libya #NewsTracker #Muammar Gaddafi #OPEC #Benghazi #bombings #Islamist militants #Islamist terrorism #Khalifa Haftar #Abdullah al-Thinni #Tobruk #Egyptian embassy #Oil economy #Separatism in Libya
US drone kills 7; 33 dead in clashes in central Yemen

Nov 12, 2014

US drone kills 7; 33 dead in clashes in central Yemen

Yemeni military sources said a US drone had killed seven suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen while they were on their way to carry out an attack. #United States #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Yemen #Sana'a #Ali Abdullah Saleh #Gulf of Aden #Saudi Arabia #Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi #Shi'ite #Sunni #Zaidi #Houthi rebels #Oil Export

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After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Feb 25, 2014

After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt was also called the "trust buster", smashing Americas "robber baron" monopolies with ruthless reforms. #Anna Hazare #United States #InMyOpinion #Sanitation #Fareed Zakaria #Woodrow Wilson #Theodore Roosevelt #Standard Oil
Six months of diesel price reforms and result is zero

Jul 23, 2013

Six months of diesel price reforms and result is zero

Thanks to super-slow reforms on energy pricing, India's CAD woes and the rupee will be under continuous pressure till the government opts for big bang change #P. Chidambaram #oil pricing #diesel prices #energy reforms #V Moily