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Sep 14, 2014

Hundreds feared dead as boat sinks off Libya

A boat filled with up to 250 migrants heading for Europe has sunk on off the Libyan coast and many passengers have died, a spokesman for the Libyan navy has said. Only 26 people have been rescued after the boat sunk near Tajoura, east of the capital ... #Europe #Libya #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Tripoli, Libya

Sep 18, 2014

Iraqi oil exports down more than 2 percent

Daniel J. Graeber BAGHDAD, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Oil exports from the southern Iraqi port cities were 73.6 million barrels for August, the Iraqi Ministry of Oil declared Thursday... #Europe #Libya #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Tripoli, Libya

Sep 16, 2014

Russia 'May Tap Rainy-Day Fund'

Russia may tap its reserve fund next year for the first time in six years as the country faces increasing capital flight and decreasing oil prices, a finance ministry official said... #Europe #Libya #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Tripoli, Libya

Sep 13, 2014

Salmond calls for inquiry into Cameron's 'scare tactics'

Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond demanded an investigation into what he believes are dirty tricks in an attempt by the British government to scare voters out of backing independence. The campaign in the vote which takes place next week is bec... #Alex Salmond #Europe #United Kingdom #David Cameron #Royal Bank of Scotland #Financial Times

Sep 02, 2014

U.S. not open for Kurdish oil, Baghdad says

Daniel J. Graeber BAGHDAD, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The Iraqi Oil Ministry published a letter Tuesday saying the U.S. market is far from a legal destination for oil taken from the Kurdish north... #Alex Salmond #Europe #United Kingdom #David Cameron #Royal Bank of Scotland #Financial Times

Sep 06, 2014

Iraq Refiles Complaint Against Kurdish Oil

Iraq's oil ministry refiled a complaint in a U.S. court asking American authorities to seize a cargo of Kurdish oil waiting off the coast of Texas... #Iraq #Texas

Sep 05, 2014

Iraq moves to seize Kurdish oil off U.S. coast

Daniel J. Graeber BAGHDAD, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The Iraqi Oil Ministry said it filed a case in a U.S. court calling for the seizure of a cargo of Kurdish crude oil loaded on tanker off the coast of Texas... #Iraq #Texas

Aug 29, 2014

Possible halt in petroleum exports

Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha has assigned the Energy Ministry's Department of Mineral Fuels and oil refiners to discuss a possible halt in petroleum exports, in light of heated debates on energy situation in Thailand... #Iraq #Texas

Sep 03, 2014

Emirates calls for global fight against terrorism

(AP) -- The United Arab Emirates called Wednesday for a coordinated international effort to tackle the "global scourge" of terrorism, raising particular concern about the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group that has seized large swaths o... #Syria #Iraq #Afghanistan #Middle East #Barack Obama #Libya #NATO #United Arab Emirates #Dubai #Yemen #Somalia #Wales #Muslim Brotherhood

Aug 31, 2014

Call for Houthi civil disobedience in Yemen

Defying calls by the UN Security Council to end hostilities against the Yemeni government, a Houthi tribal leader has urged supporters to wage a campaign of civil disobedience until their demands are met. The Houthis, who have been fighting for years... #Yemen #U N Security Council #Saudi Arabia #Houthis