1. By the latest information Turkey plans direct military action against territory held by Kurdish militia, potentially opening a new front in Syria’s civil war....
      


  2. Iraq goverment is under new challenge. Western allies wants to see pro iranians Shi‘ite militia commanders out of game.  They are openly loyal to...
      


  3. Okay, I realize this is off the beaten path for this forum, but this is just too weird. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-17/koreas-to-march-under-one-flag-at-olympics-opening-ceremony-jcj37ai4?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social What is going on here??  


  4. The EPA is currently considering whether it plans to implement changes to the current federal fuel standards. It has said it will determine whether...
      


  5. Fascinating reports coming out of Iran and US over both sides naval ambitions in the Gulf--one of the most important oil routes. Now we...
      


  6. https://sana.sy/en/?p=125892 "Electricity Minister, Mohammad Zuheir Kharboutli discussed on Tuesday with Russian Deputy Energy Minister, Kirill Molodtsov means of implementing  agreements signed between Syria and Russia...


  7. Relations between the UK and the EU are not at the highest level. The key question is what will be the cost of the...
      


  8. A few weeks ago, Sudan and Turkey signed a naval agreement. That angered Cairo and an ongoing dispute over a dam Ethiopia is building...
      


  9. According to the Islamic Republic's ministry of intelligence, two large caches of bombs, explosives and ammunition have been found in eastern and western Iran....
      


  10. By the latest report, U.S. fourth-quarter economic growth at 2.6 percent, less than expected...Surprise?
      


  11. Look who's in Davos? Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor, Germany; Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy; Emmanuel...
      


  12. US Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing a decades-old air policy aimed at reining in some of the largest sources of hazardous pollutants like mercury...
      


  13. As we wait for the NDA to pick a target, there's a new gang in town, calling themselves Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators and threatening to...
      


  14. Donald Trump SNUBS Theresa May for second time - but WILL meet Merkel and Macron Oh, no! Whatever are we going to do now?
      


  15. The new acting director of the National Park Service is a former parks official who was reprimanded 12 years ago for pressuring employees to...
      


  16. Records are made to be broken, but 2016 will get to keep its crown of hottest year on record. NASA scientists are finished analyzing...
      


  17. SO, Riyadh will start issuing tourist visas soon and has lots of plans for turning islands into resorts. Would you go?
      


  18. California's attorney general is suing the Trump administration for rolling back a fracking rule that he says is designed to protect public health and...
      


  19. IMF has just released a very upbeat World Economic Outlook but has warned recession can hit sooner than many expect.  "The next recession may be closer...
      


  20. China are in expansion in all fields. By the official data, China's economy grew by 6.9% in 2017. This fact are important if we know...
      


  21. In a hit to the Trump administration, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that cases litigating the Clean Water Act should be heard by federal district...
      


  22. Every day I find it astonishing that Yemen is of virtually no interest to anyone, including the markets. When one of these ballistic missiles...
      


  23. The world's biggest cobalt producer is a very unstable place at the moment and the situation will likely continue deteriorating just as demand for...
      


  24. Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers said it planned to launch attacks on the country’s oil sector in the next few days.“This round of...
      


  25. Jack Gerard, the head of the main lobbying group for the oil and natural gas industry, announced he is stepping down in August.  In a...
      


  26. Toyota Motor Corp. has ended talks with the Environmental Protection Agency to overhaul internal management practices at the agency. The decision comes more than a month after EPA...
      


  27. Anyone watching the spreading protests in Iran? This could spiral dangerously. They started out protesting rising prices but now it's turning into a general...
      


  28. More fun in Libya: Two militias battling it out in the capital, at a main airport today--20 people reported killed. And the kicker: Both...
      


  29. Iraq’s parliament voted to ban Kurdish engineering firm Kar Group from operating Kirkuk’s oil fields, following Iraq’s recapture of the Kurdish-held oil region in October. The...
      


  30. Iran--or at least the spokesman of its nuclear energy agency--is apparently ready to respond in-kind if Trump decides to reimpose US sanctions on Tehran by...