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See amazing places in Europe & the Middle East through 33 SIENA award-winning photos.


(Voyagez en Europe et au Moyen Orient à travers  33 photos qui ont reçu le prix SIENA.) Continue reading See amazing places in Europe & the Middle East through 33 SIENA award-winning photos.

Saudi Arabia,Russia, Qatar and Venezuela’s deal to have little impact on oil markets


Oil ministers from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Venezuela and Russia agreed to keep production at January’s levels on Tuesday, but only as long as other major producers do the same. Iran said it would back any measures to stabilize the markets, but avoided committing to capping its own production. So unless Iran also commits, it could put the agreement on hold.

This deal could be the first joint OPEC and non-OPEC deal in 15 years aimed at tackling a growing glut and helping prices recover.

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7 stories of shocking injustice: Bahrain after the ‘Arab Spring’


Source: Amnesty International, By Ariel Plotkin :

Five years ago, people in Bahrain rose up in protest to demand reform, but were met with violence from security forces. Since then, the authorities have continued to arrest, torture and intimidate people who speak out.

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#Iran, #Oman sign deal to study sub-sea gas pipeline:Times Of Oman


iran oman pipeline map
Credit: EIA

An agreement has been signed between Iran and Oman to study a sub-sea gas pipeline for carrying Iranian gas to the Sultanate in a project worth $60 billion.

Oman’s plan of transfering natural-gas through pipeline from Iran is the latest sign that Saudi Arabia is failing to bind its smaller Gulf neighbors into a tighter bloc united in hostility to the Islamic Republic. Continue reading #Iran, #Oman sign deal to study sub-sea gas pipeline:Times Of Oman