Rebels Refinery

18 Feb 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has pledged $20 billion worth of investments in Pakistan to shore up the country’s struggling economy while strengthening bilateral ties at a time when Islamabad is trying to revive its global standing. The pledges made Sunday evening — about double what had been expected — would also help […]

18 Feb 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has pledged $20 billion worth of investments in Pakistan to shore up the country’s struggling economy while strengthening bilateral ties at a time when Islamabad is trying to revive its global standing. The pledges made Sunday evening — about double what had been expected — would also help […]

17 Feb 19
Dawood's Geo blog

In this blog post I will be discussing the inner dynamics of the resources of most countries in North Africa. Some of them are rich in fossil fuels, such as Libya or Algeria. While others like Tunisia and Morocco lack any significant sources of oil, gas and coal. Similarly, the access to timber, water and […]

16 Feb 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

In this file photo from September 2018, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is seen with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia [Saudi Press Agency via AP] This weekend, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is visiting Pakistan with his entourage of over 1,000 people, including investors, government officials and security personnel. It […]

15 Feb 19
Russia News Now

Line 47: Line 47:   * [http://www.middleeasteye.net/topics/yemenwar Middle East Eye (Yemen War)]   * [http://www.middleeasteye.net/topics/yemenwar Middle East Eye (Yemen War)]   * [https://www.mintpressnews.com/author/ahmed-abdulkareem/ Ahmed Abdulkareem for Mint Press]   * [https://www.mintpressnews.com/author/ahmed-abdulkareem/ Ahmed Abdulkareem for Mint Press]   + * [https://thewaronyemen.org/news/ The War on Yemen]   * [https://ahtribune.com/world/north-africa-south-west-asia/war-on-yemen.html American Herald Tribune (War on Yemen)]   * […]

14 Feb 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

Oil accounts for the bulk of Nigeria’s foreign exchange earnings [Adam Abu Bashal/Anadolu] Abuja, Nigeria – Armed rebels from Nigeria‘s oil-rich southern Niger Delta region have vowed to cripple the country’s economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is reelected. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) said in a statement on Thursday that it hoped to change Buhari’s […]

11 Feb 19
RunningMoney

The ASX 200 is up 4 points in flat mid-morning trade. Mixed is the theme for today. Banks ↑ ex CBA, Materials mixed and results mixed too. SUL, MQG +ve TCL and CGF less so. Housing finance and NAB survey ahead, #ausbiz TODAY Results – Macquarie Group (MQG) – Operational briefing, Transurban Group (TCL) Economic […]

11 Feb 19
macroafricaintel

By Rafiq Raji, PhD Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji Global Markets Asian shares slip, looming US-China trade talks in focus US border deal deal talks collapse, govt shutdown looms Dollar index near 6-wk high Oil Markets Oil prices fall as US rig count rise, trade concerns US Wood River refinery outage weighs on WTI Rosneft pressures Putin to […]

09 Feb 19
Financial Post

NEW YORK — The U.S. and dozens of other countries may have declared that Nicolas Maduro is no longer the legitimate president of Venezuela, but that has not loosened his grip on power. Maduro still controls the military, despite scattered defections. He has the loyalty of the Supreme Court. And he has rendered the opposition-controlled […]

06 Feb 19
TwelveTotems.blog

Greetings and shalom, everyone! On this day of the Gregorian calendar, February 6, we remember the following events in global African history: Year Territory Event 1778 USA American Revolutionary War: In Paris, the Treaty of Alliance and the Treaty of Amity and Commerce were signed by the United States and France signaling official recognition of the new […]

06 Feb 19
The HOBBLEDEHOY

Bill Forsyth’s Local Hero brought together Hollywood names and rising Scottish stars to tell the story of one small community’s struggle to outsmart a large American oil company and save their home. Peter Riegert – MacIntyre Riegert went on to direct short films after his stint as oil tycoon MacIntyre with his work ‘By Courier’ […]

04 Feb 19
Far Outliers

From Army of Empire: The Untold Story of the Indian Army in World War I, by George Morton-Jack (Basic Books, 2018), Kindle pp. 10-14: All the men of Indian Expeditionary Force A to France went to liberate German-occupied territory in the name of democracy. Some 85,000 Indian soldiers and 50,000 non-combatants served with Force A […]

02 Feb 19
Global News

Maduro took office in March 2013 following the death of his mentor Hugo Chavez, who won over Venezuela’s poor with so-called “21st century socialism” during his 14-year rule.

02 Feb 19
Dr.Lamba's Awakening Call

Iran and Pakistan, which were trying to remain close, are today moving in opposite directions. This movement is partly pushed by circumstances, evident from the way India’s presence in Chabahar has been recently upgraded and the way Saudi Arabia is increasing its presence in Pakistan. C This crystallization of Pakistan-Saudi Arabia and India-Iran axes will […]