Articles tagged with: gas

Hugh Pope
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on : Tuesday, 17 Sep, 2013

A Way out of the Labyrinth

Israel is quietly challenging Turkey and Cyprus to make a choice: work together to develop Israel’s share of the East Mediterranean’s natural gas riches, or stay on the sidelines and perpetuate their decades-old stalemate over Cyprus. Israel has stated its preference for export pipelines to both Turkey and Cyprus, and is in a strong position to elicit both countries' cooperation: only Israel has big proven reserves, while test drillings are still trying to establish whether Cyprus has...

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Political Editor: The Majalla
on : Tuesday, 25 Jun, 2013

Emir of Qatar hands power to his son

DOHA, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, announced that he will be transferring power to his son following days of speculation. In a gathering of the country’s ruling family, the Emir announced on Monday that he is intent on transferring power to his 33-year-old son, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. Speaking on Qatari television on Tuesday, Sheikh Hamad said: “I announce I am handing over power to Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani…. I am fully c...

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Elizabeth Iskander Monier
on : Sunday, 12 May, 2013

Mursi’s Tragicomedy

Whoever became Egypt's first Arab Spring president would have faced almost insurmountable challenges in realizing a stable and successful transition. Egypt's uprising emerged from ...

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Barçin Yinanç
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on : Monday, 18 Feb, 2013

Three’s A Crowd

My career as a diplomatic reporter began just a couple of months before the start of the First Gulf War. It was then that the sentence “maintaining the territorial integrity ...

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Keily Miller
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on : Wednesday, 5 Dec, 2012

Confronting the Gas Revolution

Prepare for the Shale gas boom. Today the phrase is plastered across the world’s leading newspapers with much dramatic effect. They are not alone: seasoned energy experts are...

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Amy Myers Jaffe and Keily Miller
on : Thursday, 17 May, 2012

The Spoils of Oil

It has long been speculated that oil can be a driver for civil conflict, and one needs to look no further for evidence than the sectarian power politics now playing out in Iraq...

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Kristian Coates Ulrichsen
on : Monday, 21 Nov, 2011

The Energy Grail

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World Daniel Yergin Allen Lane, 2011 The Quest by Daniel Yergin is a magisterial account of the comp...

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on : Monday, 15 Aug, 2011

A Discrete Conflict

For a year and seven months, relatives of Abdul Ghaffar Lango heard nothing of his whereabouts. His abduction by armed plain-clothes men in the Pakistani province of Balochista...

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Nima Khorrami Assl
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on : Wednesday, 27 Jul, 2011

Pressure Rising

In a televised speech marking the fifth anniversary of the Second Lebanon War on Tuesday, Hassan Nasrallah, in line with his secretary comments a week earlier, warned Israel ag...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Thursday, 28 Apr, 2011

Resource Rich, Policy Poor

The issue brief “Eurasian Energy: Hot and Cold,” caters specifically to the US’s interest in achieving energy security, outlining the geopolitical dynamics of the cur...

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