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Australia – Energy Superpower

Australia’s attempts to replace Qatar as the world’s largest LNG exporter have been bolstered by last week’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of the 25 million tonnes per year Wheatstone…

Man Caught with Live Baby Animals in Luggage

A man has been caught at Bangkok airport with live baby animals in his luggage, including panthers, leopards, and a baby bear.   The man, a 36-year old citizen of…

Protests Continue in Syria

Syrian security forces have been deployed as thousands of protesters shouting “We want freedom!” on Friday marched on the southern city of Daraa, now the epicentre of the protest movement.…

Gaddafi Claims that Libya is “Ready for Battle”

On the fourth day of the UN-backed military intervention in Libya, TV footage showed Muammar Gaddafi boasting that his country is “ready for battle.” Gaddafi was also shown telling supporters…

Muslim Population Doubles in the United States

Studies released today state that one-fourth of the world’s population shall consist of Muslims by the year 2030. By this time, the Muslims in the United States will increase more…

Turkey and Qatar Discussed About the Crisis in Lebanon

The crisis in Lebanon was discussed today by Turkey and Qatar, as the two countries are trying to contain the political crisis over the killing of states-man Rafik al-Hariri. The…

Zain Deal Still Being Worked On, Etisalat Said

Elisalat, the UAE telecommunications firm, stated that it was still working with regard to the Zain deal since the due diligence deadline which was set for January 15 was missed…

Mideast Peace Set to Restart as Soon as US Officials Return after Holidays

The talks between Israel and Palestinian, which had collapsed last year over the issue of building of Jewish settlements in an occupied portions of West Bank, is the expected to…

Iran Releases Stoning Woman, Says Report

The Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning has been released, says a European human rights group. Although Iran has denied the rumours, the German-based International Committee Against Stoning said…

Syria Accused Israel of Delaying the Peace Process

Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, officially launched accusations towards Israel on Monday, October 11, 2010, for hindering the peace process between the two countries. The Syrian President stated that the…

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