Topic: Suez Canal
Forces loyal to Muammar Qaddafi have launched what seems to be a campaign to take back parts of eastern Libya after a week of focusing on keeping control of Tripoli.
03/02/2011 08:52 am
From the first spark of Middle East unrest in Tunisia in December until the violent suppression of protests in Libya in late February, the price of a barrel of crude oil rose from $88 a barrel to more than $100. But rising demand – from oil-hungry China and other fast-growing nations – was pushing prices up even before the turmoil. How much prices rise depends largely on whether supplies flow unimpeded from the Middle East. Here’s a rundown on oil supply-price issues affecting the US.
02/25/2011 02:59 pm
Oil prices slipped to around $97 a barrel as fears eased on Libyan supply cuts. Saudi Arabia signals it could boost supplies to contain surge in oil prices.
02/25/2011 09:00 am
In Pictures US military muscle
Iran warships: Israel has made clear it views the passage as a provocation. Israeli officials refused to comment Tuesday, though earlier this week Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he viewed the move 'with gravity.'
02/22/2011 09:44 am
No matter how bleak things get, entrepreneurs can stay resilient.
02/21/2011 01:32 pm
Two Iranian naval ships are set to pass through the Suez Canal for the first time since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution. 'Israel views this Iranian step gravely,' said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
02/20/2011 03:27 pm
Stock rally: NYSE and Nasdaq see advancing stocks outnumber declining ones while S&P 500 doubles in record time. Dip in stock rally causes investors to buy into market leaders.
02/18/2011 01:06 am
02/17/2011 01:23 pm
Unlike his iconic predecessors Anwar Sadat and Gamal Abdel Nasser, who left clear imprints on Egypt, Hosni Mubarak will probably be remembered more for unfulfilled expectations.
02/12/2011 08:30 am