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Kuwait says oil spill strikes its waters in Persian Gulf

Kuwait says an oil spill has struck its waters in the Persian Gulf......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 13th, 2017

Kuwait battles oil spill in Persian Gulf waters

Kuwait says an oil spill has struck its waters in the Persian Gulf......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 13th, 2017

U.S. Navy Vessel Fires Warning Shots at Iran Ships

The U.S. and Iran reported their second confrontation this week in the waters off the Persian Gulf, as political tensions between the longtime rivals flare......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 29th, 2017

The Latest: Qatar foreign minister in Kuwait amid crisis

The Latest on the crisis between four major Arab nations and the tiny Persian Gulf country of Qatar (all times local): 10:45 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 3rd, 2017

Kuwait Needs Economic Reform, but Opponents Dominated National Assembly Election

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT—Kuwait is one of the freest nations in the Persian Gulf, as well as one of America’s best friends. Yet its “liberalish” governance, as one Kuwaiti colleague described it.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 9th, 2017

Kuwait Holds Elections Amid Opposition Gains: Leading The Way For Democracy In The Persian Gulf

Kuwait's newly elected National Assembly has taken office. While the Persian Gulf country's commitment to democracy is laudable, the newly empowered opposition is likely to hinder needed economic reforms. As oil prices drop, Kuwait's generous welfare stat.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 13th, 2016

Iran sends warships to Yemen after the US struck Iranian-backed Houthi radar sites

Iran sent two warships to the Gulf of Aden on Thursday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, establishing a military presence in waters off Yemen where the US military launched cruise missile strikes on areas controlled by Iran-backed Houthi for.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2016

"Apocalyptic Scenes" As Fleeing ISIS Fighters Set Iraqi Town"s Oil Wells On Fire

Back in 1991, when the Iraq army was retreating from Kuwait in the Persian Gulf War, it unleashed a literal "scorched earth" tactic as it set fire to some 600 oil wells, leading to iconic photos such as this one. Twenty-five years later, in an ironic twi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 2nd, 2016

BP chairman who presided over Gulf spill crisis to retire

Energy firm BP says its chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg, who presided over the company during the Deepwater Horizon spill, has decided to retire......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 19th, 2017

Oil Spill In U.S. Gulf Of Mexico Could Be Biggest Since Deepwater Horizon Disaster

The spill from the Delta House facility has leaked up to 9,350 barrels of oil......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 17th, 2017

Cleanup Under Way After Large Oil Spill Off Louisiana Coast

An offshore pipeline fracture that spilled as much as 9,350 barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico near Louisiana appeared to be contained, the company involved said on Sunday......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 16th, 2017

Oil spills into Gulf of Mexico after underwater pipe bursts - WEAR

WEAROil spills into Gulf of Mexico after underwater pipe burstsWEARNEW ORLEANS (WEAR) — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a crude oil spill in the Gulf o.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 15th, 2017

‘He’s better than this,’ says Thomas Barrack, Trump’s loyal whisperer

The billionaire recommended Paul Manafort and has helped shape Persian Gulf policy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2017

Hurricane Nate weakens to tropical storm

Nate killed at least 30 people in Central America before entering the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

Iran Threatens to Destroy Israel"s Tel Aviv, But Gulf Arab States Appear Closer to Former Foe

Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi, head of Iran's army, said there would be no Israel in 25 years. His Arab rivals in the Persian Gulf appear to differ......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 18th, 2017

Hurricane Irma Strikes Florida Coast

Hurricane Irma made landfall for a second time, on Florida’s Marco Island, delivering destructive winds, torrential rains and life-threatening storm surge as it moved up the state’s Gulf Coast......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 10th, 2017

Iran Says It Confronted, Turned Away U.S. Vessel In Persian Gulf; U.S. NAVCENT Denies

An Iranian w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 10th, 2017

Remembering the Hurricane That Cleaned a Massive Mexican Oil Spill

Frederic, which plowed across the Gulf Coast with winds of up to 130 mph, was the worst storm to hit that area since the mighty Hurricane Camille ripped through a decade earlier......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 8th, 2017

Huge Earthquake Strikes Mexico, at Least 58 Killed

A powerful 8.1-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico late Thursday, killing at least 58 people and damaging buildings and roads, just as the country was bracing for Hurricane Katia approaching its Gulf coast......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 8th, 2017

Harvey strikes Canada as heavy crude refineries shut

Tropical Storm Harvey is being felt thousands of miles to the north as shutdowns of U.S. Gulf Coast refineries hurt prices for the Canadian oil-sands crude they’d normally process......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 31st, 2017

Project Syndicate: The age of nuclear deterrence is over

The nuclearization of East Asia and the Persian Gulf threatens world peace, writes Joschka Fischer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2017