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Iran-oil-sanctions

Iran issues new oil blockade warning

Iran could prevent even "a single drop of oil" passing through the Strait of Hormuz if its security is threatened, a naval chief said on Saturday, as tensions simmer over Tehran's nuclear programme.

July 14, 2012 8:51
 
US signals possibility of arming Syrian rebels

US signals possibility of arming Syrian rebels

The United States appeared to open the door to eventually arming Syria's opposition, saying that if a political solution to the crisis was impossible it might have to consider other options.

February 22, 2012 12:40
 
Last US troops leave Iraq, new beginning for businesses

Last US troops leave Iraq, new beginning for businesses

The US military pullout in Iraq is the fulfillment of an election promise for the US President. For foreign companies in the country, how will the US pullout affect business?

December 18, 2011 2:37
 

US Military marks official end to Iraq war

The US military officially ended its war in Iraq on Thursday packing up a military flag at a ceremony with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta nearly nine years after the invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein.

December 15, 2011 3:36
 

EU sanctions target mobile phone Syriatel

EU sanctions hit Syria's main mobile phone operator; Military's investments also targeted; Syrian government's access to cash impacted further

September 24, 2011 4:48
 
EU extends Syria sanctions as violence continues –diplomat

EU extends Syria sanctions as violence continues –diplomat

Violent suppression of dissent in Syria has caused EU to extend sanctions on the country. Conditions worsen with roads in Aleppo being blocked and civilian losses recorded. Reuters reports.

June 22, 2011 2:55
 
Interview with the new GCC Secretary-General

Interview with the new GCC Secretary-General

As GCC Secretary-General and the first Bahraini and first military man to take office, HE Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani hopes to usher political and social reform.

April 3, 2011 1:11
 

UAE military’s $1.8 billion plane deal sealed

Abu Dhabi-based Waha Capital said that it..

January 5, 2010 5:54
 
Armed to the teeth, Part II

Armed to the teeth, Part II

GCC states are stockpiling high-tech weapons. They say it’s for protection. This two part series looks at the potential conflicts in the region, and how regional governments are preparing for them.

October 21, 2008 11:06