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$12 Million Iranian Embassy Is Empty, but the U.S. Cuts the Grass There are 10 Iranian properties in the United States, valued at more than $50 million, that have been maintained by the State Department for almost 40 years. [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:33:40 GMT]

‘Doomsday Today in Aleppo’: Assad and Russian Forces Bombard City Repeated airstrikes that destroyed buildings and killed about 100 people came with the threat of a ground invasion, as efforts at the United Nations to revive a truce appeared to collapse. [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:31:11 GMT]

‘From Paradise to Hell’: How an Aid Convoy in Syria Was Blown Apart Interviews with aid workers, rescuers and residents, along with video and photographic evidence, point to a coordinated attack by Russian or Syrian aircraft, probably both. [Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:52:27 GMT]

Amid New Airstrikes in Syria, an Aid Convoy Arrives A procession of trucks carrying supplies for 40,000 people arrived in a Damascus suburb on Thursday, but bombing continued in the rebel-held areas of Aleppo. [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:21:12 GMT]

Egypt Recovers Over 160 Bodies From Sunken Migrant Boat The boat was carrying more than 400 people, most young Egyptian men, and the death toll is expected to rise, officials said. [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:24:50 GMT]

Home Teams Are Israeli, but Turf Is in West Bank Palestinians are asking soccer’s governing body, FIFA, to bar clubs run by Jewish settlers from using fields in occupied territory. [Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:02:18 GMT]

Iran’s President Accuses U.S. of ‘Lack of Compliance’ on Nuclear Deal President Hassan Rouhani, speaking at the United Nations, warned that American credibility would suffer if the United States undercut the accord with “illegal actions.” [Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:52:20 GMT]

Muslim Brotherhood’s Political Arm Wins Seats in Jordan’s Parliament Most seats in the lower house were retained by pro-monarchy loyalists, election results showed, but Islamists and women made gains. [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 01:20:07 GMT]

Notebook: Clinton Plays It Frosty Between the Ferns Her appearance with Zack Galifianakis showed her as bemused and withering. Will she show that side on Monday night’s debate? [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:51:40 GMT]

Obama Puts Syria at Arm’s Length as Carnage Drags On The president scarcely mentioned the war in a farewell address to the United Nations General Assembly, typical of the approach he has taken on the world stage in recent weeks. [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:54:22 GMT]

Obama Vetoes 9/11 Bill, but Congressional Override Is Expected The legislation would let the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks sue Saudi Arabia for any role in the plot. The president says the law threatens national security. [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:41:03 GMT]

Op-Ed Columnist: Chappatte on the Syria Cease-Fire Recent airstrikes threatened the agreement’s hoped-for success. [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:01:54 GMT]

Opinion: A Humane Voice for a Cruel Regime Dissenters aren’t jailed for their opinions? Iran’s top diplomat must know he’s lying about that. [Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:30:24 GMT]

Rising Toll on Civilians in Yemen Raises Alarm Most of the deaths were inflicted by a Saudi-led coalition that supports Yemen’s president, but some blame also was placed on Houthi rebels. [Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:39:44 GMT]

Syrian Forces Tighten Siege of Rebel-Held Areas in Aleppo The capture of a refugee camp north of the city showed that a Syrian and Russian bombing campaign was bolstering the position of pro-government troops. [Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:46:05 GMT]

The Interpreter: In Syrian War, Russia Has Yet to Fulfill Superpower Ambitions Vladimir V. Putin has won Moscow a seat at any table where Syria’s future is debated. But his drive for renewed recognition as a superpower remains unfulfilled. [Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:28:29 GMT]

 

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‘No nuclear threat from Iran in 2012’ Iran is unlikely to move toward building a nuclear weapon this year because it does not yet have the capability to produce enough weapon-grade uranium, a draft report by the Institute for Science and International Security (Isis) said. The report this [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:48:00 GMT]

Abu Dhabi to host 2012 Global Financial Markets Forum next Feb. The 2012 Global Financial Markets (GFMF) Forum will kick off on February 29th with a host of high profile speakers who will address the critical market factors in 2012. "The economic influence of Abu Dhabi and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) continues [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:48:00 GMT]

Arab League chief, Qatar PM to go to UN over Syria New York: The Arab League chief and the Qatari Prime Minister will present an Arab peace plan for Syria to ambassadors in the UN Security Council in New York early next week, the council president said on Thursday. South Africa's UN Ambassador Baso [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:50:00 GMT]

Attacks by suspected insurgents kill 17 in Iraq Baghdad: Insurgents stepped up attacks around Iraq on today, killing 17 people around the country, including 10 in a bombing attack on a house of two policemen and their families in central Iraq, police and hospital officials said. At least 190 people [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:49:00 GMT]

Dubai Holding unit to repay $500m in bonds (AFP) - A unit of Dubai Holding, a conglomerate owned by Dubai's ruler, said Wednesday that it will repay $500 million in bonds maturing on February 1, while Fitch agency revised the rating of the group from negative to stable. Dubai Holding Commercial [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:49:00 GMT]

Dubai's DP World sells shares in Tilbury Container Services DP World has sold all 34% of its shares in Tilbury Container Services Limited (operator of Tilbury Container Terminal in the United Kingdom) to a subsidiary of Otter Ports Holdings Ltd, owner of Forth Ports Limited for a total consideration for the [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:48:00 GMT]

Egypt bars U.S. workers from travel, escalating tensions Extract not available. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

France: UN Security Council to meet on Syria Share this page UNITED NATIONS - France's UN mission said the Security Council would meet behind closed doors on Friday to discuss the next steps regarding Syria, with council envoys saying the 15-nation body would likely get a new Western-Arab draft [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

Free Syrian Army 'control' Douma Share this page Activists in Syria say security forces have launched an offensive against anti-regime fighters in the Damascus suburb of Douma. Hours beforehand, the BBC's Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen assessed the situation in the area. Getting into [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

In Syria, Arab League Monitors Face Severe Limits Share this page HARASTA, Syria - On a tour by Arab League observers through the restless suburbs of Damascus, the stops on Thursday were anxious, brief and few. In Irbeen, less than 10 miles from the capital, the observers hopped out of their heavily [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

In Tahrir Square, Egyptians celebrates the uprising anniversary CAIRO: Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians thronged major squares across Egypt on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, in rallies that turned into a show of strength by secular groups in their competition [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

Iran is ready for nuclear talks: Ahmadinejad Iran is ready to revive talks with the world powers, President Mahmoud Ahmad­inejad said Thursday, as toughening sanctions aim at forcing Tehran to sharply scale back its nuclear program. Even so, he insisted that the pressures will not force Iran to [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:49:00 GMT]

King Abdullah of Jordan's £8million court battle over question of courtesy King Abdullah of Jordan is suing the trustees of a London estate for allegedly refusing to honour a 'gentlemens agreement'. Is the gentlemens agreement dead? King Abdullah of Jordan has begun an 8million battle in the High Court in the hope that it is [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:52:00 GMT]

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Pakistani investors returning to Export Processing Zones from United Arab Emirates Stakeholders representatives to t be taken on Export Processing Zones Authority board - Tariq Hasan - Press Release issued by Korangi Association of Trade and Industr Following is the text of press release issued by Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) Quote The investors from UAE have started shifting their business to Export Processing Zones in Pakistan due to higher cost of doing business in Dubai and [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:48:00 GMT]

Police submit report about Iraqi prisoner RAWALPINDI, Jan 26:� Police have submitted their report to the review board of Supreme Court regarding an Iraqi national who was deported to his country in 2010 but is now languishing in Adiala jail, Dawn has learnt. The sources said the review board [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:50:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was stopped after leaving the town of Halab on Thursday. It says gunmen [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:52:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was stopped after leaving the town of Halab on Thursday. It says gunmen [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:50:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was stopped after leaving the town of Halab on Thursday. It [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:50:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Story tools Font size : A | A | A tool name tool goes here Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:49:00 GMT]

Research and Markets Adds Report: 3Q11 Israel Mobile Operator Forecast, 2011 - 2015 Research and Markets has announced the addition of IE Market Research Corp.'s new report "3Q11 Israel Mobile Operator Forecast, 2011 - 2015: Israel to have 10.6 million mobile subscriber connections in 2015 with Cellcom taking 35 percent market share." [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:48:00 GMT]

Revolution has ‘inspired Egyptians in Qatar’ By Ayman Adly/Staff Reporter The relationship between Egypt and Qatar is stronger beyond description, HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah, said at the celebrations held at the Egyptian embassy to mark the first [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

Rocket attack near bin Laden's compound Share this page Pakistani children look out from their high vantage point, to see the compound of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Aqeel Ahmed) ... Read the full story at CBS News Share this page Have your say [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

Romney, Gingrich Express Support for Israel Share this page While tonight's Republican debate in Florida featured contentious exchanges over health care, immigration, Freddie Mac, and other topics, there was at least one subject that did not elicit barbs and harsh words--Israel. The question posed [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

Romney, Gingrich find common ground in the Mideast Share this page In a rare moment of unity at the CNN-sponsored debate in Jacksonville, Fla., former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich strongly sided with Israel, but each candidate took a slightly different method. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

Schneider-Ammann Says SNB Franc Cap Was ‘Most Important Step’ 12:36 AM EST By Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Swiss Economy Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann said the Swiss central banks decision to impose a franc ceiling of 1.20 versus the euro was the most important step to help bolster the economy. The first and second [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:52:00 GMT]

Security Council meets on Syria; revolt nears Damascus Image 1 of 70 Still image of a car damaged after an explosion in the Maidan district of Damascus Comments (1) Add / View comments | Discussion FAQ georgebearr at 4:11 AM January 11, 2012 Assad is committing genocide in Syria. Pray for their people. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:49:00 GMT]

Security Council meets on Syria; revolt nears Damascus Extract not available. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:49:00 GMT]

UN Council to discuss Syria Friday Share this page UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council will discuss the Syria crisis Friday, and western and Arab nations could make public their draft resolution condemning the government's deadly crackdown, diplomats said.The unexpected meeting was [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

UN Security Council set to discuss Syria The UN Security Council will discuss the Syria crisis Friday, when Western and Arab nations could make public their draft resolution condemning the government's deadly crackdown, diplomats said. The unexpected meeting was announced by French diplomats [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:52:00 GMT]

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‘No nuclear threat from Iran in 2012’ Iran is unlikely to move toward building a nuclear weapon this year because it does not yet have the capability to produce enough weapon-grade uranium, a draft report by the Institute for Science and International Security (Isis) said. The report this [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:48:00 GMT]

9 missiles fired on Abbotabad military school in Pakistan Friday Nine missiles were fired on a military school in the Pakistani city of Abbotabad on Friday morning, according to the local authorities. No one was harmed, although several missiles did damage the wall of the building. The attackers are now being tracked [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

'EU oil war on Iran is psychological' Iranian Ambassador to Austria Ebrahim Sheibani Iranian ambassador to Austria has described the European Union's sanctions on the Islamic Republic as psychological warfare, saying the country's central bank has no financial assets in the EU. Ebrahim [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:42:00 GMT]

India open to all mechanisms to buy Iranian oil NEW DELHI Unfazed by the US and EU sanctions, India on Thursday said it is open to all mechanisms for payment, whatever it takes, to buy Iranian oil as it contributes around 12 per cent of New Delhis oil imports and its difficult to find replacement on [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:45:00 GMT]

India open to all mechanisms to buy Iranian oil Unfazed by the US and EU sanctions, India Thursday said it is open to all mechanisms for payment, "whatever it takes," to buy Iranian oil as it contributes around 12 percent of New Delhi's oil imports and it's difficult to find replacement on this scale. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:36:00 GMT]

Iran is ready for nuclear talks: Ahmadinejad Iran is ready to revive talks with the world powers, President Mahmoud Ahmad­inejad said Thursday, as toughening sanctions aim at forcing Tehran to sharply scale back its nuclear program. Even so, he insisted that the pressures will not force Iran to [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:49:00 GMT]

Iran to enforce single exchange rate Rate for the dollar will be 12,260 rials from Saturday AFP The central bank of sanctions-hit Iran is to enforce a single exchange rate after a dramatic slide in the value of the Iranian rial on the open market, state television reported on Thursday. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:42:00 GMT]

Iran to enforce single exchange rate Iran has announced an 8 percent devaluation of the rial. Tehran said it would enforce a single exchange rate, aiming to stamp out a black market where US dollars have soared due to fears over new sanctions imposed by the West. Central Bank Governor [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:39:00 GMT]

Iran: No need to sell oil to Europe Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says his country does not need to sell its oil to European countries. Ahmadinejad made the declaration on Thursday in the southeastern city Kerman after the EU imposed further sanctions on Iran over the country’s [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:39:00 GMT]

Iranian guards kill six Pakistanis QUETTA, Pakistan: Iranian border guards shot dead at least six Pakistanis and wounded two others after they strayed across the border in a remote southwestern area, Pakistani officials said Friday. "We received information from border police that eight [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:42:00 GMT]

Iranian guards kill six Pakistanis "israel news" - Google News aababacacaba aacerrtssaa aajjdzqw Aaron Gray-Block Aaron Maasho and Alex Dziadosz Abbas al-Ani Abdel Hadi al-Habtoor Abdel Hamid Zebari Abdel Rahman Youssef Abdelamir Hanoun Abdeljalil Bounhar and Paul Schemm Abdelmoneim Edris [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:38:00 GMT]

Iranian guards 'kill six Pakistanis' This file photo shows Iranian soldiers standing guard near the border with Pakistan and Afghanistan. Iranian border guards shot dead at least six Pakistanis and wounded two others after they strayed across the border in a remote southwestern area, [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:45:00 GMT]

Iranian Professor From Tehran Held in U.S. Prison in California Extract not available. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:39:00 GMT]

Israel senses a bluff in Iran’s retaliatory strike threat Jerusalem, Jan. 27 : Israeli intelligence estimates, backed by academic studies, have cast doubt about a military strike on Iranian nuclear facilities setting off a catastrophic set of events like a regional conflagration, widespread acts of terrorism [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:40:00 GMT]

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More oil to be pumped in this year despite Iran ban LONDON The world is likely to have more oil, not less, this summer even as Europe imposes sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme. Although Europes refiners will have to pay up for other sources of oil, they should have little difficulty finding [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:45:00 GMT]

NYT: Israel doubts Iran's threats of retaliation A military strike on Iran would not necessarily set off a regional catastrophe, according to intelligence estimates and academic studies which have been largely adopted by senior Israeli officials, The New York Times reported on Thursday. According to [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

Obama, the Hero, determined to destroy Syria and conquer Russia U.S. President Barack Obama on January 24 made his third State of the Union Address in Congress. In his speech he touched upon the issues of economic recovery and key issues of foreign policy. Obama tried to assure that there was no point in speaking [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:38:00 GMT]

Oil prices higher in Asian trade Singapore: Oil rose in Asian trade today on expectations the US economy saw robust growth in the final quarter of 2011, analysts said, while tensions between the West and Iran also supported prices. New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate crude [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:35:00 GMT]

Oil prices rise in Asian trade over West-Iran tensions SINGAPORE: Oil rose in Asian trade on Friday on expectations the US economy saw robust growth in the final quarter of 2011, analysts said, while tensions between the West and Iran also supported prices. New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:45:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was stopped after leaving the town of Halab on Thursday. It says gunmen [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:52:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was stopped after leaving the town of Halab on Thursday. It says gunmen [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:50:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was stopped after leaving the town of Halab on Thursday. It [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:50:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Story tools Font size : A | A | A tool name tool goes here Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:49:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:45:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was stopped after leaving the town of Halab on Thursday. It [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:45:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was stopped after leaving the town of Halab on Thursday. It [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:45:00 GMT]

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria TEHRAN, Iran—Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11 Iranian pilgrims traveling by road from Turkey to Damascus. Friday's report says a bus with 49 Iranians was stopped after leaving the town of Halab on Thursday. It [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:40:00 GMT]

Rocket attack near bin Laden home Unknown assailants fired rocket propelled grenades at the military academy near Osama bin Laden’s compound in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad early this morning, causing damage but no casualties, police said. It was the first attack in the normally [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:42:00 GMT]

Turkeys Halkbank to handle legal Iran payments ANKARA Turkish lender Halkbank will continue to handle customers oil payments to Iran as long as they comply with international regulations, the banks general manager said in the wake of fresh, unilateral US and EU sanctions. Halkbanks dealings with Iran [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:45:00 GMT]

US military chief: Strike against Iran would be 'premature' The US is committed to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and is prepared to use force to that end, but a military strike against the Islamic Republic would be "premature" at this juncture, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the US Joint [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:47:00 GMT]

 


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Ahmadinejad says ready for talks, blasts sanctions Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday that Tehran is ready to sit down with world powers for talks on its nuclear drive as he downplayed the harmful effects of newly imposed sanctions. "They have this excuse that Iran is dodging [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:57:00 GMT]

Azerbaijan`s support over genocide denial bill highlighted During the plenary session of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, the MP Sinan Ogan expressed his concern over the articles published against Azerbaijan. He said such negative actions create a basis for some circles to get closer to Armenians. Mr. Ogan [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:26:00 GMT]

Bulgaria lifts visas for Turkish citizens with gr ... Sofia. Bulgarian government lifted the visa requirements for Turkish citizens who have green passports in during the Thursday meeting of the Council of Ministers, Hurriyet informs. Under the new regulation, Turkish citizens having green passports will be [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:17:00 GMT]

Construction of a Hydropower Plant Cascade at the Turkish-Georgian Border The FINANCIAL -- In December, 2011, information was circulated with regards to the construction of the “Beshik Haya” hydropower plant cascade in the Turkish province of Ardagan at the Turkish-Georgian border, from Info CENN. The terms of the initial [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:09:00 GMT]

Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media Review, 12-01-26 [11] Turkish President approved the new election law TURKISH CYPRIOT / TURKISH PRESS The developments in the Greentree summit, statements made by the UN Secretary-General, the Turkish Cypriot leader and President Christofias after the Greentree summit, [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:05:00 GMT]

Davos: Enjoy the party while it lasts In yet another effort to reassure themselves that there’s no monster lying under the bed, participants at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, have started emphasizing the virtues of capitalism, while also criticizing some nasty [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:58:00 GMT]

DJ OJSC Magnitogorsk Iron &Steel Works MMK Posts 4Q -3- -- Slag processing volumes in 2011 increased by 14% y-o-y to 2,017 thousand tonnes. This was due to the upgrades to the Amcom-1 processing facility in late 2010 and the launch of the Amcom-2 and Amcom-3 facilities, leading to higher processing of [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:36:00 GMT]

European Commissioner: EU interested in creating unified power grid of Georgia, Turkey and Bulgaria Georgia, Tbilisi, Jan.27/ Trend N. Kirtskhalia / The European Union is interested in cooperation with Tbilisi to create a unified power grid of Georgia, Turkey and Bulgaria, European Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger told Georgian television [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:57:00 GMT]

LECTRA: Lectra appoints Jean-Patrice Gros Director, Middle East and North Africa FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lectra appoints Jean-Patrice Gros Director, Middle East and North Africa Based in Istanbul, his main role will be to accompany Lectra's new technological solutions in Turkey and within the region Paris, January 26, 2012 - Lectra, [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:44:00 GMT]

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More skulls found at Turkey site ICKALE, Turkey, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Excavations in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakir have unearthed four more skulls, bringing the total to 23, officials say. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 08:01:00 GMT]

More skulls found at Turkey site ICKALE, Turkey, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Excavations in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakir have unearthed four more skulls, bringing the total to 23, officials say. The four skulls were discovered Wednesday in Diyarbakır's historic Ickale [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:24:00 GMT]

Pakistan: Pak-Turk Inter Schools Maths Olympiad Tomorrow at 10:34 PM PST 1 0 Views: 0 3000 Pakistan Students Participating In Competition Turkey Promoting Vision Among Pakistani Students Aims An Educated, Brighter And Prosperous Pakistan Inter Schools Maths Olympiad will be held tomorrow (Jan 29) in the four [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:36:00 GMT]

Turkcell and RIM Launch NFC Mobile Wallet for BlackBerry Bold 9900 Customers in Turkey Waterloo, ON and Istanbul, Turkey - Turkcell and Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the commercial availability of an NFC mobile wallet application, the Turkcell Cep-T Cüzdan, for BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone customers [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:46:00 GMT]

Turkey - Factors to Watch on Jan 27 ISTANBUL, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Here are news, reports and events that may affect Turkish financial markets on Friday. The lira stood at 1.7919 against the dollar at 0645 GMT, weakening from 1.7875 late on Thursday. The yield on the benchmark bond maturing [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:30:00 GMT]

Turkey becoms first Muslim nation to show 'Shoah' Spokesman for Turkish public television TRT says Claude Lanzmann's 1985 film will be shown on one of network's 14 channels Turkish public television will show an epic French documentary about the Holocaust, the first broadcast of its kind by national [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:17:00 GMT]

'Turkey has taken wait-and-see attitude' Turkey is not in a hurry with economic sanctions against France, as the law criminalising denial of the so called "Armenian genocide" adopted by the country's Senate is not the final decision of Paris on this issue, TRT Haber TV Channel quotes Turkish [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:43:00 GMT]

Turkey repays 1.7 billion USD in foreign debt in Jan. 1-25 Turkey repaid 1.7 billion USD in foreign debt between January 1 and 25, 2012, the Central Bank said on Thursday. According to Central Bank's weekly data, total debt repaid by the Turkish Treasury alone was 1.6 billion USD. Turkey repaid a total of 12.8 [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:08:00 GMT]

Turkey to become first Muslim nation to show Holocaust film ANKARA - Agence France-Presse Turkish public television (TRT) was set to show an epic French documentary about the Holocaust last night in the first broadcast of its kind by national media in a Muslim state. A spokesman for TRT said the 1985 film [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:58:00 GMT]

Turkey-Japan Relations: The Need toThink Beyond TradeSerafettin Yilmaz Literature on Turkey-Japan relations seems to be focused largely on historical and economic areas. A quick look at the official documents released by the finance and foreign ministries of the two countries would lend support to this observation. For [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:13:00 GMT]

Turkey's EU minister meets EU commissioners Turkish EU Minister & Chief Negotiator Egemen Bagis met EU commissioners in Davos within the scope of the World Economic Forum on Thursday. Bagis, who met EU Commissioner for Competition Joaquin Almunia, asked him to show more flexibility to open [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:59:00 GMT]

Turkeys Halkbank to handle legal Iran payments ANKARA Turkish lender Halkbank will continue to handle customers oil payments to Iran as long as they comply with international regulations, the banks general manager said in the wake of fresh, unilateral US and EU sanctions. Halkbanks dealings with Iran [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:45:00 GMT]

Turkish banks' loan volume down to 595.3 billion Turkish liras (Asia Pulse Data Source) Banking sector's credit volume, excluding participation banks, decreased 158.3 million Turkish liras (TL) in a period of one week to 595.3 billion TL as of January 13, the Turkish Central Bank said on Thursday. Deposit banks's [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:06:00 GMT]

Turkish face transplant patient drinks liquids after 5 days Extract not available. [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:29:00 GMT]

Turkish Stocks: Akbank, Nurol, Turkish Airlines, Yapi Kredi Move 11:54 AM EST By Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Turkeys benchmark ISE National 100 Index surged 3.7 percent to 56,958.83 at the close in Istanbul after the U.S. Federal Reserve extended its pledge to keep interest rates low and local dealer Garanti Securities [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:09:00 GMT]

Turkish trade minister: there is a high potential in trade between Turkey and Iraq Turkish Customs & Trade Minister Hayati Yazici said that there was a high potential in commercial and economic relations between Turkey and Iraq. Trade volume between the two countries increased 18 percent in 2010 when compared to 2009, added Yazici who [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:59:00 GMT]

U.S. not to act as France on question of "Armenian genocide" Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sidestepped a delicate dispute between two allies over the World War I-era killing of Armenians in Turkey and said the issue was best left for scholars to discuss, Today's Zaman reported. Clinton was asked why [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:26:00 GMT]

UN Tries to Revive Faltering Cyprus Peace Talks United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has acknowledged U.N. talks on Cyprus have ended with little tangible progress, but added he may call an international conference in late April or early May on a settlement to resolve the division of the [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:24:00 GMT]

Yapi Kredi Surges on UniCredit Bonds, Fed Policy: Istanbul Mover 12:23 PM EST By Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Yapi & Kredi Bankasi AS, the worst- performing Turkish bank share last year, surged on bets that capital concerns at parent UniCredit SpA will ease and extra liquidity from the Federal Reserve will boost demand for [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:10:00 GMT]

YükselKarkinKüçük/DLA Piper advise Anadolu Efes on strategic alliance YükselKarkınKüçük and DLA Piper has successfully advised Turkish beverage company Anadolu Efes Biracilik & Malt Sanayii AS (Anadolu Efes) on the formation of a strategic alliance between Anadolu Group and SABMiller plc in Turkey, Russia, the CIS, [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:22:00 GMT]

Zizek: West also guilty for Armenian 'genocide' CANSU ÇAMLIBEL ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Prominent philosopher Slavoj Zizek advised Turkey to “apologize for the horrible things happened in 1915” in an ironic way by saying “this was part of us becoming a modern European nation state.” “Why is [Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:58:00 GMT]