persian gulf

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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Samir Amin I am one of those who out of principle condemn all military interventions by Western powers in the countries of the South, these interventions being by nature subject to the requirements of the deployment of control of the planet by the capital of the monopolies that dominate the system. I...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 2nd, 2013
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In July 2012, Ethiopia imposed a ban on its female citizens from applying for domestic jobs in the United Arab Emirates. It cited employer abuse, recruitment agencies abuse and human trafficking as reasons for the suspension. The ban came after an Ethiopian worker sustained burns to more than 80 perc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Aug 13th, 2012
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Andrei VOLODIN We are witnessing the shaping of polycentric, «post-American» world that is «broadcast» live. The process is non-linear. In the middle of the 1990s Charles Kindleberger, a world- renowned economist, suggested in his «World Economic Primacy» that the coming of a new world order would in...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jul 3rd, 2012
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Two Iranian nationals arrested in Kenya in June with 33 pounds of explosives are alleged to have targeted American, Israeli, British, and Saudi interests in the African country, according to an exclusive AP report quoting Kenyan officials. The news comes following the imposition of strict sanctions b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Apr 17th, 2012
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Vadim VIKHROV This April, the gas sector news centered around the traditional issues of production, supplies, and plans for the cultivation of recently discovered deposits occasionally bordered on battlefield reports. The events which were drawing media coverage hardly warrant the nervous projections...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV | A whiff of gunpowder is in the air. It was the recent Iranian threats to close the Persian Gulf that made the apprehensions grow and exacerbated the situation to the point when an unintended spark may fuel the fire even if nobody wants it to be sparked and fuelled. The world history [...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 1st, 2012
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In 2007, Israeli Air Force jets crossed into Syria and destroyed an Iranian-backed nuclear reactor. The operation had the backing of the United States and employed intelligence derived from an Iranian defector. There was no regional war afterward. Not even an exchange of fire at the Israeli-Syrian bo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2012
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The visit to Djibouti by US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in late 2011 seems to be an omen foretelling the rebirth of the US African Command’s (AFRICOM) base in the Horn of Africa. The USA has little choice really, now that the Bahraini peoples resistance to the western backed Hamad regime has becom...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jan 31st, 2012
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The EU oil embargo recently slapped on Iran and the threats voiced by the US and other Western countries to come up with further sanctions against the country led watchers to conclude that an armed conflict between Iran and the West finally became imminent. Leonid SAVIN The first potential scenario i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jan 20th, 2012
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If a war begins in the neighborhood of the Persian Gulf, it will likely have less to do with a slugging match between Israel and Iran, than a simmering Sunni-Shiite war that is about to flare up into regional violence through a combination of factors dating back decades and recent events in the regio...