The US dollar is highly important in today's economy for three main reasons: the huge amount of petrodollars, the use of the dollar as the world's reserve currency, and the decision taken by US President Nixon in 1971 to end the dollar convertibility into gold.
2018/05/08: The president withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal because of spite, ignorance, or both.
India is looking forward to exploring some of Israel's offshore gas fields soon. Analysts suggested that by including oil in its relationship with Israel, India is giving a strong message to Iran that has held up the allocation of two gas fields discovered by oil companies.
The kingdom's privatisation plans dwarf those of Thatcher or even the post-Soviet 'Wild East'. And they will change the country out of all recognition
A key geopolitical axis is swiftly shifting...
Mohammed bin Salman, signed the death warrant of Wahhabism and ushered in a new era in Middle Eastern politics.
Europe's population stands at 740 million, so housing an additional 1 million refugees is possible without major social impact - and it's been done before
I am quite used to people smirking into their sleeves when they hear that I've just written a book called The Islamic Enlightenment. The really helpful
Che Trump e la Clinton siano i peggiori candidati possibili dei rispettivi partiti e che quella che sta per concludersi sia la più in...
Isolated from Europe, Elizabeth I turned to the Islamic world.
They don't hate 'our freedoms.' They hate that we've betrayed our ideals in their own countries - for oil.
Recent months have seen many unexpected manifestations of global risks that the Global Risks Report has been warning about over the past years. A numb...
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They're drawn to the movement for reasons that have little to do with belief in extremist Islam.
Turkey's occupation of Iraqi territory, a flagrant act of aggression, is a consequence of the US invasion of Iraq and the collapse of all principles of international law in the region since then, former US ambassador to Saudi Arabia Chas Freeman told Sputnik.
A stopped clock is right twice a day.
Western leaders could destroy Islamic State by calling on Erdo196159an to end his attacks on Kurdish forces in Syria and Turkey and allow them to fight Isis on the ground
Russia had it coming. Turkish fighter jets today shot down a Russian Su...