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Turkey-Israel-Cyprus Triangle

Turkey-Israel-Cyprus Triangle

By: Tulin Daloglu for Al-Monitor Turkey Pulse. posted on Mon, Jan 7.

In November 2007, Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas jointly addressed the Turkish parliament, an event that buttressed Turkey's role in the region as an honest broker for peace. The Peres address was the first ever by an Israeli president before a Muslim parliament.

Turkey, UAE sign $12 billion energy agreement

 

 

Turkey, UAE sign $12 billion energy agreement

Article | January 3, 2013 – 2:21pm | By Elena Ralli

Turkey and the United Arab Emirates today signed an agreement for the development of coal fields in southern Turkey to generate electricity. The agreement between Abu Dhabi-based TAQA and Turkey’s state-run power company EUAS for the $12 billion project is the biggest Arab investment in the Turkish energy sector.

Western Libya's main oil refinery resumes operations

Western Libya's main oil refinery resumes operations

 

Reuters, 30 November 2012

By Hadeel Al Shalchi

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Western Libya's main refinery resumed operations on Friday after protesters shut it down for a day, a spokesman said.

Essam al-Muntasir of the Zawiya Oil Refining Company said employees were able to resume work and fuel trucks were able to leave the refinery.

Rosatom eyes building future nuclear plants in Turkey

Rosatom eyes building future nuclear plants in Turkey

03 December 2012

 

Rosatom Nuclear Energy State Corporation, which is already set to build Turkey's first nuclear power station, is also interested in constructing future plants in the country.

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak was quoted by Reuters as saying the Russian regulator intends to be involved in the establishment of other nuclear power plants in Turkey.

Cyprus offers mediation between Lebanon, Israel on maritime border dispute

Cyprus offers mediation between Lebanon, Israel on maritime border dispute

Last Updated: Mon Dec 03, 2012 19:50 pm (KSA) 16:50 pm (GMT)

Monday, 03 December 2012
Lebanon and Israel remain technically in a state of war and have fought several battles over the past four decades. (Reuters) inShare
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
BEIRUTCyprus has offered to mediate between Lebanon and Israel over a maritime border dispute that is delaying some oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean, a Cypriot official said Monday.

World Energy Report 2012

World Energy Report 2012

The Good, the Bad, and the Really, Truly Ugly
By Michael T. Klare
Rarely does the release of a data-driven report on energy trends trigger front-page headlines around the world. That, however, is exactly what happened on November 12th when the prestigious Paris-based International Energy Agency(IEA) released this year’s edition of its World Energy Outlook. In the process, just about everyone missed its real news, which should have set off alarm bells across the planet.

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