Middle East
  • Presidents Vladimir Putin and Abdel al-Sisi shake hands in Cairo, Egypt, February 10, 2015. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    With free trade, nuclear power, and industrial zone deals, Russia draws Egypt away from U.S. dependency.Europe,Middle East,Abdel al-Sisi,EEU,Egypt,industrial zone,insurgency,Nuclear power,Russia,Sinai peninsula,Suez Canal,terrorism,Vladimir Putin,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 10, 2015, 4:40 PM EST
  • King Mohammed VI of Morocco at the Elysee Palace in Paris France, on February 09, 2015. Chesnot/Getty Images

    Work begins on a desalination plant in Morocco, one of many large infrastructure projects to come.Africa,Abengoa,desalination,Europe,Mohammed VI,Morocco,natural gas,Solar energy,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 10, 2015, 3:27 PM EDT
  • A fighter from the Libya Dawn militia, west of the capital Tripoli, February 4, 2015. MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images

    Italian companies operating in Libya like Eni could face an immediate aggregate loss of 1 billion euros.Europe,Middle East,Chamber of Commerce Italafrica,Egypt,Eni,Ferretti International,ISIS,Italy,Libya,Libya Africa Investment Portfolio,Muammar Gaddafi,oil and gas production,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 20, 2015, 4:55 PM EST
  • Unlike striking workers in Turkey on June 6, 2013, metal workers will not be able to strike. BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images

    Erdogan's govermment sides with employers, invoking national security to delay a strike 60 days.Middle East,Ankara,Arbitration,Collective bargaining,High Board of Arbitration,Recep Tayyip Erdogan,Soma mine,strike,Turkey,union,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 03, 2015, 10:55 AM EST