Middle East
  • Assuming a nuclear deal is reached and sanctions are lifted, Iran plans an economic comeback.Middle East,Bijan Zanganeh,Iran,oil and gas,OPEC,sanctions,Tourism,UNESCO,United States,Michael Lerner

    Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh speaks at an oil and gas convention in Tehran, 5/6/14. ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images
  • Lebanese Army soldiers stand guard at the airport in Beirut, Lebanon, April 20, 2015 . Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    Violence from the civil war in neighboring Syria has repeatedly spilled over into Lebanon.Middle East,defense,Embraer,Hezbollah,ISIS,Lebanon,Super Tucano,Syria,United States,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jun 10, 2015, 4:08 PM EDT
  • The de facto OPEC leader can claim its highest oil production level in more than three decades.Middle East,oil price,Oilprice.com,OPEC,Saudi Arabia,shale,United States,Guest Contributor
    Published Date : May 14, 2015, 12:58 PM EDT
  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, March 29, 2015. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images

    Egypt's growth is expected to top 4% this year, and billions in deals have been struck.Middle East,Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi,Egypt,Eni,oil,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Apr 20, 2015, 12:50 PM EDT
  • Pakistani army Mi-17 helicopters fly in Islamabad on March 20, 2015. FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images

    This week the State Department approved a major arms deal for Pakistan and a smaller one for Egypt.Middle East,U.S.,arms,Egypt,Pakistan,United States,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Apr 09, 2015, 2:47 PM EDT
  • Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz gives a speech in Kars, Turkey, on March 17, 2015. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    The head of the state-run electricity grid resigns, and the Energy Minister's credibility is doubted.Middle East,blackout,Erdogan,Turkey,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Apr 07, 2015, 12:49 PM EDT