Middle East
  • A trilateral agreement, which includes the construction of a desalination plan and a pipeline that will take water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, is based off a water exchange program. Middle East,Dead Sea,Israel,Jordan,Palestinian Territories,Red Sea,Water crisis,Water supply,West Bank,World Bank,Alex Erquicia
  • Turkey_Iraqi Kurdistan

    If Ankara is to play the powerbroking role in Iraqi Kurdistan to which it aspires, it must quickly ease its own diplomatic tensions with Baghdad and get the central government and Arbil to agree to share oil and gas revenues.Middle East,Hussain al-Shahristani,Iraq,Iraq–Turkey relations,Kurdistan,Kurdistan Regional Government,oil and gas,Taner Yildiz,Turkey,Alex Erquicia

    Published Date : Dec 02, 2013, 7:17 PM EST
  • fullres

    Two oil-export pipelines will give Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region more economic clout in its quest for independence from Baghdad.Middle East,Arbil,Baghdad,Emaar Properties,Iraq,Iraqi Kurdistan,Kurdistan Regional Government,Nineveh,oil and gas reserves,oil export pipeline,pipeline Kurdistan,Taq Taq oilfield,Alex Erquicia

    Published Date : Oct 31, 2013, 7:56 PM EDT
  • China's largest state-owned energy firm poised to buy into what is potentially one of the world's largest oil fields.Middle East,China,ExxonMobil,Iraq,Lukoil,oil and gas,PetroChina,West Qurna Field,Paul Maidment
    Published Date : Aug 09, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT